The IGC was first held in 1878, and the Oceania region has only hosted the event once in its prestigious history. High level political and scientific support secured in Australia and New Zealand for the Congress will underpin this outstanding event.
Under the theme “Unearthing our Past and Future” the IGC will showcase the Oceania region's geoscience strengths, innovations and natural wonders, through an exciting range of pre and post Congress field trips.
Theme 3 will look at Climate Change: Lessons from Past; Implications for Future.
Theme 30 addresses Geohazards, including:
- Subaerial and submarine landslide hazards [IGCP585]
- Natural hazards and climate change
- Improving the interaction between natural/physical and social sciences to increase the effectiveness of natural disaster risk reduction
- Geohazards in subduction zones
- Geohazard risk analysis: the state of the art
- Earth monitoring for improved forecasting of natural hazards
- Advances in Earthquake Hazard Assessment