Topics List

1.Earth Physics, Geodynamics and Seismology

1.1 Seismicity, Seismotectonics and Geodynamics
1.2 Physics of Earthquakes and Seismic Sources
1.3 Geomagnetism
1.4 Seismological and Geophysical Imaging of Geological Structures
1.5 General Seismology: Recent Strong Earthquakes, Historical Earthquakes, Data Acquisitions, Data Processing, and Data Analysis Techniques
1.6 Induced Seismicity: Observations, Monitoring, Modeling, Discrimination
1.7 Seismic Hazard and Risk Mitigation
1.8 Networks and Open Data in Seismology
1.9 GNSS Inputs for Geodynamic Modeling, Tectonic Strain and Seismic Hazard

2.Regional Geophysics and Tectonics

2.1 Regional Geology, Tectonics and Geophysical Data Interpretation
2.2 Geophysical Data Modeling
2.3 Active Tectonics and Geohazards in the Carpathian – Balkan – Black Sea – Eastern Mediterranean area

3.Near-Surface, Engineering and Environmental Geophysics

3.1 Geophysical Investigation & monitoring
3.2 Geophysics in Engineering Geology & Geo-Technical Investigations
3.3 Site Characterization
3.4 Archaeo-Geophysics
3.5 Hydro-Geophysics
3.6 Precision Agriculture
3.7 Geophysical detection of UXO
3.8 Integrated Approaches
3.9 New Software, Equipment and Geophysical Methods

4.Coastal and Marine Geophysics

4.1 Open Sea Geophysics – Case studies
4.2 Coastal, Lagoon, and River-Delta Systems Geophysics
4.3 Marine Geophysical Data Acquisition, Processing, and Interpretation
4.4 Geophysical Investigation of the Submerged Cultural Heritage
4.5 UXO detection and Risk Assessment in Water Covered Areas
4.6 Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

5. Energy and Resources

5.1 Oil & Gas Exploration
5.2 CO2 Storage
5.3 Renewable and Alternative Energy – Case studies
5.4 Cloud Computing in the Upstream Oil & Gas Industry
5.5 Mining Geophysics: Conventional and Unconventional Resources
5.6 Geothermal Sources & Reservoir Characterization
5.7 Mathematics of Oil Recovery
5.8 EOR
5.9 Other


6.Geo-Hazards, Climate Change & Risk Assessment

6.1 Hazards: Geophysical Investigation, Assessment, and Monitoring
6.2 Geophysical Surveillance of Nuclear Power Plants and of Radioactive Waste Disposal
6.3 Karst Environments
6.4 Environment and Landscape Reconstruction
6.5 Pollution Assessment and Monitoring
6.6 Natural, Technological/Man-Made Disasters and Urban Areas
6.7 Geophysics of the Cryosphere and Glacial Products
6.8 Climate Change
6.9 Risk Assessment & Resilience Studies
6.10 Early Warning Systems

7.Remote Sensing and UAV Geophysics

7.1 Data Acquisition, Processing and Analysis
7.2 Satellite Based Technologies for Earth Surface Study and Monitoring
7.3 Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry
7.4 Airborne Geophysics and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
7.5 Space Technology and Planetary Sciences
7.6 GIS and Remote Sensing for Disaster Management

8.Computing Technology in Geophysics

8.1 Geo-Informatics
8.2 Cartography and GIS
8.3 Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Geophysics
8.4 3D Imaging and Inversion of Geophysical Data
8.4 Geo-Cloud Computing
8.5 Big Data Computing and Machine Assisted Geophysics

9.Geoscience for Society, Education and Environment

9.1 Geoscience Education
9.2 Geo-Heritage, Geo-Conservation and Geo-Tourism
9.3 Geophysics for Society
9.4 Geospatial Intelligence
9.5 Natural/ Technological Hazard Resilient Cities