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URSI XXV Convention on Radio Science - last call for papers

The Finnish National Committee of URSI will have the XXV Convention on Radio Science at Stytalo and Tieteiden Talo, Helsinki, Finland, on 21-22 September 2000. The Geophysical Research Division of the Finnish Meteorological Institute is the local organizer.

For detailed information, see the meeting WWW pages:


* Mobile radio networks
* Radars
* Theory of electromagnetic fields and waves
* Natural electromagnetic fields
* Space weather with a special emphasis on ionospheric effects

Contributions in other areas of URSI are also welcome.

ABSTRACTS: See technical instructions on the meeting WWW site. Send abstracts no later than August 15 to Ari Viljanen (ari.viljanen@fmi.fi). Abstracts received later will only be considered if space permits. Late contributions should be sent to Risto Pirjola (risto.pirjola@fmi.fi).

PRESENTATIONS: Oral presentations can be given in Finnish or English; however, all viewgraphs are recommended to be in English. Poster presentations should be in English. The Program Committee will make the final decision on oral vs. poster presentation.

YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARD including a scholarship will be given for the best presentation by a scientist of at most 35 years old.

REGISTRATION: The registration fee is recommended to be paid until September 8. Later registration (also on-site) is possible with a higher charge.

Registration fees:

2122 September: 150 FIM (after September 8: 200 FIM)
21 September: 100 FIM (after September 8: 150 FIM)
22 September: 100 FIM (after September 8: 150 FIM)

Undergraduate students: free of charge. An advance registration is required until September 8.

The registration fee includes the abstract book, coffee and evening reception at the Finnish Meteorological Institute on 21 September.

Payments to:

URSI XXV Convention on Radio Science
c/o Finnish Meteorological Institute
Leonia Bank 800011-22350

On-site payment is possible only in cash.

The registration form is available on the meeting WWW pages.

ACCEPTANCE/REJECTANCE: Information on acceptance/rejectance of abstracts will be sent (by email if available) to first authors by 31 August. The information will be also given on the meeting WWW page.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Please contact Ari Viljanen, secretary of the organizing committee (tel. +358-9-1929 4668, email ari.viljanen@fmi.fi), or Risto Pirjola, chairman of the organizing committee (risto.pirjola@fmi.fi), or consult the meeting WWW page.

Meeting home page

Latest update on August 1, 2000, ari.viljanen@fmi.fi