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GMPV Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology & Volcanology Division on Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology & Volcanology

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Division on Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology & Volcanology
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Division on Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology & Volcanology

President: Marian Holness (gmpv@egu.eu)
Deputy President: Holly J. Stein (holly@airieprogram.org)

The Division on Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology & Volcanology (GMPV) includes disciplines that are fundamental to, but not restricted to studies of the solid Earth. Important themes include the nature, composition, structure of the Earth’s mantle; the composition, origin and evolution of the oceanic and continental crust; the formation and crystallisation of magmas; the chemical compositions of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks; element transfer between the surface envelopes of the Earth; volcanoes and volcanism. While most of these studies fall in the realm of fundamental research, studies of pollution in the surface or subsurface waters, the formation of ore deposits, and the environmental impact of volcanism are examples of more applied research.


The GMPV division collaborates with the VGP division of the American Geophysical Union, and with professional societies like the European Association of Geochemistry and the European Mineralogical Union.

Are you looking for a job within the GMPV see the Job listing sub page here.

Recent awardees

Janne Blichert-Toft

Janne Blichert-Toft

  • 2022
  • Robert Wilhelm Bunsen Medal

The 2022 Robert Wilhelm Bunsen Medal is awarded to Janne Blichert-Toft in recognition of fundamental research and unique applications of isotope geochemistry.


Austin Arias

Austin Arias

  • 2022
  • Outstanding Student and PhD candidate Presentation (OSPP) Award

The 2022 Outstanding Student and PhD candidate Presentation (OSPP) Award is awarded to Austin Arias Multidimensional Analysis of Serpentinite Dehydration Networks and Implications for Volatile Flux in Subduction Zones


Kajetan Chrapkiewicz

Kajetan Chrapkiewicz

  • 2022
  • Outstanding Student and PhD candidate Presentation (OSPP) Award

The 2022 Outstanding Student and PhD candidate Presentation (OSPP) Award is awarded to Kajetan Chrapkiewicz Magma chamber imaged beneath an arc volcano


Ludmila Maria Fonseca Teixeira

Ludmila Maria Fonseca Teixeira

  • 2022
  • Outstanding Student and PhD candidate Presentation (OSPP) Award

The 2022 Outstanding Student and PhD candidate Presentation (OSPP) Award is awarded to Ludmila Maria Fonseca Teixeira Subsolidus crystallization in the A-type Pikes Peak batholith


Fabian B. Wadsworth

Fabian B. Wadsworth

  • 2022
  • Arne Richter Award for Outstanding Early Career Scientists

The 2022 Arne Richter Award for Outstanding Early Career Scientists is awarded to Fabian B. Wadsworth for outstanding research in the field of experimental volcanology.

Latests posts on the GMPV blog

Become the next Early Career Scientist Representative for the GMPV Division!

The Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology and Volcanology division of the European Geosciences Union is looking for a new Early Career Scientist representative (ECS rep)! The outgoing rep (Giulia Consuma) will be standing down officially at the EGU General Assembly 2023, so this is your opportunity to take this role! Why become an early career scientist representative? Being the ECS rep for an EGU division is a great experience. You have opportunities to interact with scientists from all over the world, including …


The spinning life of early-career researchers – twirling until out of sync?

In the GMPV blog team we are a group of early career researchers (ECRs*) in their PhD or early postdoc stages. As ECRs we know that permanent positions in Academia are scarce and that we may face long postdoc careers, potentially entailing a rootless life for several years to come. In this blog, we highlight the other side of the ECR lives that fewer people know about, and that occasionally leads us ECRs to twirl until out of sync with …


#EGU23 session in the spotlight: Seismic sources, signals and imaging on volcanoes: observations, laboratory experiments and modelling

The sbstract submission deadline for the EGU GA 23 is approaching fast – 10th January, 2023!!! Before wrapping up 2022, please consider submitting your work to this exciting session that is being co-organised by SM and GMPV divisions. Check out below what the conveners had to say about their session: SM6.2 Seismic sources, signals and imaging on volcanoes: observations, laboratory experiments and modelling Co-organised by GMPV9 The conveners want to draw your attention to a volcano-seismological session, co-organised between Seismology …


#EGU23 session in the spotlight: Advances in monitoring and studying the presence and migration of fluids within the crust using multi-disciplinary approaches

The deadline for the abstract submission in #EGU 23 is knocking at the door (last date- 10th January, 2023). Still, Confused to choose the session most appropriate to your work?? Well, we are here to help you. Scientific Community all over the world working on different geoscientific aspects of fluid migration within the crust can submit their abstracts in the session SM6.1 : Advances in monitoring and studying the presence and migration of fluids within the crust using multi-disciplinary approaches …

Current issue of the EGU newsletter

In the December newsletter, researchers share new insights from cold and remote regions on Earth. They found that the total ice growth in the Arctic region cannot offset sea ice loss in summer. This helps improve our understanding of the atmosphere–ice–ocean system in a changing Arctic, and the impact this may have on human life.

We also hear from Francesco Avanzi, researcher in meltwater security who tells us why climate change might threaten water security. And EGU Policy Manager Chloe Hill highlights 5 things that Europe’s scientific community can do to support evidence-informed policymaking!

Lastly, EGU23 abstract submission deadline is fast approaching (10 January 2023). Check your inbox for the next EGU23 monthly Update from our conference organiser Copernicus, arriving early January. If you miss an Update you can subscribe here.

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