7th International Conference on Permafrost

The Seventh International Conference on Permafrost was held in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, 23-27 June 1998. The Chair of the Organizing Committee was Don Hayley of EBA Engineering Consultants Ltd. and the Chair of the Technical Program Committee was Antoni Lewkowicz of the University of Ottawa. The Conference was scheduled to coincide with the summer solstice when daylight is continuous. Yellowknife, situated in the discontinuous permafrost zone, is illustrative of a city that has evolved in a periglacial environment. Approximately 275 participants, including accompanying persons and 25 students, representing 25 countries participated.

Conference Materials