The estimation, utilization and conservation of natural resource potential of geosystems are one of the most important problems of the present time. The sharply increasing of anthropogenic loading of the natural environment is the reason of fully disturbance of ecological balance between the society and nature bringing to increase of danger and risk in human activity.
Many state programmes have been adopted for elimination of serious, needing the solution of problems, standing on the way of sustained social-economic development of the republic.
Taking into account of above-mentioned the Geographical Society of Azerbaijan and Institute of Geography named after acad. H.A.Aliyev will hold an international scientific-practical conference on the theme "Estimation and Rational Utilization of Natural Resource Potential of Geosystems in the Conditions of Global Changes" on june 3-5, (6-7 exscursion) 2013.
Aim of the Conference - determination of scientific-practical directions for grounds of organization of rational utilization, management and sustained development of natural resources, preservation of natural balance between the man and nature, and solution of ecogeographical and social-economic problems as well.
The attendance of foreign specialists who are concerned with the study of these problems and representatives of legislative, executive organs and non-government organizations is envisaged as well.
The following problems are planned to be discussed in the Conference:
1. Theoretical-methodological bases of the determination of natural resource potential of geosystems.
2. Global climatic changes, climatic and water resources.
3. Sustained social-economic development and food-safety.
4. Estimation of tourist-recreational potential of geosystems.
5. Ecological potential of the Caspian Sea and adjoining regions.
6. Ways of optimization of natural resource potential of the geosystems.
Those who wish to take part in the work of the conference are to submit their articles (in a printed and electronic versions) befor april 25, 2013 to the following address: Baku, 31, H.Javid St., The Institute of Geography named after acad. H.A.Aliyev, ANAS, Geographical Society of Azerbaijan, room 905, R.S.Abdullayev.
Contact phone: 439-33-36; mob.(050 353 01 35)
Rules for authors: volume of article - not less than 4 pages, Word for Windows, font-Times New Roman, 14 pt, 1,5 interval. Parameters of page: space from above, below and left sides - 2,5 cm, on the right - 1,5 cm, at the end of the article - resume in English and Russian languages; point out the initials, place of work and address of the author(s).
Note: The Organizing Committee of the Conference states that it has available possibility for providing of arrival and staying of limited numbers of foreign participants of the Conference. Those who wish may apply to the address: e-mail arso20lO@rambler.ru
The submitted articles will be published in the Procecdings of the Geographical Society of Azerbaijan before the Conference. The Organizing Committee reserves the right to decline the materials not corresponding the subjects and answering the requirements of the conference.