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2nd International Convention on Geosciences and Remote Sensing, will be organized around the theme ““Recent upsurge in Geosciences and Remote Sensing : International Prospective”.”

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Geosciences is the study of the Earth. It is an exciting science with many practical and interesting applications. It is the study of critical issues like energy, meteorology, mineral and water resources, oceanography, planetary science reducing natural hazards for society. Many different sciences are used to learn about the earth, however, the four basic areas of Geoscience study are geology, oceanography meteorology and astronomy. It also includes the study of the hydrosphere, atmosphere, biosphere, and lithosphere. Earth scientists will use tools from physics, chemistry, chronology, biology and mathematics to build a quantitative understanding of how the Earth system works, and how it evolved to its current state. Geoscientists use physics, biology, chemistry, mathematics and computing to understand the planet as a natural system. Topics in the field include geology, petroleum geology, oceanography, climatology, geophysics and geochemistry. Some of the Earth scientists use their knowledge of the Earth to locate and develop mineral and energy resources. Others study the impact of human activity on Earth's environment and design methods to protect the planet. Two important subfields of geology are volcanology and seismology. These sciences can help predict the perils and mitigate the effects of natural hazards like earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis and landslides. 

  • Track 1-1Voluntary Geographic Information
  • Track 1-2Atmospheric Sciences
  • Track 1-3Geomorphology
  • Track 1-4Geochemistry
  • Track 1-5Stratigraphy
  • Track 1-6Geophysics and Geodesy
  • Track 1-7Crystallography
  • Track 1-8Hydrology
  • Track 1-9Vulcanology

Geology is the study of the Earth, including the materials that it is made of the chemical processes  and physical processes that occur on its surface and in its interior, and the history of the planet and its life forms. The study of changes in the planet and the life it harbours; over the course of time is an important part of geology. Structural Geology study the fracturing, folding, faulting and other forms of deformation experienced by rocks below the Earth's surface, and are also interested in how these processes relate to global Plate Tectonics. Petrology  study the origins and characteristics of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks. Petroleum Geology explore for and help produce petroleum and natural gas from sedimentary rocks.  Petroleum geology involves the extensive study of sedimentology and stratigraphy. Palaeontology study the remains of ancient animals and plants (fossils) in order to understand their behaviour’s, environmental circumstances, and evolutionary history. Environmental Geology study the environmental effects of pollution on ground and surface waters and surficial materials (sediment, rock and soil), and also solutions to environmental problems. They are also interested in understanding, mitigating and predicting the effects of natural hazards, such as erosion, flooding, landslides, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, etc.

  • Track 2-1Hydrogeology
  • Track 2-2General Geology
  • Track 2-3Analyzing 3D geologic data using Modern statistical methods
  • Track 2-4Mineralogy
  • Track 2-5Mining Geology
  • Track 2-6Petroleum Geology
  • Track 2-7Historical Geology
  • Track 2-8Geological Modelling
  • Track 2-9Economic Geology
  • Track 2-10Geotourism and Geodiversity

Palaeontology is the study of what fossils tell us about the ecologies of the past, about evolution, and about our place, as humans, in the world. Palaeontology incorporates knowledge from geology, biology, anthropology, ecology, archaeology, and even computer science to understand the processes that have led to the origination and eventual destruction of the different types of organisms since life arose. Micropaleontology is the Study of generally microscopic fossils, regardless of the group to which they belong. Taphonomy is the study of the processes of decay, preservation, and the formation of fossils in general. Paleoecology is study of the ecology and climate of the past, as revealed both by fossils and by other methods.  Many people think palaeontology is the study of fossils. In fact, palaeontology is much more.

  • Track 3-1Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution
  • Track 3-2Imaging for the study of fossils and Magnetic resonance spectroscopy
  • Track 3-3Histology
  • Track 3-4Evolution of Development and Biomolecules
  • Track 3-5Vertebrate and Invertebrate Paleontology
  • Track 3-6Morphology
  • Track 3-7Paleobotany
  • Track 3-8Finite Element analysis in Paleontology
  • Track 3-9Ichnology
  • Track 3-10Paleobiogeography
  • Track 3-11Advances in Paleontology

