7th International Conference
Novel Methods for Subsurface Characterization and Monitoring:
From Theory to Practice
NovCare 2023
October 4-6, 2023
Valencia, Spain
Conference Proceedings 2009 and 2013

Presentations and Abstracts

Contributions as either oral or poster presentations are welcome. As a presenter, you are required to register for the meeting. Please contact the organizing committee in case of any questions or problems. All presentations should be in English and identified with one of the conference themes.

Abstract Submission Deadline: June 30, 2023 (extended)

Abstract Submission: Email

Oral Presentation

  • Each presentation should last no more than 15 minutes and will be followed by 5 minutes for questions and comments from the audience and transition to the next presentation.
  • Please note that the conference organizers cannot guarantee the speed, accessibility and reliability of the local Internet connections. Please capture web pages in advance of the conference presentation and store them in appropriate portable storage media

Poster Presentation

  • Presenters should be available to discuss their work with other attendees during the designated poster sessions.
  • The poster should correspond to portrait DIN A0 format. The posters should be no more than 46.8 inches (1189mm) high and 33.1 inches (841 mm) long. A good poster captures the essence of the work and avoids heavy use of text.


Abstracts should be between 200 and 450 words. The abstract should be in English and should clearly explain the scope of the proposed presentation; the abstract should be identified with the most relevant conference theme and the preferred presentation type – oral or poster. All abstracts should be submitted by June 30, 2023 (extended); decisions regarding acceptance will be emailed to corresponding authors by July 31, 2023. A conference abstracts volume will be made available through the Novcare 2023 website and distributed at the conference.

Please submit your abstract by email to novcare@ufz.de (NovCare 2023 Organizing Committee) as a Word document. Please note that abstracts sent by fax or regular mail will not be accepted. Details regarding abstract layout are listed below.

A submitted abstract is a commitment to present; cancellations should be avoided. If extenuating circumstances prevent the presenting author from making the presentation, it is the author's responsibility to find an alternate presenter.

Format of the abstract file (see template)

Title (Bold, Times New Roman, 14pt)

Author Name1 ; Author Name2 (Times New Roman, 12pt)
1Author Affiliation, addresses and contact details (italic, Times New Roman, 9pt)
2Author Affiliation, addresses and contact details

Keywords: maximum 5 keywords (Times New Roman, 9pt)

Most Relevant Conference Theme: List conference themes (Times New Roman, 9pt))

Conference Organizers

Valencia Polytechnic University
UFZ- Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research
University of Waterloo
University of Texas at Dallas
Kansas Geological Survey



Contact us

NovCare 2023 European Coordinators
Uta Koedel & Christine Liang
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Department Monitoring and Exploration Technologies

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