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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 

The IAL -IPA executive and the local organising Committees have considered all options available for our upcoming international conference and the strong consensus is to  continue planning on the basis that the conference will still happen as a face-to-face meeting in Bariloche, Argentina in 2022. 
We recognise that uncertainties remain and we will review the situation later in the year as necessary. However, we are happy to proceed with planning and organising an exciting programme so please look out for further announcements later in the year.

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