Mathematical Aspects of Natural Dynamos

August 31 - September 6, 2003

Caramulo, Portugal.

Organized by:
Emmanuel Dormy (, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris
Alexandra Pais (, Centre for Computational Physics, Coimbra
Co-organized with:
Benoît Desjardins (, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris
Emmanuel Grenier (, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon
Fernando Nogueira (, Centre for Computational Physics, Coimbra
Orlando Oliveira (, Centre for Computational Physics, Coimbra
French Ministery of Research (ACI-dynamo).
Foundation for Science and Technology, Portugal.
Foundation Calouste Gulbenkian, Portugal.
Luso-American Foundation, Portugal.


The Workshop aims at bringing together Applied Mathematicians and Physicists (including Geophysicists and Astrophysicists) to promote interactions between these communities on the field of Natural Dynamos.

Invited Speakers:
Pr. Friedrich Busse                      

Pr. Fausto Cattaneo

Pr. David Fearn

Pr. Christopher Jones

Pr. Paul Roberts

Pr. Andrew Soward
Dr. Philippe Cardin           

Pr. Stephan Fauve

Dr. Andrew Gilbert

Pr. Michael Proctor

Dr. Anvar Shukurov

Pr. Nigel Weiss


The Workshop will take place on top of the Caramulo Mountains (Serra do Caramulo, centre of Portugal, 80 km away from Coimbra) in Hotel do Caramulo (see the map for location).


The programme of the week is here available (including contributed talks).

Contributed presentations (talks/posters):

The list of contributed presentations (talks and posters) is here available.


The list of participants is here available.

Accompanying persons:

The fee for an accompanying person sharing a room with a registered participant (registered at the single room rate) is 132 euros. There is also the possibility for the accompanying person to have only dinners with the others participants, at the cost of 38 euros, or lunches and dinners at the cost of 83 euros. Participation to the conference dinner costs 22 euros.

Travel information:

Detailed travel information is here available.


It is required that every participant gives a presentation (talk or poster).

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Last updated June 27, 2003.
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