Cities on Volcanoes 2010

volcanesThis international conference COV6-Tenerife 2010 will be held at the Taoro Conference Center of Puerto de la Cruz (adjancet to our hotel Tigaiga) from May 31 to June 4, 2010.

*COV6-Tenerife 2010* is hosted by theĀ Cabildo Insular de Tenerife and ITER and co-hosted by the Comission of Cities and Volcanoes (CaV) of the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior (IAVCEI) and several international, national, regional and local institutions and organizations. CoV6-Tenerife 2010 is planned as an international forum on volcanic risk managment. Scientific and technical sessions are planned to bring together geoscientists working on active volcanoes, authorities, civil protection specialists, city planners, social scientists, economists, psychologists, educators, health specialists, engineers, mass media and general members of communities living in active volcanoes to exchange and understand their experiences and knowledge in order to evaluate and improve prevention/mitigation actions, land-use planning, emergency management, and all required measurements to improve volcanic risk management in densely populated volcanic regions. This meeting will be also an ideal international forum to discuss about the plus side of living in an active volcanic environments.

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