December 13, 2011 - International Polar Year 2012 - Lecture by professor Peter Harrison

09-12-2011

INVITATION
Professor Peter Harrison from Queen's University in Canada will give a lecture on:
"The International Polar Year 2012"
Tuesday 13 December at 15:15, GEUS, Øster Voldgade 10, Copenhagen
The lecture will be held at Geocenter Denmark in Auditorium A.
Peter Harrison and IPY
Dr. Peter Harrison gives a lecture on the "The International Polar Year 2012" in advance of the conference in Montréal in April 2012.

The International Polar Year (IPY) 2012 Conference in Montréal draws international attention to the Polar Regions, global change, and related environmental, social and economic issues. The Conference will contribute to the translation of new polar scientific findings into an evidence-based agenda for action that will influence global decisions, policies and outcomes over the coming years.

Dr. Peter Harrison is Chair of The International Polar Year 2012 - From Knowledge to Action Conference. He is also Professor, Stauffer-Dunning Chair and Director of the School of Policy Studies (SPS) at Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario).

For further information please contact:
Dr. Karen Edelvang
Head of department of marine geology and glaciology
Phone: 38 14 29 29
kae@geus.dk