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Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology & Volcanology

Interview

Machine Learning and Volcanic Crystals: a journey with Corin Jorgenson into Random Forest Thermobarometry

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Thermobarometry: a bit of background Being able to understand the eruptive style of a volcano, how the eruptive behavior can evolve over time and managing to better interpret the signals that a volcanic system gives us before an eruption are of fundamental importance for mitigating the risk associated with eruptive activities. In this context, it is extremely important to understand trans-crustal ...[Read More]

Volcano Watch the Podcast, a weekly walk through the amazing world of Volcanoes!

Volcano Watch the Podcast, a weekly walk through the amazing world of Volcanoes!

Are you interested in Volcanoes? Do you want to learn more about volcanic activity, geysers, magma dynamics and the relationship between humans and volcanoes, from the mythology to the art and the agriculture? Or maybe you just want to be updated on the worldwide ongoing eruptions and listen to nice interviews with people who actually works on volcanoes? Well, if it is like so we strongly recommen ...[Read More]

Interview with an ECR AGU2020 Convener – Dr. Penny Wieser

Interview with an ECR AGU2020 Convener – Dr. Penny Wieser

A few months ago, after AGU2020, I had the opportunity to interview Dr. Penny Wieser. Penny is an igneous petrologist and volcanologist with broad research interests and a substantial scientific record. Upon obtaining the undergraduate and masters degree in Earth Sciences at the University of Oxford, she pursued a PhD at the University of Cambridge, which was finished last year. She is now a post- ...[Read More]