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CONFERENCE: Explosions, Ash and Lahars

Event Date(s): 29/03/2023 - 30/03/2023


The UWI Seismic Research Centre, The University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the National Emergency Management Organisation will present a two-day Conference entitled: Explosions, Ash and Lahars, March29and 30 2023.The theme for the conference is:The 2020-21 eruption of La Soufrière Volcano, St. Vincent.

The aim of the conference is to highlight research that has been or is being undertaken on La Soufrière Volcano with particular focus on research on the eruption that occurred between December 27, 2020 and April 22, 2021. It will also seek to provide a forum for researchers within the Eastern Caribbean to meet and discuss the state of knowledge regarding Caribbean volcanism and gaps in knowledge that still exists.

The conference seeks to attract papers from a broad range of volcano monitoring scientists, researchers, academics and non-academics, organisations, civil society, government, and other people who have done work related to the topic. This Conference would serve to educate and sensitize the local populace on the latest scientific understanding of La Soufrière volcano and expectations of future activity.

For further information, kindly contact:

Richard Robertson, The UWI Seismic Research Centre

E:richard.robertson@sta.uwi.edu | W:http://www.uwiseismic.com | Tel:+1 868 662-4659 ext. 300

Open to: | General Public |


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