The 36th International Geological Congress, India, 2020

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 10:00

The 36th International Geological Congress will be held 2-8 March 2020 in Delhi, India. 

The International Geological Congress (IGC) is the prestigious global platform for advancement of Earth Science. Founded as a non-profit scientific and educational organization in 1878, IGC came under the aegis of International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) in 1961. Since then the meetings of IGC are held in collaboration and under scientific sponsorship of The International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS). Since the inception of IGC, 33 Congresses have been hosted by 24 countries throughout the world at 3- to 5-year intervals.

Consider submitting an abstract to the following proposed sessions:

#37: Critical Zone and Sustainable Development
Coordinators: Vimal Singh (, Sekhar Muddu (
Description: The planet Earth is unique and so are the processes occurring over it. These surface processes shape the environment that makes life possible on this planet. The surface processes involve weathering, erosion, transportation and deposition of sediments in various environment and generate various landforms. It has direct implications not only on understanding of Earth’s functioning but also on environmental and public safety concerns, sustainability of natural resources and engineering.

The contributions addressing various aspects of Earth surface processes such as fluid flow, sediment transport, mass movements, biogenic and chemogenic processes along with long-term and largescale processes and impact of climate change on the Earth surface processes are welcome.

Find a full list of proposed sessions here

Important Dates:

  • Abstract Submission opens: December 2018
  • Early Registration: opens February 2019
  • Abstract Submission closes: August 2019
  • Notification to the successful authors for their abstract submissions: September 2019
  • Early Registration closes. Higher Standard Registration opens: November 2019

Find more information on this meeting on the event website.

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