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Committee on River Ice Processes and the Environment

21st Workshop on River Ice

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada | August 29 to September 1, 2021

The 21st CRIPE Workshop on River Ice will be held August 29 to September 1, 2021, in Saskatoon. CRIPE organizes Workshop every two years to promote research related to river ice, the last Workshop was held in Ottawa in May 2019. Due to the unprecedented pandemic situation, this year both in-person and online options are being considered and the final decision will be announced in March 2021.

The conference will begin with an Ice Breaker session on the evening of August 29th followed by three days of the workshop. You are invited to submit a 300 word abstract for the workshop by February 5, 2021, to (registration required). Please use the provided template for your abstract submission. The final abstract should be uploaded in pdf format.

Abstract acceptance letters with an invitation to write a full proceedings paper will be issued on February 20, 2021. Final papers will be due by May 31, 2021 for one round of reviews with final submission of the revised papers by July 15, 2021. All papers dealing with river ice processes are welcome.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Freeze-up and breakup processes
  • Numerical and Physical Modelling
  • Ice Processes and the Environment
  • Field Monitoring and Case Studies
  • Ice and River Regulation
  • Ice Jams and Breakup Forecasting
  • Ice and Infrastructure
  • Fish and Ice
  • Ice and Climate Change