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Recent updates

2010-08-23 IMA2010 Conference News
2010-08-18 Lunches on IMA2010
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2010-08-17 Presentation submission available
If you would like to send your presentation prior to the meeting to Budapest, please send it by e-mail to Robert Hohol
2010-08-17 Please donate mineral, rock, and ore specimens to the Eötvös Museum of Natural History
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2010-08-17 Experience the quality of your samples with new course microscopes from Carl Zeiss
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2010-08-17 Detailed itinerary of field trips were posted
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2010-07-15 Optional Programmes information available on the website!
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Dates and venues

Overview timetable of the Conference


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Conference date and venue

August 21 (Saturday) - August 27 (Friday), 2010

The venue of IMA2010, the Danube Riverside Campus (Lágymányos) of the Eötvös University is close to the heart of Budapest. Architectural monuments, museums, shops are easy to reach from here. Budapest, a city of 2 million people along the Danube, offers exciting programmes for visitors. End of August weather is usually mild, pleasant for both field trips and cultural visits. A week in Budapest may give a pleasant tourist experience also to the accompanying guests.


Field trip dates and venues

August 15 (Sunday) – September 1 (Wednesday), 2010

The Austrian-Carpathian-Pannonian Region, a very safe area of the European Union, hosts mineral occurrences from Roman age gold mines in Transylvania till Alpine parageneses; many tens of type localities of mineral species; a wide range of rock types/mineral deposits in a special geodynamic situation. The thirty pre-, mid- and post-conference field trips visit the most exciting scientific and tourist sites (among them UNESCO World Heritage Sites) throughout the region.

The conference region from the space

The conference region from the space

(MODIS/TERRA, 20.07.2006, data reception: ELTE Dept. of Geophysics and Space Science,
data handling: Anikó Kern, Gábor Timár)