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Workshop “Volcanic plumes: observation, modelling and impacts”

Journée d’étude “Panaches volcaniques: observation, modelisation et impacts”
09:30 Welcome at Société Géologique de France,
77 Rue Claude Bernard, 75005 Paris

Session 1: Volcanism in the Mediterranean – monitoring Mount Etna and its impacts, Chairman: Pierre Briole
10:00-10:10 Pierre Briole, Introduction
10:10-10:35 Giuseppe Salerno, Ground based sensing of volcanic SO2
emission [PDF]
10:35-11:00 Stefano Corradini, Volcanic cloud retrievals from satellite using
multispectral data in the TIR spectral range. Algorithm description, error
assessment and perspectives (part 1) [PDF]
11:00-11:15 Coffee break
11:15-11:40 Stefano Corradini, Volcanic cloud retrievals from satellite using
multispectral data in the TIR spectral range. Algorithm description, error
assessment and perspectives (part 2)
11:40-12:05 Luca Terray, 210Pb-210Bi-210Po radioactive disequilibria in the
plume of Mount Etna
12:05-12:30 Tjarda Roberts, Volcanic plume chemistry: from gas and aerosol
sensing to downwind reactive plume impacts
12:30-12:55 Pasquale Sellitto, The impact of Mount Etna sulphur emissions to
the atmospheric composition in the central Mediterranean: 14 years of statistic
analysis using Lagrangian modelling and observations

13:00-14:30 Lunch break – at the ENS canteen (TBD)

Session 2: Other observation techniques, Chairman: Bernard Legras
14:30-14:55 Marie Boichu, Reconstruction of flux and altitude of volcanic SO2
emissions from satellite observations: implications for volcanological and
atmospherical studies
14:55-15:20 Damien Vignelles, In situ measurement of the Icelandic Holuhraun
volcanic plume in an early “young state” using a LOAC (Light Optical Aerosol
Counter)
15:20-15:35 Coffee break

Session 3: Volcanic aerosols, Chairman: Bernard Legras
15:35-16:00 Slimane Bekki, Volcanic aerosols: chemistry, micro-physics,
transport
16:00-16:25 Erwan Martin, Isotopic insight into volcanic sulfate aerosol
formation

Session 4: Global impacts and feedbacks, Chairman: Bernard Legras
16:25-16:50 Didier Swingedouw, Bidecadal North Atlantic ocean circulation
variability controlled by timing of volcanic eruptions

Session 5: Conclusions and perspectives
16:50-17:00 Carlo Laj, A tentative EGU-GIFT workshop on the Mediterranean
(to be confirmed)
17:00-17:30 Round table

The workshop is supported by the EU-FP7 Med-SuV project