VOLCANO: 2nd Announcement: 'Remote Sensing, Natural Hazards and Environmental Change' International Conference to be held in Singapore 28 and 29 July 2011

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2nd Announcement: 'Remote Sensing, Natural Hazards and Environmental Change' International Conference to be held in Singapore 28 and 29 July 2011
From Jean-Claude THOURET <J.C.Thouret@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Dear Colleague,

About four months ago, you kindly posted the first announcement for the mentioned Conference on Volcano List.
Could you please post the following message, i.e the second announcement, on Volcano List? I sent this announcement to you on the 30th of March but I have not seen anything yet.
Could you please post it on VolcanoList?

Thank you very much for your kind consideration on the matter.

Best wishes,
Jean-Claude Thouret, Soo Chin Liew, and Avijit Gupta

*Conference on*



28 -- 29 July 2011, National University of Singapore, Singapore

*Second Announcement

This conference is organized by the Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing (CRISP), National University of Singapore; Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans (LMV), Université Blaise Pascal; and the Working Group for Large Rivers andClimate Change, International Association of Geomorphologists (IAG). It is part of the STIC Asia (sponsored by the French Foreign Office in Southeast Asia) research and exchange programme of Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans involving remote sensing as applied to geological hazard studies between Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines and France.

The conference is designed to initiate informal discussion and paper presentation in two areas that are significant for the Asia Pacific Region and especially Southeast Asia. First of these involves *natural hazards *with emphasis on volcanoes, earthquakes, tsunamis and large floods. The second concerns *environmental changes *including climate change,modification of hydrological and geological processes and urbanization. The application of *remote sensing *in both observing such phenomena and ameliorating their non-beneficial effects will be emphasized. The conference provides a forum for exchange of views among researchers currently working in this area and for designing research strategies for the future.

Three keynotes will be offered by Dr. Simon CARN (Michigan Technological University, USA), Dr. Cees van Westen (ITC, University of Twente, The Netherlands), and Dr. Russel BLONG (Macquarie University, Australia).

*Abstract and Paper Submission*

Authors who wish to present a paper or poster are requested to submit an abstract (approximately 250 to 600 words). The abstract submission deadline is *15 April 2011*. Authors are encouraged to submit a paper (extended abstract, maximum 4 pages, single spacing, 12pt font) for inclusion in the Conference Proceedings CD. In the absence of a paper, only the accepted abstract will appear in the Proceedings. The paper (extended abstract) submission deadline is *1 June 2011*. We would also like to publish a selected number of papers in appropriate peer-reviewed journals after the conference.

To submit an abstract on-line, go to the following website hosted at EasyChair.org:


The same link can be used to upload your paper (extended abstract) after the abstract submission deadline. If you have difficulty submitting your abstract using the on-line form, please contact: rsnhec2011@xxxxxxxxxxxxx


Registration will be open on the conference homepage early April. Everyone intending to attend the conference must register, including authors. A nominal registration fee entitles participants to all sessions, lunch, coffee breaks, a welcome dinner and a Proceedings CD.*

*Venue and Hotels*

The two-day conference will be held at the Kent Ridge campus of National University of Singapore. Hotel information will be available on the conference homepage in April. Free shuttle buses will be arranged in the morning for transportation from designated hotels to the conference venue.


S. C. Liew, CRISP, National University of Singapore (scliew@xxxxxxxxxx)

Jean-Claude Thouret, LMV, Université Blaise Pascal (J.C.Thouret@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx)

Avijit Gupta, Large Rivers and Climate Change, IAG (avijit@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx)

*Conference Homepage*: http://www.crisp.nus.edu.sg/conferences/RSNHEC/index.html

*Contact Email*: rsnhec2011@xxxxxxxxxxxxx (Program) crskpl@xxxxxxxxxx (Registration and local arrangements)


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