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Programme Groups

GM – Geomorphology

GM1 – Geomorphology - General
GM2 – Concepts, Techniques and Methods in Geomorphology
GM3 – Tectonic Geomorphology
GM4 – Life and Landscape
GM5 – Aeolian Processes and Landforms
GM6 – Hillslope Geomorphology and Soil Erosion
GM7 – Fluvial Processes and Landforms
GM8 – Coastal and Marine Geomorphology
GM9 – Glacial and Periglacial Processes and Landforms
GM10 – Planetary Geomorphology

Ralph Alger Bagnold Medal Lecture by Gregory E. Tucker
Convener: A. Lang 
Geomorphology Outstanding Young Scientist Award & Penck Lecture by V. Vanacker
Convener: A. Lang 
GM1 –  Geomorphology - General
GM2 –  Concepts, Techniques and Methods in Geomorphology
High definition topography - data acquisition, modelling, interpretation
Convener: D. Rieke-Zapp  | Co-Conveners: D. Vericat , I. Marzolff 
Digital Landscapes: Quantitative Interrogation and Use to Examine Geomorphic Processes
Convener: J. K. Hillier  | Co-Conveners: P. Tarolli , P. Passalacqua , D. Mason , S. Conway 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD12.11 PSD12.7 
Geomorphological maps - indispensable tool in geomorphology
Convener: W. Schwanghart  | Co-Conveners: J.-C. Otto , T. Heckmann 
Complexity and nonlinearity in Earth surface processes – Concepts, methods and applications
Convener: M. Keiler  | Co-Conveners: A. Temme , A. Lang , D. Karssenberg 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD12.6 
Advances in Quaternary Geochronology (co-organized)
Convener: T. Kiefer  | Co-Conveners: G. Duller , I. Hajdas , A. Lang , F. Parrenin , E. Wolff 
Instrumental monitoring of caves: the key to understanding anthropogenic impacts and climate-proxy relationships in speleothems (co-organized)
Co-Convener: C. Spötl 
Spatio-temporal perspectives on volcanological processes and volcanic landforms (co-organized)
Co-Convener: B. Székely 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD22.7 
Laser Scanning: 3D Spatial Data, Analysis, and Infrastructures in Geosciences
Convener: B. Höfle  | Co-Conveners: N. Pfeifer , B. Székely 
Modeling the experiment, experimenting the models - combining rain and wind to soil erosion
Convener: M. Seeger  | Co-Conveners: T. Iserloh , Basaran , A. Cerdà , W. Fister , D. Gabriels , N. J. Kuhn , J. de Lima , J. B. Ries 
Complex networks: Theory and methods applied to geophysical systems
Convener: R. Donner  | Co-Conveners: J. Kurths , T. Heckmann , W. Schwanghart , R. Budich , K. Steinhaeuser 
GM3 –  Tectonic Geomorphology
Orogen-scale coupling between tectonics, erosion and climate (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: D. Garcia-Castellanos , P. van der Beek , F. Herman , P. Valla 
TOPOEUROPE: Coupled deep earth - surface processes, and their role in shaping Europe's topography (co-organized)
Convener: S. Cloetingh  | Co-Convener: S. Willett 
Tectonics, sedimentation and surface processes: from the erosional engine to basin deposition (sponsored by IAS) (co-organized)
Convener: A. Whittaker  | Co-Convener: S. Castelltort 
Crustal faulting and deformation processes observed by InSAR, GPS and modelling techniques (co-organized)
Convener: T. R. Walter  | Co-Conveners: R. Lanari , R. Malservisi , F. Zucca 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD2.12 
Plate kinematics, mantle convection, paleogeography and sea level (co-organized)
Convener: D. Müller  | Co-Conveners: H.-P. Bunge , M. Seton , S. Brune , G. Helffrich , G. Laske 
Open Session: Tectonics and Structural Geology
Convener: F. Storti  | Co-Convener: S. Buiter 
GM4 –  Life and Landscape
Organic matter export across landscapes: Understanding the rates and controls
Convener: R. Hilton 
Sediment and carbon fluxes under human impact and climate changes
Convener: T. Hoffmann  | Co-Conveners: G. Erkens , G. Verstraeten 
