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Forwarded Message: 1st Announcement for International Conference on ENVIRONMENTAL (fwd)

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From: lcl3@cornell.edu (Lois Levitan)
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Center for International Environmental Cooperation

First International Conference

Systems Analysis Approach

July 7- 11, 1997
St Petersburg, Russia

Co-sponsored by:
Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems    EOLSS

Supporting Organizations:

Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS)
St Petersburg Scientific Center of RAS
International Society for Ecological Modeling (ISEM)
Center for Ecological Safety of RAS
Green Cross Russia
UNEP Center for International Projects
Russian Fund for Basic Research

Honorary President of the Conference

EOLSS Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Darwish M.K. Al Gobaisi

Chairman of the Organizing Committee
Academician A. Kurzhansky

International Organizing Committee
J.   Bakkes, The Netherlands; F. Beese, Germany;
M.Glantz, USA; G.Golytsyn, Russia; W.Grant, USA;
V.Gurman,  Russia;  P.Hardi,  Canada;  K.Hipel, Canada;
H.Hirvonen,  Canada;    E.Hyatt,  USA; S.-Ige-Vecltomov, Russia;
V.Kotlyakov, Russia;  T.Legovic, Croatia; R. Lenz, Germany;
N.Moiseev, Russia; X. Nesje, Norway; W. Ott, USA;
Yu. Pykh, Russia.


The first objective of the Conference is to discuss the
possible ways to  harmonize national efforts in the
field of environmental indicators.

The second objective is to examine the existing
methods of indicators' transformation into highly-
aggregated  indices,  including  systems  analysis,
statistics, conceptual and computer models, etc. It
must be emphasized that this aspect of environmental
indicators/indices theory is less developed than any
other relevant issues and demands serious efforts to
bridge the gaps.

Mailing Address for Applications:

Dr. Irina G. Malkina-Pykh
Center INENCO, Russian Academy of Sciences
14 Kutuzova nab., St Petersburg, 191 18",Russia
tel. (812) 232-97-72(812) 272-16-01
fax (812) 272-42-65
e-mail: pykh@inenco.spb.su


Pre-Registration Form ---  Send NOW!

Submission of abstracts
(300 words in English sent
by E-mail, or mail 4 copies) ---  March 15, 1997 (extended)

Notification of acceptance and
Second Announcement ---  April 1, 1997
Submission of full papers ---  July 7; 1997

Please, send your application by E-mail if possible!

Full fee: US$450
Members of RAS Organizations: US $100
Accompanying person:     US $ 80


Several accommodation options will be provided
ranging from US $50 to $350 per night, including breakfast.

D. Eric Hyatt
National Center for Environmental Assessment
U.S. EPA (MD-52)
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711

(919)541-0673 phone
(919)541-1818 fax