IPICS 2nd Open Science Conference

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International Partnerships in Ice Core Sciences (IPICS) is the principal planning group for international ice core science. Established in 2005, IPICS now includes scientists from 22 nations.

IPICS' First Open Science conference was held in 2012 in Giens, France, and was a huge success, with 230 scientists from 23 nations in attendance. A good overview of the science that was presented at the conference is contained in the joint Climate of the Past/The Cryosphere special issue that emerged from the conference:


The second IPICS Open Science conference will be held in Hobart, Australia from 7-11 March 2016.

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