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GMPV – Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology & Volcanology


Arne Richter Award for Outstanding ECS Lecture by Anja Schmidt (co-organized)
Conveners: Jonathan Bamber , Hans Thybo 


Robert Wilhelm Bunsen Medal Lecture by Andrew Putnis (co-organized)
Convener: Mike Burton 


Division meeting for Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology & Volcanology (GMPV) (co-organized)
Convener: Mike Burton 
GMPV1 –  General Topics


Open Session on Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology and Volcanology (including Arne Richter Award Lecture and Robert Wilhelm Bunsen Medal Lecture))
Convener: Mike Burton  | Co-Conveners: Albert Galy , Fabrizio Nestola , Andrew Putnis , Andrea Di Muro , Olivier Bachmann 


Terrestrial Planet Evolution: deep carbon cycle and interior/exterior coupling (co-organized)
Convener: Sabin Zahirovic  | Co-Conveners: Cedric Gillmann , Mattia Pistone , Lotta Purkamo , Nina Bellot , Gregor Golabek , vincenzo stagno 


Microstructures as an interpretative tool in igneous and metamorphic petrology (co-organized)
Convener: Marian Holness  | Co-Conveners: Katherine Dobson , Silvio Ferrero 


Micro- and nanoscale Geosciences (co-organized)
Convener: Dimitrios Papoulis  | Co-Conveners: Xabier Arroyo , Elena Scibilia , Carmen Sanchez-Valle , Francois Renard , Karen Appel 


Past and Future Mass Extinctions, Climate and Environmental Change: where do we stand? (co-organized)
Convener: Thierry Adatte  | Co-Conveners: Sverre Planke , Andrea Marzoli , David Bond , Alena Ebinghaus , David Kemp 
GMPV2 –  Geochemistry of the Earth and terrestrial bodies


Trace elements and isotopes: the markers of geological change
Convener: Tom Raimondo  | Co-Conveners: Matthijs Smit , Daniela Rubatto 


High-precision geochronology of geological and planetary processes (co-organized)
Convener: Urs Schaltegger  | Co-Conveners: Jim Connelly , Darren Mark , Jörn-Frederik Wotzlaw 


Evolution of the Earth's mantle: a petrological, geochemical and isotopic perspective on lithospheric mantle xenoliths, orogenic peridotites and deep-seated mantle domains (co-organized)
Convener: Jacek Puziewicz  | Co-Conveners: Andrea Mundl , Costanza Bonadiman , Marion Garcon , Michel Grégoire , Károly Hidas , Bradley Peters , Jesse Reimink 


Subduction dynamics from surface to deep mantle (co-organized)
Convener: Valentina Magni  | Co-Conveners: Taras Gerya , Oğuz H Göğüş , Wim Spakman , Marco Maffione , João C. Duarte , Kalijn Peters 


Integrated geophysical-petrological modelling of the crust and upper mantle at multiple scales (co-organized)
Convener: Nils Holzrichter  | Co-Conveners: Eldar Baykiev , Mattia Guerri , Alexandra Guy , Bart Root 


Accretion, Differentiation and Volatiles: constraints on terrestrial planets (co-organized)
Convener: Hélène Bureau  | Co-Conveners: Mohamed Ali Bouhifd , Ramon Brasser , George Helffrich , vincenzo stagno 


Metals and sulfides in magmatic systems: from core formation to ore formation (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Vera Laurenz  | Co-Conveners: Frances E. Jenner , Eleanor Jennings 


Understanding granites – state of the art and ways ahead (co-organized)
Convener: Patrizia Fiannacca  | Co-Conveners: Vojtěch Janoušek , Jean-François Moyen , Carlos Villaseca 
GMPV3 –  Fluid-rock interactions, low temperature mineralogy and metamorphism


Progress in Metamorphic Geology: Multi-scale Model Testing from Minerals to Tectonic Plates (co-organized)
Convener: Pierre Lanari  | Co-Conveners: Silvio Ferrero , Emilie Janots 


Shaping the lithosphere: fluid-rock interaction, deformation and volatiles cycle (co-organized)
Convener: Francesco Giuntoli  | Co-Conveners: Nadia Malaspina , Oliver Plümper , Carmen Sanchez-Valle , Timm John , Simone Tumiati 


From hydrothermal systems to mud volcanoes: structure, evolution and monitoring of active and fossile piercements (co-organized)
Convener: Matteo Lupi  | Co-Convener: Adriano Mazzini 


Pores, cracks, fluids and permeability in rocks and magmas (co-organized)
Convener: Jackie E. Kendrick  | Co-Conveners: Michael Heap , Kelly Russell , Fabian Wadsworth 


