The Instituto Geológico Minero y Metalúrgico (INGEMMET), is a Peruvian scientific and management agency part of the Ministry of Energy and Mines.[1] It is devoted to the study of the mineral resources, geology of Peru and the regulation of mineral rights in that country.[1]

Instituto Geológico Minero y Metalúrgico
Agency overview
FormedDecember 5, 1978; 41 years ago (1978-12-05)
Preceding agencies
  • Instituto de Geología y Minería (INGEOMIN)
  • Instituto Científico y Tecnológico Minero (INCITEMI)
HeadquartersLima, Peru

Volcano surveillanceEdit

Observatorio Vulcanológico INGEMMET (OVI), is the division of INGEMMET in charge of the study of volcanic activity and potential hazards due to that activity.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Quiénes Somos - Ingemmet". (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-07-22.
  2. ^ "Observatorio Vulcanológico del INGEMMET (OVI) – Observatorio Vulcanológico del INGEMMET". (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-07-22.

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