The 63rd Eastern Snow Conference (ESC) will be held on the campus
of the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware, USA, 7-9 June 2006.
This meeting will be held jointly with the Cryosphere Specialty Group
of the Association of American Geographers. The scientific program
is open to sessions on theoretical, experimental, and operational
studies of snow, ice, and winter hydrology. We anticipate sessions
on "Snow-Climate Interactions",
"Snow Processes", "Ground
Ice and Periglacial Processes"
and "Remote Sensing of Snow."
Student paper awards are available.
The final program is avaliable as an
Adobe PDF file
You are invited to submit an abstract for an oral or a poster presentation.
An abstract of 150-200 words should be submitted electronically
using this Word Template to ensure
correct formatting and style. All abstracts should be submitted
by 24 February 2006 to the program
chair - Andrew Klein. .
Department of Geography
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-3147
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
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 up to $250 toward travel expenses to
attend the conference, 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, Steven Fassnacht, postmarked no later than
28 April, 2006.
Watershed Science Program
Natural Resources Building Room 335
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-1472, USA
Additional information on the student paper
competition is available in English
Additional information is available on the ESC
web site: http://www.easternsnow.org.
Call for Papers
Printable copies of the call for papers for this years
meeting are available as PDF and
Microsoft Word Documents
The registration fees for this year's conference which
include the conference banquet and conference proceedings are
(US) or $215 (C)
Student Registration: $85 (US) or $100
Additional Tickets to the Banquet can be purchased for $28 (US) or
$ 35 (C)
Late Registration at the Conference
is $215 (US) or $250 (C)
To obtain the pre-conference registration rate please
download the registration form (PDF
or Microsoft Word) and mail it
to Derrill Cowing at the address below. Your registration must be
postmarked no later than May
P.O. Box 339
Monmouth ME 04259
This year's ESC will be held
in the Clayton Hall
conference Center on the beautiful University
of Delaware Campus in the City of Newark.
here for a Google
Map of the city
Here is the University's
Visitors Guide to the campus and local community.
Arriving by air
The Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is the closest
airport. The Delaware Express Shuttle is available and will take you
from airport directly to conference facility.
Their Shuttle number is 1.800.648.5466.
If you mention you are on UD (University of Delaware) business you
may obtain a discounted rate of approximately $35 plus gratuity each
Arriving by Auto
Driving directions will be posted soon
Two types of accommodating are
available for participants conveniently located on campus near the
UD Marriott Courtyard
The UD Marriot Courtyard is located immediately adjacent
to the conference center.
A block of rooms is available at the group rate of
$119 per night plus tax. To obtain the discounted rate you must mention
you are with the ESC and you must place your reservation by May
16 2006 to obtain the reduced rate.
The hotel telephone number is (302)
737-0900. Additional information is available on the Hotel
website at http://www.udel.edu/hotel
UD Campus Dormitories
A block of rooms has been reserved
in a dormitory near the conference center. Single rooms are available
for 39.00 per night (plus a 2 handling fee) and double rooms are available
for 32.00 per person per night. A 2.00 handling fee will also be charged.
To book a dormitory room, it
is necessary to FAX the linked lodging form ( in word
or PDF) with the requested credit
card information to the following number (302)
All Dormitory Lodging Forms must be received by
MAY 24, 2006
Other Area Accommodations
Information on other area accommodations can be found
on the University of Delaware's website
Pond State Park is the closest camping facility to Newark and
is located approximately 8 miles from the Conference Facility). Camping
reservations up to 1 day in advance online
or by calling 1-877-98 PARKS (1- 877- 987- 2757).
The Park's general telephone number is 302.368.6989 and its address
is 1068 Howell School Road, Bear, DE 19701.