Rock Physics and geomechanical characterisation of rocks from the micro to macroscale: fabric, fractures and fluids (co-organized)
Convener: Sophie Harland  | Co-Conveners: Federico Agliardi , David Healy , Thomas Mitchell , Christian Zangerl , John Browning 


Formation and diagenetic pathways of carbonate archives: From ACC to dolomite (co-organized)
Convener: Adrian Immenhauser  | Co-Conveners: Martin Dietzel , Vasileios Mavromatis , Chelsea Pederson , Bettina Purgstaller 


Gem materials: properties and genesis processes
Convener: Boris Chauviré  | Co-Conveners: Emmanuel Fritsch , Eloïse Gaillou , Lutz Nasdala , Benjamin Rondeau 


The timing of faulting, fracturing and fluid-flow in the upper crust (co-organized)
Convener: Nick Roberts  | Co-Conveners: Cecile Gautheron , Espen Torgersen , Emilie Janots 


Sedimentary and diagenetic minerals: nucleation, growth mechanisms, and reactions that build Earth’s geological archive (co-organized)
Conveners: Marjorie Chan , Patrick Meister  | Co-Conveners: Cornelius Fischer , Silvia Frisia , Denis Gebauer , Dorothee Hippler , Sally Potter-McIntyre , Sylvain Richoz 
GMPV4 –  Magmatic and volcanic processes


Volcanic processes: Tectonics, Deformation, Geodesy (co-organized)
Convener: Valerio Acocella  | Co-Conveners: Sigurjon Jonsson , Thomas R. Walter , Adelina Geyer , Alessandro Bonforte , Agust Gudmundsson 


Storage, activation and transport processes within magmatic systems (co-sponsored by JpGU)
Convener: Hélène Balcone-Boissard  | Co-Conveners: Danilo Di Genova , Chiara P Montagna , Mike Cassidy 


Magma ascent, degassing and eruptive dynamics: linking experiments, models and observations (co-organized)
Convener: Mattia de’ Michieli Vitturi  | Co-Conveners: Mike Burton , Andrea Di Muro 


Volcanic Gas Emissions (co-organized)
Convener: Nicole Bobrowski  | Co-Conveners: Franco Tassi , Fátima Viveiros 


Numerical simulations of volcanic and magmatic phenomena: model development, validation and application (co-organized)
Convener: Giuseppe La Spina  | Co-Conveners: Matteo Cerminara , Simone Colucci , Federica Pardini , Laura Spina , Alessandro Tadini 


Arctic, Antarctic and other glaciated terranes volcanism - magmatic, tectonic, geomorphic and climatic implications (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Adelina Geyer  | Co-Conveners: Gioachino Roberti , Iestyn Barr , John Smellie , Morten Riishuus , Swetha Venugopal , Kristin Vogfjord , brent ward 
GMPV5 –  Observations of volcanic phenomena using established and novel techniques


Volcano monitoring with instrument networks (co-organized)
Convener: Jurgen Neuberg  | Co-Conveners: Thomas R. Walter , Ivan Lokmer , Evgenia Ilyinskaya , Kristín Jónsdóttir , Halldór Geirsson 


Geophysical imaging of volcanoes (co-organized)
Convener: Luca De Siena  | Co-Conveners: Ivan Koulakov , Volker Rath , Jean-Philippe Metaxian , Marina Rosas-Carbajal , Tim Greenfield 


Satellite-based quantification and modelling of volcanic gas, aerosol and ash emission: dispersal and chemical evolution (co-organized)
Convener: Stefano Corradini  | Co-Conveners: Marie Boichu , Catherine Hayer , Brendan McCormick , Mike Burton , Elisa Carboni , Lieven Clarisse , Claire Witham 


UV, visible and IR imaging of volcanic phenomena
Convener: Philipson Bani  | Co-Conveners: Talfan Barnie , Andrew Harris , Clive Oppenheimer 


The use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) in monitoring applications and management of natural hazards (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Daniele Giordan  | Co-Conveners: Yuichi S. Hayakawa , Fabio Remondino , Francesco Nex , Marc Adams 
GMPV6 –  Volcanic impacts and risk mitigation


Volcanic Ash – Generation, Transport, Impacts and Applications (co-organized)
Convener: Gholam Ali Hoshyaripour  | Co-Conveners: Britta Jensen , Ulrich Kueppers , Elena Maters , Gill Plunkett , Peter Webley 


