group photo of CIDER 2019 summer program participants at UC Berkeley campus with Campanile in background

CIDER 2019 Pre-AGU Workshop

Sunday, December 8, 2019, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Location: University of California, Berkeley
Bechtel Engineering Center, Sibley Auditorium

Registration Link:

This one day workshop will serve as a kick-off for the CIDER 2020 Summer Program, on the topic of “Earth’s evolution as an inhabited world” and a retrospective of the 2019 Summer Program on “Volcanoes”. 

The workshop will feature 30 mn talks from 2 keynote speakers on the 2019 Summer Program and 2 keynote speakers representing the 2020 Summer Program.  There will also be presentations by research groups from the 2019 Program. An agenda will be posted soon.


Keynote Speakers:

  • Kyle Anderson (USGS)
  • Tobias Fischer (U. New Mexico)
  • Marc Hirschmann (U. Minnesota)
  • Ariel Anbar (Arizona State University)


Here is the program schedule:  

  • 8:30-9:00 am  Continental Breakfast

  • 9:00 - 9:20 am Welcome  (Bruce Buffett)

  • 9:20 - 9:50 am  Keynote Lecture, Kyle Anderson | Title: The 2018 eruption of Kilauea

  • 9:50 - 10:20 am Keynote Lecture, Tobias Fischer | Title: “Magma storage to eruptions: Perspectives from VolcanoCIDER 2019”

  • 10:20 am - 10:50 am - coffee break

  • 10:50-11:20 am Keynote Lecture, Marc Hirschmann | Title: “ Beginnings of a habitable planet - from accretion to early atmospheres”

  • 11:20-11:50 am Keynote Lecture, Ariel Anbar | Title: Redox revolutions: Earth and beyond

  • 11:50- 1:00pm Lunch

Group Presentations

  • 1:00-1:15 pm  F-X (effusive - explosive mechanisms )
    1:15-1:30 pm  Sulfur squad (sulfur from source to surface)
    1:30-2:00 pm  SURGE (Geyser dynamics)
    2:00-2:15 pm  SUPER (Submarine eruptions)
    2:15-2:45 pm Coffee Break
    2:45-3:00 pm  Raikoke/Ulawun
    3:00-3:15 pm Depths of magma storage
    3:15-3:30 pm Izu Bonin Submarine Arc

The workshop is open to all - we encourage attendance by both former CIDER junior and senior participants, and those that haven't experienced CIDER yet but would like to find out more about it.

Please note that CIDER will provide support for one hotel night, but no travel support. Details will be found on the online registration page.

Workshop Organizers: Bruce Buffet and the CIDER ExCom.



The workshop will be held in Sibley Auditorium in the UC Berkeley Bechtel Engineering Center