IASPEI/IAVCEI Commission on Volcano Seismology

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URL: http://www.iavcei.org/

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Founded

1995-07 Boulder CO USA

History

Jul 1995, Boulder CO (USA), at XXI General Assembly of A-XA2722 - International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG), as a joint commission of B-XB1344 - International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior (IASPEI) and B-XB1369 - International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior (IAVCEI). Also referred to as IASPEI/IAVCEI Joint Committee on Volcano Seismology.

Aims

Promote volcano seismology as a tool to gain a better understanding of the dynamics of explosive volcanoes and improve the ability to predict their behaviour; facilitate collaborations among scientists and institutions investigating volcanic processes and structures; facilitate the transfer of knowledge, tools and training between scientists and volcano observatories, especially in developing countries; promote the use of state-of-the-art seismic equipment, such as broadband sensors and high dynamic range date-loggers, in routine volcanic monitoring and seismic experiments; promote conferences, seminars and high-level education aimed at familiarizing researchers with modern theoretical and experimental seismic methods used in the interpretation of volcanic processes and structures; promote funding from international organizations.

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UIA Org ID

XE2832

Last News

2018

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