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Volcano Geology and Intrusion-induced Uplift (co-organized)
Convener: Claudia Principe  | Co-Conveners: Federico Lucchi , Craig Magee , Benjamin van Wyk de Vries 
 / Mon, 24 Apr, 15:30–17:00
 / Attendance Mon, 24 Apr, 17:30–19:00

Geology of volcanic areas is a basic tool for understanding volcanic activity. A special attention is given inside this session to the geological fieldwork and mapping in volcanic areas as the essential basis for volcanological and magmatic studies and for understanding the behaviour of volcanoes and their future activity in terms of volcanic hazards (for active or recent volcanoes). Based on this premise, different kind of field-based volcanological studies are the argument of the first part of the session convened by Claudia Principe and Federico Lucchi.

The second part of the session is focused on sill and laccolith emplacement at shallow crustal levels, which can be accommodated by the uplift (folding) of overlying strata/free surface and commonly heralds and provides crucial insight into future eruptions. This second part of the session, convened by Craig Magee and Benjamin van Wyk de Vries, will bring together a range of geoscientists to interrogate how the free surface responds shallow-level magma intrusion, allowing implications for volcano monitoring to be assessed and the identification of future research opportunities.