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ISME-VII '02  SECOND CIRCULAR

Symposium on the Application of Neural Networks to the Earth Sciences:
Seventh International Symposium on Mineral Exploration

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TECHNICAL PROGRAM

The Symposium will focus on solving society's earth science problems with neural networks. Main topics are:

-Resources (mineral, energy, and biological)
-Hazards (landslides, earthquakes, floods)
-Water resources
-Remote sensing
-Environment

LOCATION:

Conference Center, 500 Severyns , NASA Moffett Field, Mountain View (in Silicon Valley), California
Please see: http://mtcc.arc.nasa.gov/

DATE:

August 20 and 21, 2002 Updated information will be available at our Symposium Home-Page: http://staff.aist.go.jp/roy.kouda/isme7.html

SPONSORED:

by Mining and Materials Processing Institute of Japan (MMIJ), the US Geological Survey, Circum-Pacific Council, and NASA

CALL FOR PAPERS:

Original papers are invited on the subjects described in the above TECHNICAL PROGRAM. Participants wishing to present papers are requested to fill in the Registration Form and to return it with the abstract not later than April 30, 2002. The Organizing Committee will review the abstracts and reply to potential speakers by May 30, 2002. Each registered participant will be allowed to present a maximum of two papers. Only papers of participants registered before July 15, 2002 will be included in the proceedings volume. The full papers will be published in appropriate journals.

REGISTRATION:

Those who wish to attend the symposium are asked to fill in and return the Registration Form not later than June 15, 2002. Participants wishing to present papers are requested to send the Registration Form not later than April 30, 2002, to the secretary of ISME-VIIf02,
Kathy Linale, klinale—usgs.gov,.
The registration fee will be 200 US$. Late registration will be 300 US$.

LANGUAGE:

The official language of the symposium will be English.

PRE-REGISTRATION:

(Participants who wish to present a paper should return this form with an abstract not later than April 30, 2002. Participants who will not be presenting papers may return this form not later than: June 15, 2002.) Submitted contributions will be accepted for oral presentation after review by at least two referees. Interested contributors should submit one-page abstract of 200 to 400 words in English without figures or references before April 30, 2002.

PLEASE TYPE:

Mr./Ms./Prof./Dr.
Your name:  (surname) (first name) (middle name)
Affiliation(office):
Mailing address:
(ZIP)
(COUNTRY)
FAX:
e-mail:

Please check appropriate part of the following.

* I am interested in attending the symposium: definitely __ probably __ possibly __

* I wish to present a paper: YES __ NO __ ; If YES, please fill in the next two parts:

Title of the paper :
Author(s) :

If YES, please see the Instructions to Authors below. Authors of accepted papers will be encouraged to submit the full papers by August 2, 2002.

PAYMENT:

Please remit the registration fee to Kathy Linale or Don Singer. Please note the method of payment below.
PERSONAL CHECKS (to: Circum-Pacific Council/ ISME-VIIf02 ) OR BANK DRAFTS WILL BE ACCEPTED ONLY IN US DOLLARS.

Bank Check(Draft)                        Date of Payment                       

Please complete this form and return it not later than April 30, 2002, with the abstract.
Participants who will not present papers should return this form not later than July 15, 2002.

Date        /       /           Signature                                      

INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS:

Please use this form to submit your preliminary abstract. The organizers will select the presentations to be included in the program of ISME 2002 on the basis of the preliminary abstract. You may also send your preliminary abstract by regular mail so that it arrives by April 30, 2002. The Organizing Committee will review the abstracts and reply to potential speakers by May 30, 2002. Interested contributors should submit one-page abstract of 200 to 400 words in English without figures or references before April 30, 2002. Please include all required information with your submittal. Mail your preliminary abstracts to:

Kathy Linale
US Geological Survey, MS 901
345 Middlefield Rd.
Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
klinale—usgs.gov
phone (650) 329 5472, FAX (650) 329-5490

If your preliminary abstract is selected, the information will be published in the program and proceedings. The organizing committee will communicate with the corresponding author on all matters. All fields marked with an asterisk * must be completed for the preliminary abstract to be accepted electronically.

