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Published: October 18, 2012

Living Planet Symposium announced

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The European Space Agency is hosting a fourth Living Planet Symposium in Edinburgh, UK, from 9 - 13 September 2013. Deadline for submissions 15 February.
The 2013 European Space Agency Living Planet Symposium follows the previous successful symposia held in Bergen (2010), Montreux (2007) and Salzburg (2004).

The event will be held in Edinburgh, United Kingdom from 9 to 13 September 2013 and is organised with the support of the UK Space Agency .

A first call for abstracts has been released, with a deadline for abstract submission on 15 February 2013. All received abstracts will be reviewed by a Scientific Committee, notification of acceptance will be provided in May 2013. Full papers for accepted contributions shall be provided at the event and will be published as ESA Special Publication.

Living Planet Symposium 2013

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