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18th Swiss Geoscience Meeting 2020, online

The 18th edition of the Swiss Geoscience Meeting focuses on the latest advances in research in geosciences. It will be held online on 6th and 7th November 2020.



Meeting place

See you online!

The Department of Earth Sciences of the ETH Zurich and the Platform Geosciences of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) cordially invite you to participate in the 18th Swiss Geoscience Meeting to be held online on Friday, 6 November and Saturday, 7 November, 2020.

SGM Logo 2020

On Friday 6 November
The theme of the 18th SGM Plenary Session is “Shaping Earth: From Planet Accretion To Microbes”.

On Saturday 7 November,
25 scientific symposia will cover cover the diverse spectrum of current research in geosciences, encompassing the lithosphere, the atmosphere and the anthroposphere.

Deadline for registration is Friday, 23 Octobre 2020.

Eagle Nebula's "Pillars of Creation" - SGM 2020
Eagle Nebula's "Pillars of Creation" - SGM 2020Image: NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)/J. Hester, P. Scowen


  • Anthropocene
  • Biogeochemical cycles
  • Climatology, Atmospherical Chemistry, Aeronomoy
  • Cryosphere
  • Earth
  • Education (raising children)
  • Geochemistry
  • Geochronology
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Geosciences
  • Geothermics
  • Hydrogeochemical cycle
  • Hydrogeology
  • Hydrology, Limnology, Glaciology
  • Limnology
  • Lithosphere
  • Palaeontology (geosci)
  • Planets
  • Sediment
  • Sequestration
  • Social geography and ecology
  • Stratigraphy
  • Tectonics
  • Water cycle


Dr Pierre Dèzes
Platform Geosciences
House of Academies
PO Box
3001 Bern

Registration must be made electronically following the instructions on the SGM2020 website.
The SGM 2020 will be held in virtual form only
Languages: English