• Tungurahua volcano
  • Columnar jointed basalt at the Giant's Causeway, Ireland (courtesy of Kathy Cashman)
  • Amphibole breakdown (courtesy of Julia Hammer)
  • Drilling a high altitude lake (courtesy of Catherine Chauvel)
  • Liquid nitrogen eruption demonstration (courtesy of Karen Harpp)

Volcanology, Geochemistry & Petrology

Welcome to the home page for the Volcanology, Geochemistry and Petrology section of the American Geophysical Union. Look around to find out more about VGP and its activities.

News and Announcements

  • Bowen Award 2014

    Posted 07/28/14

    Congratulations to Mark Ghiorso and Richard Sack, recipients of the 2014 Norman L. Bowen Award

  • Kuno Award 2014

    Posted 07/21/14

    Congratulations to Matt Jackson, recipient of the 2014 Hisashi Kuno Award

  • Daly Lecture 2014

    Posted 06/19/14

    Congratulations to Jane Selverstone who will give the Daly Lecture at the 2014 AGU Fall […]

  • New web site

    Posted 02/27/14

    The new VGP web site has been launched!