2th Meeting 2019

The Chilean Society of the Cryosphere, (SOCHICRI, Sociedad Chilena de la Criósfera) invites researchers, professionals and students in Chile and abroad to its annual 2019 meeting. The meeting will take place in the city of La Serena, on May 09-10, organized by the Centre for Advanced Studies in Arid Zones (CEAZA).


The meeting will be 09-10 May 2019.

Meeting Location

Instituto INACAP. Auditorium

Abstract submissions

If you wish to present your research at the meeting, please submit an abstract to sochicri@gmail.com. We accept contributions focused on any component of the cryosphere, including field based and theoretical studies, remote sensing, numerical simulations, legal frameworks, impacts, risks, associated water resources, and others.

A template for the abstract submission is here.

Abstracts can be sent in Spanish or English. Please indicate if you prefer an oral or poster presentation. The deadline for abstract submission is March 15.

Registration Information

Registration form for the meeting here.

Registration fees

Regular registration starting 09 April 2019 Fee
General public: $ 40.000
Students: $ 25.000

Payment details

Bank transfer

Account type: Chequing account Banco Santander
Account number: 63-12414-1
Name: Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Áridas
Rut: 65.997.470-3
Address: Raúl Bitrán 1305, La Serena.

Invoice Request

Please, send your billing details from your company or institution to sochicri@gmail.com. For international wire transfer, please send an email sochicri@gmail.com, before proceeding with the wire transfer



Program schedule, available here.

Poster list

Poster list, available here.


Abstract presentation and posters aqui.

Field trip

The field trip was moved to La Laguna Reservoir catchment. During that day, we will observe several rock glaciers, the hydro-meteorological stations in the CEAZA-Met and DGA networks, and finish the trip with a visit to the Tapado Glacier area. The field trip will be financed independently by the attendants and will cost $30.000 per person (including transportation and meals). Please register by April 26th as there is limited space available. No physically demanding walks are planned, but please note that we will reach a maximum elevation of about 4600 m with no previous acclimatization.

Event Venues

Main Location

Instituto INACAP. Auditorio Principal


The workshops will take place at three different location (See program):

- Biblioteca Regional Gabriela Mistral, Juan José Latorre 782, La Serena

- CEAZA, Raúl Bitrán 1305, La Serena.

- Playa de La Serena.

Social Event

Lagerhaus, Av. Balmaceda 824, La Serena

Contact Info


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