Structural Geology is study of rock deformation. Study of how the lithosphere is bent , broken , and deformed during plate tectonics. Structural Geology is important for understanding the location of earthquakes, Formation of mountains and Tectonic history of the earth. The primary goal of structural geology is to uncover information about the history of deformation (strain) in the rocks using measurements of present day rock geometries, and ultimately, to understand the stress field that resulted in the observed strain and geometries. It is a main part of Engineering Geology, which is concerned with the mechanical and physical properties of natural rocks. A tectonic plate can be defined as a rigid rock mass of lithosphere floating over viscous and semi liquid and the less dense asthenosphere. The floating movement is defined as rate of movement of a tectonic plate. The plate boundaries can be of different types where the plates either diverge, converge or pass by each other. The process that takes place at plate boundaries is called the crustal deformation. The difference between structural geology and tectonics is that structural geology deals predominantly with the study of small scale deformation, from sub microscopic to regional. Tectonics deals with deformation on a global scale, for instance at the level of a whole region or a continent, or a whole plate.

  • Track 4-1Structural Analysis
  • Track 4-2Stress, Strain and Rheology of the Lithosphere
  • Track 4-3Geodynamics
  • Track 4-4Tectonic and Tectono -Thermal Modelling
  • Track 4-5Neotectonics
  • Track 4-6Crust and Mantle Evolution
  • Track 4-7Tectono stratigraphy
  • Track 4-8Micro and Macro Structures
  • Track 4-9Movements of Plate Tectonics
  • Track 4-10Natural Hazards and Disasters
  • Track 4-11Earthquake occurrence in different Tectonic Plates

Physical geology is the branch of geology that deals with the geologic events and materials occurring at the present time or in the very near past. This is in contrast to historical geology, which involves studying the rock record and fossil record for evidence of past geologic processes, life forms and materials. Physical geologists study current processes, like erosion, volcanoes, earthquakes, glaciers, and weathering. They use their understanding of historical geological processes to understand what might be causing current geologic processes to take place, as well as utilizing new techniques and technologies. Physical geologists share some similarities with medical doctors, in that they use a combination of prior knowledge and newly acquired technology and knowledge to help solve scientific problems. Physical geologists must also have a solid understanding of other branches of science, like physics, biology and chemistry, in order to fully understand the geological processes and interactions that are important to them.

 

  • Track 5-1Geologic activity of Ground water
  • Track 5-2Formation of Minerals
  • Track 5-3Erosion and Mass Wasting
  • Track 5-4Metamorphism and Metamorphic Rocks
  • Track 5-5Evolution of Landscapes
  • Track 5-6Fossils and Evolution
  • Track 5-7Glaciers and Ice ages
  • Track 5-8Geological Time and Earth History
  • Track 5-9Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics
  • Track 5-10Faults and Earthquakes
  • Track 5-11Planetary Geology
  • Track 5-12Geologic Resources
  • Track 5-13Weathering and Climate Change
  • Track 5-14Measuring Earthquakes
  • Track 5-15Forecasting Earthquakes and Minimizing Damage and Casualities

Environmental Geology is investigates the relationship between society and the geologic environment. The three areas of study e three areas of study will be: will be: 1) geologic hazards such as floods, landslides, volcanoes and earthquakes; landslides, volcanoes and earthquakes; 2) geologic resources such as metals, stone, fossil fuels, and resources such as metals, stone, fossil fuels, and water; and, water; and 3) environmental challenges such as waste disposal and ground water contamination. The fundamentals concepts of environmental geology are Human population growth, Hazardous earth processes, Sustainability, Earth as a system etc. Research on environmental geology emphases on the chemical and physical processes occurring at or near Earth’s surface impacting by human activities. Hydrogeology is the important now a days as some parts of the world are blessed with frequent rainfall and plentiful surface water resources, but most of the countries need to use water that is stored underground to supplement their needs. Environmental geology applies geologic information to the prediction, solution and study of geologic problems such as Earth materialsLandscape evaluation, Natural hazardsEnvironmental impact analysis and remediation.

