May 30, 2009
Abstract submisson
May 30, 2009
Normal rate registration and payment
May 30, 2009
Grant application
June 15, 2009
Supported accommodation booking
June 15, 2009
Field trip registration
July 30, 2009
Final programme and Third Circular (on the homepage and for the registered persons)
Aug 15, 2009
Cancellation of registration
FIELD TRIP PROGRAMME
Field trip 1: Monday, September 7, 2009

From mantle xenoliths to fibrous zeolites
(Young basalt volcanism in the Balaton Highland, NW-Hungary)

Programme:
1) Uzsabánya quarry: vesicle filling zeolites and carbonates
2) Szentbékkálla: upper mantle-lower crust xenoliths
3) Hegyestű Hill natural monument: volcanology, xenoliths
4) Tihany: volcanology, panoramic view, short wine tasting
For further scientific and technical details please consult regularly the homepage of the meeting

Field trip coordinators: Péter Kónya, Klára Kóthay, Csaba Szabó, Tamás G. Weiszburg
Departure points (bus; alternative):
1. Vienna: Uni Wien Geozentrum, 7 AM
2. Budapest: ELTE Riverside Campus, 7.30 AM
Arrival: Budapest, ELTE Riverside Campus (icebreaker party) 7 PM (for the Vienna group, arriving with luggage, free transport to the hotel(s) will be offered after the icebreaker)

Note: colleagues coming with their own car (e.g. from Graz/Leoben/Bratislava) may also join the trip with prior registration. For them the meeting points and time will be agreed on individual base.

Price: 50 €
(including field trip guide, entrance fees, bus transport, pocket lunch, refreshments; expected number of participants in the bus: 20-40)
Price for participants coming with their own car: 20 € (bus transport not included)

 

Field trip 2: Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Dunabogdány: Zeolites, laccolith, contact zone
(Miocene andesite-dacite volcanism in the Danube Bend, north of Budapest)

Programme:
1) Dunabogdány quarry: laccolith, garnet-bearing dacite, dacite/shale contact zone; cavity filling minerals – zeolites (chabazite, stilbite, analcime), calcite, smectite
2) Visegrád Castle Hill: volcanology; panoramic view to the Danube Bend; Medieval Age historical monument
3) Szentendre: short touristic walk in the picturesque 17-19th century central part of that little town of Serbian shipman/trader settlers
4) Departure for Budapest // Conference dinner in Szentendre

For further scientific and technical details please consult regularly the homepage of the meeting

Field trip leaders: Erzsébet Tóth, Szabolcs Harangi, Gábor Papp, Tamás G. Weiszburg

Departure: Budapest: ELTE Riverside Campus, 1 PM

Arrival: Budapest hotels in the evening hours (alternatively: after the Conference Dinner in the late evening hours)

Price: included in the Conference registration fee, but prior registration required


Field trip 3: Friday, September 11, 2009

Bükk Mts.: Triassic rifting – Miocene volcanism
(New discoveries at traditionally problematic magmatic complexes in NE-Hungary)

Programme:
1) Darnó Hills: Triassic advance rifting, submarine basaltic
volcanism
2) Egerbakta: Szarvaskő Unit, pillow lavas and massive basalts
3) Tardos quarry: various gabbro types
4) Tóbérc quarry: gabbros, plagiogranite intrusions
5) Tihamér quarry, Eger: unwelded ignimbrite (Early Miocene)
6) Short touristic stop in Eger (castle, city centre)
7) Wine restaurant in the Valley of the Pretty Woman (Eger)
For further scientific and technical details please consult regularly the homepage of the meeting

Field trip leaders: Ferenc Molnár (Budapest), Szabolcs Harangi (Budapest), Friedrich Koller (Vienna)

Departure points (bus; alternative): Budapest: ELTE Riverside Campus/Hotel, 7.00 AM

Arrival: Budapest/Hotels in the late evening hours (~ 11 PM)
Maximum number of participants: 35

Price: 75 €
(including field trip guide, entrance fees, bus transport, pocket lunch, refreshments, dinner, wine tasting)

 

INTERACTIVE MAP OF THE FIELD TRIPS

You can find the field trip stops using Google Earth by downloading this file:

minpet2009mscc.kml

 

MAP OF THE FIELD TRIPS

You can download this map here:

MAP OF THE FIELD TRIPS