French OZCAR and German TERENO research networks Joint Conference


Advancing Critical Zone science

First OZCAR TERENO International Conference

Strasbourg, France

September 28 - October 2, 2020

Postponed next October 2021

Provisional dates : Monday Oct. 4 - Friday Oct. 8 2021

The French OZCAR and German TERENO research networks have decided to co-organise an international meeting every two years that will be held alternatively in Germany and in France.

This meeting will follow two previous international meetings organised by TERENO network in 2014 (Bonn) and in 2018 (Berlin).

We are glad to invite you to participate in

The first OZCAR TERENO International Conference - Advancing Critical Zone science that will take place in Strasbourg from Monday, September 28 to Friday, October 2, 2020 Monday Oct. 4 to Friday Oct. 8 2021.

The conference will be held in Strasbourg, at CCI Campus Alsace, Training center from Chamber of Commerce and Industry Alsace, 234, Avenue de Colmar, 67081 Strasbourg.

The event will offer keynote lectures, oral presentations and poster sessions on scientific research on the Critical Zone, which is the most superficial layer of the planet where all human activities concentrate. The meeting will cover the cutting edge scientific progresses in a variety of  disciplines: hydrology, geophysics, soil sciences, geochemistry, ecology, socio-ecology

The meeting will also help a better integrated process understanding using multidisciplinary Critical Zone observatories highly instrumented field sites where these disciplines interact and produce data and models.


Important dates

  • Call for abstract submissions: 01.02.2021 - 31.05.2021 01.02.2021 - 31.05.2021
  • Notification of acceptance : 30.06.2021
  • Early bird registration: 01.07.2021 - 31.07.20210
  • Regular registration : 01.08.2021 - 15.09.2021



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