Continental construction in Central Asia (IGCP#592): 2013 meetings and training activities

Inna Safonova, Reimar Seltmann, Min Sun, Wenjiao Xiao, Sergei Rasskazov, Evgeny Kislov, Sung Won Kim, Dick Glen

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    The meeting program of the second year of IGCP-Project #592 (2012-2015) "Continental construction in the Central Asian Orogenic Belt compared to actualistic examples from the western Pacific" funded by UNESCO-IUGS included five international conferences and workshops in Russia, China, South Korea and New Zealand. This report summarizes the main topics and scientific results of the meetings. In addition, the IGCP#592 program included several training schools for young scientists and special training courses in Japan, Kazakhstan, Russia, South Korea, and Uzbekistan. Since 2013, more than two hundred scientists from 35 countries expressed their interest in collaborating in our Project, of which more than 30% were women and young scientists. Participants come from Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam and Uzbekistan. In order to carry out research and to secure meeting activities, project participants received funding from national and international foundations and mining companies. We also present a schedule and major topics of IGCP#592 associated meetings planned for 2014.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)115-121
    Number of pages7
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2014


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