Santorini summer school (12-21 October 2018)





Friday 12 October

Arrival and travel day

8.00 pm Dinner for staff and students (to be announced) in Karterados village.

Saturday 13 October



9:30 – 10:00 3DTeLC project and summer school (Μalcolm Whitworth & Paraskevi Nomikou)


Session I: Introduction to Geohazards (Chair: Μ. Whitworth)


10:00-11:00 Magma intrusions and related hazards (Alessandro Tibaldi)

11:00-12:00 Introduction to landslides (Malcolm Whitworth)

12:00-13:00 Virtual Reality (VR) and Geohazards: Current Projects (Argo3D MIUR IT Project, 3DTeLC) and Future Developments (Ugo Becciani, Mel Krokos)

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch Time at Pyrgos village


Session II: Santorini volcanic Group (Chair: P. Nomikou)


14:30-15:30 Geology of Santorini (Dimitrios Papanikolaou)

15.30 -16:30 Onshore-Offshore Santorini's Geohazards (Paraskevi Nomikou)

16:30-17:30 The Metaxa Mine: History and VR Experiences (Martin Kearl, Fabio Vitello)

17:30-19:30 Parallel Session: Discussion / VR User Experience Session

Lectures at ESTIA

(Pyrgos village)

Introduction to Geohazards- and Virtual Reality


Geological setting of Santorini volcanic group

Sunday 14 October



Session III: Volcanic and seismic Crisis Management-Geohazards
(Chair: D. Reitano)


9:30 – 10:30 Introduction to earthquake hazards (Fabio Luca Bonali)

10:30- 11:30 Santorini Volcanic Crisis Management (Maria Manousaki)

11:30 – 12:30 Experience of volcanic hazard management (Susanna Falsaperla, Danilo Reitano)

12:30 - 13:30 Coastal erosion: Causes, examples and methods of investigation (Serafim Poulos)


13:30- 15:00 Lunch time at Pyrgos village


Session IV: Data Collection & SW Tools (Chair: M. Krokos)


14:30-15:30 3DTeLC SW Overview (Ugo Becciani and Mel Krokos)

15:30 -16:30 Tools in real and virtual scenarios (Fabio Bonali, Fabio Vitello and Martin Kearl)

16:30 -17:30 UAV and ROV Data Collection (Fabio Bonali, Varvara Antoniou, Paraskevi Nomikou) and Real Time Vector Data Collection (Varvara Antoniou)

17:30-19:30 Parallel Session: Discussion / VR User Experience Session

Lectures at ESTIA

(Pyrgos village)


Introduction to hazards-Hazard management



Field Work briefing

Monday 15 October

10:00 – 17:00 Boat tour of intra caldera volcanics and caldera wall (Move to another day if weather is bad).

Leading by Dimitrios Papaikolaou, Nomikou Paraskevi, Sandy Drymoni

Depart 10:00 am from Fira. Tour is ~6 hrs.

Nea Kameni—Hike up central volcanic island.

Palea Kameni—View basalt flows.


13: 00-14:30  Lunch in Thirassia


Thirasia coast to Oia—View inner caldera dykes (Armeni-Mikros Profitis) and Skaros lavas


19:00 PMC  Meeting (only WP leaders and partners)

20:30 – 23:00 The 3DTeLC summer school dinner is courtesy of Thira Municipality and GeoThira

Field Trip Santorini Caldera



Geological survey in Nea Kameni


Tuesday 16 October

9:30 – 11:30 Akrotiri—Minoan Bronze-age settlement (Lefteris

Kokkini Paralia—Red beach composed of ignimbrites that are prone to landslide (Dimitrios Papanikolaou)

11:30 -13:00  Vlychada/Theros beach—distal fallout deposits & tsunamis. (Paraskevi Nomikou)

13:00 – 13:30 Visit to Tomato Industrial Museum


13:30 – 14:30 Lunch is courtesy of Santorini Arts Factory (SAF)


14:30 – 17:30 Prophitis Ilias—View metamorphic basement rocks-Caldera view

Athinios port—Blueschists and contact with Minoan layers.

Landslide risks-Drone survey

Akrotiri Excavation

Red Beach


Vlychada- identification of Minoan pumice phases.





Wednesday 17 October

9:30 – 12:30 METAXA Mine (also known as Mavromatis Mine) — Minoan eruption phases & 60 kyr
pumice with fossils Identification of Minoan phases by students)
photos collection-landslides-caldera rim (Paraskevi Nomikou)


13:00 – 14:30 Lunch time at Karterados village


15:00-16:00 Volcanic eruptions and related hazards (Benjamin van Wyk de Vries)

16:00 – 19:00 UAV Data Processing-onshore/offshore Workflows Unity (Fabio Luca Bonali, Varvara Antoniou)

METAXA Mine (Identification of Minoan phases)


Lectures at Babis Hotel (Karterados village)


Thursday 18 October

9.30 - 10.00 Scientific data dissemination (Varvara Antoniou)

10.00 - 12.00 Practical activity using ArcGIS Online-Story Map of Mavromatis Mine (Varvara Antoniou).

12:00 - 13: 00 Marine Geophysical Methods (Paraskevi Nomikou)

13:00 - 14:00 Integration of remote on-shore, near-shore and offshore data in geomorphological mapping for geohazard assessment (Alessandra Savini)


14:00 – 15:30 Lunch time at Karterados village


15:30-18:30 Geological survey in Caldera beach Lighthouse-South Santorini (Othonas Vlassopoulos-ROV survey)

Lectures at Babis Hotel (Karterados village)



Caldera Beach (onshore &
Offshore geological survey)

Friday 19 October

9:30 - 10:30 Visit at Μuseum of Prehistoric Thera in Fira

10: 30 – 14:30 Megalo Vouno, Mikros Profitis Elias—Explore cinder cones and basalts, Kolumbo fault zone & dykes (Paraskevi Nomikou, Sandy Drymoni)

Peristeria volcanics-Drone survey.

Oia-Ammoudi—View ignimbrites and induced landslides (Paraskevi Nomikou, Sandy Drymoni)

Oia-Exercise of volcanic hazard (possible eruption)-Workforce (Varvara Antoniou)

14:30-17:00 Oia town for tourist stroll and photo collection

Oia field trip

Saturday 20 October

09:30 – 11:30 Students presentation of the Story Maps

11:30 – 12:30 Students presentation of 3DTeLC Experiences

12:30-13:30 Students competition – awards and photos

13:30-14:30 Lunch Time

14:30 – 16:30 Examples of geohazards in VR (all)

16:30 – 19:00 Santo winery (taste wine)-sunset-caldera view

Lectures at Babis Hotel (Karterados village)




Sunday 21 October

Departure and travel day


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