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The Congress is being organized in co-operation with, and under the sponsorship of the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS), and the various member countries of the Mediterranean Consortium.

The 32nd IGC 2004 is co-hosted by the following institutions:

MIUR - Ministero dell’Istruzione dell’Università e della Ricerca
EC - European Commission
CNR - Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
INGV - Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e di Vulcanologia
GNDCI - Gruppo Nazionale per la Difesa dalle Catastrofi Idrogeologiche
OGS - Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale
PNRA - Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide
DPC - Dipartimento della Protezione Civile - Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri
APAT - Agenzia per la Protezione dell’Ambiente e per i Servizi Tecnici - Servizio Geologico d’Italia
ENI
Regione Toscana
FIST - Federazione Italiana di Scienze della Terra
SGI - Società Geologica Italiana
SIMP - Società Italiana di Mineralogia e Petrologia
SPI - Società Paleontologica Italiana
AIQUA - Associazione Italiana Studi sul Quaternario
SOGEI - Società Geochimica Italiana
AGI - Associazione Geofisica Italiana
AIGA - Associazione Italiana di Geologia Applicata e Ambientale
AIGEO - Associazione Italiana di Geografia Fisica e Geomorfologia
Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
Università degli Studi di Firenze
Università degli Studi di Bologna
Università degli Studi di Milano e Milano-Bicocca


Under the High Patronage of Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri of Italy



LIST OF THE INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION (WITH ACRONYMS) INVOLVED IN THE SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM:

AAPG American Association of Petroleum Geologists
AEG Association of Exploration Geochemists
AGA Arab Geologist Association
AGI American Geological Institute
AGID Association of Geoscientists for International Development
AIPEA Association Internationale Pour l'Etude des Argiles
BRGM Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières
CBGA Carpathian Balkan Geological Association
CERG European Center on Geomorphological Hazard
CGI: IUGS Commission for the Management and Application of Geoscience Information
CGMW Commission for the Geological Map of the World
CIESM International Commission for the Scientific Exploration of the Mediterranean Sea
CIFEG International Center for Training and Exchanges in the Geosciences
CNRS Conseil National de Recherche Scientifique
COGEOENVIRONMENT: IUGS Commission on Geological Sciences for Environmental Planning
COMTEC: IUGS Commission on Tectonics
CSP: IUGS Commission on Systematics in Petrology
DMP-IUGS/UNESCO Deposit Modeling Program
EAEE European Association for Earthquake Engineering
EC European Commission DG RTD
EMU European Mineralogical Union
ENERG European Network for Research in Geo-energy
FOREGS Forum of European Geological Surveys
GADR Global Alliance for Disaster Reduction
GARS-IUGS/UNESCO Geological Application on Remote Sensing
GGWG: IUGS Working Group on Global Geosites
GIEE Global Institute for Energy and Environmental Systems
GS Geochemical Society
GSA Geological Society of Africa
GSGP: IUGS Commission on Global Sedimentary Geology
IAEG International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment
IAG International Association of Geomorphologists
IAGA International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy
IAGC International Association of Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry
IAGOD International Association on the Genesis of Ore Deposits
IAH International Association of Hydrogeologists
IAHS International Association of Hydrological Sciences
IAMG International Association for Mathematical Geology
IAP International Paleontological Association
IAS International Association of Sedimentology
IASPEI International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth’s Interior
IAVCEI International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior
ICL International Consortium on Landslides
ICL Inter-Union Commission on Lithosphere
ICOGS International Consortium of Geological Surveys
ICS: IUGS International Commission on Stratigraphy
IFPS International Federation of Palynological Societies
IGCP-IUGS/UNESCO International Geological Correlation Programme
IGEO International Geoscience Education Organization
IGU International Geographical Union
ILP International Lithosphere Program (ICSU Scientific Commission on the Lithosphere - SCL)
IMA International Mineralogical Association
IMA-CCM Commission Classification of Minerals
IMA-CM Commission on Museums
IMA-CMGIP Commission Mineral Growth and Interface Processes
IMA-CMP Commission Mineral Physics
IMA-COM Commission Ore Mineralogy
IMA-WGA Working Group Astromineralogy
IMA-WGIM Working Group Inclusions in Minerals
IMA-WGME Working Group Mineral Equilibria
IMA-WGOM Working Group Organic Minerals
INHIGEO: IUGS International Commission on the History of Geological Sciences
INQUA International Union for Quaternary Research
IAGR International Association for Gondwana Research
ISME International Symposium on Mineral Exploration
ISRM International Society for Rock Mechanics
ISSMGE International Society of Soil Mechanics & Geotechnical Engineering
IUGG International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics
IUGS Geoindicators Initiative
IUGS International Working Group on Medical Geology
IUGS Working Group on Fossil Fuels
IUGS Working Group on Public Affairs
IUGS/IAGC Working Group on Global Geochemical Baselines
IUSS International Union of Soil Science
MED. CONS. Mediterranean Consortium
OMARC Ocean Margin Deep-Water Research Consortium
ProGEO The European Association for the Conservation of the Geological Heritage
SEG Society of Economic Geologists, Inc.
SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology
SGA Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits
SLMS Society for Luminescence, Microscopy and Spectroscopy
SPS: ICS Subcommission on Permian Stratigraphy
UGWG Urban Geology Working Group
UIS International Union of Speleology
USGS United States Geological Survey


NATIONAL BODIES

APAT Agenzia per la Protezione dell'Ambiente e per i Servizi Tecnici - Servizio Geologico Nazionale, Roma
CNR Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Roma
CNR-SMED Office for Scientific and Technological Cooperation with Mediterranean Countries, Napoli
DPC Dipartimento della Protezione Civile, Roma
ENEA Ente per le Nuove Tecnologie, l’Energia e l’Ambiente, Roma
ENEL Ente Nazionale Energia Elettrica
ERGA Energie Rinnovabili Geotermiche e Alternative
FIST Federazione Italiana di Scienze della Terra, Roma
GLIS-ASSISi Gruppo di Lavoro Isolamento Sismico - Anti-Seismic Systems International Society
GLOM Gruppo di Lavoro sulle Ofioliti Mediterranee
INGV Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e di Vulcanologia, Roma
MIUR Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca, Roma
OGS Istituto Nazionale di Oceanografia e di Geofisica Sperimentale, Trieste
PNRA Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide, Roma
Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri
SGI Società Geologica Italiana, Roma
SIMP Società Italiana di Mineralogia e Petrologia, Pisa
SoGeI Società Geochimica Italiana
SPI Società Paleontologica Italiana