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The Seventh Annual Composition-Climate Interaction meeting will take place on 20-21 March 2019 at the Met Office, Exeter, EX1 3PB.

The meeting aims to bring together UK scientists from universities, research centres and the Met Office working on all aspects of atmospheric composition and the interaction with climate and the Earth system, including atmospheric chemistry, aerosols and land surface interactions. The event will provide an opportunity to present and discuss the latest UK research on all aspects of atmospheric composition. Invited and open presentations will cover new science with the UKCA model, other chemistry-climate models, and other components of Earth system models. A poster session will allow further presentation and discussion of a wide range of research in this area.

There will be four oral sessions with the following themes:

  1. Atmospheric composition in the Earth System
  2. Atmosphere-biosphere interactions
  3. Regional-scale composition and interactions
  4. Model evaluation and observational constraints

Abstract Submission is Now Open

Abstracts should be submitted during the registration process. The deadline for Abstract Submissions is Thursday 28 February 2019.

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Registration is Now Open

Registration is now open and all participants should register by completing the online form at bit.ly/7CCIMREG. The deadline for Registration is Thursday 28 February 2019.

Click here to register / submit your abstract.

Registration Fee and Payment

The registration fee for the Seventh Annual Composition-Climate Interaction meeting is £40.00 and will include lunch and refreshments on both days as well as the conference dinner on the Wednesday evening. There is no charge for the AerChemMIP and UKCA side meetings.

Once you have completed the online registration form, payment should be made using a credit / debit card via the University of Leeds Online Store at bit.ly/7CCIMPAY. Payments by any other method may be subject to an administration fee of up to £50.00 per payment.

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Bursary for early career scientists

A limited number of bursaries to subsidise the cost of attending the meeting (travel, and accommodation) are available for Early Career Scientists with limited alternative sources of funding. Early career scientists are usually regarded as being within 5 years of degree or submission of PhD, or equivalent part time work. A decision on who receives a bursary will be decided by the scientific steering committee in consultation with NCAS. Early career scientists can apply as part of their registration for the meeting and are required to provide:

  • An estimate and breakdown of the cost of travel and accommodation
  • A short summary of their current research (Max 300 words)
  • A short statement explaining their need for financial support
  • A short supporting statement explaining what they hope to get out of the meeting

Priority will be given to early career scientists with limited alternative sources of funding.

Outline Programme

Wednesday 20 March 2019

09:00-12:00 AerChemMIP Side Meeting (Optional)

12:00-12:45 Arrival and registration with lunch

12:45-18:00 Sessions 1 & 2

19:00-21:00 Conference Dinner at the Gate House Restaurant, Southgate Hotel

Thursday 21 March 2019

09:00-13:00 Sessions 3 & 4

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-16:00 UKCA Side Meeting (Optional)

AerChemMIP and UKCA Side Meetings

There will be a side meeting before the start of the main meeting dedicated to the organisation of the UK community simulations for the CMIP6 project AerChemMIP. This meeting will take place 09:00-12:00 on Wednesday 20 March 2019. There will also be a side meeting after the end of the main meeting dedicated to UKCA. This meeting will take place 14:00-16:00 on Thursday 21 March 2019. Delegates can register for these meetings when they register for the main meeting.

Practical Information

The meeting will take place from 12:00 Wednesday 20 March until 14:00 Thursday 21  March 2019, starting and ending with lunch on both days. There will be an AerChemMIP side meeting before, and a UKCA side meeting after the main meeting.

Travel

Travel to and from this meeting is not covered by the organisers and should be paid for, and organised by the delegate (n.b. there are bursaries available for early career researchers. See details above). We do encourage you to use public transport where possible. More information about travelling to the Met Office is available at https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/about-us/contact/in-exeter

Parking

There is limited onsite parking at the Met Office and delegates are asked to book this in advance as part of their registration.

Accommodation

Accommodation for this meeting is not covered by the organisers and should be paid for, and organised by the delegate (n.b there are bursaries available for early career researchers. See details above). More information about hotels in around Exeter can be found at https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/about-us/contact/exeter-hotels

Conference Dinner

There will be a conference dinner held at the Gate House Restaurant, Southgate Hotel, on the evening of Wednesday 20 March 2019, attendance at this dinner is included in the registration fee and a pre-order is required as part of your registration.

Further Enquiries

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