Following the successful Basalt 2013 meeting held in Görlitz, the Basalt 2017 conference will focus on extensive Cenozoic magmatism across Europe from a multi-faceted perspective of all relevant disciplines of geosciences, including physical volcanology, mineralogy, petrology, geochemistry, geophysics and geohazards, with the aim to present new discoveries and developments in the understanding of this important period of geologic history of Europe. The meeting will also serve as an important platform for exchanging scientific ideas and fostering international collaboration.
The meeting is organised by the Czech Geological Society.
Oberwiesenthal – alkaline intrusions into deeply eroded diatreme, dykes etc., Hřebečná quarry, medieval Mauritius Sn mineralization quarry (limited number of participants)
Kadaň, Icebreaker 18:00–22:00
Radechov – sequence of lahar deposits, Úhošť – succession of alkaline lavas of variable composition, Šumná – well-preserved 20 Ma scoria cone
Please use the provided template only. Follow the instructions detailed in the template. Contributions submitted in different format will be not accepted for publication in the abstract volume. Abstacts received after July 15 will only be considered for poster presentations and will not be included in a printed abstract volume. All abstracts will be available in an online archive of the conference.
We plan to consolidate two special volumes with papers resulting from this meeting, one in Chemical Geology focused mainly to geochemistry and petrology, and one in Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, focused mainly at volcanological and geophysical aspects. Each volume should consist of 15 and more accepted manuscripts. We would welcome preliminary indication of interest.
Kadaň is a picturesque provincial town in the western part of the Czech Republic. The city is situated on the banks of the river Ohře, within a reach of Erzgebirge and Doupovské Mts. Its historical highlights are the Franciscan Monastery and the historical square with late Gothic Town Hall Tower.
The meeting will take place in a historical building from 19th century which has served from its foundation as a cultural and meeting center for citizens of the town of Kadaň. The house is equipped with several meeting halls and can accommodate up to 330 persons in its largest meeting hall.
By car – the town of Kadaň is located near the main road R13 (E442, connecting Cheb with Ústí nad Labem), which can be accessed from the A93 highway from Germany (Marktredwitz), or A17 highway (Dresden) from north. Arriving from south and east, drive through Prague, and then take the D7 highway (direction Chomutov).
By public transport – Kadaň bus-station is connected by direct lines with several bigger towns including Prague, Chomutov, or Karlovy Vary. You may use public transportation portal to find your desired connection (link to English version is in lower part of the page). We do not recommend using the train because the city of Kadaň is not located on the main railway and further follow-up connections are required.
By air – Prague airport, located in the heart of Europe, has connections to many major airports worldwide. In the case you plan to come by plane, contact organizers for arranging shuttle to Kadaň. The shuttle is planned to collect the arriving participants every 2–3 hours and take them from the airport to Kadaň. Assistance will be provided at the airport. The cost of the shuttle will be shared by the travelling persons. The nearest airport serving private international flights is in Karlovy Vary (LKKV).
Participants are responsible for accommodation, there are several possibilities for accommodation in hotels and guest houses in Kadaň.
Early bird registration – May 27
Abstract submission and normal registration deadline – July 15
Pre-conference trip – September 18
Ice Breaker Party – September 18 evening
Oral and poster presentations – September 19 to 21
Post-conference trip – September 22
|Early registration||Normal registration||Late and on-site registration|
|Students||120 EUR||140 EUR||160 EUR|
|Professionals||140 EUR||160 EUR||180 EUR|
The registration fee includes personal registration, two abstracts per person (one for oral and one for poster presentation), abstract volume, icebreaker party, and refreshments during the conference at coffee breakes in the morning and the afternoon.
Additional abstracts will be charged by 20 EUR.