Over 300 scientists from all over the country will take part in the three-day national seminar TROPMET-2012 on frontiers of meteorology with special reference to the Himalaya here from November 20.

Being conducted by the India Meteorological Society and Uttarakhand Space Application Centre, the seminar is expected to be a platform for exchange of views and scientific data and encourage research and promote interest in mountain meteorology, said Anand Sharma, Director of the State Meteorological Centre and Secretary of the Indian Meteorological Society, Dehra Dun Chapter, here on Friday.

Several eminent scientists in meteorology like Dr. Jagdish Shukla (US), Dr. Kamal Puri (Australia) and Dale Barker (UK Met Office) are likely to participate. Sixteen eminent international and national scientists will be delivering the keynote address. The inaugural function will be held in the Survey of India auditorium while other sessions will be held in Indian Institute of Remote Sensing auditoriums.