VOLCANO: Volcanic and Magmatic Studies Group conference - Edinburgh January 2014

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Volcanic and Magmatic Studies Group conference - Edinburgh January 2014
From: John A Stevenson <john.stevenson@xxxxxxxx>


Registration opens today for the 2014 Volcanic and Magmatic Studies Group (VMSG) conference.  This is the UK's annual volcanology conference, with 200-250 delegates from the UK and abroad.  The meeting takes place in Edinburgh on 5-8 January 2014.

VMSG2014 is of particular significance as it marks the 50th anniversary of the conference and the meeting will explore advances in volcanology and igneous petrology over the past 5 decades.  Keynote presentations will be given by Jon Davidson, Steve Sparks, Sally Gibson and Iain Stewart.

*Session topics*:
- Intraplate and Continental Rifting
- Subduction Zone Magmatism
- From Rift to Ridge (including Rifted Margins)
- Planetary Volcanism
- Volcanic Hazards and Risks
- Magmatic Processes: Conduits to Atmosphere

*Other highlights*:
- Meeting in the John McIntyre Conference Centre at the foot of Arthur's Seat
- Dinner and ceilidh in Our Dynamic Earth
- Barry Dawson memorial session
- Optional fieldtrip to Arthur's Seat (Sunday 4th Jan)
- Optional microanalysis workshop (Thursday 9th Jan)

Please visit the website for more information and registration details:


Dr John A Stevenson
RSE/Scottish Government Personal Research Fellow
(co-funded by Marie Curie Actions)
School of GeoSciences
The University of Edinburgh
Grant Institute
West Mains Road
Edinburgh EH9 3JW
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