Volcano Records and Quantification of Volcanic Hazards (co-organized)
Convener: Jacopo Selva  | Co-Conveners: Antonio Costa , Laura Sandri , Mark Bebbington , Henry Odbert , Susanna Jenkins , Sebastien Biass , Jan Lindsay , Ting Wang , Simona Scollo , Shinji Takarada 


Characterizing, understanding and predicting the radiative effects and the climatic impacts of major volcanic eruptions (co-organized)
Convener: Davide Zanchettin  | Co-Conveners: Myriam Khodri , Graham Mann , Claudia Timmreck , Matthew Toohey 


Volcanic resources (co-organized)
Convener: Evgenia Ilyinskaya  | Co-Conveners: Luca De Siena , Andri Stefansson , Benjamin van Wyk de Vries 


Single and multi-hazard risk assessment and mitigation in developing countries: Challenges and opportunities for innovation (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Faith Taylor  | Co-Conveners: Andreas Günther , Bruce D. Malamud , Massimiliano Pittore , Silvia De Angeli , Anna Lo Jacomo , Stefano Terzi 


Resilience and vulnerability assessments in natural hazards and risk analysis (co-organized)
Convener: Sven Fuchs  | Co-Conveners: Maria Papathoma-Koehle , Margreth Keiler , Thomas Glade 


Global and continental scale risk assessment for natural hazards: methods and practice (including Plinius Medal Lecture) (including NH Division Outstanding ECS Lecture) (co-organized)
Convener: Philip Ward  | Co-Conveners: Hessel Winsemius , James Daniell , Melanie J. Duncan , Hannah Cloke 


Risk Management and risk hedging with examples from natural catastrophic events (co-organized)
Convener: Gero Michel  | Co-Conveners: James Daniell , Christopher Sampson , Slobodan Simonovic , Philip Ward 


Methods and Tools for Natural Risk Management and Communications – Innovative ways of delivering information to end users and sharing data among the scientific community (co-organized)
Convener: Raffaele Albano  | Co-Conveners: Valeria Cigala , Jonathan Rizzi 


Medical Geology: an interdisciplinary field of science for the benefit of the society (co-organized)
Convener: Hassina Mouri  | Co-Conveners: Prosun Bhattacharya , Brenda Buck , Olle Selinus , Carla Candeias 


Bedform dynamics and morphodynamics: from pyroclastic eruptions to deep see turbidites (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Guilhem Amin Douillet  | Co-Conveners: Jim Best , Ulrich Kueppers , Arnoud Slootman , Svetlana Kostic , Miwa Yokokawa 
GMPV7 –  Deep Earth dynamics and geomagnetism


Earth's core structure, dynamics and evolution: observations, models, experiments (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Sébastien Merkel  | Co-Conveners: Phil Livermore , Andy Biggin 


Causes and consequences of mantle upwellings (co-organized)
Convener: Vincent Strak  | Co-Conveners: Maxim Ballmer , Chiara Civiero , Malcolm J. Hole , Wouter P. Schellart 


Dynamics, structure, evolution and cyclicity of the plate-mantle system in the Earth and planetary bodies (including Augustus Love Medal Lecture) (co-organized)
Convener: Paul Tackley  | Co-Conveners: Christine Thomas , Stephanie C. Werner , Sébastien Merkel , Martina Ulvrova , Dietmar Müller , Dan Bower , Thomas Bodin , Antoine Rozel 


Paleomagnetism and magnetic fabric: Recent advances and links to tectonics and deep Earth dynamics (co-organized)
Convener: Martin Chadima  | Co-Conveners: Pedro Silva , Bjarne Almqvist , Juan José Villalaín , Matej Machek , Emilio Herrero-Bervera 
GMPV8 –  Large scale dynamics


Geodynamics of continental crust and upper mantle, and the nature of mantle discontinuities (co-organized)
Convener: Lev Vinnik  | Co-Conveners: Hans Thybo , Alexey Shulgin 


Models and Observations of Vertical Motion (Move-On) related to rifting, and post-breakup evolution of passive margins: Linking observations to theoretical predictions in geodynamics (co-organized)
Convener: Ulrich Anton Glasmacher  | Co-Conveners: Lorenzo Colli , Hans-Peter Bunge , Giampiero Iaffaldano , Peter Japsen , Nathan Simmons , Francois Guillocheau , Peter Kukla , Delphine Rouby , Frank Lisker 


Subduction interface properties and large subduction earthquakes: integrating geological and geophysical observations, laboratory results, and numerical modeling (co-sponsored by JpGU) (co-organized)
Conveners: Philippe Agard , Fabrizio Romano  | Co-Conveners: Vasiliki Mouslopoulou , Stéphane Rondenay , Elena Spagnuolo , Andreas Rietbrock 


