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Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology & Volcanology

Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology & Volcanology

Volcanoes and Wines, Part 2

Volcanoes and Wines, Part 2

  And here we go, with the second part of “Volcanoes and Wines”! In Part 1 blog post we introduced you to the inevitably bond between wine and geology, with a focus on volcanic areas and minerals. We are sure we left you with a taste of volcanic soil in your mouth, wondering where you can savour red and white glasses of wine at the foot of a volcano. Today we introduce you to some unusual and ...[Read More]

GMPV ECS Campfires: Wednesday 15th September @ 4pm CEST!

GMPV ECS Campfires: Wednesday 15th September @ 4pm CEST!

Mark your calendar! The 12th edition of the Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology and Volcanology division’s early career scientists talks (EGU Campfires) will be on Wednesday 15th September at 4pm CEST! Our speakers are: Sri Budhi Utami (Final Year PhD Candidate @ Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) – How a volcano pressure cooker works: the role of excess fluids in controlling eruption st ...[Read More]

Carbonate Minerals: the Silent Players of Climate Change – Victoria Corcimaru for GMPV for Sustainable Development

Carbonate Minerals: the Silent Players of Climate Change – Victoria Corcimaru for GMPV for Sustainable Development

GMPV and The Sustainable Development Goals In 2015 all United Nations Member States adopted a set of Global Goals, as a universal call to protect our planet, end poverty and ensure that all people can enjoy peace and prosperity. These are called the Sustainable Development Goals – 17 integrated goals aimed at addressing the challenges our society is currently facing considering social, economic, a ...[Read More]

Do caldera eruptions occur in cycles?

Do caldera eruptions occur in cycles?

Caldera-forming eruptions represent some of the most dangerous natural hazards we have to face on Earth. If happening today, a single caldera-forming eruption would have a devastating impact on the population living around the volcano, destroy the surrounding environment, and also strongly influence the global climate. But what actually is a caldera and how do scientists interpret their eruptive a ...[Read More]