Nathalie Vigouroux

SFU Adjunct Faculty, Lecturer at Douglas College

Areas of interest

Volcanology, Geochemistry, Geothermal energy


  • B.Sc. Hons., McGill, 2003
  • M.Sc., Oregon, 2006
  • Ph.D., SFU, 2011
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, SFU, 2011~2013


Nathalie is a volcanologist with research interests in physical volcanology, gas geochemistry and geothermal resources. Her research uses geochemical techniques to investigate active volcanoes and their associated geothermal systems.

Recent Publications

  1. Le Moigne, Y., Vigouroux, N., Russell, J.K., Williams-Jones, G. (2022) Magmatic origin and storage conditions for the eruption of Tseax volcano, Northern Cordillera Volcanic Province, Canada. Chemical Geology, 588, 120648, doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2021.120648.
  2. Venugopal, S., Moune, S., Williams-Jones, G., Druitt, T., Vigouroux, N., Wilson, A., Russell, J.K. (2019) Two distinct mantle sources beneath the Garibaldi Volcanic Belt: Insight from olivine-hosted melt inclusions. Chemical Geology, 532, 119346, doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2019.119346.
  3. Zurek, J.M., Moune, S., Williams-Jones, G., Vigouroux, N., Gauthier, P.-J. (2019) Melt inclusion evidence for long term steady-state volcanism at Las Sierras-Masaya volcano, Nicaragua. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 378, 16-28, doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2019.04.007.
  4. Van Hinsberg, V., Vigouroux, N., Palmer, S., Berlo, K., Mauri,G., Williams-Jones, A., Mckenzie, J., Williams-Jones, G., Fischer, T. (2017) Element flux to the environment of the passively degassing Kawah Ijen volcano, Indonesia, and implications for estimates of the global volcanic flux. Special Issue on Volcanic Lakes, Geological Society Special Publication 437, doi: 10.1144/SP437.2