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 (AGA).
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 March 1999.
AGS is Associate Member of the
EAGE and Member of the Balkan Geophysical Society.
sections: Tirana Section and Fieri
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
Fieri 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).
actual membership size is 49.
AGS members, with their activities, cover a wide range of the scientific
and business field such as:
Seismic, Gravity, Magnetic and Geoelectrical surveys, Radiometric and
Forming the geophysical engineers and their post graduate qualification,
Oil and gas exploration,
Metallic and non metallic solid minerals
Geophysics 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, Albanian
Oil and Gas Bulletin, ALBPETROL, Fieri
Mining Sciences Bulletin
Bulletin of Tirana University, Natural
The Albanian Journal of Natural &
Technical Sciences, Academy of Sciences of Albania.
Different papers are published
in various international and different countries journal.
AGS has organized two National
Symposia (1992, 1994) with great success.
Albanian geophysicists have
participated in Balkan Geophysical Society Congresses in scientific
meetings of the EAEG, EAPG, AAPG, SEG, also in scientific conferences in
Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Egypt, Greece, Germany, France, Italy,
Kazakhstan, Poland, Romania, Russia, Turkey and USA. In the future, the
Albanian Geophysicists will continue to extend their activity and their
scientific collaboration with other countries.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR 2006-2014
1. Acad. Prof. Dr. Salvatore BUSHATI
4 2259657; ++682055393;
2. Prof. Dr. Pertef NISHANI
Faculty of Geology and Mining,
of Tirana (UPT).
Phone:+355 4 2375246; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Dipl. Eng. Shpresa DEMA
Department of Geophysics,
Geological Survey of
Phone/Fax: +355 4 ; E-mail: email@example.com
4. Prof. Dr. Piro LEKA
Publications Officer of Tirana Section.
Intitute of Geosciences,
Energy, Water, and Environment, UPT,
Mob: +355 4 682582912; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
5. Dipl. Eng. Kristaq JANO
Publications Officer of Fieri Section
National Agency of Natural Resources, Branch of
Mob:+355 692561136; E-mail: email@example.com
Past Chairmans: Prof. Dr. Radium AVXHIU
Prof. Dr. Vilson BARE
Prof. Dr. Alfred FRASHËRI (1992-2000).
Country Representative in
the Council of Balkan Geophysical Society: Academician Prof. Dr. Salvatore
Address of EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:
SHOQATA GJEOFIZIKE E SHQIPERISË
Rruga e Kavajes
+355 4 2229441