Chapman Conference on Volcanism and the Earth’s Atmosphere

Thera, Greece, June 17-21, 2002

Registration, Housing, and Other Information

List of All Abstracts, for Invited Talks and Posters

Program and List of Invited Speakers

Daily Schedule (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday)

9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Invited lectures (including 30 minute coffee break)
12:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.: Lunch and time for informal discussions
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.: Keynote lecture and discussion
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.: Oral poster introductions (3 minutes each)
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.: Poster session (with beer and wine)

June 16, 2002, Sunday evening (7-10 p.m.)

Registration and opening reception

Installation of posters (Half the posters will be displayed on Monday and Tuesday, and the other half on Thursday and Friday)

June 17, 2002, Monday (Stephen Sparks, Session Chair)

Introduction to familiarize climatologists and volcanologists with each other’s fields

Review of basic volcanology: eruption mechanisms, volcanic emissions
Michael Carroll, James Luhr

Review of basic meteorology: radiation, general circulation, and chemistry
V. Ramaswamy, Mark Baldwin, Richard Turco

Coffee Break

Volatiles in magmas; relationship to magma types and eruption styles
Bruno Scaillet, Clive Oppenheimer, Patrick Allard

Keynote Lecture

The Santorini eruption: eruption mechanisms, climate response, effect on local and global civilization
David Pyle

Oral poster introductions

Miki Aoyama

M A Armienta

Hendrik Bruins

Simon Carn

S De la Cruz-Reyna

Pierre Delmelle

R Di Lillo

M Fraldi

Walter L. Friedrich

S Innocenti

H Keppler

L Keszthelyi

J F Luhr

B G Mason

F W McCoy

A K Mortensen

J H Obenholzner


Kirti Sharma

Jean Pierre Tchouankoue

C S Witham

Poster Session

June 18, 2002, Tuesday (Alan Robock, Session Chair)

Volcanic emissions in the atmosphere

Remote sensing of volcanic gases and aerosols: lidars, balloons, and satellites
Larry Thomason, David Hofmann, William Rose

Microphysical transformations and transport of stratospheric aerosol clouds
Andrew Woods, Claudia Timmreck

Coffee Break

Long-term effects of volcanic eruptions on the atmosphere

Long-term effect of volcanoes on atmospheric chemistry and climate change
David Catling, Caspar Ammann

Record of volcanic emissions for the past millenium: ice cores
Ellen Mosley-Thompson

Keynote Lecture

Role of volcanic eruptions in human history and civilization
John Grattan

Oral poster introductions

Natalia Andronova

J C Antuña

Huiming Bao

John E. Barnes

Jill Bauman

Christine Bingen

D. Budner

T Deshler

H J Duffell

U. Foelsche

I. Galindo

K A Horton

H Jaeger

Arlin Krueger

A V Kurbatov

T A Mather

P. J. Mouginis-Mark

A. J. Prata

L E Pruett

P Seibert

G Taha

Christiane Textor

L J Wardell

Poster Session

June 19, 2002, Wednesday

Morning:  Field trip to Santorini Volcano - Hot Springs and Caldera Wall, led by Tim Druitt

Afternoon:  Trip to Archaeological site of Akrotiri or Geology along the Caldera Wall

Evening:  Conference Banquet

June 20, 2002, Thursday (Stephen Self, Session Chair)

Volcanic signal in long-term temperature records

Observed temperature response to eruptions: radiosondes, thermometers, tree rings
Philip Jones, Melissa Free, Rosanne D'Arrigo, Michael E. Mann

Coffee Break

Role of volcanic cooling in climate change of the past millennium and in detection of anthropogenic greenhouse warming
Peter Stott

Winter warming and summer cooling, with the 1991 Pinatubo eruption as example

Winter warming and summer cooling: observed and modeled temperature response
Alan Robock, Hans-F. Graf

Winter warming: interactions with QBO and ozone response, spatial and temporal patterns of forcing
Georgiy Stenchikov

Keynote Lecture

Global and environmental effects of supervolcano eruptions: a threat to civilization?
Stephen Sparks

Oral poster introductions

C M Ammann

G. Bond

Matthew Collins

Thomas J. Crowley

M Durand

M Durand

F Fedele

Barbara Gibson

Yair Goldreich

Gabriele Hegerl

Douglas J. Keenan

I Kirchner

K. Kourtidis

C. Lacasse

S A Masoodian

G Miles

M J Prohom

S. Ramachandran

M E Schlesinger

D T Shindell

H Tuomenvirta

A M Young

C S Zerefos

Poster Session

June 21, 2002, Friday (Michael Rampino, Session Chair)

Winter cooling and summer warming, with the 1783 Laki eruption as example

The Laki eruption and observed effects on Europe and North America
Thorvaldor Thordarson

Modeled effects of the Laki eruption on climate
Eleanor Highwood, David Stevenson

Coffee Break


Climatic effects of supereruptions, both explosive and flood basalts
Michael Rampino

Climate model simulations of very large eruptions
Gareth Jones

Where do go from here? Summary of meeting and future research priorities
Alan Robock, Stephen Sparks

Keynote Lecture

Case studies of flood basalt eruptions with effects on global climate
Stephen Self

Oral poster introductions

Karin Allenbach

Chang-Hwa Chen

M F Coffin

John Grattan

Meng-Yang Lee

G S Leonard

Charlotte Pearson

I. I. Rokityansky

J E Rosenfield

V C Smith

L H Tanner

Kenneth L Verosub

Poster Session


Prepared by Alan Robock ( - Last updated on June 4, 2002