  • Track 6-1Polar Environment and Ecosystems
  • Track 6-2Geological and Hydrogeologic Resources
  • Track 6-3Environmental Mineralogy and Edaphology
  • Track 6-4Earth Surface Process and Plate Tectonics
  • Track 6-5Importance of Chemical Structure in the Environment
  • Track 6-6The Rock Cycle
  • Track 6-7Coastal Hazards
  • Track 6-8Global Warming and Climate change
  • Track 6-9Geologic Hazards and Management
  • Track 6-10Chemical reactivity in the Environmental Systems

Seismology is science that studies these waves and what they tell us about the structure of the Earth and the physics of earthquakes. It is the primary means by which scientists learn about the Earth’s deep interior, where direct observations are impossible, and has provided many of most important discoveries regarding nature of our planet. It is also directly concerned with understanding physical processes that cause earthquakes and seeking the ways to reduce their destructive impacts on the humanity. Seismology occupies an interesting position within the more general fields of Earth sciences and geophysics. It presents the fascinating theoretical problems involving analysis of elastic wave propagation in the complex media, but it can also be applied simply as a tool to examine the different areas of interest. Seismology is comparatively young science that has only been studied quantitatively for about 100 years. Reviews of history of seismology include Dewey and Byerly (1969) and Agnew (2002). Early thinking about the earthquakes was, as one might expect, superstitious and not very scientific. It was noted that the earthquakes and the volcanoes tended to go together, and explanations for the earthquakes involving the underground explosions were common. Paleoseismology is the geological investigation of individual earthquakes decades, centuries, or millennia after their occurrence.

 

  • Track 7-1Elastic Rebound Theory
  • Track 7-2Green’s Function and the Moment Tensor
  • Track 7-3Modern Seismographs and Earth Noise
  • Track 7-4Refraction and Reflection Seismology
  • Track 7-5Geodesy and Statistics of Earthquakes
  • Track 7-6Earthquake Predication and Real Time Warnings
  • Track 7-7Anisotropy
  • Track 7-8Stress drop and Radiated Sesimic Energy
  • Track 7-9Microseismology and Macroseismology
  • Track 7-10Focal Mechanism and Waveform Modelling
  • Track 7-11Spreading Centers and Subduction Zones
  • Track 7-12Observation Seismology and Engineering Seismology
  • Track 7-13Tomography
  • Track 7-14Applications of Sesimology
  • Track 7-15Seismic Hazards and Risks

Petrology is the study of rocks, minerals and meteorites, their occurrence, origin, composition, evolution, evolution of solar system and the interior of planets. Processes involve tectonic movements of masses, volcanic eruptions and injections, solidification and crystallization, recrystallization and melting, sedimentation, weathering, metamorphism, megascopic and microscopic identification of rocks and minerals. The interior structure of the Earth from the core, mantle, lithosphere, continental and oceanic crust, hydrosphere, atmosphere to biosphere illustrated along with nebular theory of origin and age. Rocks have been classified into the three major genetic classes, igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic. Theory of the plate tectonics for current configuration of Earth lithosphere and the component continents with zone of subduction, plate boundaries such as convergent, transform and divergent are discussed. Orogenic movements through the collision and non collision are explained.

Mineralogy is the subject of geology specializing in the scientific study of the crystal structure, chemistry, and physical (including optical) properties of minerals and the mineralized artifacts. Specific studies within the mineralogy include the processes of mineral origin and the formation, classification of the minerals, and their geographical distribution, as well as their utilization. 

 

  • Track 8-1Petrogenesis and Petrochemistry
  • Track 8-2Igneous. Sedimentary and Metamorphic Petrology
  • Track 8-3Experimental Petrology
  • Track 8-4Metamorphic Minerals, Processes and Structures
  • Track 8-5Metamorphism
  • Track 8-6Deposits of Chemical and Organic Origin
  • Track 8-7Residual Deposits
  • Track 8-8Textures and Microstructures
  • Track 8-9Composition and Constitution of Magmas
  • Track 8-10Volcanic and Explosive Eruptions
  • Track 8-11Optical Mineralogy
  • Track 8-12Refractometry
  • Track 8-13Isotropic, Uniaxial and Biaxial Minerals
  • Track 8-14Evolution of Mineralogy
  • Track 8-15Rock Forming Minerals
  • Track 8-16Crystal Structure and Composition of Minerals

Engineering geology is application of the geological knowledge in engineering works. It has wide applications in the various engineering fields especially in urban planning and expansion. Site investigation for major structures such as factories, dams, and the heavy buildings is one of the main parts of engineering applications. Others includes the earth material characterization, exploration and the assessment of construction materials and the assessment of difficult grounds such as sabkha, collapsible and expansive soils. The obtained information can be presented in the form of engineering geological maps, which is essential in several projects. Engineering geology studies are performed by a engineering geologist  or geologist that is educated, trained and has obtained experience related to the recognition and interpretation of the natural processes, the understanding of how these processes impact human made structures and knowledge of methods by which to mitigate against the hazards resulting from the adverse natural or human made conditions. The principal objective of the engineering geologist is the protection of life and the property against damage caused by the various geological conditions.

