The Geological Society of Malaysia and the European Association of Geoscientsts & Engineers (EAGE) are excited to announce that the Second Near Surface Geoscience event is coming to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. We look forward to welcome all of you to join us in beautiful Malaysia in April 2019.

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Important Dates

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The Call for Extended Abstracts for EAGE-GSM 2nd Asia Pacific meeting on Near Surface Geoscience & Engineering is going to open on 1 September 2018! The submission deadline is set to 1 January 2019, 23:59 hrs (GMT +2). After this date, it is no longer possible to add submissions.

Kindly read the Template Instructions carefully, as it contains important information regarding the requirements for your submission.

Important Dates


 Call for Extended Abstract Open  1 September 2018 
 Call for Extended Abstract Deadline  1 January 2019
 Registration Open  2 January 2019
 Online Registration Deadline  15 April 2019

Topics of submission

1. Methods:  2. Application Areas:
 1.1 Seismic methods – reflection, refraction and surface waves  2.1 Engineering –application in geotechnical investigations, site characterization, etc.
 1.2 Electric, EM, MT, MRS and NMR Methods  2.2 Geohazards and disaster mitigation - quick clay, landslide, liquefaction, earthquake, volcanic eruption, tsunami, etc.
 1.3 Potential methods  2.3 Geosciences for human environment –hydrogeophysics & hydrogeology, climate, contamination survey, etc.
 1.4 Remote sensing  2.4 Geosciences for surface mining and safety – open cut mining, slope stability, tailings dam, etc.
 1.5 Ground-Penetrating Radar  2.5 Shallow minerals exploration
 1.6 Other geophysical methods - radiometry, thermal, photometry, muion, etc  2.6 Petroleum exploration – improving deep images by understanding near-surface.
 1.7 Borehole logging, borehole to surface, cross-hole and tomographic methods  2.7 Shallow marine geosciences
 1.8 Modelling and inversion (2D, 3D and 4D)  2.8 Geosciences for archaeology and cultural heritage
 1.9 Integrated approaches in near-surface geosciences  2.9 Geosciences for forensics detection
   2.10 Geothermal exploration
   2.11 Medical geosciences
   2.12 Geoparks/ geotourism


Technical Committee

 This event is an effort of societies and individuals whom have contributed time and effort, below is the committee listing.

Full Name

Company Name

Abd Rasid Jaapar (Chairmen)

Geological Society of Malaysia (GSM)

Koya Suto (Co-Chairmen)

Terra Australis Geophysica Pty Ltd

Bani Tiofan Tampubolon (Co-Chairmen) Indonesian Association of Geophysicists (HAGI)

Erfan Syamsuddin

Hasanuddin University, Indonesia

Jun Sugawara

Department of Transport and Main Roads, Queensland, Australia

Mohammad Goudarzi

Lorestan University, Iran

Andy Anderson Bery

Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

Tseedulam Khuut

Mongolian University of Science and Technology (MUST)

Ranajit Ghose

Delft University of Technology

Hiroaki Yamanaka

The Society of Exploration Geophysicists of Japan (SEGJ)

Takao Aizawa

The Society of Exploration Geophysicists of Japan (SEGJ)

Pham Huy Giao

Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Mohd Hariri Arifin

Geological Society of Malaysia (GSM)

Chih-Ping Lin

National Chiao Tung University

ChangChun Yin

Jilin University

Loke Meng Heng

Geotomosoft Solutions (Malaysia)

Passakorn Pananont

Kasetsart University, Thailand

Andi Pfaffhuber

Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI)

Azadeh Hojat

Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman (Iran)

Eddy Zulkarnaini Gaffar

Research Center for Geotechnology (LIPI), Indonesia

Doan Huy Hien

Vietnam Petroleum Institute (VPI)

Andrew Malone

The University of Hong Kong

Nguyen Nhu Trung

Vietnam Association of Geophysicists (VAG)

Sone Han

Myanmar Geosciences Society (MGS)

Yousuf Al-Jabri

Petroleum Development Oman

Ahmad Nizam Hasan

Geological Society of Malaysia (GSM)

Ahmad Tariq Ahmad Ziyad

Geological Society of Malaysia (GSM)

Marina Costelloe

Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists

Helmut Duerrast

Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Aryo Radityo

SKK Migas

Martin Brook

Auckland University, New Zealand


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