Dr Bernardino Figueiredo,, Institute of Geosciences, Univ. of Campinas, PO Box 6152, 13083-970 Campinas, Brazil
Cassio Silva,, Geological Survey of Brazil, Av. Pasteur, 404 22,292,040, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil .


A significant number of papers (70) were presented during the technical and scientific session “Environmental and Medical Geology” of the 47th Brazilian Geological Congress that was held in Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil, last September. Dr. Nelly Mañay, IMGA Chairperson, was the keynote speaker for the session that was conducted by Professors Bernardino Figueiredo and José Ângelo dos Anjos. In parallel, the future activities of the Medical Geology in Brazil for the period 2014-2015 were discussed during the Chapter business meeting previously included in the Congress programme. Additional activities conducted by various members of Brazil Chapter are reported below: