18th International GHRSST Science Team Meeting (GHRSST XVIII)

Event Date(s):

Monday 5th June 2017 -
Friday 9th June 2017


Qingdao, China

18th International GHRSST Science Team Meeting (GHRSST XVIII)

The 18th International Science Team Meeting (GHRSST XVIII) will be hosted by the Ocean University of China in Qingdao.

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.

Abstract submission: To submit a short abstract of the work you wish to present at the meeting (250 words maximum) please use the Abstract template 2017 (0.19 KB) provided and send it to gpa@ghrsst.org with ‘GHRSST XVIII Abstract' in the subject. Submission deadline: Friday 24th February 2017. To submit multiple abstracts, please send each one separately.

Venue: the meeting will take place at the Huanghai Hotel, 75 Yan'an 1st Rd, Shinan Qu, Qingdao Shi, Shandong Sheng, China, 266003. Phone: +86 532 8287 0215.

Registration: the registration website will be available as soon as possible. There will be a nominal fee of GB£80 to register for the meeting to cover for the cost of lunch and beverages for the duration of the meeting. The registration website will also be available to buy tickets for participation in the team building events.

Travel information: there are flights connecting Qingdao and other big cities in China, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong. High-speed trains are also convenient between Beijing and Qingdao. The distance from Qingdao Liuting international airport to the Huanghai Hotel is about 50 mins by taxi and 15 min from Qingdao railway station. More local and travel information is available at: http://www.qdta.gov.cn/ or http://wikitravel.org/en/Qingdao.

Visa requirements: please consult your local Chinese Embassy website.

Accommodation: a number of rooms at the Huanghai Hotel have been reserved for participants who wish to book accommodation there. Detailed information is available on the Huanghai Hotel Room Booking Form - (0.27 KB). Booking deadline: 15th May 2017. If booking independently, the following websites have been suggested: Ctrip (http://english.ctrip.com) or Booking (http://www.booking.com).

Scholarships: Several EUMETSAT Copernicus scholarships are available to help graduate students and early post-doctoral researchers in the field of ocean remote sensing attend GHRSST XVIII. For full details please see Scholarship information (0.01 KB). If you want to apply, please use the Letter of motivation (0.02 KB). Application deadline: 31st March 2017.


More information will be added to this meeting page as soon as it becomes available.