Students winning the respective national competitions are invited to participate in this significant event.
All the main areas of earth sciences, including geology, geophysics, meteorology, oceanography, astronomy, and environmental sciences, are considered as selecting
topics for the competition.
The competition for each participant consists of theoretical and practical examinations as well as field work test. Beside that, an International Team Field Investigation (ITFI) will be arranged. Each team will consist of some students from different countries. Participants should work together during experimental and/or field tasks and will be graded
together as a group.
Next IESO 14th IESO, 2020, Tyumen, Russia has been cancelled due to the threat of the spread of the new coronavirus and the measure taken to combat the spread of infection.
Last IESO:13th IESO, Daegu, Korea
The IESO is a major project of International GeoScience Education Organization (IGEO)
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