Workshop Reports

Reports from InterRidge-sponsored workshops


Final Report from the Workshop of The InterRidge Working Group "Oceanic Transform Faults"


The third InterRidge Theoretical Institute


AGU Fall Meeting 2012
InterRidge sponsored two sessions at this meeting:
- Fast moving research at slow spreading ridges
- Deep Subseafloor Biosphere

"Ridges and Hotspots around the Mascarene Island" international conference
3-7 September 2012, Bel Ombre, Mauritius

GEOCEAN: Geodynamic processes and biochemical interactions at seafloor spreading ridges: A Symposium in tribute to Jean Francheteau and Summer School
August 27-31st 2012, Brest, France

The metal potential of a slow-spreading ridge segment
April 19-20th 2012, Kiel, Germany

10 – 12 April 2012, Galway, Ireland


Ocean Mantle Dynamics: From Spreading Center to Subduction Zone
2-6 October 2011, Tokyo, Japan

Circum-Antarctic Ridges 
28-30 Sept 2011, Toulouse, France

EGU Special Session: Biogeochemical function and diversity of chemosynthetic deep sea ecosystems
3-8 April 2011, Vienna, Austria

Geological Carbon Capture & Storage in Mafic and Ultramafic Rocks
8-10 January 2011, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman


Long Range Exploration of the Ridge Crests
28-30 June 2010, NOC Southampton, UK

Workshop Report: The Mohole: a Crustal Journey and Mantle Quest"
4-8 June 2010, Kanazawa, Japan

Design of Marine Protected Areas for Chemosynthetic Ecosystems Potentially Threatened by Human Activities in the Deep Sea
1-4 June 2010, CRESCO, Dinard, France
Dinard Report

AGU Chapman Conference on "Detachments in Oceanic Lithosphere"
8–16 May 2010, Cyprus


4th International Symposium on Chemosynthesis-Based Ecosystems29 June - 3 July 2009, Okinawa, Japan 

Melting, Magma, Fluids and Life: Workshop for Scientific Ocean Drilling
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Deep-Sea Mining Workshop and Colloquium
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Brief workshop summary
PDF file: InterRidge Seafloor Mineralization Working Group - 2009 Meeting Report

Ridge 2000 Mid-Atlantic Ridge 35 - 37.5 N Workshop
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2007 - 3rd InterRidge Theoretical Institute: Biogeochemical Interactions at Deep-Sea Vents
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2007 - Russian Ridge Workshop '07
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2007 - International Data Exchange Workshop
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2006 - Polar Ridges Workshop
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Mission Moho, Sept. 2006
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Mission Moho Workshop Report

2005 - MoMar
Click here for Proceedings of the III MoMAR Workshop

2005 - Tectonic and Oceanic Processes along the Indian Ridge System
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2003 - Ridge-Hotspot Interaction Symposium and Workshop
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2002 - MoMar
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2000 - Management and Conservation of Hydrothermal Vent Ecosystems
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1998 - Mapping and Sampling the Arctic Ridges Workshop
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1996 - Ocean Lithosphere & Scientific Drilling into the 21st Century
Symposium Summary

1996 - Mid-Atlantic Ridge Symposium
Symposium Summary

1995 - Biological Studies Ad Hoc Committee Workshop Summary
Workshop Summary

1994 - Arctic Ridges Workshop
Workshop Summary
Workshop Report

1993 - Back-Arc Basin Studies Workshop
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1993 - Investigation of the Global System of Mid-Ocean Ridges
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