·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
Abstract submission deadline is 17 January 2012.

International Conference on Gas Geochemistry 2015


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.


Taran, Y.




The Organizing Committee is organizing a special issue on the journal of
Chemical Geology.

For both conferences IGCP567 will most probably (depending on our
funding) be able to offer travel grants.

Accommodations are arranged in Chengdu Eastar Hotel and Chengdu Huadu
Times Hotel . Please visit for
hotel information.


Southwestern Company, PetroChina


Baciu, C.


The conference venue is at the international academic exchange centre,
the campus of Chengdu University of Technology Chengdu, Sichuan
Province, China, on August 23-31, 2015 (including a pre-conference
workshop and a post-conference field trip).

Following our 2nd INQUA-IGCP567 International Workshop on
Active Tectonics, Earthquake Geology, Archaeology and
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

South China Company, SinoPec


Guangzhou 510640, China


Wen Yan (SCSIO, CAS): Marine geochemistry




Special issue on Chemical Geology


The ICGG-13 plans to organize a memorial session for our distinguished
member and friend, Prof. T.F. Yang. We invite presentations for this
special session. You can use your abstract submitted or a new one.
Please submit your talk title as soon if you are willing to taking part
in this session.


·In November 2012 we are furthermore planning an international workshop
Shakin’ them off? Interdisciplinary perspectives on Minoan
, convened by Simon Jusseret (Université Catholique de
Louvain, Belgium) and Manuel Sintubin (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven,
Belgium), which will take place in Leuven (Belgium).

Field Trips


We are calling potential contributions from the conference papers and
delegates. Please email your potential work for this special issue
including tittle, authors and affiliation to icgg13@gig.ac.cn. We will
write a proposal to the journal.

Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry


Call for Sponsors

·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
Abstract submission deadline is 17 February 2012.

Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences


Conference fees


Invitation letter

International Geoscience Programme
IGCP 567 Earthquake Archaeology

Yuce, G.

De wetenschap van de Aarde. Over een levende

Martinelli, G.

·The 3rd Workshop on Paleoseismology and

will be held in Morelia, Mexico from 1 to 8 November 2012.
More information will follow soon on the

Liu Wenhui: Natural Gases

· On 22 February 2012 IGCP will celebrate its 40th
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.

August 24-27, 2015 (Monday-Thursday): Conference sessions (4 days oral
and poster)

·At the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Seismological Society of
(17-19 April, 2012,
San Diego, California): Earthquakes and Tsunamis at Caostal
Archaeological Sites
. You find details in the following announcement
). Abstract submission deadline is 11 January

Date and Venue


Submission and registration extension

Yunyan Ni (PetroChina): Noble gas

ICGG-13 invites corporate and institutional sponsorship for the
conference. Sponsors related to gas geochemistry and register the
conference (>2 people) will receive sponsor logo and click through
link on all conference pages, and a technical presentation poster in a
conference poster session. We also provide space for demonstration or
exhibition. Any sponsor interested, please contact the conference on

Lanzhou University

Etiope, G.

Student Before August 10, 2015: 150 €

  1. Gas in Volcanoes and Geothermal systems

  2. Gas in Petroliferous Sedimentary Basins/Reservoirs

  3. Gases in Groundwater and Crystalline rocks

  4. Gas migration mechanism and Earth Degassing

  5. Noble Gas Applications

  6. Gas and Geo-hazards

  7. Shale Gas and Tight Gas

  8. Gas Measurements and Techniques

Scientific Topics

Singh, S.

Bihong Fu (RADI, CAS): Gas seepage and remote sensing

MingJie Zhang (Lanzhou University, China): Volcano gases

Full registration before August 15, 2015: 300 €


Second Circular

Geng Ansong, Organic Geochemistry

Chairman: Pingan Peng, Yunpeng Wang


The online hotel booking is open now. Please visit
to book your hotel. It is only
open to registered people.

RIPED, PetroChina,

Chalupnik, S.

Woith, H.

Daniel Xia (ConocoPhillips, Huston): Non-conventional gases

Memorial Session for Prof. T.F. Yang

China University of Petroleum, Beijing

Chinese Academy of Sciences


Yang, T.F.

Accompanying person: 200 €

Chairman: Dai Jinxing (Academician, PetroChina)