Scientific Programme

Tentative Programme, slight changes possible! Note to all speakers: Check carefully your allocated time!

  • 60 minute time slot will STRICTLY correspond to 45 mins + 15 mins discussion
  • 30 minute time slot will STRICTLY correspond to 20 mins + 10 mins discussion

Summit Climb: we start at approx. 3 pm and will be back by approx. 11 pm.
Required equipment: backpack, water, some food, high and solid hiking boots (no tennis shoes), wind/cold protection, long sleeve and long pants (to change), headlamp

Saturday, September 27th
Arrival of participants, Registration
13:00 Lunch
15:00 Kueppers: VERTIGO Introduction
15:30 Who is who (Full and Associated Partners, Guest Scientists,10 min each)
17:30 Coffee break
18:00 Who is who ( VERTIGO ESRs and external students, 5 min each)
20:00 Icebreaking Dinner
Sunday, September 28th
08:45 Ricciardi: Stromboli: A persistently active volcano as seen by civil protection authorities
09:15 Federico: The monitoring system operated by INGV on Stromboli
09:30 Genco: Stromboli monitoring by Univ. Florence
09:45 Di Traglia: The GBInSAR monitoring system at Stromboli Volcano
10:00 Coffee break
10:30 Ricciardi: Presentation of the safety measures in Stromboli village and Tour of the Centro Operativo Avanzato
13:00 Lunch
15:00 Mastin: Eruption styles
16:00 Castro: Processes in rising magma
17:00 Coffee break
17:30 Kueppers: What is volcanic ash?
18:30 Taddeucci: Imaging vent processes at active volcanoes
19:30 Dinner
21:00 Kueppers: The rights and duties of the VERTIGO ESRs (for VERTIGO ESRs only)
Monday, September 29th
Transport of pyroclasts
08:30 Dellino: Pyroclastic density currents
09:30 Mastin and Taddeucci: Ballistic transport
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Bonadonna and Costa: Eruption cloud and ash plume: transport processes and sedimentation
12:00 Durant: Ash aggregation processes
13:00 Lunch
15:00 Bonadonna and Kueppers: MED-SUV and FUTUREVOLC: Possible synergies with VERTIGO
15:30 Thun: What does it mean to be part of an ITN (NEMOH ESR)
16:30 Ricciardi: Giro dell’Isola (molo Ginostra, ondametro, Sciara del Fuoco)
19:30 Dinner
Tuesday, September 30th
09:00 Supervisory Board Meeting
10:30 Coffee break
13:00 Lunch
15:00 Walk to 400 m asl along the Sciara del Fuoco
Wednesday, October 1st
Ash detection and characterisation
08:30 Wiegner: Ground-based ash detection
09:30 Weinzierl: Air-borne ash detection
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Merrison: Detection of solid particles in space and windtunnel?
12:00 Delmelle: Ash and environment
13:00 Lunch
Simulating volcanic processes
15:00 Kueppers: Experimental volcanology I: Natural samples
16:00 Llewellin: Experimental volcanology II: Analogue materials
17:00 Coffee break
17:30 Perugini: Fractals in geosciences
18:30 Sesterhenn: Numero-acoustic modelling of explosive eruptions
19:30 Conference Dinner
Thursday, October 2nd
Talking to deposits
09:00 Describing volcanic deposits in the field
13:00 Lunch
15:00 Wrap-up, final discussion, outlook
19:30 Dinner
22:00 Ferry return to Naples