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The 8th International Symposium on Gully Erosion will be held in Townsville, Australia on 21-27 July 2019.

Townsville is Australia's largest tropical city and adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef. This will be the first ISGE in the southern hemisphere.

Gully erosion is recognized around the globe as a major source of sediment to stream systems, and a significant natural hazard that can be accelerated by climate change, extreme climate events, and human land-use activities that lead to land degradation.

The ISGE conference series brings together established and emerging researchers to share and discuss recent insights into:

  • Gully erosion causes, characteristics, behaviour and processes
  • Experimental and measurement techniques
  • Modelling and prediction
  • Management and rehabilitation
  • Social and economic effects

This will be the first ISGE in the southern hemisphere – come on down under! Townsville is Australia's largest tropical city and adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef.

Contact

8ISGE@csiro.au

Event date: 21Jul 2019

Sunday 21 - Saturday 27 Jul 2019

Rydges Southbank

Townsville, Australia

More information

Program

Time Activity
21 July 2019 Afternoon registration; Informal dinner (optional)
22 July 2019 Conference sessions; Evening welcome function
23 July 2019 Conference sessions
24 July 2019 Field tour – Long-term gully erosion research and remediation sites
25 July 2019 Conference sessions; Afternoon workshops including delegate-nominated topics; Banquet dinner
26 July 2019 Post-conference field trip departs – Large gully remediation site (optional) / Sight-seeing activities to local attractions (optional)
27 July 2019 Post-conference field trip returns


It is anticipated that a special issue of a high-ranking journal will be developed based on studies presented at the symposium.

Please share with interested colleagues and encourage them to join the mailing list: email 8ISGE@csiro.au.

Calls for abstracts will be made in coming months, stay tuned!

Organising Committee: Scott Wilkinson (CSIRO), Ian Rutherfurd (University of Melbourne), Andrew Brooks (Griffith University), Peter Hairsine (ANU), Aaron Hawdon and Tracey Rehbein (CSIRO).

Science areas: Environment

Event type: Conference or seminar