4th International workshop of the EARSeL special interest group - Geological applications

Training Course
European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories (EARSeL)
24-25 May 2012
Greece (MYKONOS Island)
Royal Myconian Hotel

The 4th International Workshop of the European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories (EARSeL) Special Interest Group "Geological Applications" will take place in Mykonos Island, Greece, on May 24-25 2012 in conjunction with the 32nd EARSEL Symposium "Advances in Geoscience" May 21-24-2012.

The 2012 workshop in Mykonos is the fourth in a series of workshops organised by the EARSeL SIG during the last years. Previous workshops were held in Warsaw (2006), Bosen (2007) and Istanbul (2008). More infos on the previous workshops can be found in the activities page of the SIG.

Scope and Topics:

The main subject of the workshop will be the use of Remote Sensing in Geology. Paper contributions are expected to focus on RS and GIS applications on:

- Geological Mapping,
- Tectonic Geology,
- Mine Monitoring,
- Hydrogeology,
- Geomorphology,
- Geohazards (Landslides, Floods, Earthquakes)

The first day of the workshop will be dedicated to scientific presentations (oral and posters). The second day of the workshop will include presentations and two tutorials. More information about the tutorial sessions (themes, necessary equipment, number of participants) will be announced in the third circular.

Full texts of all the presentations (oral and posters) will be included in the Proceedings CD of the workshop. Selected papers presented during the workshop will be included in a special issue after peer review process by the scientific committee.

Scientific committee

Manfred Ehlers University of Osnabrueck
Athanassios Ganas National Observatory of Athens
Cornelia Glaesser Martin-Luther-Universitat Halle-Wittenberg
Diofantos Hadjimitsis Cyprus University of Technology
Hermann Kaufmann Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
Kaan Sevki Kavak Istanbul Technical University
Ulrich Michel Univ. of Education Heidelberg
Antonios Mouratidis ESA
Konstantinos Nikolakopoulos Institute of Geology and Mineral Exploration, Greece
Dimitrios Oikonomidis Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Marinko Oluic Scientific Council for Remote Sensing Croatian Academy of Sciences & Arts
Issaak Parcharidis Harokopio University
Adrianos Retalis National Observatory of Athens
George Skianis University of Athens
Emmanuel Vassilakis University of Athens

Important Dates

Due date for abstract submission January 10 2012
Notification of Acceptance February 29 2012
Early Registration April 15 2012
Due date for full paper submission May 25 2012

Abstract Submission Instructions

Please send your abstract of 500 words (maximum) no later than 15 December 2011 including: Title, author(s) and affiliation.

The abstract should be uploaded to the Earsel Conference Management System at the following address:


What is included in the event fee

Registration Fees*:
- EARSEL Members 250
- Non EARSEL members 300
- STUDENT EARSEL members 150

*: 25% must be added to registration fees if paid after 15th April 2012.
Workshop fees are reduced by 20% for participants of the Symposium.

Registration fees include:

- Free access to oral and poster presentations and to the tutorial session.
- Abstract book, cd with workshop proceedings, and other workshop material.
- Midday lunches, coffee brakes.

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Earthquake, Flood, Land Slide

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