ESG 2014: The 2014 International Conference on
Environmental Science and Geoscience

Venice, Italy, March 15-17, 2014

About the Conference

* The 2014 International Conference on Environmental Science and Geoscience is an international forum for scientists, engineers and practitiones to present their latest research and development results in all areas of Environmental Science and Geoscience and their advanced applications in real life. The Conference has a distinguished Organizing Committee, Steering and Program Committee with extensive academic qualifications, ensuring that the conference maintains high scientific standards and has a broad international coverage.  All the papers are subject to peer, thorough, strict review by committees' members or 2 or 3 additional reviewers.
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* The Proceedings of the Conference will be published in CD-ROM and Hard-Copy (as book) with all the accepted and registered papers of the conferences and will be indexed in: ISI (Thomson Reuters), ELSEVIER, SCOPUS, Zentralblatt MATH, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS - American Chemical Society, EI Compendex, Engineering Village, DoPP, GEOBASE, Biobase, TIB|UB - German National Library of Science and Technology, American Mathematical Society (AMS), Inspec - The IET, Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory, Scholar Google.

* As in all the Previous Conferences, extended versions of all the accepted papers will be promoted to various Journals depending on the quality of each paper (Indexed in ISI, SCOPUS, ACM, DBLP, EI Compendex, AMS, ACS, CiteSeerX, Zentralblatt, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS, Scholar Google etc) for publication as well as in various Springer Verlag Books (Check our Previous Books in Springer).
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Paper Submission

Papers must be written in the correct format:  MS Word.doc  or LaTeX  or LaTeX2   and must be uploaded using the following form as .doc, or .pdf file. As in all the Previous Conferences, all the accepted and registered Papers will be indexed as peer-reviewed publications in ISI and SCOPUS and will be published in CD-ROM and Book (hard-copy). As in all the Previous Conferences, extended versions of accepted papers will be distributed to various Journals depending on the quality of each paper (Indexed in ISI, SCOPUS, ACM, DBLP, EI Compendex, AMS, ACS, CiteSeerX, Zentralblatt, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS, Scholar Google etc) for publication as well as in various Springer Verlag Books (Check our Previous Books in Springer). Only full papers will be promoted to reviewers for peer thorough review. Abstracts will be rejected by default. For the review process only active scholars with many recent publications in ISI and/or SCOPUS will be used and the list with their names will be published in the Proceedings: Hard-Copy and CD-ROM as in all our previous conferences.  The deadline for paper submission expired. We do not accept papers any longer.

Organizing Committee

General Chairs (Editors of Proceedings)

  1. Prof. Vladimir Sokolov, University of Karlsruhe,
    Karlsruhe, Germany
  2. Prof. Rui Pedro Juliao,
    Universidade Nova De Lisboa
    Lisbon, Portugal
  3. Prof. Aida Bulucea,
    University of Craiova, Romania

Senior Program Chair

  1. Prof. Shoji Arai, Kanazawa University,
    Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture,
    Japan

Program Chairs

  1. Prof. Filippo Neri
    Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica
    University of Naples "Federico II"
    Naples, Italy
  2. Prof. Constantin Udriste,
    University Politehnica of Bucharest,
    Bucharest
    Romania
  3. Prof. Sandra Sendra
    Instituto de Inv. para la Gestión Integrada de Zonas Costeras (IGIC)
    Universidad Politécnica de Valencia
    Spain

Tutorials Chair

  1. Prof. Pradip Majumdar
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Northern Illinois University
    Dekalb, Illinois, USA

Special Session Chair

  1. Prof. Hing-Ho Tsang,
    Swinburne University of Technology,
    Melbourne, Australia
     

Workshops Chair

  1. Prof. Ryszard S. Choras
    Institute of Telecommunications
    University of Technology & Life Sciences
    Bydgoszcz, Poland

Local Organizing Chair

  1. Assistant Prof. Klimis Ntalianis,
    Tech. Educ. Inst. of Athens (TEI), Athens, Greece

Publication Chair

  1. Prof. Gen Qi Xu
    Department of Mathematics
    Tianjin University
    Tianjin, China

Publicity Committee

  1. Prof. Reinhard Neck
    Department of Economics
    Klagenfurt University
    Klagenfurt, Austria
  2. Prof. Myriam Lazard
    Institut Superieur d' Ingenierie de la Conception
    Saint Die, France

International Liaisons

  1. Prof. Ka-Lok Ng
    Department of Bioinformatics
    Asia University
    Taichung, Taiwan
  2. Prof. Olga Martin
    Applied Sciences Faculty
    Politehnica University of Bucharest
    Romania
  3. Prof. Vincenzo Niola
    Departement of Mechanical Engineering for Energetics
    University of Naples "Federico II"
    Naples, Italy
  4. Prof. Eduardo Mario Dias
    Electrical Energy and Automation
    Engineering Department
    Escola Politecnica da Universidade de Sao Paulo
    Brazil