  • Track 9-1Soil Classification
  • Track 9-2Ground Water Pollution
  • Track 9-3Geotechnical and Geological Engineering
  • Track 9-4Mining Engineering
  • Track 9-5Petroleum Engineering
  • Track 9-6Soil and rock Mechanics
  • Track 9-7Geospatial Analysis and Geological Mapping
  • Track 9-8Earthquake Engineering
  • Track 9-9Engineering mitigation of Volcanic geohazards
  • Track 9-10Subsurface Exploration
  • Track 9-11Karst Topography and Underground drainage
  • Track 9-12Fluvial Processes
  • Track 9-13Engineering behaviour of Sedimentary rocks
  • Track 9-14Wind action and Desert Landscapes
  • Track 9-15Properties and Behaviour of Soils and Rocks
  • Track 9-16Remote Sensing for Earth Sciences applications & GIS
  • Track 9-17Geological Hazards

Oceanography is study of all aspects of the ocean. Oceanography covers a wide range of topics, from the marine life and ecosystems, to the currents and waves, to the movement of sediments, to seafloor geology. The study of the oceanography is interdisciplinary. The ocean’s properties and the processes function together and cannot be examined separately from one another. The chemical composition of the water, for example, influences what types of organisms live there. In turn, organisms provide sediments to geology of the seafloor. Oceanography’s diverse topics of study are generally categorized into four major sub disciplines. A sub discipline is the specialized field of study within a broader subject or discipline. Oceanographers specialize in the geological, biological, physical and chemical processes of the marine environment. 

  • Track 10-1Physical Oceanography and Climate dynamics
  • Track 10-2Biological Oceanography
  • Track 10-3Fisheries Oceanography
  • Track 10-4Ocean Biogeochemistry
  • Track 10-5Climate change and Polar Ocean Ecosystems
  • Track 10-6Marine Pollution
  • Track 10-7Marine Engineering and Technology
  • Track 10-8Coastal Oceanography
  • Track 10-9Marine data Management
  • Track 10-10Marine Geology and GIS application
  • Track 10-11Marine Biology
  • Track 10-12Shipping Problems: Toxic Anti-Fouling paints
  • Track 10-13Ocean Acidification
  • Track 10-14History of Oceanography
  • Track 10-15Ocean Waves and Tides
  • Track 10-16Shallow water and Coastal processes

Geophysics is the application of method of physics to the study of Earth. The rocks does not differ only by their microscopic or macroscopic properties studied field petrologists or geologists. They also differ by their physical and chemical properties. Hence as the rocks differ according to their origin, texture, structure, etc. they also differ by their magnetisation, density, resistivity, etc. However, modern geophysics organizations use a broader definition that includes water cycle including ice and snow; fluid dynamics of the oceans and atmosphere;  magnetism and electricity in the magnetosphere and ionosphere and the solar-terrestrial relations; and the analogous problems associated with  the Moon and the other planets. Geophysics is applied to societal needs, such as mitigation of natural hazards, mineral resources, and environmental protectionGeophysical survey data are used to analyse mineral deposits and potential petroleum reservoirs, locate groundwater, find archaeological relics, determine the thickness of the glaciers and soils, and assess sites for environmental remediation.

  • Track 11-1Applied Geophysics and Exploration Geophysics
  • Track 11-2Geophysics in Ground Water Investigation
  • Track 11-3Geophysics for Mineral Exploration
  • Track 11-4Glacio-geophysics
  • Track 11-5Uncertainty in Geophysics
  • Track 11-6Physical Properties of rocks
  • Track 11-7Geophysical and Geoelectrical Methods
  • Track 11-8Electrical Resistivity, Imaging, Soundings and Profiling
  • Track 11-9Seismic Reflection Surveying and Seismic Refraction Surveying
  • Track 11-10Geophysical data processing
  • Track 11-11Geophysical borehole logging
  • Track 11-12Gravity Anomalies and their Interpretation
  • Track 11-13Gravimetry and Magnetometry
  • Track 11-14Advantages of Geophysical Applications
  • Track 11-15Geophysical Imaging and Reservoir Characterization
  • Track 11-16Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)

Geomechanics is the study of how soils and rocks deform, sometimes to fail-ure, in response to changes of stress, pressure, temperature and other envi-ronmental parameters. In the petroleum industry, geomechanics tends to focus on rocks, but the distinction becomes blurred because unconsolidated rocks can behave like soils.

