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COVID- 19

The Conference schedule is still going on according to the original plan, however, the IAL IPA executive and local organizing Committees are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation

Call for Sessions

IAL IPA 2021 will host sessions proposed by the participants. Contributions are welcome on any aspect of lakes through time and space, starting in the Pre-Phanerozic and moving into the Quaternary and the Anthropocene.

Some ideas are:

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Shallow lakes and wetlands.

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Tectonic and volcanic large lakes.

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Quaternary Lakes: Paleoclimatic and paleoenvironmental reconstructions.

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Artificial lakes.

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Present-day lacustrine systems.

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Biogeochemical cycles.

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Lakes and the Anthropocene.

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Restoration and management of lacustrine ecosystems .

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Bridging Paleolimnology, Archeology and Anthropology.

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Paleoecology.

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Paleohydrology.

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Lakes in the geologic record.

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Chronology of lake deposits.

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Novel analytical techniques in lacustrine sediments.

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Big Data, AI and the Lake Record.

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Natural resources and ecosystem services from lakes.

We invite anyone interested in proposing a session to submit:

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A session title

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Name(s), addresses and affiliations and chairperson(s)

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A 500 word abstract summarizing the objectives and potential impact of the proposed session

Each session must have a minimum of five participants. The duration of each presentation will be 20 (15 + 5) minutes. Sessions may have a keynote speaker whose presentation can extend up to 30 minutes. Session chairs can also determine a maximum duration if so desired. Papers within each session will result from the general call for papers.

IAL IPA Conference announcement 

We would like to update you on plans for the next IAL_IPA conference. Unfortunately, the situation with Covid-19 in Argentina, and elsewhere in the world, means that a face to face meeting in March 2022 is now looking unrealistic. We have, therefore, taken the difficult decision to further postpone the meeting until November/December 2022. We will provide more information on dates once plans are confirmed. We hope that moving the meeting to the end of next year will give us the opportunity to provide a fuller programme and allow more people to travel safely to Argentina. We thank you for your understanding.

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