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Ash Dispersal Forecast and Civil Aviation Workshop - Consensual Document

By Costanza Bonadonna1, Arnau Folch

1. University of Geneva, Switzerland

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Abstract

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 Volcanic Ash Advisory Centers and related institutions) gathered at the WMO headquarters in Geneva to discuss the needs of the ash-dispersal modelling community, investigate new data-acquisition strategies and discuss how to improve communication between volcanological community and operational agencies. Based on a dedicated benchmark exercise and on three days of in-depth discussion, recommendations have been made for future model improvements, new strategies of ash forecasting, multidisciplinary data acquisition, and more efficient communication amongst different communities.

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  • Costanza Bonadonna; Arnau Folch (2011), "Ash Dispersal Forecast and Civil Aviation Workshop - Consensual Document," https://vhub.org/resources/503.

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