 

Geomechanics is relatively young as a science and even younger in its application to the petroleum industry. However, it applies to nearly all aspects of petroleum extraction from exploration to production to abandonment and across all scales, from as small as the action of individual cutters on a poly-crystalline diamond compact (PDC) bit through drilling wells and perforating to as large as modeling fields and basins. Over the last 30 years, geomechanics has come to play an increasingly important role in drilling, completion and production operations. This trend continues as operators pursue oil and gas production from shales, in which mechanical anisotropy—the variation of mechanical properties with orientation—plays a vital role.

 

At the wellbore scale, geomechanics is central to understanding how drill bits remove rock, characterizing borehole stability, predicting the sta-bility of perforation tunnels and designing and monitoring hydraulic frac-turing stimulation programs. At the reservoir scale, geomechanics helps model fluid movement and predict how fluid removal or injection leads to changes in permeability, fluid pressure and in situ rock stresses that can have significant effects on reservoir performance. Engineers use geome-chanical modeling to predict and quantify these effects for life-of-reservoir decisions such as placing and completing new wells, enhancing and sustain-ing production, minimizing risk and making new investments.

 

  • Track 12-1Soil mechanics
  • Track 12-2Geotechnical Engineering
  • Track 12-3Discontinuum mechanics
  • Track 12-4Applications of Geomechanics
  • Track 12-5Rock Mechanics
  • Track 12-6Continuum mechanics
  • Track 12-7Geophysical sonar methods
  • Track 12-8Hydraulic Fracturing

Remote sensing can be defined as the collection of the data about an object from a distance. Humans and many other types of animals accomplish this task with an aid of eyes or by the sense of smell or hearing. Geographers use technique of remote sensing to the monitor or measure phenomena found in Earth's, biosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere and atmosphere. Remote sensing of environment by geographers is usually done with the help of the mechanical devices known as remote sensors. These gadgets have a greatly improved ability to receive and to record information about object without any physical contact. Often, these sensors are positioned away from the object of interest by using planes, helicopters, and satellites. Most sensing devices record information about an object by measuring an object's transmission of the electromagnetic energy from the reflecting and radiating surfaces. Remote sensing imagery has many applications in the mapping land use and cover, soils mapping, agriculture, city planning, forestry, military observation, archaeological investigations and geomorphological surveying, among the other uses. For example, foresters use aerial photographs for preparing the forest cover maps, locating possible access roads, and the measuring quantities of trees harvested. Specialized photography using colour infrared film has also been used to detect the disease and insect damage in the forest trees.

  • Track 13-1Passive and Active Sensor Systems
  • Track 13-2Radiometric and Geometric Resolutions
  • Track 13-3RADAR and LIDAR Remote Sensing
  • Track 13-4Image Processing pattern recognition
  • Track 13-5Radiophotography
  • Track 13-6Remote Sensing Techniques
  • Track 13-7Urban Remote Sensing
  • Track 13-8Change detection remote sensing
  • Track 13-9Earth Observation and Satellite data
  • Track 13-10Radiometry
  • Track 13-11Planetary Remote Sensing
  • Track 13-12Environmental Remote Sensing

Remote Sensing application is a software application that processes the remote sensing data. Remote sensing applications are similar to the graphics software, but they enable generating geographic information from satellite and the airborne sensor data. Remote sensing applications read specialized file formats that contain georeferencing information, sensor image data, and sensor metadata. Some of the most popular remote sensing file formats are NITF,  GeoTIFFECW (file format)JPEG 2000,MrSIDNetCDF, and HDF. Remote Sensing applications perform many features including Change Detection, Orthorectification, Spectral Analysis,Image Classification. Many remote sensing applications are built using the common remote sensing toolkits, like OSSIM and GDAL.

