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Sylvain  Charbonnier

Sylvain Charbonnier

Sylvain Charbonnier
Associate Professor


Office: SCA 525
Phone: 813/974-5879


PhD Earth Sciences, Keele University (U.K.) 'The dynamics and hazards of small-volume pyroclastic flows: a case study of the 2006 eruption of Merapi volcano, Java, Indonesia.' Supervisor: Dr. Ralf Gertisser.

Master 2 research, University Paris Sud Orsay, France, entitled 'Sedimentary and Volcanic Environments' obtained with first class honors. Research thesis "Spatio-temporal survey of the dynamic behavior of the hydrothermal system of Piton de la Fournaise Volcano, La RĂ©union, France.'

Master 1 research, University Blaise Pascale, Clermont-Ferrand, France entitled 'Earth and Planetary Sciences' and DUPV Diploma (Petrologist and Volcanologist Diploma), obtained with first-class honors.

B.Sc. with Honors, University F. Rabelais, Tours, France in Earth Sciences, general mention: geology and biology.


Physical Volcanology

Graduate Students

Danielle Molisee, Franco Villegas Garin

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