Call for nominations to the 2022 IAVCEI Award for Volcano Surveillance and Crisis Management

Call for nominations to the 2022 IAVCEI Award for Volcano Surveillance and Crisis Management

Dear colleagues,

We officially open today the call for nominations to the 2022 IAVCEI Award for Volcano Surveillance and Crisis Management, which will be delivered in June 2022 during the COV-11 Conference in Crete (Heraklion, Greece).

The nomination dossiers will have to be submitted before the 11th of March and sent to the IAVCEI President (pallard@ipgp.fr). Details on the nomination and selection process are given on our website at: https://www.iavceivolcano.org/guidelines-for-iavcei-awards.

The  IAVCEI Award for Volcanic Surveillance and Crisis Management (VSCM) honors the personnel from Institutions or Organizations responsible for monitoring volcanoes (volcano observatories and/or other institutions) that have made a remarkable contribution to the mitigation of volcanic hazards and volcanic risks. Criteria for eligibility include: successful hazard assessment and mitigation efforts, effective volcano surveillance and eruption forecasting, and/or effective crisis management. 

The VSCM Award is presented every two years on occasion of Cities on Volcanoes Conferences. The  Previous Awardees were:

  • 2018 – Center for Volcanology and Geologic Hazards Mitigation (CVGHM) (Pusat Vulkanologi an Mitigasi Bencana Geologi) – INDONESIA
  • 2020 – Instituto Geofisico Escuelo Polytecnica Nacional (IGEPN) – ECUADOR

Thank you for your contribution and best regards,

Patrick Allard, IAVCEI President

Roberto Sulpizio, IAVCEI Secretary General

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