Evolution and architecture of rifts and passive margins: from mantle dynamics to surface processes (co-organized)
Convener: Guillaume Duclaux  | Co-Conveners: Judith Sippel , Ritske S. Huismans , Magdalena Scheck-Wenderoth , Nicolas Molnar , Gino de Gelder 


The structure and evolution of the oceanic lithosphere: interplay between magmatic, tectonic and hydrothermal processes at spreading ridges (co-organized)
Convener: Nuno Mendes Simao  | Co-Conveners: Catherine A. Rychert , Schlindwein Vera , L. Ruepke , Timothy Reston , Javier Escartin 


Long-term rheology and heat budget of deforming and reacting rocks: from laboratory to geological scales (including GD Divsion Outstanding ECS Lecture) (co-organized)
Convener: Yury Podladchikov  | Co-Conveners: Nicolas BRANTUT , Magdalena Scheck-Wenderoth , Lucie Tajčmanová , Philippe Yamato , Patrick Cordier , Shun-ichiro Karato , Evangelos Moulas , Jean-Pierre Burg 


Strain localization from the grain- to the plate-scale: rheology, mechanics and anisotropy (including tephan Mueller Medal Lecture) (co-organized)
Convener: Gustavo Viegas  | Co-Conveners: Sandra Piazolo , Marco Herwegh , Claudia Trepmann 
GMPV9 –  Regional studies


The evolution of the Carpathians - Dinarides - Pannonian orogenic and sedimentary basins system (co-organized)
Convener: Liviu Matenco  | Co-Conveners: Mircea Radulian , Viktor Wesztergom 


Tectonics and Geodynamics of the Mediterranean (co-organized)
Convener: Carlos J. Garrido  | Co-Conveners: César R. Ranero , Rob Govers , Julie Tugend , Guillermo Booth-Rea , Armel Menant 


The geology of the Azores: a comprehensive approach to understanding a unique geological, geochemical and geodynamic setting (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Christoph Beier  | Co-Conveners: Ulrich Kueppers , Neil Mitchell , Jose Pacheco , Fátima Viveiros 


Dynamics and Structures of the Tethyan realm: Collisions and back-arcs from the Mediterranean to the Himalayas (co-organized)
Convener: Alexis Plunder  | Co-Conveners: Derya Gürer , Laurent Jolivet , Agnes Kiraly , Claudia Piromallo , Jonas B. Ruh , Jeroen van Hunen 
GMPV10 –  New tools, methods and networking opportunities for Geoscientists


New frontiers of multiscale monitoring, analysis and modeling of environmental systems (co-organized)
Convener: Pietro Tizzani  | Co-Conveners: Francesca Bianco , Nemesio M. Pérez , Antonello Bonfante , Susi Pepe , Raffaele Castaldo , Vincenzo De Novellis 


Analogue and numerical modelling of tectonic processes (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Frank Zwaan  | Co-Conveners: Fabio Corbi , Valentina Magni , Agnes Kiraly 


Environmental Seismology: Deciphering Earth’s surface processes with seismic methods (co-organized)
Convener: Anne Schöpa  | Co-Conveners: Wei-An Chao , Velio Coviello , Florent Gimbert , Andrea Manconi 


High Resolution Topography in the Geosciences: Methods and Applications (co-sponsored by JpGU) (co-organized)
Convener: Anette Eltner  | Co-Conveners: Mike James , Mark Smith , Andreas Kaiser 


R and the benefit of low-cost solutions - democratic participation to face challenges in Earth science (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Michael Dietze  | Co-Conveners: Anette Eltner , Sebastian Kreutzer , Jan Henrik Blöthe , Oliver Korup , Carlos Castillo , Edzer Pebesma 


Imaging techniques in laboratory modelling of geological processes (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Vincent Strak  | Co-Conveners: Janine Kavanagh , Matthias Rosenau 


2D/3D digital geological mapping and modelling: advanced techniques and case studies (co-organized)
Convener: Andrea Bistacchi  | Co-Conveners: Simon Buckley , Matteo Massironi , Silvia Mittempergher , Sophie Viseur 


The development of geoscientific modelling (co-organized)PICO session
Convener: Julia Hargreaves  | Co-Conveners: Lutz Gross , David Ham , Astrid Kerkweg , Didier Roche , Rolf Sander , David Topping 


COST Actions in Geosciences: breakthrough ideas, research activities and results (co-organized)
Convener: Lara Pajewski  | Co-Conveners: Simona Fontul , Marian MARCINIAK , Aleksandar Ristic