 

  • Track 14-1 Uses of GIS and Remote sensing in Agricultural Sector
  • Track 14-2Remote Sensing in Meteorology
  • Track 14-3Remote Sensing in Oceanography
  • Track 14-4Remote Sensing in Glaciology
  • Track 14-5Remote Sensing in Geology
  • Track 14-6Remote Sensing in Geodesy
  • Track 14-7Remote Sensing in Topography and Cartography
  • Track 14-8Remote Sensing in Agriculture
  • Track 14-9Remote Sensing in Forest
  • Track 14-10Remote Sensing in Botany
  • Track 14-11Remote Sensing in Hydrology
  • Track 14-12Remote Sensing in Planning applications
  • Track 14-13Remote Sensing in Land Cover Classification

A Geographic Information System (or GIS) is a system designed to store, capture, manipulate, manage, analyse, and present geographical or  spatial data. The acronym GIS is sometimes used for the geographic information science (GIS) to refer to the academic discipline that studies the geographic information systems and it is a large domain within the broader academic discipline of geoinformatics. What goes beyond a GIS is spatial data infrastructure, a concept that has no such restrictive boundaries. In general, the term describes any information system that stores, integrates, analyses, edits, shares, and displays the geographic information. GIS applications are the tools that allow users to create interactive queries, edit data in maps, analyse spatial information, and present the results of all these operations. GIS science is the science underlying applications, geographic concepts, and systems.

                              GIS is a broad term that can refer to a number of different processes, technologies and methods. It is attached to many operations and has many applications related to planning, engineering, transport/logistics, management, telecommunications, insurance, and business. For that reason, GIS and location intelligence applications can be the foundation for many location-enabled services that rely on visualization and analysis.

  • Track 15-1Use of GIS in Real Estates
  • Track 15-2Geospatial Infrastructure
  • Track 15-3Geovisualization
  • Track 15-4Data Characteristics and Visualization
  • Track 15-5Cartographic Principles
  • Track 15-6GIS Automation in map production and visualization
  • Track 15-7Map Anatomy
  • Track 15-8Geospatial Data Management
  • Track 15-9GIS decision support and models
  • Track 15-10Satellite Imagery
  • Track 15-11Aerial Observation
  • Track 15-12GIS in natural resources
  • Track 15-13Geomatics
  • Track 15-14Geospatial Technology for Energy, Health, Pollution, etc.,
  • Track 15-15GIS application in Resource Management
  • Track 15-16GIS in Urban Planning and Land use Management
  • Track 15-17GIS in Transport System
  • Track 15-18GIS in Project Management

The GPS is a Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) developed by United States Department of Defence. It is only fully functional GNSS in the world. It uses a constellation of between the 24 and 32 earth orbit satellites that transmit precise radio signals, which allow the GPS receivers to determine their current location, the velocity, and the time. These satellites are the high orbit, circulating at 14,000km/hr and 20,000km above the earth's surface. The signal being sent to earth at the speed of light is what is picked up by any GPS receiver that are now common place worldwide. The first satellite navigation system, used by United States Navy, was first successfully tested in 1960. Using a constellation of the five satellites. A GPS receiver calculates its position by the precisely timing the signals sent by GPS satellites high above the Earth. Each satellite continually transmits the messages containing the time the message was sent, precise orbital information, and the general system health, current date and time of all GPS satellites. The receiver measures the transit time of each message and computes the distance to the each satellite. A form of triangulation is used to combine these distances with the location of the satellites to determine receiver's location. The position is displayed, perhaps with a moving map display or longitude and latitude; elevation information may be included. Many GPS units are also show information such as direction and speed, calculated from the position changes.

