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Information you need to know


This information is contained in the Registration Information pdf file.
There are some additional web site links contained on this page.


Registration documents available to download in pdf format:

GPR 2002 Registration Information (6 pages)
GPR 2002 Registration Form
Radisson Hotel Santa Barbara Reservation Form

If you require a hardcopy to be mailed to you please email : subject =HARDCOPY of Registration


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The registration fees for GPR 2002 attendees are:
 Early payment (on or before March 29, 2002)
 Late payment (after March 29, 2002)
 Early student payment (on or before March 29, 2002)
 Late student payment (after March 29, 2002)

The registration fee covers the following entitlements for all conference delegates:

Admittance to all oral, poster, and exhibition sessions, and field demonstrations
Full conference proceedings book and CD-version
Lunches, morning and afternoon breaks
Conference banquet
Opening cocktail reception and farewell drinks

Student registration includes all entitlements of a full-paying delegate. Students must provide certification that they are enrolled full-time at a college or university.

All oral and poster presenters must register when they submit the photo-ready manuscript by January 29, 2002. Please include the paper ID number(s) of papers you will be presenting on the registration form. Registration fees must be submitted with your registration form. Failing to do so will mean that your paper will be withdrawn from the conference program and proceedings. A publication fee of $90 per additional page is payable for photo-ready manuscripts exceeding 6 pages in length (10-page maximum for papers).

Two full-day tutorial sessions will be held in parallel on April 28, 2002. Dr. Peter Annan will be giving a tutorial on Introduction to GPR. The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology’s (ETH) Applied and Environmental Geophysics Group, led by Dr. Alan Green, will be giving a tutorial for advanced users on Three-Dimensional Acquisition, Processing and Imaging of GPR Data. Please refer to the Full-Day Tutorials section. The full-day tutorial fee of $175 is in addition to the conference registration fee. The tutorial fee covers course tuition and notes, lunch, morning and afternoon breaks.

A social program has been arranged for accompanying persons. The costs are $100 for adults and $50 for children under the age of 18. Refer to the Accompanying Persons Program section for details.

The conference banquet will be held at the world famous El Paseo restaurant for all conference delegates and adults registered with the accompanying persons program. Additional banquet tickets for non-registered accompanying adults are available at the discounted rate of $40. Free shuttle service will be provided from the Radisson to the El Paseo.

Additional copies of the Conference Proceedings are available at $100 per book copy and $25 per CD copy.


A downloadable registration form is also available on the web site.
This completed registration form and payment of registration fees can be
made by credit card by fax or mail.
FAX: 805-893-4943

Payment by cashier’s checks, International Drafts or International Money Orders should be made payable to Regents of the University of California, Santa Barbara, made out in U.S. Dollars and mailed to:

University of California, Santa Barbara
UCSB Extension - GPR 2002 Conference
Attn: Registrar
Elwood Station - P.O. Box 8461
Santa Barbara, California, 93118 USA

Confirmation of registration will be emailed, faxed, or mailed to delegates. Registration inquires can be emailed to:


In the event that you are unable to attend, you may send a substitute from your organization or receive a refund of the registration/conference fee(s) less a $50 administration fee if requested in writing to the address above before March 28, 2002. No refunds will be made to presenting authors who withdraw their paper after January 29, 2002, or for delegates who cancel their registration after March 29, 2002. (Proceedings and CD will be sent via surface mail after the conference.)

The Executive Committee reserves the right to cancel the conference and return all fees in the event of insufficient registration. The combined liability of the Executive Committee and the Co-hosts is limited to the registration fee. The Executive Committee and Co-hosts will not be responsible for any losses incurred by registrants, including but not limited to airline cancellation charges and hotel deposits.

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All meetings will be held at GPR 2002's official hotel, the Radisson Hotel Santa Barbara, 1111 East Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, California. Field demonstrations are planned at a nearby park.

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Santa Barbara climate is Mediterranean and the California Central Coast enjoys plenty of sunshine. The month of May is in Spring with temperatures between 15-21°C (59-70°F). There is occasional morning fog (marine layer).


Santa Barbara is a place with a very low-key, casual dress atmosphere.

Comfortable, casual clothes and footwear for GPR field demonstrations
Casual dinner wear for conference banquet
Swimming clothes and beach gear

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Attendees of GPR 2002 are urged not to delay making hotel reservations.
A sellout of the reduced-rate rooms is expected. Santa Barbara is a popular tourist destination and the summer rate (increase) for rooms begins in May. Delegates planning vacation in Santa Barbara and Southern California may want to consider the weekend prior to the GPR2002 conference.

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Note: Airline flight schedules have changed since the Travel-Transportation page was originally posted.

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Please check the Web site under tourist info for information and interesting Web sites.
Official Santa Barbara tourist office:
Other Santa Barbara tourist sites:

Social Activities:
Beaches, hiking and bike riding
Golf (8 local courses)
Wine tours
Shopping (Paseo Nuevo mall and along State Street)
Local arts and crafts market along Cabrillo Blvd (Sundays)

Dining Guide:
As a longtime Santa Barbara resident the General Chair
presents a personal dining guide to conference delegates.
See Dining Guide under Tourist Information on the GPR 2002 web page.


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