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ICEGRM 2017 : 19th International Conference on Engineering Geology an Rock Mechanics

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

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Conference Venue

Holiday Inn Express Durban Umhlanga
2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place & Ntusi Road,
off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga, Durban, 4320, South Africa
Conference Code: 17ZA01ICEGRM

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICEGRM 2017: 19th International Conference on Engineering Geology an Rock Mechanics aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Engineering Geology an Rock Mechanics. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Engineering Geology an Rock Mechanics.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Engineering Geology an Rock Mechanics are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICEGRM 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Engineering Geology an Rock Mechanics. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Comparison of Different Techniques to Estimate Surface Soil Moisture
S. Farid F. Mojtahedi, Ali Khosravi, Behnaz Naeimian, S. Adel A. Hosseini
2) Empirical Survey of the Solar System Based on the Fusion of GPS and Image Processing
S. Divya Gnanarathinam, S. Sundaramurthy
3) Modelling Forest Fire Risk in the Goaso Forest Area of Ghana: Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems Approach
Bernard Kumi-Boateng, Issaka Yakubu
4) Air Dispersion Model for Prediction Fugitive Landfill Gaseous Emission Impact in Ambient Atmosphere
Moustafa Osman Mohammed
5) Relocation of Livestocks in Rural of Canakkale Province Using Remote Sensing and GIS
Melis Inalpulat, Levent Genc, Unal Kizil, Tugce Civelek
6) Effects of Urbanization on Land Use/Land Cover and Stream Flow of a Sub-Tropical River Basin of India
Satyavati Shukla, Lakhan V. Rathod, Mohan V. Khire
7) Use of Data of the Remote Sensing for Spatiotemporal Analysis Land Use Changes in the Eastern Aurès (Algeria)
A. Bouzekri, H. Benmassaud
8) Building an Interactive Web-Based GIS System for Planning of Geological Survey Works
Wu Defu, Kiefer Chiam, Yang Kin Seng
9) Impact of Landuse Change on Surface Temperature in Ibadan, Nigeria
Abegunde Linda, Adedeji Oluwatola
10) Using Data from Foursquare Web Service to Represent the Commercial Activity of a City
Taras Agryzkov, Almudena Nolasco-Cirugeda, Jos´e L. Oliver, Leticia Serrano-Estrada, Leandro Tortosa, Jos´e F. Vicent
11) Indirect Solar Desalination: Value Engineering and Cost Benefit Analysis
Grace Rachid, Mutasem El-Fadel, Mahmoud Al-Hindi, Ibrahim Jamali, Daniel Abdel Nour
12) The Urban Expansion Characterization of the Bir El Djir Municipality Using Remote Sensing and GIS
Zakaria Smahi, Khadidja Remaoun, Fatima Achouri
13) Analysis of the Physical Behavior of Library Users in Reading Rooms through GIS: A Case Study of the Central Library of Tehran University
R. Pournaghi
14) Selection of Solid Waste Landfill Site Using Geographical Information System (GIS)
F. Iscan, C. Yagci
15) A Supervised Learning Data Mining Approach for Object Recognition and Classification in High Resolution Satellite Data
Mais Nijim, Rama Devi Chennuboyina, Waseem Al Aqqad