First Announcement



IX International Conference


August08 –12, 2016

Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan

Dear Colleagues and Friends!


We are pleased to invite you to participate in the IХ International Conference “Monitoring of nuclear tests and their consequences” to be held from 08 August to 12August 2016 in Almaty (Kazakhstan) in the premises of the Data Centre of the Institute of Geophysical Researches.

We dedicate this Conference to the 20th anniversary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty opening for signature, co-chairing of Kazakhstan in the Conference under Article 14 CTBT, and 25th anniversary of the closure of Semipalatinsk Test Site.

The reports and discussion meetings are expected to cover the scientific and technical contribution of scientists and specialists into solving of challenging issues related to the Conference topics leading to maximum realization of the potential of the anniversary events.

I will be glad to meet you and your colleagues. I am sure that in the midst of one of the most beautiful cities of Kazakhstan, the Conference participants will find new opportunities to join the efforts for further research and work.

We look forward to your positive reply.


Nadezhda Belyashova,

Director General

Institute of Geophysical Research



Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization

NORSAR Norwegian Center

Committee on Atomic Energy of France

Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics, Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Institute for Dynamics of Geospheres, Russian Academy of Sciences




B.M. Jaksaliev (Kazakhstan)


L. Zerbo (CTBTO), F. Ringdal (Norway), B.К.Karakozov (Kazakhstan)

Committee members:

Batirbekov E.G. (Kazakhstan), Belyashova N.N (Kazakhstan), Zhantikin T. M. (Kazakhstan), P.Richards (USA), G.Suarez (Mexico), Kabanikhin S.I.(Russia), Heritier T.(France)




Belyashova N.N. (Kazakhstan)


Kemerait R.C. (USA), Mikhailova N. N. (Kazakhstan)


Members of the Committee: Kopnichev Yu. F. (Russia), Mukusheva M.K. (Kazakhstan), Donbayev K. M. (Kazakhstan)



1. Operational readiness advancement of the CTBT verification system

  • Development of the International Monitoring System and Cooperating National Facilities

  • Scientific and technological development of nuclear monitoring technologies

  • Information resource and development of International and National Data Centers

2. Improving the efficiency in studying the sources of events

  • Effectiveness evaluation in detecting, locating and identification of events sources

  • Scientific and methodological developments to improve the quality of processing and analysis of monitoring data

3. Study of nuclear explosions consequences and on-site inspection

  • Methods and results of studying the underground nuclear explosions consequences at the Test Sites of the world

  • Methods and results of studying the effects of peaceful nuclear explosions

  • Assessment of modern capabilities of the on-site inspections


4. Application of nuclear monitoring systems and data for civil and scientific purposes

  • Assessment and monitoring of seismic safety at nuclear energy facilities’ and industrial critical structures’ locations

  • Study and monitoring of earthquakes and induced events

  • Practical examples of monitoring results application for other purposes




The Conference will be held at theData Centre of the Institute of GeophysicalResearch, Almaty,

Republic ofKazakhstan.

Airport of arrival: Almaty.Railway stations: Almaty-1, Almaty – 2.

The participants will be staying at hotels of Almaty. The cost of housing is 40 USD to 100 USD per day.




The Conference languages are Russian and English. The reports are transalted to the Conference languages.




April 08,2016Application and abstracts submission deadline

May 18, 2016Paper submissiondeadline

July 10,2016Second Announcement




Text of the abstracts of 2-3 full pages inRussian and English aresubmitted togetherwith application for participation. Text of the paper is submitted in Russian or English.

When preparing the abstracts and papers the following requirements should be met:


Page format A4 (210 x 297 mm) withmargins: top, left, bottom - 25 mm: right – 15mm. Times New Roman print of the 10th sizeforboth body text and headers. Use singlespacing in the text and double spacingbetween paragraphs.


The title should be bold and capital letters,header should be centered. Last names ofauthors, middle andfirst names (shortened to the first letter and following the last name) should also be in bold, lowercase andcentered.


If authors represent differentorganizations, their names should benumbered. The name of organizations, city,country, phone and fax numbers, and e-mailshould be in bold italic and marked by thesame numeral as the author.


Annotation is 4-10 lines in the paper. Header and annotation are repeated in English at the end of the paper.


The text should be given inMS WORD for Windows format.Figures may be colored orblack-and-white, duplicated and sent separately from the text in one of the following formats: tif, gif, jpeg, png, pcx, with resolution of 600 dpi. The materials should be submitted in electronic form via e-mail as an attached file.


Presentation duration: 20 minutes (with Q&A). The printed version of papers is supposed to be published prior to the conference opening.

The type of report design for publication is followed from the example given below.



1)F.M. Last name, 2)F.M. Last name

1)Institute of Geophysical Research, Kurchatov, Kazakhstan

2)M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia, Moscow


Annotation- 4-10 lines


The text should be up to 14-16 pages. Dividing according to subject headings is welcomed, but not obligatory.


The text should be prepared on A4 sheets with margins: top, bottom, left – 30 mm, right – 20 mm. Font is Times New Roman, height (size) - 12 points for head and 10 points for plain text. Single spacing should be used when typing. Double spacing should be used between paragraphs. The first rubric is full-out.


The title of presentation should be bold, uppercase, header should be centered. Authors’ last names, first and middle names (abbreviated to the first letter and located after the last name) should be also bold, lowercase and centered.


If the authors represent different organizations, their names should be numbered, as it was shown above. Organization name, city, country should be bold italic and numbered if there are several organizations. Text is centered.


The presentation headings are not centered and separated from previous and subsequent text by one line, and it should be also bold.

The table name is not centered and placed after words: Table 1, 2...Tables are separated by one line after title. The table is centered.


Figurescouldbecoloredorblack-and-white. Black-and-white figures are submitted as Word-files, and doubled separately from the text in one of the following formats - tif, gif, jpeg, png, pcx with 600 dpi. Volume of scanned figures and Exсel figures must be minimized. The caption must be separated by one empty line under a figure after words: Figure 1.. The width of a figure should be 8 or 14 cm. Inscriptions in figures should be readable by reduction of figures to above-mentioned size. The figures should be laid out in their accordant places in the text or their locations to be indicated by placement of their names.

The formulas to be presented as the object of Microsoft Equation in the text or Math Type. Those formulas to be numbered that are referred to.

Chemistry formulas and small figures in the text line should be presented as the object of Paint Microsoft Word.


Papers may be submitted on a CD, via e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


The references in the text are placed with numbers in square brackets in mention order: [ ].




and English annotation


Registration fee upon arrival is 100USD atthe rate of the National Bank RK on the dateof payment.Registration fee ensures maintenance, provision with a set of information materials, participation in excursions, transportation to the Conference site from airport/train station and back.


Institute of Geophysical Research:

Head Office

Meridian Site, 071100, Kurchatov, Kazakhstan

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fax: +7(72251)23422

Tel: +7(72251)23742

Contact personNataliya A. Gavrilova

Data Centre (Centre for Acquisition and Processing of the special seismic information)

050020 Lizy Chaykinoy str. 4

Almaty, Kazakhstan

Fax: +7 (7272) 634882, Tel: +7(7272) 631330

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Application for participation together with theabstracts should be sent prior to April 08,2016 to thefollowing address: Institute ofGeophysical Research, Meridian Site, 071100, Kurchatov

E-mail:, 23146+7(72251) 23422

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