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XV International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology (March 2012)
« on: August 25, 2010, 07:00:21 am »

http://www.vulcanospeleology.org/

The Union Internationale de Spéléologie (UIS) Commission on Volcanic Caves happily announces the:

15th International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology

Symposium in Amman, Jordan
March 14-18, 2012

Caving trips to the volcanic fields of Jordan & Syria
March 19-22, 2012


There will also be a field trip to the ancient city of Petra.

Details and links to the official symposium web site will be posted here and on the Commission's website as plans are finalized.

Please join us for another exciting, international caving adventure!


Petra, from the web site http://biblicalstudies.info/petra.htm

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Re: XV International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology (March 2012)
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2010, 12:48:24 am »
Organizing committee:
Hashemite University
Jordanian Geologists Association
Dr. Ahmad Al-Malabeh, presiding


Schedule:

March 14, 2012: Arrival at Amman
March 15, 2012: Opening and Presentations and Dinner
March 16, 2012: Day excursions
March 17, 2012: Presentations
March 18, 2012: Presentations, Commission Session and Concluding Dinner
March 19-22, 2012: Excursions to desert lava fields of Jordan and, if possible, Syria

Field Trips During the Symposium:

V1: Yarmouk-Decapolis Tunnel (March 16, 2012)
Topics: Aqueduct, Wears, Canals and Under ground tunnels
Route: Amman, Irbidi, Al-Tura, Wadi shallah, Hobras and Umm Quis.
Leaders: Prof. Dr. Ahmad Al-Malabeh & Geol. Akram Abu Shanab
Price: 100 Euro per person

V2: Geo-Eco Tourism (March 16, 2012)
Topics: Old Iron Mines (Saladin), Karst Cave (Bergish), Upper Cretaceous in north Jordan.
Route: Amman, Ajlun, Deer Abu Sa’ied
Leaders: Ahmad Al-Shriedeh.
Price: 75 Euro per person

V3: Dead Sea (March 16, 2012)
Topics: Jordan Graben, Dead Sea, Lisan, Saramuj Conglomerate.
Route: Amman, Dead Sea, Ghor Haditha, Ghor Safi.
Leaders: Prof. Dr. Eid Al-Tarazi
Price: 100 Euro per person

Field Trips After the Symposium:

Basaltic Harrat (March 19-22, 2012)
Topics: Lava Caves, Basalt Plateau, Pressure Ridges, Aritayn Scoria Cones, Sirhan Graben.
Route: Amman, Za’atari, Umm El Jimal, Al Hamiddyia, Al Bishriyya, Azraq.
Leaders: Prof. Dr. Ahmad Al-Malabeh
Price: 150 Euro per person

Other Possible Field Trips:

A1: Amman Through History
Topics: Palaeolithic, Roman, Byzantine, Islamic.
Leader: Travel Agency.
Price: 25 Euro per person

A2: Jadara
Topics: Old city of Umm Qais.
Leader: Travel Agency.
Price: 50 Euro per person.
A3: Jarasa
Topics: Roman city of Jarash
Leader: Travel Agency.
Price: 50 Euro per person

A4: Petra
Topics: Nabataean city of Petra.
Leader: Travel Agency.
Price: 100 Euro per person (including entrance fees)

Correspondence and Registration:

Prof. Dr. Ahmad Al-Malabeh
P.O. Box: 150459
Postal Code: 13115
ZARKA - Jordan
Tel.: + 962-5-390333
Fax: +962-5-3823333

E-mail: info@jo-geologists.com
Home page: http://www.jo-geologists.com

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Re: XV International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology (March 2012)
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2010, 05:39:34 am »
The above links doesn't seem to work. This one does work:

http://jga.org.jo/English/