ALBANIAN GEOPHYSICAL SOCIETY (AGS)
The Albanian Geophysical
Society (AGS) was founded in 1992, based on the existing
section of the Society of Albanian Geologists, founded in 1989. The AGS
name from 1992 to 1998 has been Association of Albanian Geophysicists
According to decision Nr.
1247 on 3.4.1998, Tirana Law
Court, was founded ALBANIAN ASSOCIATION OF
GEOSCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS, based on the unification of the Association of
Geophysicists of Albania (1992), Albanian Association of Petroleum Geoscientists
(1993) in 1998, and Association of Albanian Geologists (1989), jointed in
AGS is Associate Member of
the EAGE and Member of the Balkan Geophysical Society.
AGS has two
sections: Tirana Section and Fieri Section.
of the Tirana Section are from
Geological Survey of Albania, Geophysical
Section of Earth Science Department in the Faculty of Geology and Mining
and Earth Sciences Institute in Polytechnic University of Tirana, Academy of Sciences,
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Energy, National Agency of Natural
Resources, Foreign Mining Companies working in Albania, and retired
Section consists of geophysicists from ALBPETROL com., and Foreign Oil
Companies working in Albania,
and retired geophysicists. This Section is also part for Petrol of Albanian
Association of Petroleum Geoscientists (AAPG).
membership size is 49 (See the Annex 1).
members, with their activities, cover a wide range of the scientific and
business field such as:
Seismic, Gravity, Magnetic and Geoelectrical
surveys, Radiometric and Geothermal studies,
Forming the geophysical engineers and their post graduate qualification,
Oil and gas exploration,
Metallic and non metallic solid minerals exploration,
for environmental problem.
The scientific results of
the AGS are being published in the following Albanian periodicals
(published in Albanian language, English abstracts):
Bulletin of Geological Sciences
Oil and Gas Bulletin
Mining Sciences Bulletin
Natural Science Bulletin
Albanian Journal of Natural & Technical Sciences, Academy
of Sciences of Republic of Albania.
Different papers are
published in various international and different countries journal.
AGS has organized two
National Symposia (1992, 1994) with great success.
have participated in Balkan Geophysical Society Congresses, in scientific
meetings of the EAEG, EAPG, AAPG, SEG, also in scientific conferences in Bulgaria, Canada,
Egypt, Greece, Germany,
France, Italy, Kazakhstan,
Poland, Romania, Russia,
Turkey and USA.
future, the Albanian Geophysicists will continue to extend their activity
and their scientific collaboration with other countries.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR
Prof. Dr. Salvatore BUSHATI
Academy of Sciences of Albania, Tirana.
+355 4 2259657; ++682055393
2. Prof. Dr. Pertef NISHANI
of Geology and Mining.
3. Dipl. Eng. Shpresa DEMA
Survey of Albania
6. Prof. Dr. Piro LEKA
Officer of Tirana Section.
Intitute of Geosciences, Energy and Water Resources,
Mob: +355 4 682582912
7. Dipl. Eng. Kristaq JANO
Officer of Fieri Section
Agency of Natural Resources, Branch of Fier.
||Prof. Dr. Radium AVXHIU
Dr. Vilson BARE
Dr. Alfred FRASHËRI
Representative in the
Council of Balkan Geophysical Society: Academician Prof. Dr. Salvatore
Address of EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:
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Lagja 9, Blloku Vasil Shanto,
Tel/Fax. +355 4 2229441
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