The Mt. Paektu Research Centre

Welcome to the website of the Mt. Paektu Research Centre (formerly the Mount Paektu Geoscientific Group, MPGG).  The centre is based within the Department of Earth and Planetary Science at Birkbeck, University of London. The centre is made up of international scientists working with scientists from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to study Paektu Volcano.  If you are interested, get in touch at

Photo: James Hammond – Mt. Paektu in October