5TH E. E. BALOGUN NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH

Date: Thursday 29th July 2021
Time: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Theme: : COVID-19 and Atmospheric Research: Socio-Economic Implications

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT/CALL FOR ONLINE PARTICIPATION
The Centre for Atmospheric Research (CAR) is pleased to announce the 5th Edition of the Professor Ekundayo Elisha Balogun National Symposium on Atmospheric Research. The series of annual symposium is in honour of Emeritus Professor Ekundayo E. Balogun who has made tremendous contributions to development of atmospheric research. This very symposium shall feature presentation on his life and contributions to atmospheric research in Nigeria and beyond.

This year’s symposium is scheduled to hold on Thursday 29th July 2021 and shall be online exclusively. For us at the Centre for Atmospheric Research CAR, we see this as another opportunity to explore new experiences and widen our networking scope by reaching out to researchers at the confines of their homes/offices.

Invited talks will be given highlighting  significance of atmospheric research in a time when the world is recovering from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the contributions of space research in understanding how atmospheric pollution has changed due to the pandemic, the effect of air pollution on mortality rate globally and specifically in Africa, as well as new and emerging research opportunities in post-pandemic life. Also, papers bordering on radio-meteorology and its socio-economic implications shall be featured.

Abstract Submission
Submissions are welcomed from all areas of Atmospheric Research and related studies. Papers bordering on socio-economic implications of COVID-19 and its attendant issues are also welcome. Applicants are encouraged to prepare the abstract of their work (in MS word template and should not more than 350 words with 1.5 spacing) for consideration. Some papers shall be scheduled for oral presentation. During the symposium, time will be allotted for questions, comments and responses from participants and authors as appropriate.


Deadline
Registration, application and submission of abstract shall be closed by 10 pm local time on Friday 16th July 2021.

Registration
Participating in the symposium is free but it is mandatory to apply for consideration and receive confirmation that you have been registered with unique login details.

Application
All application and submission should be made online at Online Application

Publications
Full manuscripts of posters or presentations submitted by authors not later than six weeks after the symposium will be considered for possible publication in the Monograph of Atmospheric Research after a double-blinded peer review.

Issuance of Certificate
Participants who made presentation and satisfactorily engaged in the symposium will be issued certificates acknowledging their participation.

Enquiries
Please direct all enquiries to:
Email: balogun.symposium@carnasrda.com

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