The 21st International Science Team Meeting (GHRSST XXI) will be hosted by NASA and MISST at Center Green, Boulder, Colorado, USA on 1-4 June 2020.

The meeting brings scientific and operational SST users and producers together to review progress and achievements of SST science and applications within the GHRSST framework.  The meeting is open to SST experts and the application community actively involved in SST science and applications. The meeting format will use plenary discussion and keynote talks to tackle specific issues; poster sessions will be used to promote discussion. Abstracts are invited on any topic relating to SST.

To submit a short abstract of the work you wish to present at the meeting (300 words maximum) please use the GXXI Short Abstract template (0.02 KB)  provided and send it to with ‘GHRSST XXI Abstract’ in the subject. The deadline for submission is Sunday 8th March 2020. To submit multiple abstracts, please send each one individually using the above template. Please indicate in your submission whether you would prefer an oral or poster presentation. However, please note the number of oral presentations is limited so the opportunity to present orally cannot be guaranteed. Participants will be notified of abstract acceptance by 3rd April 2020.

The meeting will take place at UCAR Center Green. There will be a nominal fee of approximately US$120 for registration.

Local and travel information is available at:

Scholarships: several EUMETSAT Copernicus scholarships are available to help graduate students and early post-doctoral researchers in the field of ocean remote sensing to attend GHRSST XXI. The scholarship will provide support for travel (flight ticket directly purchased by EUMETSAT), accommodation (including breakfast) and registration fee (which will be reimbursed). All other costs will be at your own expenses. For full details please see . If you wish to apply, please submit your  not later than 8 March 2020. Notifications will be sent by 8th April.

Further information on logistics, registration, hotel accommodation etc. will be added to the GXXI meeting page as soon as it becomes available.

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Deadlines summary:

  • Abstract submission closing 8 March 2020
  • Scholarship submission closing 8 March 2020