Upwelling Research Focus Planning Workshop
Upwelling Research Focus Planing Workshop
2 - 3 October 2015
Middle East Technological University
Ankara - Turkey
Initial plan for the CLIVAR Upwelling Research Focus and meeting format can be downloaded from here.
Information pack: please download an information pack for the meeting from here.
Venue: the workshop will be hosted by the Middle East Technical University (METU), in Ankara, Turkey. There will be a bus from Tunali Hotel to the meeting venue, leaviing at 8am.
Hotel: Suggested hotel is Tunalı Hotel. Rate is 45.00 Euros including breakfast and tax. Please contact Nico Caltabiano with your check-in and check-out dates and a reservation will be made for you.
Arriving in Ankara: the Ankara Esenboğa Airport terminal complex is at 33 km distance to the city center. There are several means of transportation from airport to Ankara city center.
BelKo Air Buses (http://www.belkoair.com/)
BelKo Air Buses of the Ankara Municipality serve for the transfer to / from the airport to the Main inter-city bus terminal AŞTİ and then to Kızılay. The 40 minutes bus trip costs 15 TL (about 5 EUR). From the Main inter-city bus terminal AŞTİ, one can take a metered taxi (~10 EUR) to the METU campus guesthouses, or to the hotels.
Taxis can be expensive (about 40.-Euros) but are available anytime at the airport and the journey takes about 40 minutes. All of the taxis are yellow and have meters.
Airport Shuttle Services:
There are airport shuttle services (shared minibus) that will take you to your destination from the airport and on return, if you care to reserve ahead, or consult following links:
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|Carl van der Lingen||Dep. Agriculture, Foresta and Fisheries||South Africa|
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