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International Workshop on Polar Lows

Event date(s): Monday 21st May 2012  –  Tuesday 22nd May 2012

Location: Oslo, Norway

The International Polar Year 2007-2008 initiated an enhanced research activity on adverse weather in the polar regions, and in particular on mesoscale cyclones and polar lows in the Arctic sector of the Atlantic Ocean.

Results of field studies and new theoretical investigations has gained new insight on this highly complicated phenomena. The workshop aims at bringing together scientists and weather forecasters to present the results of recent activities on polar low research, to share new knowledge and to encourage discussions on improved forecasting and understanding of polar lows.

Contact: Øyvind Sætra

               Norwegian Meteorological Institute

               Postboks 43 - Blindern 0313



               Email: [email protected]


NORWAY Organizing committee: Øyvind Sætra (met.no), Jón Egill Kristjánsson (Univ. Oslo) and Günther Heinemann (Univ. Trier)

See also ESA News website