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10.07.2017 – 15.07.2017

The 2017 edition of MELTS, GLASSES, MAGMAS will take place from Monday 10 July through Saturday 15 July 2017.

The course will be composed by 15 hours of class (Monday afternoon & Tuesday through Friday morning), starting with the chemical and physical properties of silicate melts and explaining how this controls volcanic behaviour. After a material-based intro, the course will continue with the principles of experiments that can quantify the properties of pure melts and multiphase magma. Additionally, there will be 12 hours of lab tours (Tuesday through Friday afternoon) introducing the participants into the plethora of experiments we are pursuing in Munich.
The maximum number of participants is limited, participation will be granted on a first come first serve basis.
Registration deadline is: 1 June 2017

The registration fee depends on the scientific status:
• Graduate students (75 €)
• PhD students (150 €)
• PostDoc students (300 €)
• Professors (400 €)
• Industry (600 €)

Payment can be done via bank transaction (in €) or via paypal.
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