Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics SB RAS

International Conference on Mathematical Methods in Geophysics «MMG-2008»

Akademgorodok, Novosibirsk, Russia, October 13-15, 2008



A.S.Alekseev The international conference “Mathematical Methods in Geophysics-2008” will be held in Akademgorodok (in the vicinity of Novosibirsk) on October 13-15, 2008. The Conference is devoted to the memory of Anatoly S. Alekseev, Academician of Russian Academy of Sciences, who would be 80 on October 12, 2008. The Conference will cover important mathematical problems of modern geophysics.

Conference organizers:

Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences (Novosibirsk)
Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences (Novosibirsk)
Trofimuk Institute of Oil and Gas Geology and Geophysics, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences (Novosibirsk)
Yugorsk Research Institute of Information Technology (Khanty-Mansiisk)

Sponsors of conference: Intel, IBM,

Intel ibm

gold sponsor - Hewlett-Packard.

Conference web-site:

Conference Topics:

  1. Mathematical modeling in the theory of seismic and electromagnetic wave propagation(direct and inverse problems of geophysics)
  2. Mathematical modeling in the physics of atmosphere, ocean, and environmental protection
  3. Problems of geodynamics, mathematical modeling, and monitoring
  4. High-performance computing, parallel methods and algorithms in problems of geophysics


Registration of participants will take place at the House of Scientists on October 13 from 9 a.m.
The registration fee for foreign participants is 250$(USA).
This sum covers Conference Proceedings, rent of Conference Hall, equipment, transportation, coffee breaks, and social program.


The conference will take place in the House of Scientists of Novosibirsk Academgorodok and the Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics SB RAS.

The official languages of Conference will be Russian and English.

Academgorodok is the capital of Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences which includes more than 50 different Institutes. For more detail, please see

Programm Committee:

Guri Marchuk - Chairman
Mikhail Epov - Vice Chairman
Mikhail Lavrent'ev - Vice Chairman
Yurii Anikonov
Vasily Babich
Valentin Dymnikov
Gennady Erokhin
Boris Glinsky
Viacheslav Gusiakov
Bernd Hofmann
Valerij Iliin
Sergey Kabanikhin
Anatoly Konovalov
Gennady Mikhailov
Alexei Nikolaev
Vladimir Penenko
Valery Pyatkin
Vladimir Romanov
Tamara Sushkevich
Gennady Tsibulchik
Vladimir Vasin
Vladimir Voevodin
Anatoly Yagola
Masahiro Yamamoto

Organizing Committee:

Boris Mikhailenko - Chairman
Boris Glinsky - Vice Chairman
Sergey Kabanikhin - Vice Chairman
Gennady Tsibulchik - Vice Chairman
Alexandr Mikhailov - Secretary
Alexander Avdeev
Viacheslav Gusiakov
Kholmatzhon Imomnazarov
Andrey Karchevsky
Valery Kovalevsky
Maxim Shishlenin

Submit and Registration:


Computers and media projectors will be available for presentations. Acceptable file formats: Microsoft PowerPoint and Adobe PDF.

Working languages of the Conference are English and Russian.


Accepted papers will be published in MMG-2008 Conference Proceedings on CD-discs.
Send articles for publication in the Proceedings to e-mail:
as attached files named as ivanov.doc or ivanov.pdf
in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF formats in Russian or English.

The size of articles must not exceed 6 pages.
The paper format must be A4. Leave a margin of 3 cm on all sides. The basic font must be Times Roman 12 pt.
Manuscripts should be prepared in the following formats:

Deadline for the submission of manuscripts is September 1, 2008.
All papers are reviewed by specialists, and therefore early contributions are welcome.
The authors will be notified about the acceptance of their contributions for publication in the course of the reviewing process, but not later than September 5, 2008.

Important Dates:

  1. September 1, 2008 - Registration form and abstract deadline.
  2. September 1, 2008 - Manuscript deadline.
  3. September 12, 2008 - Notification of manuscript acceptance.
  4. October 12, 2008 – Arrival of participants.
  5. October 13, 2008 – Registration of participants.
  6. October 12, 2008 – Departure of participants.


Click here for information about the hotel “Golden Valley”.

Please use the following city transport to reach the hotel “Golden Valley”:

- fixed-run taxi No. 1122 or bus No. 122 from the “Tolmachevo” airport to the bus stop “Zheleznodorozhny Vokzal” (railway terminal);

- fixed-run taxi No. 15 (or 1015) or bus No. 1209 from the bus stop “Zheleznodorozhny Vokzal” to the bus stop “Tsvetnoi Proezd” or “Dom Uchenykh” (House of Scientists);

- A walk from the House of Scientists or the bus stop “Tsvetnoi Proezd” will take you only 5-10 minutes.

The map of Novosibirsk can be found at

Tickets for any kind of transport should be purchased by Conference participants; this is not the responsibility of the Organizing Committee. It is not recommended to use the services of private taxi drivers.

Additional information:

Akademgorodok is a world-famous scientific center located in birch and pine forests on a bank of the Ob' sea about 30 km to the south of Novosibirsk, the largest city of Siberia. Akademgorodok is the major center of the Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences. It has more than 50 institutes with specialization in various scientific fields. The weather in Novosibirsk in autumn is usually warm. For further information see

See the following sites for additional information:

Novosibirsk City Site
DublGIS - telephone directory with a city map
Schedule of air flights
Schedule of train communication
International airport “Tolmachevo”

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