Polar Geophysical Institute, Murmansk Arctic State University, Murmansk State Technical University and Murmansk Marine Biological Institute KSC RAS invite the students and post-graduates to the 17th International Scientific Conference "Problems of the Arctic Region", taking place in Murmansk, Russia on 15 May 2018.

The conference will be divided into sections Biology and Medicine, Chemistry and Technology, Ecology of the North, Economic Problems of Arctic Development, Education in the Arctic Region, Geology and Geophysics of the Arctic Region, Humanitarian and Social Problems, Hydrobiology, Information Technologies and Mathematical Methods, Marine Biology and Physical Studies. Suggestions on new topics are welcome. The conference will be introduced by a plenary report on one of burning issues of modern science.

Students and post-graduates interested in participating in the Conference are welcome to e-mail their registration forms and papers to the Steering Committee until 23 April 2018. The registration form must contain the title of the report, names of the authors, scientific adviser, full name of the organization, address, e-mail of the contact person, dates of arrival and departure. The volume of the paper should not exceed one page. Participants should also indicate if they need assistance with the hotel booking. The paper is to be arranged in the following way:

1. TITLE OF THE REPORT (14 pt type Times New Roman Bold, center)

2. Names and surnames of the authors (12 pt, Bold, center)

3. Organization name; e-mail of the contact person (12 pt, center)

4. Empty line

5. Text of the report.

The paper is to be printed with single-spaced text and 12 pt type Times New Roman in MS Word. All margins are to be 2 cm.

Languages of the Conference – English and Russian


Steering Committee

Matishov G. G., chairman, academician RAS, professor, D. Sc., MMBI KSC RAS, Murmansk, Russia

Kozelov B. V., deputy of the chairman, D. Sc., PGI, Murmansk, Russia

Agarkov, S. A., professor, D. Sc., MSTU, Murmansk, Russia

Braaten D., professor, PhD, KU, Lawrence, USA

Demidov V. I., research professor, PhD, WVU, Morgantown, USA

Larichkin F. D., professor, D. Sc., IEP KSC RAS, Apatity, Russia

Makarevich P. R., professor, D. Sc., MMBI KSC RAS, Murmansk, Russia

Masloboev V. A., professor, D. Sc., KSC RAS, Apatity, Russia

Ottesen O., professor, PhD, UIN, Bodø, Norway

Voytekhovsky Y. L., professor, D. Sc., GI KSC RAS, Apatity, Russia

Zhigunova G. V., professor, D. Sc., MASU, Murmansk, Russia

Zhirov V. K., member-correspondent RAS, professor, D. Sc., PABGI KSC RAS, Apatity, Russia


Address of the Steering Committee:

Polar Geophysical Institute

15 Khalturina St., Murmansk, 183010 Russia

E-mail: issc@pgi.ru


Tel.: +7 8152 253958, +7 921 2752759