Geomorphometry 2018

August 13–17, 2018 | Boulder CO, USA

5th International Conference of the ISG



Abstract submissions are now open

Abstract submissions are now open. Please use EasyChair system to submit 1-4 pages abstract. All abstracts need to be submitted following the manuscript preparation guidelines. Also note our submission deadlines indicated below.

Geomorphometry.org/2018 conference will be held at the Millenium Harvest Hotel in Boulder Colorado. Conference organizers have pre-booked number of rooms for the participants. During the hotel reservation, make sure you indicate the Conference name "Geomorphometry.org/2018" so you can receive a discounted price for accommodation.

  • Millenium Harvest Hotel | 1345 28th Street, Boulder, CO 80302 United States

Organizing Committee:

To receive updates please register for the EasyChair system and submit an abstract. All abstracts will go through a rapid peer-review and will be ranked based on the average rating and relevance to the Conference themes.

International Society for Geomorphometry (ISG) is an international association of researchers and experts open for free exchange of knowledge and opinions about various aspects of DEM processing and digital relief analysis.

Geomorphometry flyer

Conference themes
and publications

Themes include but are not limited to:

  • Use of Digital Elevation, Terrain and Surface Models and Canopy Heigh Models in hydrological modeling and biogeography
  • Acquisition and processing of high resolution elevation data collected with LIDAR and photogrammetry (structure from motion)
  • Mapping and analyzing Earth surface at ultra-high resolutions using sUAS (small Unmanned Aerial Systems)
  • New algorithms and software for automated interpretation of digital elevation data
  • Modeling extreme processes and natural hazards on the Earth surface
  • Modeling and analyzing urban topography (3D cities) using lidar or photogrammetry data
  • Multi-scale automated mapping of Earth surface changes
  • Acquisition and analysis of bathymetry data
  • Working with continental-scale high resolution data
  • Simulating changes of the Earth surface relief
  • 3D and 4D dynamics of Earth surface

Peer reviewed proceedings will be published online, with DOIs. One or more special journal issues planned.

Example of a special issue for Geomorphometry 2015

Important dates:

  • EasyChair system opens for submissions: 1 December 2017
  • Extended 4 page abstracts due to EasyChair: 1 February 2018
  • Workshop proposals due: 15 February 2018
  • Notification of acceptance and required revisions: 1 March 2018
  • Registration opens: 1 March 2018
  • Schedule finalized: 1 April 2018
  • Final camera-ready digital manuscripts due: 15 May 2018
  • Early registration deadline: 15 July 2018
  • Conference: August 13-17 2018

To receive updates please register for the EasyChair system and submit an abstract. Start preparing by downloading the abstract templates.


Keynote speakers

David Tarboton, Professor at Utah State University

Web Based Hydrologic Terrain Analysis through HydroShare

David Tarboton

Dai Yamazaki, Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo

MERIT DEM: a high-accuracy global elevation map by multi-component error removal

Dai Yamazaki

Greg Tucker, Professor of Geological Sciences and Fellow of CIRES / Director, Community Surface Dynamics Modeling System (CSDMS), University of Colorado, Boulder

20 years of modelling geomorphology and landscape evolution

Greg Tucker