The next ICAR conference will be held in Swakopmund, Namibia 12-17 July 2020. ICAR is the official conference of the International Society for Aeolian Research (ISAR: http://www.aeolianresearch.com/). The biennial conference draws together delegates from across the globe researching the processes of and phenomena associated with the erosion, transport, deposition and effects of windblown sediment and landforms on Earth and other planetary bodies. Recent past conferences have been held in Bordeaux (2018), Mildura (2016), and Lanzhou (2014).
ICAR 2020 will cover a broad spectrum of research topics in aeolian science and will include the following sessions:
Mechanics and processes of aeolian sediment transport; Convenors: Cheryl McKenna-Neuman; Ian Walker; Andreas Baas
Sand dune dynamics and processes; Convenors: Patrick Hesp; Clement Narteau; Lu Ping
Dust emission, transport, deposition and effects; Convenors: Martina Klose; Richard Reynolds; James King
Aeolian palaeoenvironments; Convenors: Kathryn Fitzimmons; David Thomas; Paul Hesse
Anthropogenic interactions with aeolian systems; Convenors: John Leys; Nick Webb; Johannah von Holdt
Planetary aeolian systems; Convenors: Ryan Ewing; Philippe Claudin; Lori Fenton
Participation from a wide scientific base is encouraged to include current research in modelling, laboratory and fieldwork environments. You can register your interest on the website to receive direct updates about the conference over the coming months. Keep an eye out for the important dates below:
October 2019: call for abstracts
January 2020: deadline for abstract submission, registration opens
February 2020: selection of abstracts for presentation
April 2020: registration closes
12th July 2020: ICAR 2020 begins
For any questions please contact the organisers at email@example.com. The organising committee consists of Giles Wiggs (Oxford, UK), Joanna Nield (Southampton, UK), Matthew Baddock (Loughborough, UK), Frank Eckardt (Cape Town, SA), and Greg Okin (UCLA, USA).