Final Program

Fourth SIAM Conference on Mathematical and
Computational Issues in the Geosciences

June 16-19, 1997 (extended 1 day)
Sheraton Old Town Hotel
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Sponsored by SIAM Activity Group on Geosciences

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Interest in research in the mathematics and modeling of physical processes in the geosciences has been increasing over the past few decades. Recognition of the importance to the nation and the world of studying and understanding problems such as groundwater contamination, air pollution, weather prediction, maximizing production of existing oil reservoirs, and ocean hydrodynamics has been an important force driving this interest.

The study of these problems requires interdisciplinary collaboration and the merging of mathematical modeling with experiments and theory. By bringing together engineers, mathematicians, computational scientists, and other researchers working in industry, government laboratories, and universities, meaningful progress can be made in understanding and predicting the complex physical phenomena in the geosciences.

Conference Themes


Hotel Reservation: Tuesday, May 27, 1997
Audiovisual Requirements: Tuesday, May 27, 1997
Conference Preregistration: Monday, June 2, 1997

Funding Agency

SIAM thanks the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Energy for its support in conducting this conference.


Poster Session and Welcoming Reception
Monday, June 16, 1997
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Tuesday, June 17, 1997
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost per person: $25.00

Start the evening with cocktails while making new friends, renewing old friendships, and meeting colleagues. Dinner will be served at 7:00 PM and will feature Chicken Atlantis topped with crab meat, mushroom, and hollandaise sauce with penne pasta; Sheraton special salad; apple dumplings with cinnamon sauce; coffee and tea.

Business Meeting
SIAM Activity Group on Geosciences
Wednesday, June 18, 1997
6:15 PM-7:00 PM


Program Updates
Organizing Committee
Audiovisual Notice
Important Notice
Program Overview
Hotel Information
Transportation Information
Registration Information
Hotel Reservation Form
Conference Preregistration Form
Speaker Index
Abstracts (distributed on-site)

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