Newberry Volcano: A sleeping giant with two bubbling lakes

  • 10 Aug 2019
  • 6:00 PM
  • Deschutes Brewery Mountain Room

COGS Visiting Scholar Program


Johan Varekamp

Wesleyan University




5:30 pm social hour

6:00 pm student poster session

7:00 pm presentation


Wesleyan University professor Johan Varekamp researches volcanic lakes around the world, including Paulina Lake and East Lake at Newberry Volcano. Join him for an overview of his research at Newberry, including volcanic venting of mercury and CO2 in East Lake, and hot spring activity at Paulina Lake as an analog for precambrian banded iron formations.

For more about Dr. Varekamp’s research: A tale of two lakes: the Newberry Volcano twin crater lakes, Oregon, USA


Wesleyan University student poster session at 6:00 pm:

Haley Brumberger and Sabrina Koetter will have two posters about ostracods (tiny shrimp!) in Paulina Lake and how they preserve a record of lake water from the past.

Christina Cauley will have a poster on iron and silica rich sediments from Paulina Lake. Christina recently received a NASA Space Consortium grant for her research project “Chemistry and Biology of Giant Hydrothermal Mounds in Paulina Lake, Oregon.”

Central Oregon Geoscience Society

Email: COGeoSoc@gmail.com
P.O. Box 2154,  Bend, Oregon 97709

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