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Forensic Geoscience: Future Horizons

03 December 2014
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Near Surface Geophysics Group, Forensic Geoscience Group
The Geological Society, Burlington House, London
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This multidisciplinary meeting will capture shared interests between the geological, environmental science, forensic science, geophysics, engineering, geotechnical, mining and archaeological communities in assessing the future of forensic geoscience.

Sessions will include:

  • quality assurance in forensic geoscience;
  • geoforensic applications in serious crime and terrorism investigations;
  • techniques at crime scenes;
  • environmental crime; and
  • the issues of interpretation of geological forensic evidence.

This event follows on from the Near Surface Geophysics Group's 2 December meeting, Recent Work in Archaeological Geophysics.

For more information on the Forensic Geoscience Group please see


The timetable is now available to download from the box to the right.

Contributions and Deadline for Abstracts

It is anticipated that the meeting will attract 100 or more participants and, as well as oral presentations, there will be space for commercial and poster displays. Those interested in contributing to either meeting are warmly encouraged to contact the respective convenors, and to submit abstracts of up to 1000 words in length, accompanied by up to four figures, no later than 26 September 2014.

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Event Details

In a change from previous years, a sandwich lunch will be provided for all delegates as well as the usual copy of the abstracts booklet.


Preregistration is preferred to help avoid queues on the day and the registration fees are:

One day Both days
Standard rate £30 £50
Student £15 £25
Fellow of the Geological Society £25 £40
Exhibitor (spaces limited, contact P Linford) £250 £400

To Register, please download and complete the fillable PDF registration form then press submit to email it (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader). You can register to pay on the day or pre-pay by cheque or PayPal. PayPal payments can be made on the NSGG website