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Ministry of Natural Resources
and Ecology
of the Russian Federation


Federal Agency
of Mineral Resources

2nd International Conference «New technologies of processing and utilization of the Earth’s remote sensing data in exploration and monitoring of hazardous geological processes»


22-24 April 2014

Conference organizers 

Federal Agency on Mineral Resources

A.P. Karpinsky Russian Geological Research Institute (FGUP "VSEGEI")

    The aim of the Conference is to discuss the current state and development prospects of using remote sensing methods in geological studies.

    Results of research in the following areas will be presented and discussed during the Conference:
    1. GIS technologies of processing and utilization of the Earth’s remote sensing data (RSD) in geological mapping
    2. New processing and utilization technologies of RSD in geological exploration
    3. Methods of using RSD in monitoring of hazardous geological processes

The conference will include oral and poster presentations. Duration of oral presentations is 15 min.

Key dates

2 March 2014 – Completion of the pre-registration of participants
21 March 2014 – Deadline for abstracts submission and pre-payment of the registration fee
10 April 2014 – Distribution of the Conference program in electronic form

Registration fee amounts to 6,000 roubles including VAT and covers the costs for preparing the conference materials, lunches, coffee breaks, ice-breaker dinner and excursion program. 
Graduate and undergraduate students may participate in the scientific program of the Conference for free.

Registration for the conference

REQUIREMENTS For abstracts, digital presentations, and posters

Sending the completed registration form to the email    


We recommend the following hotels for the conference days:

Excursions to the Center of Isotopic Research of FGUP "VSEGEI", F.N. Chernyshev Central Geological Museum, as well as sightseeing tours of St. Petersburg and its suburbs will be organized for the Conference participants.

Visa Support

Dear colleagues

All foreigners have to get visas to Russia.

We will arrange official invitations (visa support) for you to apply for visas. For this purpose please fill out this form (VISA_Russia_example.doc) and email to Photocopy of your passport. Passport must be valid for 3 months after the scheduled departure from Russia.

Deadlines for personal data submission:

March 01 citizens of Norway, UK, Denmark, Ireland, Iceland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania, all non-EU countries
It takes 30 days to arrange visa support at the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the citizens of these countries.
Earlier data submission is greatly appreciated.
April 01 other EU countries
Visa support issued by VSEGEI is valid for obtaining visas.

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