ESC Working Group
"Earthquakes and Volcanoes"
Annual Workshop 2010

A view of the Chaine des Puys

Massif Central, France
18 - 25 September 2010

This meeting is co-sponsored by the
IASPEI/IAVCEI Inter-Association Commission on Volcano Seismology.

Workshop Title:

Combining stochastic and deterministic models

to characterise seismo-volcanic source processes

Every year we focus on a given topic, however, our workshops deal with all fields related to volcano seismology.

Martinelli Travel Fund:
Applications can now be submitted here:

Preliminary Program (still Preliminary!):

Sat 18/9/2010

Arrival of participants in Clermont-Ferrand, France and stay at the hotel « Maison Internationale Universitaire » in Clermont-Ferrand.


Sun 19/9/2010

Field trip "Chaine des puys" : visit of Vulcania or Puy de Lemptegy, climbing on Puy des Gouttes.

Transfer to Besse at Hotel « Le Clos » (workshop place).


Mon 20/9/2010         

Opening of the workshop.

Scientific presentations.


Tue 21/9/2010

Field trip ''Sancy Stratovolcano" : visit of Lac Pavin (last site of an eruption in Auvergne) and visit of Puy de Sancy (depending on weather: ascending the Puy or driving around)


Wed 22/9/2010

Scientific presentations.


Thu 23/9/2010

Scientific presentations.


Fri 24/9/2010

Field trip "volcano and tectonic geomorphology": visit of various volcanic and tectonic structures along the Faille de la Limagne.

Transfer to Clermont-Ferrand, stay in Clermont-Ferrand at "Maison Universitaire Internationale"


Sat 25/9/2010

Departure of participants.


Please make your travel arrangements such that you arrive on September, 18 and depart on September 25, 2010, and not during the meeting!!!

Location & Accommodation:

The conference will be based in the Hotel Le Clos in "Besse et St Anastaise" (despite the name, this is a single village!)

See below for booking instructions!

Please register asap by sending an email with subject “ESC WG 2010” to both:

Roberto Carniel -

Marie Russias -

Please send your abstract (max 1 page) before 1 September 2010 by email to both:

Roberto Carniel -

Marie Russias -

Besides registering with us, you have *also* to book your hotel room asap !

The prices for "Le Clos" will be the following:

 477 € for a stay in a single room

 402 € for a stay in a double room

This price will include housing and food in Besse at Le Clos + housing in Clermont-Ferrand at "Maison Internationale Universitaire".

(University of Clermont-Ferrand will take care of transportation and field trips).

The participants should book directly the housing at Le Clos through their website specifying that it is for the "ESC workshop".

The booking should be from 19 (arrival) to 24 (departure) September and they should specify if they want a single or a double room

(singles and doubles will be attributed in the limits of availability).

To make a reservation, please send an email directly to the Hotel:


Jean Battaglia, CNRS, Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France
Roberto Carniel, University of Udine, Italy (WG secretary)
Jurgen Neuberg, University of Leeds, UK (WG chairman)

Local Organizing Committee:

Jean Battaglia, CNRS, Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France (WS local convener)
Marie Russias, Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France (WS secretary)
Ben Van Wyk de Vries, Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France (WS fieldtrips coordinator)