NordVulk Summer Schools

NORDVULK summer school programs have been held in the past years, with fundings from the Nordic Academy for Advanced Study (NorFA), the European programme for Training and Mobility of Researchers (TMR) and by the US National Science Foundation (NSF). Each summer school is centered around a currently debated theme in the geosciences with lectures by world authorities on the respective subjects.

The following themes have been dealt with:

1995: Tectonics and volcanism at divergent plate boundaries, (sponsored by NorFA)

1996: Ocean crust and Ophiolites, (sponsored by NorFA and TMR)

1997: Active processes at Ocean Ridges, (sponsored by NorFA and NSF)

1998: Greenland Ice Cores and North-Atlantic climate, (sponsored by NorFA and TMR)

2000: Plume-Ridge Interactions, (sponsored by NorFA, Rannís and NSF)

2002: Environmental effects of large volcanic eruptions on the Northern Hemisphere (sponsored by NorFa)

2003: Tectonic - Magmatic interaction (sponsored by NorFA, Rannís and NSF)

2007: Summer School on Geodynamics and Magmatic Processes

2009: Summer School on Volcano-Ice Interaction

2010: Summer School on Magmatic Plumbing Systems and Intrusions

2011: Summer School on Hydrothermal systems and energy

2012: Summer School on Tephra Studies

2013: Summer School on on Remote sensing techniques in a dynamic geological setting

2014: Magmatic volatiles: from generation to atmospheric loading

2016: Tectono-magmatic evolution of the NE Atlantic - from continental break-up to passive margins

2017: Magmatic Plumbing System

2020: Postponed due to COVID-19 travel restrictions

2021: Eruptive processes, observations and responses (online summer school joint between EuroVolc and NordVulk)  (Youtube channel with information)

2022: Geothermal and Magmatic Systems

2023: Carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) in the Nordic Countries

The summer school has a duration of 10-12 days in a remote location which is chosen to provide an opportunity to demonstrate the theme of the school in the field. Student participants are expected to present a poster of their current research, enabling them to discuss their work with the invited lecturers and fellow students from Europe and the United States.

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