13 May 2011
OMIplot is a software package that can be used to ingest, visualize and analyze sulfur dioxide (SO2) data from the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) aboard NASA's Aura satellite. The OMI SO2 measurements can be used to track drifting volcanic eruption clouds and study volcanic degassing. OMI...
More Volcanic Ash Remote Sensing
27 Apr 2011
Environmental aspects of volcanic clouds as investigated by remote sensing tools. Ice in volcanic clouds. Separation of ash and SO2 in volcanic clouds.Rose, W. I., D. J. Delene, D. J. Schneider, G. J. S. Bluth, A. J. Krueger, I. Sprod, C. McKee, H. L. Davies and G. G. J. Ernst, 1995, Ice in the...
The Chaiten eruption, Chile, May 2008: field observations.
28 Feb 2011
A short summary presentation of rapid-response fieldwork following the 2008 eruption of Chaiten, southern Chile. This short presentation was given in September 2009, and has been updated with appropriate citation to work published since then.F Alfano, C Bonadonna, ACM Volentik, CB Connor, SFL...
Abstracts from the UK community meeting on the Eyjafjallajökull eruption, April 2010.
28 Feb 2011
This is the meeting abstract volume from a rapidly assembled UK community-wide meeting to discuss the Eyjafjallajökull eruption and its consequences. The meeting was supported by the UK National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO; Natural Hazards theme, http://comet.nerc.ac.uk) and the...
Detecting volcanic ash from space
08 Feb 2011
How satellites detect, map and measure volcanic ash in volcanic clouds. HYSPLIT and volcanic cloud satellite observations. Volcanic cloud stages. Infrared satellite detectors, split window. Evolution of volcanic clouds from space platforms.Rose, W I, G J S Bluth, D J Schneider, G G J Ernst, C M...
Direct sampling of volcanic clouds
08 Feb 2011
Volcanic clouds have only sporadically been directly sampled. Sampling is advantageous to validate remote sensing. Direct sampling was more common in the 1978-1984 period before the hazards to jet aircraft were understood and when piston aircraft sampling was more prevalent. This sampling...
PASI: Volcanic Hazards and Remote Sensing in Pacific Latin America
11 Jan 2011
http://www.geo.mtu.edu/~raman/PASI2011The Open Vent Volcanoes PASI in Costa Rica gathered 60 scientists from 13 countries to build scientific networking in the transdisciplinary field of volcanology in January 2011. The accelerating application of field measurements and remote sensing to...