IRC Symposium

The IRC Symposium is held every four years. If you wish to propose a location for the IRC Symposium, download the outline for a bid proposal.


IRS 2012 - International Radiation Symposium 2012

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Date: August 06-10, 2012
Location: Dahlem Cube, Berlin, Germany

The 2012 International Radiation Symposium was held at the Seminaris CampusHotel Science and
Conference Center ("Dahlem Cube") in Berlin, Germany from 6-10 August, 2012. Five-hundred thirty-three
participants from 33 countries attended.

Access 235 papers from 10 sessions in the IRS2012 Proceedings

Download or view the IRS 2012 Poster:

IRS 2012 Poster (320 KB)

Sessions held at the IRS 2012:
Topical Union Session
Radiative Transfer Theory & Modeling
Molecular Radiative Properties
Particle Radiative Properties
General Remote Sensing
Understanding Climate Using Satellite Data
Surface Measurements & Field Experiments
Radiation Budget & Forcing
Weather, Environment & Climate Applications
Solar UV Radiation
Ocean Optics


IRS 2008 - International Radiation Symposium 2008

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Date: August 03-08, 2008
Location: Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

The 2008 International Radiation Symposium was held at Mabu Thermas and Resort, at Foz do Iguacu, Brazil from 3 to 8 August 2008. This was the first time that the IRS took place in South America, and also the first in the Southern Hemisphere.

Foz do Iguacu city is located at the triple-national border between Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay, and is one of the most popular scenic venues in Brazil, with several nature and wildlife features, like Iguassu National Park.

An IRS08 Proceedings book was provided to symposium attendees.


IRS 2004 - International Radiation Symposium 2004

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Date: August 23-28, 2004
Location: Busan, Korea

The Symposium reviewed the current status of radiative transfer, molecular and aerosol radiative properties, radiation budget, weather and climate applications, and measurements from ground-based stations, balloons, aircraft, and satellites.

The timing of this Symposium was very appropriate as scientists interested in these fields require up-to-date information to advance their research and knowledge. This Symposium acted as a bridge to strengthen the cooperative relationship among relevant organizations.