1st IAVCEI/GVM Workshop: "From Volcanic Hazard to Risk Assessment", Geneva, 27-29 June 2018
18 Dec 2018
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...
Documentation for "Effect of particle entrainment on the runout of pyroclastic density currents"
08 Sep 2016
This is a repository for the data and script used in, "Effect of particle entrainment on the runout of pyroclastic density currents."Here you will find:1. A compilation of splash function experimental data from this study and data that was extracted from seven other studies:...
18 Jul 2019
Probability map of PDC by using a modifed approach of the energy cone model and topographic information derived from the SRTM 30 m elevation model.
04 Apr 2020
Eject is a user-friendly model that calculates the trajectories of blocks that are ballistically ejected from volcanic craters. It has also been used to calculate ballistic trajectories of other objects in other other settings, including missiles and bullets.Details are at:The attached zip...
Keweenaw Boulder Garden
04 Apr 2020
http://www.geo.mtu.edu/~raman/SilverI/Boulder_Garden/ Boulder Gardens are selected and arranged groups of boulders, designed for an educational purpose. At Michigan Tech we selected 40 diverse and representative glacial lag boulders which represent the lithology of all of the regional surficial...
MAMMA (Magma Ascent Mathematical Modeling and Analysis)
04 Apr 2020
1D-steady state model for volcanic conduits
Mapping a 49 year old eruption of a basaltic cone: Pacaya Guatemala
04 Apr 2020
This presentation summarizes the 50 year eruption and the 3 dimensional map produced. The map, prepared as part of an MS thesis by Ruben Otoniel Matias Gomez, is under review as a Map and Chart Series publication by the GSA. The lecture summarizes the situation at Pacaya, and uses Matias' map as...
Mount St Helens 1980-6 Activity summary
04 Apr 2020 | Educational Materials
This series of two lectures summarizes the sequence of events asssociated with the 1980-86 eruptions of Mount St Helens, Washington State, USA. It is intended as a refresher for students and researchers.Lipman, Peter W., and Mullineaux, Donal R. (eds.), 1981, The 1980 Eruptions of Mount St....
PASI: Volcanic Hazards and Remote Sensing in Pacific Latin America
04 Apr 2020 | Workshops
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...
Pyroclastic density currents and local topography as seen with the conveyer model
04 Apr 2020 | Publications
Pyroclastic density currents (PDCs) are multiphase flows generated during explosive volcanic eruptions, and they move down the volcano, and over the surrounding topography. The flow-topography interaction can play a fundamental role in the sedimentary processes, and in the resulting deposit...
Tephra2: Student Version
04 Apr 2020 | Tools
The Tephra2 ash dispersion model run via a GUI designed for student use.