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Mount Paektu Geoscience Group

Mount Paektu Geoscience Group

Lead investigators in UK: Dr. James Hammond and Clive Oppenheimer and Dr. Amy Donovan

This project has been running in earnest since 2013 and involves many partners in the DPR Korea, PR China, the UK and USA. It is focused on understanding the origins, deep structure, past eruptions, and hazards of Mount Paektu (aka Changbaishan or Tianchi volcano), which is situated on the international border between DPR Korea and the PR China.

Header image: Summit crater of Mount Paektu.