We are pleased to announce Korea Polar Research Institute
will hold the 19th International Symposium on Polar Sciences
in Songdo, Republic of Korea on
October 16-18, 2013.
This International Symposium on Polar Sciences has been an
important part of Korea¡¯s polar research history since 1988
and it served as opportunities for the Korean Polar Program
to stay abreast with the trend and progress of polar research
as well as to discuss and plan for future efforts with
The theme of the symposium in 2013 is ¡°Toward Comprehensive
Understanding on Arctic Climate Change¡±. The main objective
is to examine the causes and impacts of rapid warming in
Arctic and to understand underlying feedback processes
observed in atmosphere, ocean, and terrestrial ecosystems.
We are looking forward to your participation.
Dr. Moon Young CHOE
Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI)