Sessions of interest for the InterRidge community at EGU 2020

The following sessions of interest for the InterRidge community will be organized at the EGU (European Geosciences Union) 2020 General Assembly in Vienna on 3-8 May 2020. Plese submit your abstracts before the 15 January 2020 at 13:00 CET.

Session TS8.1

Oceanic and continental transform faults: towards a multi-disciplinary approach

STRONG High Seas webinar on Marine Genetic Resources

Webinar hosted by the STRONG High Seas project: Marine Genetic Resources: Building Capacities for Ocean Governance

17 December 2019 at 4 pm – 5.30 pm (CET / UTC +1)

ECORD Training Course 2020

ECORD Training Course 2020

20 - 24 April 2020 at the MARUM – Center for Marine Environmental Sciences and the IODP Bremen Core Repository (BCR), University of Bremen, Germany.

The Training Course

Post-doc in geology and global context of deep-ocean marine minerals

Post-doc in geology and global context of deep-ocean marine minerals (Santa Cruz, CA, USA)

Closing Date: January 6, 2020

InterRidge Theoretical Institute 2019 ‘Hydrothermalism in 4D'

InterRidge Theoretical Institute 2019 'Hydrothermalism in 4D: current challenges and emerging issues'

Dates: 18-21/11/2019 Location: Banyuls-sur-mer, France

Final version of the meeting agenda and poster abstracts.

Graduate Student and Post-doc Opportunities in Computational Geophysical Studies of Mid-Ocean Ridges

Two individuals (graduate students and/or post-docs) are sought to join a research team led by Boston College and the University of Hawaii-USA, collaborating with scientists from ENS Paris-France and University of Mainz-Germany, in carrying out high-performance computer simulations of the 4-D interaction of faulting and magmatism at mid-ocean ridge segments near transform and non-transform offsets. We seek individuals with strong backgrounds in math and physics, experience in computer modeling, good writing skills, and keen interests in geophysical research.

2020 SCOR Visiting Scholars Program

The application period is now open for the 2020 SCOR Visiting Scholars Program. Applications are due by 1 December 2020 and selections will be made by the SCOR Committee on Capacity Building by 1 January 2020.

Application forms and instructions can be found here.

Final report from the InterRidge Workshop on Seamounts and Islands Associated With Mid-Ocean Ridges

Final Report from the Workshop of The InterRidge Working Group on Seamounts and Islands Associated With Mid-Ocean Ridges (19-21 September 2019)

Download the full text here

HACON expedition to Gakkel Ridge

HACON (Hot Vents in an Ice-Covered Ocean) is the first full-scale multidisciplinary investigation of deep (4000 m) hydrothermal vents under permanent ice cover in the Arctic, investigating the Aurora vent field (82.5°N) in the Gakkel Ridge. The expedition is organized between 19 September and 16 October 2019 on board R/V Kronprins Haakon. Follow the HACON expedition.

Short report from the 1st workshop of the the Working Group on Seafloor Massive Sulfides Resource along MOR

From September 19th to 22nd, 2019, the 1st international workshop organized by the InterRidge Working Group on SMS resource along MOR was held at Hangzhou, China with a great success. More than 150 SMS related scientists and students from worldwide participated in this workshop and had in-depth discussion with focus on the theme of "hydrothermal ore-forming processes". During the three days, the participants exchanged ideas in various ways – primary/early career presentations, posters, plenary/break-out brainstorm and so on.

Short report from the workshop of the the Working Group on Seamounts and Islands associated with MOR

Between 19 and 21 September 2019 the Interridge Working Group on Seamounts and Islands associated with Mid-Ocean Ridges held its inaugural workshop in the Instituto Hidrográfico in Lisbon (Portugal). During the three days of the workshop the international participants discussed the main scientific and logistic challenges related to research of seamounts and islands.

International Workshop “Towards a standardised approach to Regional Environmental Management Plans in the Area”

Please find attached the official announcement and the provisional agenda for the international workshop “Towards a standardised approach to Regional Environmental Management Plans in the Area”. The workshop will be held on 11-13 November and will be hosted by Germany in cooperation with the Netherlands and the Pew Charitable Trusts.

Details about the IR workshop on "Hydrothermal Ore-forming Processes" in Hangzou (China)

The 1st international workshop organized by the InterRidge Working Group on Seafloor Massive Sulfides Resource along MOR is going to be held at Braim Canal Hotel between 19 and 22 September, 2019, in Hangzhou, China. The theme is “Hydrothermal ore-forming processes and the fate of SMS deposits along slow and ultraslow spreading MOR”.

5th International Serpentine Days Workshop in Sestri Levante (Genova, Italy)

The Fifth International Serpentine Days Workshop will be held in Sestri Levante (Genova, Italy) on September 21-24 2020.

International School on Mantle Dynamics – MEREMA 2nd Edition

The National Association of Petrologists (GNP), the Italian Society of Mineralogy and Petrology (SIMP) and the European Mineralogical Union (EMU), announce:

International School on Mantle Dynamics – MEREMA 2nd Edition