Volcano-Ice Interactions Commission

Photo: Lava flow moving over snow at Tolbachik volcano, Russia, 2013 (B. Edwards)


Welcome to the home page of the IAVCEI/IACS Joint Commission on Volcano–Ice Interactions. The Commission is charged with promoting research and interest in the complex interactions of magma and ice in all its forms (snow, firn, ice and meltwater), on Earth and other planets. In general such interactions are referred to as glaciovolcanism. This website is intended to be the first port of call for anybody with an interest in the subject. It should also serve as a rapid means of discovering what glaciovolcanic meetings are currently planned, and as a way of contacting most of the active workers. In addition, to foster the exchange of ideas internationally, we are compiling a glaciovolcanic image database, since a good clear image of a feature is worth a thousand words. The database will be accessible from this site and all the images will be freely available for use in (non-commercial) public talks and papers. We invite everyone to contribute their favourite educational images to help constantly improve and expand the database.

IACS: https://cryosphericsciences.org/ (International Association of Cryospheric Sciences)

Become an IACS member for free here: https://cryosphericsciences.org/members/membership/

IAVCEI: https://www.iavceivolcano.org/ (International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior)

Information on IAVCEI membership can be found here: https://www.iavceivolcano.org/membership/

New VIIC officers

Dr. Rosie Cole (co-Chair), Dr. Shaun Eaves (co-Chair), Dr. Chris Conway (vice-Chair), Dr. Rodrigo Soteres (vice-Chair), and Dr. Erin Fitch (Secretary) are the new officers for the Volcano–Ice Interactions Commission.

We will be organizing and announcing online seminars, conference sessions, publication updates and more over the next few months. Stay tuned!

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