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.

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

Early registration until 01 April 2019 Fee
General public: $ 30.000
Students: $ 20.000
Regular registration as of 02 April 2019 Fee
General public: $ 40.000
Students: $ 25.000

Payment details

Bank transfer

Account type: Chequing account
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


Event detail about meeting program will be published during the next weeks.

This year, we will organize several workshops that will take place on Friday afternoon (May 10), such as glacier monitoring using UAV and geophysical methods. We kindly invite you to indicate your interest in contributing to these workshops, or suggest your own topic of interest, as soon as possible.

After the main meeting, a field trip to the upper areas of Río Hurtado Basin will take place on May 11. A separate registration fee is required to offset the costs involved with the tours.

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