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The Alluvial Fans Conference is the fifth in a series of international conferences held approximately every 4 years. It is a specialized meeting for scientists interested in all aspects of alluvial fans with discussions of new ideas encouraged by the small, interdisciplinary, and focused nature of the meeting together with the integrated field trip format. This series of conferences started in 1995 in Death Valley, USA, and have since been held in Sorbas, Spain (2003), Banff, Canada (2007) and Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates (2012).
The conference brings together and international and interdisciplinary group of scientists interested in various aspects of alluvial fans: geology, geotectonics, sedmentology, geomorphology, hydrology, hydrogeology, engineering, resources, hazards, extra-terrestrial and land use on fans. Studies of modern fans as well as fans that are part of the stratigraphic record, as well as those on Earth and extra-terrestrial, will be presented. All those interested in the study of alluvial fans are invited to attend this meeting.
The conference is being hosted by Canterbury University in Christchurch, New Zealand and it will showcase the fans in New Zealand.
The Organizing Committee cordially invites all of our colleagues internationally to join with us for an exciting meeting in New Zealand in 2015.
Welcome to the website for the 5th International Conference on Alluvial Fans being held at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand: 30 November - 4 December 2015
Group photo from Alluvial Fans 2007: Banff, Canada
Group photo from Alluvial Fans 2012: Ras Al-Khaimah, UAE
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