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联合国教科文组织-国际地质科学联合会-国际地球科学计划639号项目第四次年会
IGCP Project 639 – Sea-Level Change from Minutes to Millennia, Fourth Annual Meeting
发布日期:2019-5-16      浏览次数:187

Second Meeting Announcement

October 13th-19th 2019

Xiamen University

Xiamen, China

Project Leaders: Simon Engelhart, Goesta Hoffmann, Fengling Yu, Alar Rosentau

Local Host: Fengling Yu, Xiamen University

This meeting will cover all IGCP-related science (sea level, earthquakes, coastal inundation)

Abstract deadline: June 15th 2019

 

Meeting Schedule

Sunday October 13th - Arrive Xiamen. Welcome reception

Monday October 14th to Tuesday 15th - Oral and poster presentations

Wednesday October 16th to Friday 18th - Field trips

Saturday October 19th - Potential half-day subsidence workshop and depart Xiamen

 

The 3-day field trip will encompass sites that span the breadth of Project 639 science topics including submerged terrestrial landscapes, reclaimed land, aquaculture, and geoarchaeology in the context of coastal settlement and sea-level changes. Best estimate of registration fee is $700 USD covering all accommodation (double occupancy) and lunches during the conference and field trip and all but two evening meal. A single occupancy option will be available for $950 USD. Fees to use a credit card to pay the registration fee are 3.5% for overseas credit cards and 0.6% for Chinese credit cards.

Additional field trips will be available after the conference for those wishing to stay longer in China. 

  

Abstracts

The submission deadline for abstracts is June 15th 2019

Abstracts should be submitted to igcp639@xmu.edu.cn with a copy to engelhart@uri.edu

Abstracts are limited to one page using Times New Roman 12 pt font single spaced, and including all author details, affiliations etc.               

 

Registration

Registration prices listed on the first page include:

Pickup/drop off at airport/train station, accommodation for conference and fieldtrip, ice breaker on the 13th, lunch and tea breaks on 14th/15th, and lunch and dinner on the fieldtrips (16th-18th)

 

Hotels

Accommodation for the 13th-15th is at the conference venue, the Millennium Hotel. Accommodation on the fieldtrip for the 16th is at the Pingtan Hotel and for the 17th-18th at the Putian International Hotel

 

Travel Support

Travel support is limited to Early Career Researchers (ECR), researchers from developing nations (as defined by UNESCO), and scientists from underrepresented groups, per our funding requirements from IGCP/INQUA

Decisions on travel support will be circulated in July

Those attending from Durham University should contact engelhart@uri.edu to register interest

 

Visa Requirements

Visas for China need to be obtained prior to travel. Please apply for an F (non-business) or L (tourism) visa from your nearest Embassy or Consulate. Early application is highly recommended. Please contact us for further information. You will need a passport valid for at least 6 months to apply. Citizens of Singapore, Brunei, and Japan holding ordinary passports may enter China without a visa if stay is less than 15 days

Please contact igcp639@xmu.edu.cn for assistance on an invitation letter

 

Post Meeting Field Excursions

For those interested in additional travel in China after the meeting, we recommend the following site for arranging tours: http://www.appletravel.cn/holidays/tours.php

 

Field Trip Details

16th October 2019

Topic: Coastal geomorphology and long-term sea level changes, Pingtan Island, Fuzhou

Stop 1: Shipaiyang: “Sail Rock” , weathered and eroded igneous rocks

Stop 2: Liujiao Lake: Freshwater Lake that used to be a lagoon system

Stop 3: Tannan Bay: Coastal granitic landforms and sandy beaches

Stop 4: Xianrenjin: Volcanic landscapes

 

17th October 2019

Topic: Aquaculture, land reclamation, and land subsidence, Xiapu County, Ningde

Stop 1: Xilu bridge (“Tidal Bridge”): land reclamation and land subsidence

Stop 2: Shajiang Town: Muddy coasts, and aquaculture

Stop 3: Changchun Peninsula: Tectonic profile

Stop 4: Dongbi: Pocket sandy beach and lagoon system

 

18th October 2019

Topic: Tectonic and weathering controls on coastal granitic terrain

Hiking at the UNESCO's Global Geopark Network "Ningde Global Geopark (Taimu Mountain)": geology and geomorphology of the granitic mountainous landforms

Stop 1: Stone waterfall: Landforms shaped by flowing water

Stop 2: Hulu Cave: Typical gravitational collapse of a granitic landform, 1km long

Optional Stop 2: Sea watching walkway: Typical granitic landforms with a coastal view

Stop 3: Wulonggang: Weathering and collapsed granitic landforms

 

19th October 2019

Departure to Xiamen by high-speed train in the morning

Optional half-day workshop at Xiamen University, Xiang’an campus and departure to Xiamen airport in the evening.

 

IGCP 639

The Department of Geological Oceanography (DGO) of Xiamen University is hosting the UNESCO-IUGS-IGCP project 639: "Sea Level Change from Minutes to Millennia" 4th annual meeting. The meeting is going to be held at the Millennium Hotel, Xiamen on October 13th-19th 2019, with the overarching theme of Sea-level Changes over Timescales from Minutes to Millennia. For more information, please visit: http://www.sealevelchange.org/

厦门大学海洋与地球学院地质海洋学系承办的联合国教科文组织-国际地质科学联合会-国际地球科学计划第639号项目的第四次年会将于2019年10月13日至10月19日在厦门海景千禧大酒店举行,该会议的主题是“不同时间尺度(从分钟到千年尺度)的海平面变化研究”。至今已成功举办3届,分别是第一届2016年阿曼会议,第二届2017年南非会议,第三届2018年意大利会议。今年为第四届2019中国厦门会议。更多信息请见:http://www.sealevelchange.org/