The 13th edition of the Swiss Geoscience Meeting focused on latest advances in research in geosciences. It was held on 20th and 21st November 2015 in Basel.
The Department of Environmental Sciences of the University of Basel and the Platform geosciences of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) cordially welcomed the 691 participants in the 13th Swiss Geoscience Meeting held on 20th and 21st November 2015 in Basel.
On Friday 20th, The topic for the general session was devoted to “Modelling the Earth”. Four keynote speakers presented their research covering a wide range of geoscientific topics.
On Saturday 21st, a series of 16 scientific symposia covered the diverse spectrum of current research in geoscience,encompassing the lithosphere, the hydrosphere, the cryosphere, the biosphere, the atmosphere and the anthroposphere.
The SGM offers an ideal environment to also foster informal contacts and discussion between scientists: Such opportunities occur at the Swiss Geoscience Party on Friday evening, or during the poster session on Saturday. Special time slots are allocated to two poster sessions, at which the authors are present.