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Volcanism and Active Geology of the Island of Hawaii

A Wintermester  2014 Activity

DATES: JANUARY 5-13, 2014

Seminar brief description
This is a field-based course introducing students to the volcanism and active geology of the island of Hawaii, and by extension, other oceanic islands.  Topics include physical features of the volcanoes, plate tectonics and the origin of volcanism, and the development and "life cycle" of oceanic islands.

Lead instructors

Jeff Freymueller, Professor, Department of Geology and Geophysics and Geophysical Institute, UAF;  jeff@giseis.alaska.edu

Pavel Izbekov, Research Associate  Scientist, Alaska Volcano Observatory and Geophysical Institute, UAF, pavel@gi.alaska.edu

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