AVCoR 2013 Workshop

Active Volcanism & Continental Rifting Workshop

with special focus on the Kivu rift zone

November 12-14, 2013 – Gisenyi, Rwanda


Second Circular in ENGLISH

Seconde Circulaire en FRANCAIS

Or visit http://avcor2013.africamuseum.be/



  • Geodesy, ground deformation measurements and modeling of deformations associated to volcanic, tectonic or landslide activity
  • Geochemistry, volcanic plume, rock and water
  • Geomorphology, structural aspects
  • Seismology, tectonic activity and volcano related seismology
  • Volcano monitoring (remote sensing, ground based techniques…)
  • Geohazards versus stratified lake stability
  • Hazards, risk, vulnerability assessment and society issues
  • Environmental challenges in the specific context of geohazards management

F. Kervyn, C. Michellier, Royal Museum for Central Africa (RMCA). Belgium
N. d’Oreye, B. Smets, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) / European Center for Geodynamic and Seismology (ECGS). Luxembourg
A. Umutoni, U. Rutagarama, Energy Water and Sanitation Authority (EWSA). Rwanda
K. Karume, Goma Volcanological Observatory (GVO). Democratic Republic of Congo

A. Ayele, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
E. Calais, Laboratoire de Géologie de l’Ecole normale supérieure, France
S. Carn, Michigan Technological University, USA
D. Delvaux, Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgium
C. Ebinger, Univ. of Rochester, USA
F. Kervyn, Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgium
K. Karume, Goma Volc. Observatory, DRC
G. Mavonga, Goma Volc. Observatory, DRC
N. d’Oreye, Nat. Mus. of Nat. History, Lux./European Center for Geodynamics
and Seismology, Luxembourg
N. Pagliuca, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica E Vulcanologia, Italy
P. Pigeon, Université de Savoie, France
C. Scholz, Syracuse University, USA
D. Tedesco, University of Napoli 2, Italy
T. Wright, University of Leeds, UK
G. Yirgu, Univ. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

November 12 – 14, 2013: Workshop
November 15 – 17, 2013: Training course on “e-tools designed to long and short-term hazard assessment and decision making during volcanic crisis”.


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