On behalf of the International Radiation Commission, St. Petersburg State University, is pleased to invite the scientific community involved in atmospheric radiation investigations to meet at International Radiation Symposium (IRS2000) to be held in St. Petersburg, Russia, on 24-29 July 2000. The IRS2000 chairmans are William L. Smith, NASA Langley Research Center, and Yuriy M. Timofeyev, St. Petersburg State University, Russia.
The International and National Organizing Committees include leading scientists in atmospheric research. Radiation symposia are hold every four years and are devoted to discussion and analysis of achievements in a wide variety of problems concerning atmospheric radiation. Topics at the Symposium will be discussed within the following sessions:
Session of past presidents of the International Radiation Commission;
Satellite measurements (in co-operation with COSPAR);
Radiative transfer theory;
Radiative forcing and feedback mechanisms;
Results of field experiments;
Radiation, weather, and climate.