 

  • Track 16-1Satellite Geometry and Satellite Orbits
  • Track 16-2Atmospheric Effects
  • Track 16-3GPS in Marine Applications
  • Track 16-4GPS in Surveying Techniques
  • Track 16-5GPS in Mapping
  • Track 16-6Image Interpretation and Processing
  • Track 16-7GeoCorrection and Photogrammetry
  • Track 16-8GPS Error Sources
  • Track 16-9Differential GPS Techniques
  • Track 16-10Aerial and Close Range Photogrammetry Technology
  • Track 16-11Elements of Analytical Photogrammetry
  • Track 16-12Digital Photogrammetry workstations
  • Track 16-13Global System for Mobile Communication

Processing of the multi-temporal images and change detection has been an active research field in the remote sensing for decades. Although plenty successful application cases have been reported on monitoring and detecting the environmental change, there are enormous challenges on applying the multi-temporal imagery to derive timely information on earth’s environment and human activities. In recent years, a great progress has been observed to overcome the technological obstacles by development of new platforms and sensors. The wider availability of the large archives of historical images are also makes long-term change detection and modelling possible. Such a development stimulates further investigation in developing more advanced image processing methods and the new approaches in handling image data in the time dimension. Over the past years, researchers have put forward large numbers of the   change detection techniques of the remote sensing image and summarized or classified them from different viewpoints. It has been generally agreed that the change detection is a complicated and integrated process. No existing approach is optimal and applicable to all cases. 

 

  • Track 17-1Multitemporal image analysis techniques
  • Track 17-2Image registration, calibration and correction techniques
  • Track 17-3Classification of multitemporal data
  • Track 17-4Fusion and assimilation of multitemporal data
  • Track 17-5Data mining and analysis of remote sensing time series
  • Track 17-6Change detection methods
  • Track 17-7Change detection accuracy assessment
  • Track 17-8Multitemporal SAR and InSAR data analysis
  • Track 17-9Multitemporal LiDAR data analysis
  • Track 17-10Timelaps and multitemporal photogrammetric data analysis
  • Track 17-11Environmental reclamation monitoring and modeling
  • Track 17-12Vegetation dynamics and productivity
  • Track 17-13Water and ecosystem resources monitoring and modeling
  • Track 17-14 New satellite missions for high temporal resolution time series
  • Track 17-15 New satellite missions for very high spatial resolution time series

Services which use the location co-ordinates of end-user to improve the relevance, context, and value of application are defined as location based services (LBS). As per Webster’s New World Telecom Dictionary, LBS are services offered by the cellular radio providers that are sensitive the physical location of terminal device. Such services include descriptions of and directions to restaurants and other retail establishments in the proximity. However, now the services may not only be offered by the carriers alone.

LBS and Mobile GIS are critical to many businesses as well as the government organizations to the drive real insight from data tied to a specific location where the activities take place. The spatial patterns that location-related data and services can provide is one on its most powerful and the useful aspect where location is a common denominator in all of these activities and that can be leveraged to the better understand patterns and relationships.

  • Track 18-1Information Services
  • Track 18-2Location Based Social Media
  • Track 18-3Mobile Location-Based Gaming
  • Track 18-4Smart environments and ambient spatial intelligence
  • Track 18-5Geotagged big data
  • Track 18-6Personalization and context-aware adaptation
  • Track 18-7Visualization techniques for LBS
  • Track 18-8Novel user interfaces and interaction techniques
  • Track 18-93D and augmented reality
  • Track 18-10Tracking

Geographic Information System software is designed to retrieve, store , display,  manage, and analyse all types of the geographical and spatial data. GIS software lets you produce maps and the other graphic displays of geographic information for analysis and the presentation. With these capabilities a GIS is a valuable tool to visualize spatial data or to build decision support systems for use in the multiple organizations. GIS stores data on the geographical features and their characteristics. The features are typically classified as lines, or areas, points, or as raster images. On a map city the data could be stored as points, road data could be stored as lines, and the boundaries could be stored as areas, while aerial photos or the scanned maps could be stored as raster images. GIS stores the information using the spatial indices that make it possible to identify the features located in any arbitrary region of a map.

  • Track 19-1Image Management
  • Track 19-2Near-Matching
  • Track 19-3Image Exporting
  • Track 19-4Labelling
  • Track 19-5Interoperability
  • Track 19-6Map Creation
  • Track 19-7Geocoding
  • Track 19-8Census Data Integration
  • Track 19-9Reverse Geocoding
  • Track 19-10Spatial Analysis

Geographic information system and remote sensing are the extremely valuable and powerful instruments in debacle administration. Different debacles like avalanches, surges, seismic tremors, fires, torrents, volcanic ejections and violent winds are common dangers that murder bunches of the individuals and pulverize property and the frameworks consistently. Avalanches are the most consistent geographical vulnerabilities in mountain locales, especially in the Sikkim Himalaya. Remotely detected information can be utilised productively to evaluate seriousness and effect of the harm because of these calamities. In the debacle alleviation stage, GIS, assembled with the global positioning system (GPS) is to a great degree valuable in inquiry and the protect operations in the ranges that have been crushed and where it is hard to discover one's direction. Catastrophe mapping is drawing of territories that have been through the inordinate characteristic or man-made inconveniences to typical environment where there is lost life, property and the national frameworks.

