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<p><span style="font-size:12.0pt">Happy New Year, colleagues,</span></p>
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<p><span style="font-size:12.0pt">We would like to heartily welcome you to the 10th International Workshop on Long-Term Changes and Trends in the Atmosphere that will be held in Hefei, China, on May 14-19 2018. The workshop themes are supported by the trends
 working group II.F of IAGA, ICMA, IAMAS, IUGG, VarSITI and SCOSTEP. The workshop will be hosted by the University of Science and Technology of China, and the venue will be Swan Lake Hotel in Hefei. We would like to remind the registration and abstract submission.</span></p>
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<p><b style=""><span style="font-size:12.0pt">Abstract Submission and Registration:</span></b></p>
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</span></span></span><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><b>Travel support application deadline:
</b><span class="style2"><b>January 31, 2018</b>. </span>Please download the </span>
<a href="http://trends2018.ustc.edu.cn/registration_files/travel_application_form.docx" title="registration_files/travel_application_form.docx" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">travel_application_form.docx</span></a><span style="font-size:12.0pt">
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</span><a href="mailto:litao@ustc.edu.cn" title="mailto:litao@ustc.edu.cn" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">litao@ustc.edu.cn</span></a><span style="font-size:12.0pt">.
</span><span style="font-size:12.0pt">A limited amount of funding is available for travel support.
<span class="style5">Early career scientists from developing countries and graduate students will have priority. If your travel support is approved, you will receive the payment in cash during the workshop.</span></span></p>
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</span></span></span><span style="font-size:12.0pt">Please submit your abstract by
<b>February 15 2018</b> at </span><a href="http://trends2018.csp.escience.cn/dct/page/65558" target="_blank">http://trends2018.csp.escience.cn/dct/page/65558</a></p>
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<p style="margin-left:.5in; text-indent:-.25in"><span style="font-size:12.0pt; font-family:Symbol"><span style=""><span style="font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"">     
</span></span></span><span style="font-size:12.0pt">Please complete your online conference registration by
<b>March 31 2018</b> at <a href="http://trends2018.csp.escience.cn/dct/page/65554" target="_blank">
http://trends2018.csp.escience.cn/dct/page/65554</a></span></p>
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</span></span></span><span style="font-size:12.0pt">Online registration fee: $380; Onsite registration fee: $450: The fee will cover the meals (both lunch and dinner) during the meeting</span></p>
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</span></span></span><span style="font-size:12.0pt">Procedures to pay your registration fee online:</span></p>
<p class="paragraphstyle4" style="margin-left:.5in"><span class="style3"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">(1) Go to registration page to fill out necessary information.
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<p class="paragraphstyle4" style="margin-left:.5in"><span class="style3"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">(2) Submit your registration and you will receive an email confirmation.
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<p class="paragraphstyle4" style="margin-left:.5in"><span class="style3"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">(3) Go to payment page to pay your registration fee with your credit card</span></span></p>
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</span></span></span><span class="style4"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">Hotel reservation</span></span><span style="font-size:12.0pt"> is within the
</span><a href="http://trends2018.csp.escience.cn/" title="http://trends2018.csp.escience.cn/" target="_blank"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">registration page</span></a><span style="font-size:12.0pt">, the room rate (including buffet breakfast) is
<span class="style2">390</span> (<span class="style2">~$60</span>). In order to reserve the hotel room, you need to register the workshop first.</span></p>
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<p class="paragraphstyle2" style="margin-left:.5in; text-indent:-.25in"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span class="style5">Yours sincerely,</span></span></p>
<p class="paragraphstyle2" style="margin-left:.5in; text-indent:-.25in"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span class="style5">    Tao Li, University of Science and Technology of China</span></span></p>
<p class="paragraphstyle2" style="margin-left:.5in; text-indent:-.25in"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span class="style5">    Jia Yue, Hampton University<br>
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<span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span class="style5">    Co-Chairs of the Local Organization Committee</span></span></div>
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