The 20th edition of the Swiss Geoscience Meeting focused on the latest advances in research in geosciences. It was held in Lausanne on 18, 19 & 20 November 2022.
The Faculty of Geosciences and Environment of the University of Lausanne, the Musée Cantonal de Géologie and the Platform Geosciences of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) welcomed 918 participants in the 20th Swiss Geoscience Meeting held from Friday, 18 November to Sunday, 20 November, 2022.
On Friday, 18 November
The 2022 SGM plenary session on Friday November 18th entitled Resilience and Transitions in Geosciences explored transitions and resilience at a range of spatial and temporal scales, from geological tipping points to the link between social, economic and natural systems and implications for management and policy.
On Saturday, 19 November
27 scientific symposia covered the diverse spectrum of current research in geosciences, encompassing the lithosphere, the hydrosphere, the cryosphere, the biosphere, the atmosphere and the anthroposphere.
On Sunday, 20 November
A tribute symposium in honour of Karl Föllmi, Johannes Hunziker and Albrecht Steck on Alpine-Himalayan Geology took place on that day.
The SGM also provided an ideal environment to foster informal contacts and discussion among scientists, in particular during the Swiss Geoscience Party on Friday evening but also at the poster sessions on Saturday. Time was reserved for two poster sessions on Saturday, at which the authors were present for active discussion and feedback.