Europaen current research on fluid inclusions


First Circular



The XV ECROFI conference will be held at the GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, Germany from June 21-24, 1999. The meeting aims to bring together geoscientists involved in all aspects of fluid inclusion studies, to exchange experiences and new ideas, and to present results of current research during oral and poster sessions.


Possible session themes are:

h New analytical techniques and experimental results

h Ore deposits, geothermal fields, water-rock interactions

h High-temperature processes, magmatic and metamorphic fluids

h Melt inclusions in extrusive and intrusive rocks

h Sedimentary systems and applications to petroleum geology


Venue and accomodation

The GeoForschungsZentrum is located on the Telegrafenberg in Potsdam. A reception is scheduled on the evening of June 21.

Potsdam is easily accessible by car, railway or plane through the airports of Berlin. Maps and detailed information will be given in the second circular. A wide range of accommodation is available in Potsdam. Prices range from 60.- DM (simple guest house) to 200.- DM (major hotel) for a single person per night or 30.- DM to 100.- DM per person in a double room, respectively.



Extended abstracts up to 3 pages for both, oral and poster presentations will appear in a special volume.

Closing date for abstracts: March 1, 1999.

Oral presentations are limited to 15 minutes plus 5 minutes for discussion. Posters will be presented during the whole meeting. Special time for poster discussions is allocated on June 23.


Estimated Registration Fees

(incl. lunch and all social events)

Professional: 350.- DM Student: 180.- DM


Organizing committee

Dr. Rainer Thomas, Dr. Volker Lüders

GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam


Dr. Andreas Schmidt-Mumm

Martin-Luther-Universität Halle


Deadlines and key dates

Return of the first circular: October 1, 1998

Closing date for abstracts: March 1, 1999

Final registration and payment due: April 1, 1999


If you want to receive the pre-registration form, please contact:


Mrs. Claudia Röhl

GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam


D - 14473 Potsdam


Fax: ++49 (0) 331 288 1436

E-mail: ecrofi@gfz-potsdam.de