Southern Hemisphere Regional Conference on Permafrost

Queenstown, New Zealand
Open for all
Queenstown, New Zealand

Organiser: International Permafrost Association (IPA)
4 – 14 December 2019

The first Southern Hemisphere Conference on Permafrost (SouthCOP), a regional conference of the IPA, will be held in Queenstown, New Zealand from 4-14 December 2019. ​​

This conference will operate in a new format, with three-day field excursions offered before and after the conference session days. This will allow participants to make a roundtrip from Christchurch to Queenstown, with visits to glaciers and glacial lakes, the South West New Zealand World Heritage Area and Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, cultural points of interest, and scenic spots to discuss glacial and periglacial landscape development.