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iVolcan research recognised at Open University's Engaging Research Awards Scheme

Research conducted in collaboration with Dr. Geoffroy Avard and Dr. Maria Martinez from OVSICORI (Costa Rica) was recognised on Tuesday 3 February at the Open University's Engaging Research Awards Scheme:

a paper on this work is currently in review.

Thu, 05/02/2015 - 13:46
van Manen, Avard & Martinez, EGU 2014 poster

Check out the research presented in Vienna in April 2014!

Saskia presented her collaborative work with Geoffroy Avard and Maria Martinez from OVSICORI on 'Co-designing communication and hazard preparedness strategies at Turrialba volcano, Costa Rica' at the EGU General Assembly, held in Vienna from April 27-May 2, 2014. Check out the poster below!

Sun, 08/06/2014 - 18:01


More fieldwork at Turrialba and Masaya is on its way this month: Saskia's already in Costa Rica and Bethan will be travelling to Nicaragua in a few weeks. Keep checking back for updates and blog posts!

Sun, 02/02/2014 - 23:06

iVolcan work to be presented in Switzerland

Saskia is currently in Switzerland where she will present the most recent iVolcan research at the annual Society in Science Symposium. For the full program please click here.

Sat, 23/11/2013 - 15:53
Bethan and Saskia in front of Sakurajima, Japan.

iVolcán research presented in Japan!

 Bethan and Saskia are currently in Japan presenting findings from the iVolcán research. For abstracts see the publications page.

Sun, 21/07/2013 - 02:10

Geoscientists without Borders

Great news! We have received funding from the SEG Geoscientists without Borders program to continue our work in Central America. Watch this space for further developments. 

Fri, 15/03/2013 - 20:38

Turrialba 2012

A new blog post and new Turrialba images are now up! 

Wed, 01/02/2012 - 02:15

Want to join the iVolcán team?

You can join us in the field in Nicaragua! For more information please click here 
or email

Wed, 30/11/2011 - 15:36

Join us in the field!

Interested in contributing to this research? You can now join us in the field in Nicaragua! For more information please click here

Thu, 27/10/2011 - 16:40

iVolcán website live!

As of Monday November 14 the iVolcán website is live. Please bookmark this page and visit regularly to keep up to date of the research progress.

Thu, 27/10/2011 - 16:39

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