August 23, 2015 : Pre-conference workshop and conference icebreaker
For both conferences IGCP567 will most probably (depending on our funding) be able to offer travel grants.
Chengdu University of Technology
·In November 2012 we are furthermore planning an international workshop Shakin’ them off? Interdisciplinary perspectives on Minoan Earthquakes, convened by Simon Jusseret (Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium) and Manuel Sintubin (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium), which will take place in Leuven (Belgium).
·At the 34th International Geological Congress (IGC), from 2 to 10 August 2012 at Brisbane, Queensland, Australia a special session is convened by Patrick Nunn (Australia), Bruce McFadgen (New Zealand), Iain Stewart (U.K.) and Manuel Sintubin (Belgium) on Natural Hazards and Ancient Societies. Abstract submission deadline is 17 February 2012.
Geng Ansong, Organic Geochemistry
Special issue on Chemical Geology
·At the EGU meeting (20-24 April 2012, Vienna, Austria) Matthieu Ferry (Géosciences Montpellier, France) and Kris Vanneste (ROB, Belgium) convene a session on Earthquake Geology. Abstract submission deadline is 17 January 2012.
Chairman: Pingan Peng, Yunpeng Wang
Xiao Xianming:Shale Gases
Submission and registration extension
Institute of Earthquake Science, China Earthquake Administration
International Geoscience Programme
IGCP 567 Earthquake Archaeology
State Key Laboratory of Organic Geochemistry
Under the requirements of some colleagues, we extended the deadline for abstract submission to August 10. The website is still open for abstract submission. Any colleague who want to submit abstract, please submit as soon. We also extended the registration date for the conference and filed trip under early registration rates, and the deadline is also extended to August 10. The registration later than August 10 will not enjoy the early rates. Please register as soon from our website.
South China Sea Institute of Oceanography, CAS
·At the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Seismological Society of America (17-19 April, 2012, San Diego, California): Earthquakes and Tsunamis at Caostal Archaeological Sites. You find details in the following announcement (pdf ). Abstract submission deadline is 11 January 2012.
Topic of the special issue: Gas Geochemistry: from conventional to unconventional domains (here, it means three conversions for gas chemistry to unconventional natural gas resources like shale gas and tight gas, to novel technique of noble gas, as well as to non-traditional application domain like environment).
Wang, Y. P.
· On 22 February 2012 IGCP will celebrate its 40th Anniversary at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. Two of our co-leaders will actively participate at this meeting. Iain Stewart (University of Plymouth, U.K.) will focus on the importance of Geosciences for Society and moderate a debate on the prospective vision for the future of IGCP. Manuel Sintubin (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium) will reflect on the role of IGCP in geohazard mitigation based on the success of IGCP567.
De wetenschap van de Aarde. Over een levende planeet
Co-chairman: Guo Lianjie (Lanzhou, CAS), Shugen Liu
ICGG-13 will arrange a pre-conference Workshop on Noble Gas Geochemistry at August 23, which was organized by the Lanzhou Center for Oil and Gas Resources, Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Beijing Office. Two internationally distinguished scientists, Prof. Yuji Sano and Prof. David R. Hilton, will be the keynote speakers for the seminar. Please visit for detailed information. We invite everyone who is interested in it to participate it. This one-day seminar is free but it is absolutely worth full to our community.
·The 3rd Workshop on Paleoseismology and Archaeoseismology will be held in Morelia, Mexico from 1 to 8 November 2012. More information will follow soon on the http://www.acambay1912.org.
Following our 2nd INQUA-IGCP567 International Workshop on Active Tectonics, Earthquake Geology, Archaeology and Engineering, held from 18 to 24 September 2011 in Corinth, Greece, Andreas Vött (University of Mainz, Germany) is preparing a special volume on in the Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie. This is a peer-review ISI-indexed journal and hosted up to now three special volumes on tsunamis. If you are interested to contribute to this volume, please contact Andreas Vött (email@example.com).
Wen Zhou : Oil and gases
International Scientific Committee ICGG 13
Full registration before August 15, 2015: 300 €
Chinese Academy of Sciences
South China Company, SinoPec
Daniel Xia (ConocoPhillips, Huston): Non-conventional gases
Bihong Fu (RADI, CAS): Gas seepage and remote sensing
Call for Sponsors
China University of Petroleum, Beijing
Chengdu, China, 24-31 August 2015
Conference E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Liu Wenhui: Natural Gases
Dr. Yunpeng Wang
Gan Zhang : Gas hydrate
Lansheng Wang (SW, PetroChina): Non-conventional gases
After August 10, 2015: 400 €
Student Before August 10, 2015: 150 €
Wen Yan (SCSIO, CAS): Marine geochemistry
A four-day fieldtrip is proposed to the main areas with unique geological characteristics and diverse of gases phenomena and special natural and cultural attractions of Sichuan Province including active tectonics of Tibetan Plateau and adjacent region, the spectacular earthquake surface rupture zones related to the 2008 Ms 8.0 Wenchuan earthquake, earthquake induced geological disasters and other earthquake relics in the Longmen Shan mountains, and massive travertine landscape in Songpan, as well as unique landscape from Tibetan Plateau to Sichuan Basin(Chengdu plain). We will also have chance to see an outcrop of the Cambrian black shale, one of the shale gas target in the Sichuan Basin and a hot spring monitoring site of earthquake along the Longmen Shan mountain. The field trip is about 4 days. It will begin at later afternoon of 27, August immediately after the closing ceremony and will likely end at later night of 31, August. We will back Chengdu at the night of 31, August. Please plan your trip back accordingly in case of missing the flights back. We will have a guide book soon.
ICGG-13 will cover all the main scientific topics associated with gas geochemistry. the theme of ICGG-13 will be From Conventional to Non-conventional Gases.
Online Payment for Conference and Fieldtrip is Open Now. People who have registered, please pay for the conference and the fieldtrip (if attend) online following the instruction on the web. People who have not registered, please pay for the conference and the fieldtrip (if attend) after registering the conference. On-line payments accept credit cards and network banks. Please visit for detailed information of on-line payment.
Jianguo Du (China Earthquake Ad): Earthquake gases