Steering Committee

  • Prof. Aida Bulucea, University of Craiova, Romania
  • Prof. Zoran Bojkovic, Univ. of Belgrade, Serbia
  • Prof. Metin Demiralp, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
  • Prof. Imre Rudas, Obuda University, Budapest, Hungary

Program Committee

A) Program Committee for ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

  • Prof. Bharat Doshi, John Hopkins University, Mayrland, USA
  • Prof. Gang Yao, University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, USA
  • Prof. Lu Peng, Luisian State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
  • Prof. Y. Baudoin, Royal Military Academy, Brussels, Belgium
  • Prof. F.Rigas, School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.
  • Prof. S. Sohrab, Northwestern University, IL, USA
  • Prof. A. Stamou, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
  • Prof. A. I. Zouboulis, Dept. of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Prof. Z. A. Vale, ISEP - Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto Rua Antonio Bernardino de Almeida, Portugal
  • Prof. M. Heiermann, Dr., Department of Technology Assessment and Substance Flow, Potsdam, Germany
  • Prof. I. Kazachkov, National Technical University of Ukraine (NTUU KPI ), Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Prof. A. M.A. Kazim, UAE University, United Arab Emirates
  • Prof. A. Kurbatskiy, Novosibirsk State University, Department of Physics, Russia
  • Prof. S. Linderoth, Head of Research on Fuel Cells and Materials Chemistry at Riso National Laboratory. Denmark
  • Prof. P. Lunghi, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale, University degli Studi di Perugia, Italy
  • Prof. J. Van Mierlo, Department of Electrotechnical Engineering and Energy Technology (ETEC) Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
  • Prof. Pavel Loskot, Swansea University, UK
  • Prof. N. Afgan, UNESCO Chair Holder, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Prof. F. Akgun, Gebze Kocaeli, Turkey
  • Prof. Fernando Alvarez, Prof. of Economics, University of Chicago, USA
  • Prof. Mark J. Perry, Prof. of Finance and Business Economics, University of Michigan-Flit, USA
  • Prof. Biswa Nath Datta, IEEE Fellow, Distinguished Research Prof., Northern Illinois University, USA
  • Prof. Panos Pardalos, Distinguished Prof. Director, Center for Applied Optimization, University of Florida, USA
  • Prof. Gamal Elnagar, University of South Carolina Upstate,Spartanburg, SC, USA
  • Prof. Luis Tavares Rua, Cmte Guyubricht, 119. Conj. Jardim Costa do Sol. Atalaia, Brazil
  • Prof. Igor Kuzle, Faculty of electrical engineering and computing, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Prof. Maria do Rosario Alves Calado, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
  • Prof. Gheorghe-Daniel Andreescu, "Politehnica" University of Timisoara, Romania
  • Prof. Jiri Strouhal, University of Economics Prague, Czech Republic
  • Prof. Morris Adelman, Prof. of Economics, Emeritus, MIT, USA
  • Prof. Germano Lambert-Torres, Itajuba,MG, Brazil
  • Prof. Jiri Klima, Technical faculty of CZU in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Prof. Goricanec Darko, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
  • Prof. Ze Santos, Rua A, 119. Conj. Jardim Costa do Sol, Brazil
  • Prof. Ehab Bayoumi, Chalmers University of Technology,Goteborg, Sweden
  • Prof. Robert L. Bishop, Prof. of Economics, Emeritus, MIT, USA
  • Prof. Glenn Loury, Prof. of Economics, Brown University, USA
  • Prof. Patricia Jota, Av. Amazonas 7675, BH, MG, Brazil
  • Prof. S. Ozdogan, Marmara University, Goztepe Campus, Kuyubasi, Kadikoy, Istanbul, Turkey

    B) Program Committee for GEOSCIENCE
  • Prof. Prof. Jian Wang, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, USA
  • Prof. Bruno Capaccioni, Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
  • Prof. Levent Yilmaz, Istanbul technical University, Turkey
  • Prof. Ernst D. Schmitter, University of Applied Sciences Osnabrueck, Germany
  • Prof. Corina Carranca, University of Algarve, Portugal
  • Prof. Hing-Ho Tsang, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
  • Prof. Paolo Budetta, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
  • Prof. Rui Pedro Juliao, Universidade Nova De Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Prof. Victor M. Castano, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexioc City, Mexico
  • Prof. S. V. Dinesh, Siddaganga Institute of Institute of Technology, Tumkur, India
  • Prof. C. C. Sorrell, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  • Prof. Efthimios Karymbalis, Harokopio University, Athens, Greece
  • Prof. Belkheir Hammouti, Mohammed Premier University, Oujda, Morocco
  • Prof. Ismail Rakip Karas, Karabuk University, Turkey

