Geomorphometry: Concepts, Software, Applications

At the moment, there are three provisional nominations for the 2011 conference:

  1. University of Southern California (John P. Wilson);
  2. University of Colorado (Scott Peckham);
  3. University of Salzburg (Lucian Dragut & Clemens Eisank);

The official nominations for the next conference are now invited to submit an official proposal in the coming 60 days.


The proposal to organize the next Geomorphometry meeting should include: 

  1. approximate date of the conference;
  2. location and accessibility (connection from an international airport to the event);
  3. estimate of prices for facilities and accommodation;
  4. possibilities of sponsorship and/or reduced fees for post-graduate students;
  5. intended publication of the special issue or a joint publication from the conference proceedings (this can only be a provisional proposal);

Please submit official nominations by sending an e-mail to the geomorphometry chair and vice-chair. The decision about the next geomorphometry conference will be published on the geomorphometry website after 15th of November 2009.


Proposals that specifically emphasize the following issues will receive a priority during the selection:

  • This is a 5-day event with optional excursion.
  • The event consists of three types of sessions: (1) conference, (2) workshops and (3) training courses. The workshops can be focused on some type of international collaboration or run as discussion panels. The training courses and workshops can be scheduled in the weekend to minimize the logistics costs.
  • The location of event is within 3 hours of travelling from the international airport. The conference organizers will assists the participants in reaching the venue.
  • The costs of organizing the logistics are minimized (the most economic option to encourage waverers) and/or a sponsorship is guaranteed.
  • "International Society for Geomorphometry (ISG) is a non-commercial, nongovernmental association of researchers and experts that are open for free exchange of knowledge and opinions about various aspects of DEM processing and Digital Terrain Modeling."

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