ILP Sedimentary Basin 2017 Cyprus
Dynamics of sedimentary basins and underlying lithosphere at plate boundaries and related analogues
After the highly successful ILP and TOPO-EUROPE October 2016 meeting in Clermont-Ferrand, France, the next Workshop of the International Lithosphere Program Task Force VI Sedimentary Basins will take place in the Cyprus Island at the end of October and beginning of November 2017.
The Organizing Committee invites you to an international workshop that brings together established and young researchers from a wide range of disciplines, promoting scientific discussions, encouraging future collaborations and integrating research presentations with field trips and social activities in the overall programme.
We invite researchers to present their recent advances in the wide field the dynamics of sedimentary basins and underlying lithosphere at plate boundaries and related analogues. The location of the meeting in the vicinity of the major Eastern Mediterranean active plate boundary is a stimulating environment for promoting discussions of processes related to the formation and evolution of sedimentary basins. Such sedimentary basins located in the vicinity of major plate boundaries contain valuable resources (e.g. hydrocarbon, ores, hydro- or geo-thermal energy) and may be the sites of devastating geohazards (e.g. earthquakes, tsunamis, landslides). In addition, they host increasingly populated areas and have, therefore, a major societal relevance.
We seek contributions linking deep and shallow processes in sedimentary basins at plate boundaries and related analogues. The ILP Task Force on Sedimentary Basins promotes dialogue among researchers studying basin fill, those investigating deeper basin structure, and those developing numerical and analogue models of basin processes. We welcome contributions which analyze the structure and physical properties of basins and their landscape evolution, as well as the underlying crust and mantle, and also contributions that examine interactions between deep earth and surface processes and the implications of these interactions for basin dynamics. The meeting encourages, in particular, the participation of Young Researchers at the doctoral and post-doctoral levels by applying moderate registration fees and possible grants.
Limassol, the second-largest city in Cyprus is a business/financial center with a highly developed infrastructure that attracts millions of visitors. Although the vast majority of visitors coming to Limassol are interested in the traditional “sea, sun, sand” tourism, the city is renowned for its long cultural tradition, wide spectrum of activities and a great number of museums and archaeological sites. Limassol has been voted as Europe’s top rising destination by the TripAdvisor community in 2015.
The Organizing Committee is looking forward to welcome you at the 12th Workshop of the International Lithosphere Program Task Force VI Sedimentary Basins (ILP Sedimentary Basins 2017 Cyprus).