 

Topics of Interest

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: Environment and sustainable development, Sustainable management, Indoor Air Quality in Offices and Houses, Quality of water, Global change, climate and biodiversity, Sustainable marine ecosystems, Climate and global change, Advanced Marine research, Research on Natural hazards, Green Transportation, Green Buildings, Cleaner energy systems, Renewable energy Systems, Combined Heat and Power Systems, Combustion and gasification, Energy Storage, Materials Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Hydrogen energy production, storage and transmission, Fuel Cells, Electrolysis, Hydrides, Biomass an Bio-energy, Wind energy and wind resources, Solar Energy Systems, Cogeneration Systems, Distributed generation systems, Energy conservation and generation, Distributed generation, embedded generation, Industrial Gas Turbines and Microturbines, Energy conservation in Industry, Economic and efficient energy systems, Socio-economic aspects of energy, Energy technology transfer, Oceanographic laser remote sensing, Applied thermodynamics and Eco-informatics, Thermodynamics of Ecosystems, Environmental management, Biodiversity, Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering, Air pollution and its effects on ecosystems, Cost reduction and less emission, Coasts and Seas, Sustainability indicators, Environmental risk, Recovery of damaged areas, Brownfields, Forestation, Science and the humanities, Soil and agricultural issues, Landscapes, The city of tomorrow and cultural heritage, Impact on society, the economy and employment, Sustainable Process Model, Strategic Management, Natural resources management, Feasibility Analysis, Refurbishment Investment Appraisal, Governance, urban design and cultural heritage, Nuclear Energy and Environmental Protection, Socio-economic and infrastructure issues, International strategy for energy, development and environment, Design and nature, Systems Theory for Environment and Ecosystems, Mathematical Biology, Simulation, Computational and Applied Mathematics for Energy, Environment, Development and Ecosystems, Others...

GEOSCIENCE: Mineralogy and Petrology, Historical Geology, Stratigraphy, Palaeontology, Physical Geography, Climatology, Geophysics, Economic Geology, Geochemistry, Geochemical Environmental Pollution, Laboratory of Remote Sensing, Structural Geology and Tectonics, Features and Processes of Deformation in Rocks, Folds, Fractures and Fabrics, Structural Associations in Orogenic Belts, Strike-Slip Zones and Extensional Regimes, Strain Analysis, Experimental Rock Deformation, Rock Mechanics, Geodynamics and Geology, Dynamic Tectonics, Tectonics and Geological Mapping, Earthquake Engineering, Investigation of Specific Earthquakes, Earthquake Hazard and Risk Estimation, Seismotectonics, Rock Mechanics applied to Seismology, Theoretical and Experimental Modelling, Educational Topics on Seismology, Others

Location and Venue

Conference Publications

Accepted Papers are going to be published in

(a) Book, Hard-Copy Proceedings (will be sent to the following indexes: ISI, SCOPUS, EI Compendex, AMS, ACS, CiteSeerX, Zentralblatt, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS, Scholar Google etc)
(b) CD-ROM Proceedings (will be sent to the following indexes: ISI, SCOPUS, EI Compendex, AMS, ACS, CiteSeerX, Zentralblatt, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS, Scholar Google etc)
Review Procees for Book and CD-ROM:
Papers will undergo thorough peer review by 3 international experts. Reviewers have always proper academic qualifications (recent publications in SCOPUS and ISI). You will receive comments from those 3 reviewers and your paper might be
* a) accepted as it is (unaltered)
* b) accepted after minor revision
* c) accepted after major revision
* d) rejected
We cannot guarantee acceptance for cases b) and c), if the reviewers are not satisfied by your response and your (minor or major) modifications to your conference paper.


(c) After new peer thorough review of their extended versions in well-known and reputable international scientific journals depending on the quality of each paper (Indexed in ISI, SCOPUS, ACM, DBLP, EI Compendex, AMS, ACS, CiteSeerX, Zentralblatt, British Library, EBSCO, SWETS, EMBASE, CAS, Scholar Google etc) as well as in various Springer Verlag Books (Check our Previous Books in Springer).
Review Process for Extended Version in collaborating journals:
Extended Versions of high-quality journals will undergo again thorough peer review by 3 international experts. You will receive comments from other reviewers and your extended paper might be
* a) accepted as it is (unaltered)
* b) accepted after minor revision
* c) accepted after major revision
* d) rejected
We cannot guarantee acceptance for cases b) and c), if the reviewers are not satisfied by your response and your (minor or major) modifications to your extended paper.

(d) E-Library with free access for all (no username, no password).