XXVII International Symposium "Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics"

July 05-09, 2021, Moscow

Second Announcement

The XXVII International Symposium "Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics" will be organized in Moscow, July 5–9, 2021.
Symposium Chairs
Gelii A. Zherebtsov
Gennadii G. Matvienko
Sergey N. Kulichkov
Igor V. Ptashnik

Organizing Institutions
V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS, Tomsk
A.M. Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences

Institute of geosphere dynamics of Russian Academy of Sciences  
Institute of Solar-Terrestrial Physics SB RAS, Irkutsk

It is planned to organize five conferences (A, B, C, D, E, F) in the frame work of the Symposium.
A. Molecular Spectroscopy and Atmospheric Radiation Processes
B. Optical Radiation Propagation in the Atmosphere and Ocean
C. Optical Investigation of Atmosphere and Ocean
D. Physics of the troposphere
E. Physics of the middle and upper atmosphere
F. Digital platforms for support of atmospheric and ocean research

Working languages of the Symposium are English and Russian.
Symposium schedule includes plenary (30 min), invited (20 min), oral (15 min), and poster reports.
A special section for young scientists and a competition for the best oral report are planned to be organized.

Oral reports are available both off-line and on-line videoconference. Poster can be also made as distant report. To make an oral report via videoconference, it is necessary to send a request to the organizing committee mailto: symp2021@iao.ru  from May 25 to June 1.

Publication of the Symposium proceedings.
Books of the Symposium paper will be published by the beginning of the Symposium work.

A special issue of the open-access journal Atmosphere (SCI journal, Impact Factor: 2.397) is planned. The publication price is 1800 Swiss francs per paper; the price is 20 % reduced for the participants of the XXVII International Symposium “Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics”. The papers prepared following the MDPI rules (Instructions for Authors) are to be submitted on the website of the special issue of the journal https://www.mdpi.com/journal/atmosphere/special_issues/atmos_physicsIII before December 10, 2021.

Proceedings of SPIE (The International Society for Optical Engineering http://spiedl.org/) with the reports presented at the XXVII International Symposium “Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics” will be published in electronic form.
A manuscript in English corresponding to the SPIE rules (http://spie.org/conferences-and-exhibitions/authors-and-presenters/format-your-manuscript-multimedia-files-and-references) should be submitted on the website before June 15, 2021.

The following SPIE requirements are to be satisfied:
1. A paper should be written based on the material of a report (oral or poster) presented at the Symposium.
2. Papers with similar titles are inadmissible. They are rejected by a SPIE editor and automatically deleted from the SPIE website.
3. The manuscript should be at least 4 pages in length under complete correspondence to the SPIE rules (type size, intervals, figures, tables, figure captions, references).
4. Papers written in poor English are rejected.
5. Papers with low-quality or Russian-language figures are rejected.
6. Self-citing should not exceed 15%.
7. Papers written by students are rejected. Students can be only co-authors of papers.
All papers will be checked for the fulfillment of these requirements. Each paper is to be subjected to double review.

Registration fees for foreign participant is 200 dollars and can be paid by symposium site using personal account

Organizing Committee:
Dr. Oleg A. Romanovskii, Co-chair
Dr. Otto G. Chhetiani, Co-chair

Dr. Olga V. Kharchenko, Scientific secretary
V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS 
1, Zuev square, Tomsk, 634055, Russia 
Phone: +(7)9138741100
Fax: +7(3822)492086 
e-mail: symp2021@iao.ru
Looking forward to seeing you among the participants of the Symposium!