2-nd Joannes Rasmussen Conference - Evolution of Basaltic Provinces

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Start Date: 
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
End Date: 
Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Location: Torshavn, Faroe Islands

Web: http://jrasmussen.jf.fo/index.html

Jarðfeingi is delighted to announce that the 2nd JRC conference we will be held in May 2015. The conference will be held in Tórshavn, surrounded by some of the youngest lava flows of the Faroe Islands Basalt Group, new observations and ideas shall be presented covering aspects of how basaltic provinces evolve during their lifetimes. During two days, oral presentations shall be given in a relaxed and informal atmosphere with ample opportunity for discussion. In addition, technical posters shall be on display throughout the conference. The two days will be separated into four sessions, each with an invited keynote speaker. The following topics have been suggested for presentations, but this is not a definitive list and we welcome other suggestions:

Geochemical evolution

Emplacement Processes

Timing of events

Origin of Large Igneous Provinces

Pre-conference fieldtrip: Geology of the Faroe Islands Basalt Group

Contact: Uni Arting (ua@jf.fo)

Torshavn, Faroe Islands