  • Track 20-1Assessing and prioritizing
  • Track 20-2Monitoring, reviewing and communicating
  • Track 20-3Disaster Response technologies
  • Track 20-4Risk framework
  • Track 20-5Relief and rescue team management
  • Track 20-6Web-based records management
  • Track 20-7Early Recovery alert
  • Track 20-8Emergency Management Industry
  • Track 20-9Multi-agency incident management
  • Track 20-10Real-time sensor and video integration
  • Track 20-11Emergency Response and Recovery

The most vital segment of Geographic Information Systems is its prerequisite for spatial information. Spatial information is any sort of data that has been gathered, assembled, or prepared with a spatial segment, that is, an attach to a geographic area on the surface of the Earth. It so happens this is a vast fragment of the spatial business; regularly expending an obvious part of dollars doled out to GIS usage ventures. Spatial information administration is progressively a thought in any data administration framework (IMS) because of the way that a lot of information is being gathered with spatial parts. Organizations and government associations understand that a customary IMS does not permit an association to influence the estimation of spatial data characteristic in their information. This has prompted to the advancement of programming devices as expansions to business Data Management Systems (DMS) that take into consideration better stockpiling, control, and inquiry of spatial information.

  • Track 21-1Applied GIS
  • Track 21-2Geospatial Industry
  • Track 21-3Software applications and development
  • Track 21-4GIS economy
  • Track 21-5Business Segments and Opportunities
  • Track 21-6Data collection and separation
  • Track 21-7Research and Development

Geosciences - 2017 facilitates a unique platform for transforming potential ideas into great business. The present meeting/ conference create a global platform to connect global Entrepreneurs, Proposers and the Investors in the field of Geosciences and Remote sensing its allied sciences.

This investment meet facilitates the most optimized and viable business for engaging people in to constructive discussions, evaluation and execution of promising business.

A natural disaster is a major adverse event resulting from natural processes of the Earth; examples include floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis, and other geologic processes. A natural disaster can cause loss of life or property damage, and typically leaves some economic damage in its wake, the severity of which depends on the affected population's resilience, or ability to recover and also on the infrastructure available.

A natural hazard is a natural phenomenon that might have a negative effect on people or the environment. Natural hazard events can be grouped into two broad categories. Geophysical hazards encompass geological and meteorological phenomena such as earthquakes, volcanic eruption, wildfire, cyclonic storms, flood, drought, and coastal erosion. Biological hazards can refer to a diverse array of disease and infestation.Many geophysical hazards are related; for example, submarine earthquakes can cause tsunamis, and hurricanes can lead to coastal flooding and erosion. Floods and wildfires can result from a combination of geological, hydrological, and climatic factors. It is possible that some natural hazards are intertemporally correlated as well

 

  • Track 23-1Geological Disasters and Earthquakes
  • Track 23-2Alarming Alerts and Early Warming Systems
  • Track 23-3Floodway Analysis
  • Track 23-4Meteorological Hazards
  • Track 23-5Environmental Pollution

Drone technology allows GIS professionals to work more efficiently. With an easy-to-deploy mapping drone you can capture accurate aerial imagery and transform it into 2D orthomosaics (maps) and 3D models of small- and medium-sized sites – all on demand and without needing any piloting skills. As a new method of raster data collection, drone or UAV/UAS technology effectively complements existing techniques, fitting between large-area satellite/manned aircraft imagery and smaller coverage, time-consuming, but highly accurate terrestrial approaches

  • Track 24-1Current UAS Activity in GIS
  • Track 24-2Obstacles for the Use of Drones in GIS
  • Track 24-3The Challenges Of Drone Mapping
  • Track 24-4 Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) as a Geospatial tool
  • Track 24-5Aerial Mapping and Survey with Drones
  • Track 24-6.Drone/UAV/UAS Technology
  • Track 24-7Applications of Drone Mapping
  • Track 24-8Applications of Drones in Daily Life