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Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, will be the site for an International Conference on Arctic Water Pollution Research: Applications of Science and Technology, April 28–May 1, 1985. This conference is a regional and specialized conference sponsored by the International Association on Water Pollution Research and Control (IAWPRC) and organized by the Canadian National Committee of IAWPRC, with the assistance and cooperation of a number of other interested organizations.

The topics for discussion will include the sources and transport of pollutants in arctic regions, the processes of pollutant interaction and movement in hydrochemical or biological systems near or below the freezing point, and questions of prevention, detection, and management of pollution in arctic conditions. Terrestrial, coastal, and marine environments will be considered.