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 Réunion, 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

Specialty Area