The talk “Volcanoes and the air we breathe” will be presented at the FaMAF

In the framework of the second talk of the Science Afternoons Cyclethe geologist Ivan Petrinovic will refer to “Volcanoes and the air we breathe.”

The talk will focus on how volcanoes directly impact the atmosphere and climate, and indirectly impact our lives and economy.. It will address both the physical and chemical effects of the substances that volcanoes inject into our atmosphere. It will review some historical examples of notable eruptions, including the most violent eruptions in the geological record. It will also refer to eruptions in the Andes and the volcanic traces present in the province of Córdoba.

About the speaker

Petrinovic has been dedicated to the study of volcanoes for decades, both in Argentina and abroad. He is a researcher at Conicet and works at the Earth Sciences Research Center (Cicterra).

It will review the known mass extinctions and analyze the role that volcanism could have played in them. There will also be an opportunity for questions and exchange with the public.

Science Afternoons is organized jointly by the Faculty of Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics and Computing of the National University of Córdoba (FaMAF) and the Hydro-Meteorological Observatory of Córdoba (OHMC).

The talks are in person, free and open access, designed for all audiences and do not require prior knowledge or registration. Certificates of attendance will be granted to those who require it. The appointment is in person, in the Aula Magna of FaMAF in Ciudad Universitaria, on Wednesday, June 26 at 6:00 p.m.

To schedule

Wednesday, June 26 at 6 p.m. in the Aula Magna of FaMAF (UNC), Medina Allende s/n almost on the corner of Haya de la Torre, Ciudad Universitaria.


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