International Geomorphology Week 2021


International Geomorphology Week is 1-7th March 2021. Its aim is to promote geomorphology in all its forms, and mobilise the geomorphological community. Any geomorphology-themed activities held during this week can be declared a part of the International Geomorphology Week.

IAG Regional webinars

Please join us for one or more of the IAG’s regional webinars, register now at our eventbrite page here! Times are in Central European Time and in local times in brackets. Countries listed indicate the National Scientific Members to which the anticipated speakers belong, but anyone from any country is welcome to attend any webinar!

  • 1st March 07:30 – 11:30 (13:00 – 17:00 IST) South & West Asia (Bangladesh, India, Iran, Israel, Nepal, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Sri Lanka) and the programme is here.
  • 1st March 12:00 – 16:30 Iberia (Spain, Portugal) and the programme is here.
  • 1st March 15:00 – 17:00 Central & Western Europe (Belgium, Germany, Switzerland) and the programme is here.
  • 2nd March 09:00 – 13:00 Africa (Cameroon, Congo-Brazzaville, Egypt, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tunisia) and the programme is here.
  • 2nd March 14:00 – 16:00 & 16:30 – 18:30 Western Europe, British and Irish Isles (UK, Ireland, France, Italy) and the programme is here.
  • 3rd March 13:00 – 17:00 Northern Europe (Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark) and the programme is here.
  • 4th March 03:00-06:00 (10:00-12:00 UTC+8, 15:00-18:00 UTC+13) Australia and New Zealand and the programme is here.
  • 4th March 13:00-16:30 & 18:00-21:00 (9:00-12:30 14:00 – 17:00 UTC-3) South & Central America (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Equador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela) and the programme is here in English and Spanish.
  • 4th March 14:00-18:35 CET Central-Eastern Europe (Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Ukraine) and the programme is here.
  • 4th March 18:00 – 21:30 CET (09:00 – 12:30 PST / 12:00 – 15:30 ET) North America and Costa Rica (Canada, Costa Rica and USA) and the preliminary programme is here.
  • 6th March 6:00-9:00 UTC (15:00-18:00 JST / 14:00-17:00 SST)  East and South East Asia (Indonesia, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan) and the programme is here.

Other events

  • 3rd March 09:00-12:00 (GMT + 2) webinar themed ‘Facilitating geomorphology in southern Africa‘ by the Southern African Association of Geomorphologists (SAAG), detailed programme and registration here.
  • 3rd March 17:00-18:00 CET Conference “Climate change in high mountain areas: rockwall permafrost and emerging risks by Ludovic Ravanel (CNRS, France), organised by the Interdisciplinary Centre for Mountain Research CIRM of University of Lausanne (Switzerland). Programme is here.
  • 3rd March 17:00 – 18:00 CET The Association of Polish Geomorphologists present an online lecture by prof. Jean POESEN (Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin, Poland) “Soil erosion in the Anthropocene: do we still need more research?” details on connection here.
  • 4th March 10:00-17:00 UTC/GMT, Young Geomorphologists meeting, organised by the Italian Young Geomorphologists Group please register at our eventbrite page here and the detailed programme is here.
  • 4th of March 15:00-17:00 CET “Virtual Round Table” organised by IAG Working Group on Denudation and Environmental Changes in Different Morphoclimatic Zones (DENUCHANGE) including  public discussion on the preparation of DENUCHANGE key synthesis/review papers – details here.
  • 4th March at 15:00 GMT/ 16:00 CET: Landscapes Live talk by Karl Lang, Georgia Institute of Technology, see details here:
  • 5th March Gilbert Club meeting 06:30-11:00 PST / 15:30-20:00 CET: pre-recorded roll-call, talks by Amy East, Suzanne Anderson and Raleigh Martin, pop-ups and interactive wonder room:
  • 8th March Mediterranean Women in Geomorphology virtual event being organised by the Hellenic Committee for Geomorphology and Environment
  • The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) will use their website and social media channels to share case studies, geovisualisations, grant recipient stories, career profiles and items from their Collections that celebrate and highlight the longstanding impact and contribution of geomorphology and geomorphologists across research and professional practice. Follow along on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.
  • 1-5 March online geomorphology webinars for students (undergraduate, masters or graduate) being provided by CIVIS, application deadline 22 Feb:
  • 8-10 March “Semana da Mulher na Geomorfologia” three round tables will be held to discuss the important role of female geomorphologists in promoting geomorphology in Latin America. The first and third will be in portuguese, and the second in spanish. Please find more details on the flyers.