After filling out the form, mail the information to us.

*Paper Title

*Corresponding Author
Last (Family/Surname) Name:
First (Given/Forename) Name:
Middle Name or Initial:

*Address Information
Company/University/Organization:
Street or mailing address:
City, State or Province, and Zip or Postal Code:
Country:

*Communication Information
Telephone:
Fax:
E-mail address:

Please indicate the type of presentation equipment you will need
  Slide projector
  Overhead projector
  Computer LCD projector

*Abstract (200-400 words)

No illustrations in this initial abstract, please--this preliminary abstract is for presentation approval only. Illustrations will be allowed in the Extended Abstracts. The format of the Extended Abstract will be provided at a later date.

* Presenter

Please list the name of the author or co-author who will be making the presentation.

Co-Authors

ALL address information needs to be added for ALL co-authors.

Co-Author 1

Last (Family/Surname) Name:
First (Given/Forename) Name:
Middle Name or Initial:

Company/University/Organization:
Street or mailing address:
City, State or Province, and Zip or Postal Code:
Country:

Telephone:
Fax:
E-mail address:

List additional authors, providing information requested above.

If submitting your preliminary abstract over the Internet, PLEASE DO NOT duplicate by sending another copy by post (mail). Please include complete information requested on this form because these data will be published in the program and proceedings.

ADDRESSES FOR CORRESPONDENCE:

The organizing committee will make every possible effort to help and assist you. For submission of abstracts or further assistance, contact:

Kathy Linale
US Geological Survey, MS 901
345 Middlefield Rd.
Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
klinale—usgs.gov
phone (650) 329 5472
FAX (650) 329-5490
Donald Singer
United States Geological Survey, MS 901
345 Middlefield Rd.
Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
singer—usgs.gov
phone (650) 329 5370
FAX (650) 329-5490

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:

Dr. Ryoichi Kouda, Geological Survey of Japan, roy.kouda—aist.go.jp
Dr. Katsuaki Koike (Kumamoto University), koike—gpo.kumamoto-u.ac.jp
Treasurer: Dr. Toshiaki Ueki (Ocean High Technology Institute Inc.), ueki—ohti.co.jp
Dr. Donald Singer, United States Geological Survey, singer—usgs.gov
Dr. Joseph Coughlan, NASA, jcoughlan—mail.arc.nasa.gov
Secretary: Kathy Linale, klinale—usgs.gov

ACCOMMODATIONS:

Please see: http://mtcc.arc.nasa.gov/

FINAL ANNOUNCEMENT

The final announcement will be sent in early July, 2002, to all who reply to this announcement.

Submitted contributions will be accepted for oral presentation after review by at least two referees. Interested contributors should submit one-page abstract of 200 to 400 words in English without figures or references before April 30, 2002.
Manuscripts will be due August 2, 2002.
Each registered participant will be allowed to present a maximum of two papers. Only papers of participants registered before July 15, 2002 will be included in the proceedings volume.
The official language will be English.
Please use this form to submit your preliminary abstract. You may also send your abstract by
regular mail--please include all required information with your submittal. Mail your abstracts to
MAIL TO:

Kathy Linale
US Geological Survey, MS 901
345 Middlefield Rd.
Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
klinale—usgs.gov
phone (650) 329 5472, FAX (650) 329-5490

Files can be e-mailed to us at klinale—usgs.gov, or sent as a paper copy to the address below.

Kathy Linale
US Geological Survey, MS 901
345 Middlefield Rd.
Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
klinale—usgs.gov
phone (650) 329 5472, FAX (650) 329-5490

or:

Donald Singer
United States Geological Survey, MS 901
345 Middlefield Rd.
Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
singer—usgs.gov
(phone (650) 329-5370, FAX (650) 329-5490

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