12th Swiss Geoscience Meeting

The theme of plenary session is «Drilling the Earth».
21 session will cover the diverse sprectrum of current research in geosciences

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The Department of Geosciences of the University of Fribourg and the Platform geosciences of the Swiss Academy of Sciences, SCNAT cordially invite you to participate in the 12th Swiss Geoscience Meeting to be held on 21st and 22nd November 2014 in Fribourg.


Friday 21st
the theme of the 12th Swiss Geoscience Meeting is „Drilling the Earth. Five keynote speakers will present the latest research on ice coring at high altitudes to sediment coring in the deep oceans. Topics will include the insight gained from climate and ecosystem archives, the potential of unconventional georessources and the investigation of geohazards.


Saturday 22nd
Twenty-one scientific symposia will cover the diverse spectrum of current research in geoscience, encompassing the lithosphere, the hydrosphere, the cryosphere, the biosphere, the atmosphere and the anthroposphere.

The SGM also provides the ideal environment to foster informal contacts and discussion among scientists, in particular during the Swiss Geoscience Party on Friday evening but also at the poster sessions in the main hall of the venue on Saturday. Time is reserved for two poster sessions, at which the authors will be present for active discussion and feedback.


Deadline for abstract submission is August 29th, 2014.
Depending on the number and subject of abstracts submitted, proposed sessions may be merged or new ones created. Abstracts will be initially assigned to the session indicated by the authors at the time of abstract submission.

Abstracts should be submitted electronically following the instructions on the SGM2014 website http://geoscience-meeting.ch/sgm2014.


Deadline for registration is Friday October 31st, 2014.
Registration should be done electronically following the instructions on the SGM2014 website. Registration fee is SFr. 55.- (SFr. 35.- for students /PhD students). An extra SFr 20.- will be charged for the Geoscience Party (SFr 15.- for students). Onsite registrations will be charged an extra CHF 20.-

Treffpunkt und Anreise


Boulevard de Pérolles 90






2578742 1182531

Anreise öffentlich:

The Campus Pérolles2 is located south of the main railway station of Fribourg. From the railway station, you can take the busses 1 (direction Marly), 3 (direction Pérolles) or 7 (direction Cliniques), until the bus stop "Charmettes". The buildings where the SGM 2014 takes place are number 21 (symposia) and 22 (Auditoire Joseph Deiss, plenary session).



31. Oktober 2014


> 500

Kosten Erwachsene:

55 - 75

Kosten Kinder:

35 - 50

Kosten & Bezahlung:

Students/PhD Students CHF 35.- Delegate CHF 55.- Students/PhD with Geoparty CHF 50.- Delegate with GeoParty CHF 75.-


Versicherung ist Sache der Teilnehmer


Akademie der Naturwissenschaften Schweiz (SCNAT)

Pierre Dèzes, Schwarztorstr. 9, 3007 Bern


031 310 40 99

031 310 40 29




Departement of Geosciences, University of Fribourg
Swiss Academy of Sciences
Swiss geological Survey, swisstopo


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