The competition was followed by 109 participants from all universities in Java Island. On that occasion, Faculty of Geography UGM succeeded to have two in top ten teams. UGM Team of Geography 1 consists of Ahmad Cahyadi, Subhakti Adi Putranto, and Bayu Argadyanto Prabawa (Environmental Geography Department) with supervisor Dr. Eko Haryono, M.Si. This team presented paper entitled Management of Karst Area of Gunungsewu in Effort to Conserve Its Carbondioxide Absorption Function.
Meanwhile, UGM Team of Geography 2 comprising Andung Bayu Sekaranom (Environmental Geography Department) with supervisor Dr. Sri Rum Giyarsih, M.Si., succeeded to be the 4th place winner. Andung wrote a paper entitled Utilization of Coastal Wind Resource of South Javanese Karst as Renewable Energy Resource in Anticipating Energy Crisis and Global Warming.
succeeded to be the runner up in Scientific Paper Competition for University students throughout Java held by Center for Students Research and Scientific Studies, Faculty of Agriculture, Brawijaya University, Malang, on 4 December. The championship took the theme of Local Potential Conservation in Global Warming Mitigation Effort. The winner in this event was gained by Team Biology of Bandung Institute of Technology and the third winner was the Team from Diponegoro University.