2nd Session of CLIVAR/CliC Northern Ocean Region Panel

Monday, March 30, 2020
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Liping Yin
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2nd Session of CLIVAR/CliC Northern Ocean Region Panel

NORP-2 will be held in conjunction with the Arctic  Science Summit Week 2020 as a side meeting during the main event on 30 March 2020 at Akureyri, Iceland. This will be the second meeting of the CLIVAR/CliC Northern Oceans Region Panel. This panel works to facilitate progress in developing new tools and methods to observe the Arctic Ocean and neighboring seas and their climate impacts, to standardize and archive observations of the Arctic Ocean and the coupling with other components of the climate system. (Contact: Amy Solomon; amy.solomon@noaa.gov)

ASSW will be held from 27 March to 2 April in Akureyri, Iceland.


Room L103 (the first floor) at the University of Akureyri
The City bus is free of charge and runs on locally produced biomethane or biodiesel. Depending on which City bus line you are using, the stops for the University are Háskóli, Norðurslóð or Klettaborg. City bus map and city bus schedule.

Agenda will be reseased soon...


All meeting participants need to register to attend ASSW to be able to attend the side meetings. Full information is available at https://www.assw2020.is/registration.


The organizers have pre-booked most of the guest rooms available in Akureyri for the attendees at a favourable rate. You can book rooms via the registration site untile 27 January 2020


The lunches are provided with the registration.

VISA application

Iceland joined the Schengen Area in 2001, an agreement of 26 states to abolish checks at their common borders on the movement of persons and facilitate the transport and movement of goods at those borders.

If you do not hold a valid Schengen visa in your travelling document, you must apply for a visa at the applicable embassy/consulate before travelling to Iceland or another country of the Schengen area. Visas may be granted for business trips, tourism, private reasons (family and friends), official visits, short term studies and for political, scientific, cultural, sports or religious events. Read more at the Icelandic Directorate of Immigration.

Invitation letter for VISA: info@assw2020

Local host

ASSW is convened by the International Arctic Committee (IASC) hosted by the Icelandic Centre for Research and the University of Akureyri

For more information, please visit the ASSW webpage, the draft schedule page, and the closed meetings page

Please don't hesitate to contact liping.yin@clivar.org if you have any question.