Role of the polar regions in global change. Fairbanks, Alaska, 11–15 June 1990
The International Conference on the Role of the Polar
Regions in Global Change was hosted by the Geophysical
Institute and Center for Global Change and Arctic System
Research of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. This was a
timely multidisciplinary meeting drawing on almost all
aspects of the physical and natural sciences in polar regions.
Well over 300 scientists attended and this necessitated
division of the programme into seven technical sections;
titles ranged from “Detection and Monitoring” to
“Paleoenvironmental Data’ ’ . There was a series of informal
workshops too, and the meeting closed with an attempt to
summarize the proceedings in a series of panel discussions.