Re: GEOSTATS: DeadLine IAMG'97: january 31st.
the IAMG conference like other conferences are announced on the
ai-geostats conferences & courses Web page at
The IAMG conference is presented there since around 6 months....
Eric LEWIN - IPGP Geochimie wrote:
> Hello all ai-geostatisticians,
> I am a bit astonished not to have seen this announcement here, though I
> may have missed it. So, just in case, this recall of the deadline for the
> IAMG'97 congress, to be held in Barcelona, Spain, september 22-27, 1997,
> and for which the deadline is this january 31st. More info can be retrieved
> from http://www.iamg.org/iamg97.html, or asked to iamg97@....
> Here follows a copy of the third announcement, as found on the cited web site.
> Third Announcement IAMG'97
> (update 8/1/97)
> The organizing committe of the next Association conference, to be held in
> Barcelona, Spain, September 22-27, 1997, has been busy preparing for the
> occasion. Everything is going on fine, and there are already 135
> pre-registrations and 20 abstracts! At this moment events on schedule
> include 14 short courses and workshops, 4 keynote lectures, and 12 special
> sessions. Short courses and workshops will be presented in a separate
> brochure. If you are interested in getting it, please do not forget to send
> your pre-registration.
> Keynote lectures:
> 1. Dr. John Aitchison - Krumbein Medal 1995:
> "Compositional data analysis"
> 2. Dr. Georgy Bardossy: "Geomathematics as seen by a geologist
> (Is there a bridge between geologists and geomathematicians?)"
> 3. Dr. Qiuming Cheng - President's Prize 1995:
> "Fractal/multifractal modeling and spatial analysis"
> 4. Dr. Clayton Deutsch - Presidents Prize 1994:
> "Constraining Geostatistical Models to Dynamic Flow-Related Data"
> Technical sessions - topics and conveners:
> 1. Statistical analysis of compositional data in the earth sciences
> Conveners: Vera Pawlowsky-Glahn & Zhou Di
> Topics: methodological approaches to compositional data analysis; software
> suitable for compositional data analysis; application of new methodologies
> and case studies.
> 2. Different views of the Darss Sill data set
> Conveners: John Davis & Jan Harff
> 3. Compositional data in petrophysics
> Conveners: John Doveton & Dan Tetzlaff; Co-sponsors: SPWLA
> Topics: reviews of compositional solution algorithms; assessment of
> multiple models; problems such as compositional colinearity, unrealistic
> composition values, spatial conti-nuity constraints, and logging tool
> errors, and the match (or mismatch) of mathematical optimality with
> geological reality.
> 4. Quantitative Methods in Environmental Geosciences
> Andrea Fabbri; In cooperation with: COGEOENVIRONMENT
> Topics: geologic setting as a context to environmental hazard and risk;
> environmental databases for assessment and prediction; environmental impact
> assessment and multicriteria decision aids; slope instability, seismic and
> volcanic hazard; aquifer and soil vulnerability to pollution; GIS and
> remote sensing in environmental applications; geostatistics and computer
> simulation in environmental analysis; landscape ecology and geochemistry,
> 5. Numerical methods in the earth sciences (26th Geochautauqua).
> Conveners: Andrea Förster & Dan Merriam
> 6. Seismology, volcanism and geodynamical settings
> Conveners: Antonella Buccianti & Alex Woronow;
> In cooperation with GIAST (Group of Informatics Applied to Earth Sciences,
> C.N.R., Italy)
> Topics: seismology, geochemistry and petrology related to magmatism at
> constructive and destructive margins and to within plate magmatism; applied
> geophysics, integrated geophysical problems, earthquake and volcanology
> statistics and prediction; management of geophysical data, plate tectonics,
> application to the Mediterranean area; geodynamical settings, tectonic and
> magmatic discrimination diagrams; geochemical and petrological modeling:
> magmatic differentiation processes, mixing phenomena, contamination;
> compositional data analysis in geochemistry and petrology, methods and
> diagrams for rocks classification.
> 7. Developments in computer applications and software in the geosciences.
> Convener: Eric Grunsky
> Topics: recent developments in software for the geosciences; developments
> in computer based methods applied to the geosciences; application of
> computer based methods in the geosciences.
> 8. Neural networks, fractals and other concepts in fashion.
> Conveners: Susanna Sirotinskaya & Frits Agterberg
> Topics: neural networks versus multivariate statistics; fractals and
> estimation of fractal dimensions; multifractals and lacunarity analysis;
> wavelets in stratigraphy; Milankovitsch cycles and geological time-scale
> construction; unpredictability, randomness and chaos theory in geoscience.
> 9. Marine Geology.
> Convener: Karl Stattegger & Bernd J. Haupt
> Topics: evaluation of proxy-data: statistics, aerial and spatial
> distributions; trends and periodicities in the sedimentary record;
> numerical modeling in paleoceanography - large, medium, small scale; mass
> balancing: water and sediment; particle and sediment transport; modeling of
> the ocean-basin sediment fill.
> 10. Geostatistics.
> Convener: Hans Wackernagel & Ana Fernandez-Militino
> Topics: linear and multivariate geostatistics; geostatistical approaches to
> compositional data; non-linear geostatistics; non-stationary geostatistics;
> conditional simulations; space-time modelling; environmental geostatistics.
> 11. Modeling subsurface flow.
> Convener: Jaime Gomez-Hernandez & Clayton V. Deutsch
> Topics: aquifer/reservoir characterization; use of indirect information to
> improve subsurface flow modeling; upscaling; inverse modeling; uncertainty
> assesment in subsurface flow model predictions; case studies based on
> innovative applications in any of the previous topics.
> 12. Engeneering geology.
> Conveners: Heinz Burger & Juan Jose Egozcue-Rubi
> The organizing committee may reshape the program depending on the interest
> of the participants. Do not worry if your favorite subject is not included
> as a main topic. Any contribution related to mathematical geology passing
> the review of the Scientific Committee will have the right to be in the
> final program.
> Interested contributors for oral, poster or software presentations should
> submit a one- page abstract of 200 to 400 words in English without figures
> or references before 31 January 1997. Contributions will be selected by
> peer review of the submitted abstracts by at least two referees. Only the
> extended abstracts of accepted contributions will be published.
> Notification of acceptance together with instructions for the camera-ready
> manuscript (maximum of four pages) will be mailed on 31 March 1997. The
> final, camera-ready copy will be due before 30 May 1997. Participants at
> the conference will receive a volume of extended abstracts. Following the
> conference, authors of selected papers will be invited to present an
> article to be published in a special volume. Abstracts can be submitted
> either by regular mail or by e-mail in ASCII or *.RTF format to the con-
> ference secretariat.
> Everybody is encouraged to participate. For additional information, please
> contact the conference secretariat at the following address:
> Barbara Schmitt
> IAMG'97 Conference Secretariat
> CIMNE - International Center for
> Numerical Methods in Engineering
> Campus Nord UPC (Edifici C1)
> E-08034 Barcelona (SPAIN)
> tel.: +34 - 3 - 401 60 37
> fax.: +34 - 3 - 401 65 17
> e-mail: iamg97@...
> --Eric Lewin
> =====[ Eric LEWIN - lewin@... - IPGP Geochimie ]=====
> = Labo de Geochimie et Cosmochimie / Institut de Physique du Globe =
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