5th International Workshop of the

EARSeL Special Interest Group

"Geological Applications"

Remote Sensing and Geology

"Surveying the GEOsphere"

19-20 June 2014 Warsaw

The 5th International Workshop of the European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories (EARSeL) Special Interest Group "Geological Applications" will take place in Warsaw Poland, on June 19-20 2014 in conjunction with the 34th EARSEL Symposium "European remote sensing - new oportunities for science and practice" June 16-20-2014.

The 2014 workshop in Warsaw is the fifth in a series of workshops organised by the EARSeL SIG during the last years. Previous workshops were held in Warsaw (2006), Bosen (2007), Istanbul (2008) and Mykonos (2012). More infos on the previous workshops and the proceedings can be found in the activities page of the SIG.

Scope and Topics:

The main subject of the workshop will be the use of Remote Sensing in Geology. Paper contributions are expected to focus on RS and GIS applications on:

  • Geological Mapping,
  • Tectonic Geology,
  • Mine Monitoring,
  • Hydrogeology,
  • Geomorphology,
  • Geohazards (Landslides, Floods, Earthquakes)

The two days of the workshop will be dedicated to scientific presentations (oral and posters).

Full texts of all the presentations oral and posters will be included in the Proceedings CD of the workshop. Workshops proceedings are published regularly and have a unique ISBN number. The proceedings of the previous workshop can be downloaded from the SIG site. The authors should submit their paper until the 15th of June in order to be published in the Workshop Proceedings.

Selected papers presented during the workshop will be included in special issues of international journals after peer review. Authors interested in having their paper published in international journals have two options:

EARSeL E-proceedings


EARTH SCIENCE INFORMATICS (A special issue titled “Remote Sensing and Geology “Surveying the Geosphere”)


Scientific committee:

Manfred Ehlers University of Osnabrueck
Athanassios Ganas National Observatory of Athens
Cornelia Glaesser Martin-Luther-Universitat Halle-Wittenberg
Diofantos Hadjimitsis Cyprus University of Technology
Hermann Kaufmann Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
Kaan Sevki Kavak Cumhuriyet University
Ioannis Manakos CERTH-ITI, Greece
Ulrich Michel Univ. of Education Heidelberg
Antonios Mouratidis ESA
Konstantinos Nikolakopoulos University of Paras, Greece
Dimitrios Oikonomidis Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Marinko Oluic Scientific Council for Remote Sensing Croatian Academy of Sciences & Arts
Issaak Parcharidis Harokopio University
Nilanchal Patel Birla Institute of Technology Mesra
George Skianis University of Athens
Ana Claudia Teodoro University of Porto
Emmanuel Vassilakis University of Athens



The Workshop will be hosted on the Univeristy of Warsaw, Poland at:

Old Library
Main Campus
Krakowskie Przedmiescie 26/28, Warsaw

Further information about the venue place and Warsaw can be found at the 34th EARSEL Symposium page.


Important Dates:

Due date for abstract submission March 15 2014
Notification of Acceptance March 31 2014
Early Registration April 15 2014
Due  date for full paper submission June 15 2014


Abstract Submission Instructions:

Please send your abstract of 500 words (maximum) no later than 28 February 2014 including: Title, author(s) and affiliation.

The abstract should be uploaded to the Earsel Conference Management System at the following address:



Registration Fees*:

EARSEL Members 250/200*
Non EARSEL members 300/250*
STUDENT EARSEL members 150/100*

* - discount provided to authors of oral/poster contributions.

25% must be added to registration fees if paid after 15th April 2014.
Workshop fees are reduced by 20% for participants of the Symposium.

Registration fees include:
Free access to oral and poster presentations.
Abstract book, cd with workshop proceedings, and other workshop material.
Midday lunches, coffee brakes.

To register, please follow the instructions at the Earsel Conference Management System web site:



Organizing Committee:

Konstantinos Nikolakopoulos University of Patras, Greece
Mrs. Helga Braun EARSeL Secretariat
Bogdan Zagajewski University of Warsaw, Poland


The first circular of the Workshop can be found in pdf here.

The second circular can be found in pdf here..

For more information please contact:
the SIG Chairman

or the EARSEL Secretariat