June, July, August, September
Number of positions available per month: 1
Hydrogeochemical and soil CO2 efflux monitoring are fundamental activities of our geochemical monitoring programme for the volcanic surveillance of Cumbre Vieja volcano (La Palma), the most active volcano of the Canaries and where 7 of the 16 Canary Islands’ historical eruptions have occurred. The two most recent eruptions at Cumbre Vieja volcano took place in 1949 (San Juan eruption) and 1971 (Teneguía eruption).
The selected undergraduate student for this programme will collaborate with field and lab work related to INVOLCAN’s hydrogeochemical and soil CO2 efflux monitoring for volcanic surveillance at La Palma, Canary Islands. The student will perform weekly field and lab work on La Palma Island.
During this programme the student will learn how to:
The student on this programme will be transferred to La Palma for the whole month by GeoTenerife after their introductory weekend lectures and tour in Tenerife. They will be transferred back to Tenerife at the end for the farewell BBQ and graduation.