Third DCO International Science Meeting

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The Deep Carbon Observatory (DCO) will hold the Third International Science Meeting at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland 23-25 March 2017. This meeting will showcase recent results from scientists working in all fields of deep carbon research.


The meeting will include three full days of talks, poster sessions, and an all-conference dinner. The complete program and agenda will be posted here once available.

Science Program Committee

Chris Ballentine (University of Oxford, UK),  Chair
Sami Mikhail (University of St. Andrews, UK), Local host / Reservoirs & Fluxes representative
Muriel Andreani (University of Lyon, France), Deep Energy representative
Tom Kieft (New Mexico Tech, USA), Deep Life representative
Jackie Li (University of Michigan, USA), Extreme Physics & Chemistry representative
Craig Manning (UCLA, USA), DCO Executive Committee representative
Tamsin Mather (University of Oxford, UK), DCO Reservoirs & Fluxes / Integration representative
Craig Schiffries (Carnegie Institution for Science, USA), DCO Secretariat representative


For further information or questions about the meeting, please contact jmays [at] ciw [dot] edu (Jennifer Mays), DCO Science Program Associate.







Meeting Venue

The Third DCO International Science Meeting will take place on the historic old campus of the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. Most talks will be held at the main auditorium; posters and refreshments will be in Younger Hall. The all-conference dinner will be at Upper and Lower College Hall on the St. Salvator's Quad. 

More information and maps from: University of St. Andrews












The meeting hotel is the Fairmont St. Andrews, just 5km SE down the coast from the University. We have a block of rooms reserved and will contact meeting attendees by email with more information about securing reservations. There will be complimentary shuttle service between the hotel and the university. A full Scottish breakfast will be provided each morning.








Getting to St. Andrews

St. Andrews is in the Kingdom of Fife on Scotland's east coast. Edinburgh Airport is located approximately 84 km / 52 miles, or about a 60 minute drive from St. Andrews. St. Andrews is not on the train line; the nearest station is Leuchars on main line from London, Edinburgh and Aberdeen. St. Andrews may be reached by car, taxi or by bus from Leuchars. 

Additional travel information and maps from: University of St. Andrews and Fairmont St. Andrews

Thursday, 23 March, 2017 - 08:00 - Saturday, 25 March, 2017 - 17:00
University of St. Andrews, Scotland