Biophysical processes: from biological soil crusts to macro process (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: J. Turowski , S. Rice , M. Stoffel , S. Lane 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD12.5 
Late Quaternary environments and societies: progress in geoarchaeology
Movement and Fate of eroded soil organic matter in terrestrial ecosystems
Convener: N. J. Kuhn  | Co-Conveners: T. Quine , K. Van Oost 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD4.10 
Ecology and Erosion
Convener: A. Cerdà  | Co-Conveners: M. Kirkby , S. Manfreda , J. Mataix-Solera , V. Arcenegui , P. Dlapa 
Hydrological, ecological, geomorphic and economic implications of Mountain Resort Development
Convener: C. de Jong 
GM5 –  Aeolian Processes and Landforms
Aeolian Processes and Landforms
Convener: J. Nield 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD12.4 
GM6 –  Hillslope Geomorphology and Soil Erosion
Connectivity in water and sediment dynamics: how do we move forwards? (co-organized)
Convener: A. Parsons  | Co-Conveners: S. Keesstra , R. Pöppl , D. Dunkerley 
Rockfalls, rockslides and rock avalanches (co-organized)
Co-Conveners: A. Volkwein , F. Agliardi , G. Crosta , L. Dorren 
Models and scaling: Assessing impact of climate change and land management on erosion and sediment dynamics
Convener: S. Keesstra  | Co-Conveners: E. Nadal Romero , M. Kirkby , M. Seeger , J. A. Gómez , A. M. Tarquis , N. J. Kuhn , J. P. Nunes , J. C. Gonzalez-Hidalgo , S. Beguería , P. Lionello , E. Taguas 
Effects of forest cover loss and land use change on erosion, sediment dynamics and ecosystem health
Co-Convener: P. Owens 
Assessment and modeling of concentrated flow erosion
Convener: R. Giménez  | Co-Conveners: Gordon , E. Taguas , J. Casalí , M. James 
GM7 –  Fluvial Processes and Landforms
Quantifying fluvial channel processes - New and innovative multidisciplinary approaches
Convener: K. Norton 
Morphodynamics of Rivers and Estuaries: Sediment Budgets, Monitoring Techniques and Process Dynamics (co-organized)
Convener: A. Winterscheid  | Co-Convener: G. Erkens 
Morphodynamics of steep mountain channels (co-organized)
Convener: F. Brardinoni  | Co-Conveners: J. Turowski , D. Rickenmann , A. Recking 
Braided rivers: insights from new monitoring and modelling techniques
Convener: N. Surian  | Co-Convener: A. Recking 
Dynamic riverine landscapes: the role of ecosystem engineers (co-organized)
Sedimentary source-to-sink fluxes and sediment budgets
Convener: A. A. Beylich  | Co-Conveners: F. Brardinoni , K. Laute 
Flash floods: processes, forecasting and risk management (co-organized)
Convener: M. Borga  | Co-Conveners: G. T. Aronica , G. Blöschl , J. Szolgay , J. Gourley 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD16.11 
Sediment transfers and travel times in catchment systems
Convener: M. van der Perk  | Co-Conveners: U. Scherer , E. Petticrew , S. Keesstra , W. Blake 
GM8 –  Coastal and Marine Geomorphology
Estuarine processes (co-organized)
Convener: M. Toffolon  | Co-Conveners: H. H. G. Savenije , S. Mudd 
Coastal zone geomorphologic interactions: natural versus human-induced driving factors
Convener: M. Stancheva  | Co-Conveners: A. Baas , G. Anfuso , H. Tõnisson 
Seafloor Expression of Tectonic and Geomorphic Processes (co-organized)
Convener: S. Krastel  | Co-Convener: J. K. Hillier 
EuroFORUM 2012: Major achievements and perspectives in scientific ocean and continental drilling
Convener: C. Escutia  | Co-Conveners: U. Röhl , T. Wiersberg , R. Stein 
GM9 –  Glacial and Periglacial Processes and Landforms
Cold Region Geomorphology (co-organized)
Convener: M. Spagnolo  | Co-Conveners: I. Gärtner-Roer , S. Lukas 
Glacial landforms and palaeoclimatic interpretation
Convener: S. Winkler  | Co-Conveners: M. Kirkbride , L. Iturrizaga 
GM10 –  Planetary Geomorphology
Planetary Geomorphology (co-organized)
Convener: S. Conway  | Co-Convener: M. Balme 
Oral Programme
Poster Programme
Poster Summaries & DiscussionsPSD12.10