20 Apr 2010 | Tools | Contributor(s): Costanza Bonadonna, Laura Connor, Chuck B Connor, Leah Michelle Courtland
Tephra2 uses the advection diffusion equation to forecast tephra dispersion in a given location based on a user-defined set of eruptive conditions.
Tephra2: Student Version
21 Feb 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Leah Michelle Courtland, Chuck B Connor, Laura Connor, Costanza Bonadonna
The Tephra2 ash dispersion model run via a GUI designed for student use.
Ash Dispersal Forecast and Civil Aviation Workshop - Consensual Document
15 Feb 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Costanza Bonadonna, Arnau Folch
As a result of the serious consequences of the 2010 Eyjafjallajökull eruption on civil aviation, more than 50 volcanologists, meteorologists, atmospheric dispersion modellers, and space and ground-based monitoring specialists from 12 different countries (including representatives from 6...
Tephra2 Probabilistic Runner
29 Feb 2012 | Tools | Contributor(s): Costanza Bonadonna, Laura J Connor, Chuck B Connor, Leah Michelle Courtland
Will vary the wind field for a given eruption in order to determine the most probable mass loading of tephra on the ground.
Determination of the largest clasts of tephra deposits for the characterization of explosive volcanic eruptions: report of the IAVCEI Commission on Tephra Hazard Modelling
27 Jul 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Costanza Bonadonna, simona scollo, Raffaello Cioni, Laura Pioli, Marco Pistolesi
This report summarizes the results of the field workshop of the IAVCEI Commission on Tephra Hazard Modelling that was carried out in Salcedo, Ecuador (January 16-18, 2006) with the main objective of assessing the best way to characterize the largest clasts of tephra deposits. Defining the largest...
Ash Dispersal Forecast and Civil Aviation Workshop - Model Benchmark Document
15 Feb 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Costanza Bonadonna, Arnau Folch
One of the main objectives of the IAVCEI-WMO Ash dispersal forecast and civil aviation workshop was to investigate the variability of existing Volcanic Ash Transport and Dispersal Models (VATDM) in order to identify new improved strategies of dispersal forecasting, e.g. probability/ensemble...
27 Jul 2010 | Offline Tools | Contributor(s): Seb Biass, Costanza Bonadonna
UPDATE: A new version of dWind is now available as part of the TephraProb package here: https://vhub.org/resources/4094It allows to download wind data from both the NOAA NCEP Reanalysis 1 and the ECMWF Era-Interim datasets and provides a variety of functions to plot and analyse wind...
Eruption data for ash-cloud model validation
04 Apr 2013 | Data Sets/Collections | Contributor(s): Larry Garver Mastin, Costanza Bonadonna, Arnau Folch, peter webley, barbara stunder, Michael Pavolonis
This is a collection of data, references, and links to data on well-documented eruptions whose observations can be used to validate ash-cloud transport models. Data include, among other things, plume height, duration, erupted volume, satellite observations, numerical wind fields, and grain-size...
Large-Scale Experiments Workshop
08 Oct 2010 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Greg A Valentine, Pierfrancesco Dellino, Costanza Bonadonna, Amanda Bachtell Clarke
This workshop aimed at developing research priorities and initial design concepts for an international user facility for large-scale experimentation on volcanic processes.Agenda .pdfPresentationsIntroduction by Greg Valentine .pdf .movIntegrating numerical and laboratory models of explosive...
A Matlab implementation of the Carey and Sparks (1986) model
04 Nov 2015 | Offline Tools | Contributor(s): Sebastien Biass, Gholamohssein Bagheri, Costanza Bonadonna
Download the code on GitHub: https://github.com/e5k/CareySparks86_MatlabFollow updates on: https://e5k.github.io/ This file is a Matlab implementation of the Carey and Sparks (1986) model to estimate i) the plume height above sampling altitude and ii) the wind speed at the...
TOTGS: Total grainsize distribution of tephra fallout
20 Jan 2014 | Offline Tools | Contributor(s): Seb Biass, Costanza Bonadonna
NOTE The code is now maintained on GitHub: https://github.com/e5k/TOTGS Follow updates on: https://e5k.github.io/ Quantifying the total grainsize distribution (TGSD) is a necessary step to achieve a thorough characterization of a given tephra deposit. Several methods exist to...
2nd IUGG-WMO Workshop on Ash Dispersal Forecast and Civil Aviation, Consensual Document
18 Feb 2014 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Costanza Bonadonna, Peter W Webley, Matthew Craig Hort, Arnau Folch, Sue C Loughlin, Herbert Puempel
An international expert community of volcano observatories, academic scientists, volcanic ash advisory centres and representatives of aviation regulators, engine manufacturers and airlines met in Geneva on 18-20 November 2013 to discuss progress on ash dispersal forecasting and produce a roadmap...
TError: towards a better quantification of the uncertainty propagated during the characterization of tephra deposits
28 Nov 2014 | Offline Tools | Contributor(s): Sebastien Biass, Gholamohssein Bagheri, William Aeberhard, Costanza Bonadonna
NOTE The code is now maintained on GitHub: https://github.com/e5k/TErrorFollow updates on: https://e5k.github.io/ Eruption Source Parameters (ESP; e.g. plume height, erupted volume/mass, mass eruption rate, eruption duration) inferred from tephra deposits are associated with large degrees...
1st IAVCEI/GVM Workshop: "From Volcanic Hazard to Risk Assessment", Geneva, 27-29 June 2018
18 Dec 2018 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Costanza Bonadonna, Sebastien Biass, Eliza S Calder, Corine Frischknecht, Chris Eric Gregg, Susanna Jenkins, Sue C Loughlin, Scira Menoni, Shinji Takarada, Tom Wilson
The complexity of volcanic risk analysis typically resides in the interaction of multiple hazard, vulnerability and exposure aspects dynamically acting over various spatial and temporal scales. Risk analyses provide an evidence-based approach to development and implementation of proactive...
MeMoVolc workshop on the "Dynamics of volcanic explosive eruptions", Consensual Document
15 Jul 2014 | Publications | Contributor(s): Costanza Bonadonna, Raffaello Cioni, Antonio Costa, Tim Druitt, Jeremy Phillips, Laura Pioli
This workshop served to assess the main advantages and shortcomings of existing eruption classification schemes and to identify open questions and research priorities that could help improve our understanding of volcanic explosive eruptions. We identified the main parameters and processes...
TephraProb: a Matlab package for probabilistic hazard assessments of tephra fallout
15 Sep 2016 | Offline Tools | Contributor(s): Sebastien Biass, Costanza Bonadonna, Laura J Connor, Chuck B Connor
Download the code on GitHub: https://github.com/e5k/TephraProbFollow updates on: https://e5k.github.io/TephraProb is a toolbox of Matlab functions designed to produce scenario–based probabilistic hazard assessments for ground tephra accumulation. The toolbox includes a series of...
Workshop on Wind-remobilisation processes of volcanic ash, Consensual Document
20 Feb 2020 | Publications | Contributor(s): Paul Jarvis, Costanza Bonadonna, Lucia Dominguez, Corine Frischknecht, Pablo Forte, Donaldo Bran, Rigoberto Aguilar, Frances Beckett, Manuela Ellisondo, Jack Gillies, ulrich kueppers, Jonathan Merrison, Nick Varley, Kristi L Wallace
Explosive volcanic eruptions can eject large quantities of tephra into the atmosphere that can be dispersed and deposited over wide areas. Whilst the hazardous consequences of primary tephra fallout are well known, subsequent remobilisation of ash by aeolian processes can continue to present an...