The 62nd Annual Meeting of the Eastern Snow Conference

will be held

June 7-10, 2005
in
Waterloo, Ontario

Conference Information

Due to a large number of papers the conference will begin on the evening of June 7th and continue through 1 pm on June 10th.

The 62nd Eastern Snow Conference (ESC) will be held in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 7-10 June 2005. The scientific program is open to sessions on theoretical, experimental, and operational studies of snow, ice, and winter hydrology. We anticipate sessions discussing "The International Polar Year", "Climate Change" and "Hydrological and Hydro-Chemical impacts of Snow and Ice." Student paper awards are available.

Preliminary Program

A preliminary version of the conference program is now available and can be downloaded as a PDF or Word documents

Conference Annoucments

Conference attendees should read these useful notices about the upcoming conference that are available for viewing as PDF or Word documents

other Questions about the conference can be addressed to

Dr. Claude Duguay
Geophysical Institute
University of Alaska Fairbanks
903 Koyukuk Dr., P.O. Box 757320
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7320, USA
E-mail:
claude.duguay@gi.alaska.edu

Publications

All accepted papers will be published in the ESC Proceedings. Authors also have the option of submitting their work for consideration for publication in a special issue of Hydrological Processes. The subject matter of these papers must fit within the scope of the journal.

Detailed information on the submission process for both the ESC Proceedings and Hydrological Processes can be found on the instructions for authors page.

All persons interested in submitting a paper to the ESC Proceedings should contact their session chair at the meeting. The chair can arrange for an optional technical review of the paper prior to its submission to the ESC Proceedings.

Student Paper Competition

Students are encouraged to enter the ESC Student Paper Competitions. For conditions and details please consult the ESC web site. The winner of the best student paper will receive the Wiesnet Medal, a $500 Cdn prize and free registration, while the Campbell Scientific Canada Award of $500 will be awarded to the most innovative use of technology in the gathering of data. To be considered for these awards, four copies of the paper with the supervisor's endorsement must reach the Chair of the Research Committee, Chris Derksen, postmarked no later than 29 April, 2005.


Dr. Chris Derksen
Climate Research Branch
Meteorological Service of Canada
4905 Dufferin St
Downsview, Ont. M3H 5T4, Canada
E-mail:
chris.derksen@ec.gc.ca


Additional information is available on the ESC web site: http://www.easternsnow.org.

 

Information for Session Chairs

If you are chairing a session at this year's meeting, please take time to examine the instructions for session chairs available as either a PDF or a Microsoft Word Document.

 

FREE PARKING

FREE parking is available n the back of lot #32 on St. Michael's Campus across University Avenue from the Paul Martin Centre

CLICK HERE FOR THE MAP

Registration Forms

Registration forms for the 62nd annual ESC meetings in PDF and Microsoft Word formats. To receive the special pre-conference registration rate, registration froms must be postmarked no later than no later than May 27, 2005. Registration forms and payment should be sent the Canadian ESC Secretary/Treasurer:

Miles Ecclestone
Dept of Geography
Trent University
1600 West Bank Drive
Peterborough ON K9J 7B8, Canada
E-mail: mecclestone@trentu.ca

registration form [Adobe PDF]
registration from [MS Word]


Transportation

Individuals seeking transportation the Pearson International Airport can use the Airways Transit shuttle service that has extensive service
24 hours per day.

Information and on-line reservations can be found at
www.airwaystransit.com or the company can be contacted by phone at 1-519-886-2121


Conference Venue
and
Accomodation Details

The 62nd Eastern Snow Conference will be held on the Campus of Wilfrid Laurier University (www.wlu.ca).

Online directions for reaching the university as well as detailed campus maps are available.

The ESC has made arrangements for special rates through several hotels in the Waterloo area.

Waterloo Hotel
2 King St North, Waterloo, Ontario
(at the corner of King and Erb Streets)
Phone: 519 885 2626, www.waterloohotel.net.

The hotel is located in downtown Waterloo approximately 1.6 km from the Laurier Campus.

14 rooms available at the Conference rate of $125.00 (Cdn$)/night. When booking indicate you are booking under the group reservation made for the Eastern Snow Conference.
To obtain the conference rate you must make your reservation before 9 May 2005.

Waterloo Inn
475 King St North, Waterloo, Ontario
Phone: 519 884 0220 or 800 361 4708, www.waterlooinn.com

The hotel is located approximately 3 km from the Laurier Campus.

20 rooms available at the Conference rate of $122.00 (Cdn$)/night. When booking indicate you are booking under the group reservation made for the Eastern Snow Conference. To obtain the conference rate you must make your reservation before 26 April 2005.

Comfort Inn
190 Weber St. North, Waterloo, Ontario
Phone: 519 747 9400

The hotel is located approximately 1.5 km from the Laurier Campus

20 rooms available at the Conference rate of $89.00 (Cdn$)/night. To reserve a room with the conference rate please email cn314@whg.com and indicate you are booking under the Eastern Snow Conference group reservation.

Hotel Laurier
Located on the Wilfrid Laurier University campus at 75 University Ave West, Waterloo, Ontario

If you are interested in a room please phone Phone: 519 884 0710 ext: 2771,

or email Crysal at hotel@wlu.ca.

Information about the accomodations can be found at www.wlu.ca/hotel.

The standard room rate is $40.00 (Cdn$)


 

 


 


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