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European conference on satellite altimetry

The fourth European conference on satellite altimetry will be held in Porto, Portugal, from 2 to 4 October 1996.

The aim of the conference is to provide an opportunity for the exchange of ideas, the presentation of latest developments in the field and for further collaboratio...

2 October 1996 - 2 October 1996
Portugal

The fourth European conference on satellite altimetry will be held in Porto, Portugal, from 2 to 4 October 1996.

The aim of the conference is to provide an opportunity for the exchange of ideas, the presentation of latest developments in the field and for further collaboration between European organizations. In particular the organizers are encouraging the participation of students and young scientists.

Topics to be discussed at the conference include:

- Geodesy;
- Oceanography;
- Glaciology;
- Land applications;
- Meteorology;
- Sensor design;
- Algorithms;
- Precise orbit determination.

The organizers wish to encourage participation by less experienced scientists. Funding to assist young scientists (under 35) from the EU and Iceland and Norway to attend the conference will be available from the Euroconferences activity of the European Community's specific RTD programme in the field of human capital and mobility (HCM).
For further information, please contact:

University of Porto
Ms. Joana Fernandes
Fourth European Conference on Satellite Altimetry
Observatorio Astronomico
Monte da Virgem
P-4430 Vila Nova de Gaia
Tel. +351-2-7820404; Fax +351-2-7827253
E-mail: eurogas@ncc.up.pt