The 47th Annual European Meeting on
Atmospheric Studies by Optical Methods
will be held on 10 – 14 August 2020

Polar Geophysical Institute (PGI), Apatity, Murmansk region, Russia



Dear Colleagues!

Due to the epidemiological situation, the 47th Annual European Meeting on Atmospheric Studies by Optical Methods IS CANCELED.


About the conference

The Annual Meetings have been held every year without interruption since the early 1970s and attract scientists and graduate students from all European countries as well as Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, and the USA. The meetings aim to exchange experiences, share scientific results, as well as plan and coordinate ongoing and future research. Europe and its collaborators have a vibrant and diverse research community studying all aspects of the Earth’s atmosphere from ground level to space using optical methods, both active and passive. The 47th annual meeting will cover all aspects of atmospheric optical science, the various atmospheric layers (troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere), aerosols, clouds, airglows, dusty plasmas, the aurora, lightning.

Sessions (preliminary):

The Program of the Conference comprise the traditional major topics listed above.

The conference working language will be English.


The registration is open now (link to the registration form). Since we want to apply for financial support, we have to compose PRELIMINARY conference program. We therefore ask you to register before March 1st, 2020 (the sooner the better). After that you can change your report title and download abstracts.

Late Registration and abstract submission will close on June 12, 2020.

Registration fees

The registration fee will be 14000 RUB (approx. 240 USD). It will cover local organization, coffee breaks, conference dinner, transportation from and to the airport. You can pay the registration fee only offline.


Please note, if you need an invitation letter to obtain a Russian visa, you should contact the Organizing Committee in advance, as we will need time to prepare necessary documents. The necessary information can be found in the section "VISAS".

Contacts of the Organizing Committee: