International Workshop on Geoenvironment and Geotechnics (GEOENV 2008) (GEOENV 2008)

Venue: \"Milos Conference Center - George Eliopoulos\"

Location: Milos island, Cyclades, Greece

Event Date/Time: Sep 08, 2008 End Date/Time: Sep 09, 2008
Registration Date: Sep 09, 2008
Early Registration Date: May 16, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 29, 2008
Paper Submission Date: May 16, 2008
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The aim of this workshop is to provide a forum for the world's leading scientific and technical communities, to interact and address the main issues and the key challenges of the mining and civil construction industry in the beginning of the 21st century in order to reduce its environmental and health impacts, life cycle assessment, risk analysis, hazard detection and control, environmental and health consequences and liability, waste management, monitoring and projection techniques, geotechnical issues, propabilistic modelling, geoenvironmental engineering, dam and embankment design and case studies.


- Risk assessment in mining, metallurgical and waste disposal sites
- Life cycle assessment
- Hazard detection and control
- Remediation of contaminated soils and mining/metallurgical sites
- Mine quarry reclamation/revegetation
- Mine closure - post mining land use
- Environmental geochemistry of ore deposits, tailings and waste rocks
- Solid waste management
- Geotechnical aspects of mine waste
- Dam and waste dumps design, construction and stability
- Advanced modeling techniques in geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering
- Advanced monitoring techniques (remote sensing, decision support and alerting techniques)
- Engineering geology applications
- Mine waste management - New EC directives