Invitation to mini-symposium at WCCM-ECCOMAS 2020

Dear colleagues and friends,

We want to draw your attention to our mini-symposium (MS #128) that will take place within the joint WCCM-ECCOMAS 2020 Congress in Paris / France, 19-24 July 2020.

As you might have already noted, the new deadline for submitting abstracts is January 15, 2020.

Our mini-symposium entitled “THEORETICAL, EXPERIMENTAL AND NUMERICAL ANALYSIS OF SEA ICE IN THE ANTARCTIC MARGINAL ICE ZONE” invites scientists from all areas of sea ice research in the Antarctic marginal ice zone (you find the abstract of this mini-symposium here).

If you have any questions about the mini-symposium, the organizers will be pleased to help you – send us an e-mail to get in touch with us (carina.nisters(at)

To submit your abstract, you need to register on the conference website first ( Having completed the registration form, you will receive an e-mail with your username and password, which can be used to login to your WCCM-ECCOMAS 2020 account. From your “Registered Participants Area”, click “Add Abstract” to prepare the abstract submission. Do not forget to specify the right mini-symposium name (“1600 - Geomechanics and Natural Materials/Theoretical, experimental and numerical analysis of sea ice in the Antarctic marginal ice zone”).

With best regards,

The Organizers of Minisymposium 128

Jörg Schröder (University of Duisburg-Essen)

Carina Nisters (University of Duisburg-Essen)

Doru C. Lupascu (University of Duisburg-Essen)

Tim Ricken (University of Stuttgart)

Marcello Vichi (University of Cape Town)

Sebastian Skatulla (University of Cape Town)