1st Southern Hemisphere Conference on Permafrost (SouthCOP)

The first Southern Hemisphere Conference on Permafrost (SouthCOP), a regional conference of the IPA, was held Queenstown, New Zealand from 4-14 December 2019. ​​

This conference included three-day field excursions offered before and after the conference session days. This will allow participants to make a roundtrip from Christchurch to Queenstown, with visits to glaciers and glacial lakes, the South West New Zealand World Heritage Area and Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, cultural points of interest, and scenic spots to discuss glacial and periglacial landscape development.

Conference Materials