AntVolc

Expert Group on Antarctic Volcanism

Kick-off Meeting

Kick-off Meeting, INGV Sezione di Catania, 3-5 July 2015

Scientific Program

July 3rd – Friday

17:00 Short welcome-Icebreaker Informal presentation of the group, Visit to the monitoring room of INGV-CT; Posters Exposition

 July 4th Saturday

9:00 – 9:15 Welcome (Director INGV-CT and/or President INGV) and general introduction (Massimo Pompilio INGV Pisa – Italy)

9:15 – 10:00 Review of Antarctic volcanism – physical volcanology & paleoenvironmental aspects (John Smellie – Leicester University – UK)

10:00 – 10:30 Overview of Cenozoic Volcanism: A petrological perspective (Kurt Panter – Bowling Green State University – USA)

10:30 – 11:00 Antarctic Volcanism: An overview of tephrochronological studies (Nelia Dunbar – New Mexico Tech – USA)

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee Break

11:15-11:45 Cenozoic Magmatism-Tectonics-Geodynamics in Antarctica (Sergio Rocchi – University of Pisa – Italy)

11:45 – 12:15 Volcano Monitoring at Mt. Erebus (William McIntosh New Mexico Tech – USA)

12:15 – 12:45 Volcano Hazard at Deception Island (Adelina Geyer CSIC Barcelona – Spain)

12:45 – 14:30 Lunch

14:30 – 16.30 General discussion and planning of future activities

16:30 – 16:45 Coffee Break

16:45 – 18:00 General discussion on the group organization

18:00 – 18:30 General conclusions

 July 5th Sunday

7:30 – Late afternoon – Field trip on Mt. Etna

Organising committee

Conveners:

Massimo Pompilio & John Smellie

 Organising committee:

  • Andrea Cannata – INGV Catania
  • Massimiliano Cascone – INGV Catania
  • Paola Del Carlo – INGV Pisa
  • Carmelo Ferlito – University of Catania
  • Salvatore Gambino – INGV Catania
  • Patrizia Pantani – INGV Pisa
  • Eugenio Privitera – INGV Catania
  • Giuseppe Salerno – INGV Catania
  • Letizia Spampinato – INGV Catania
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