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  1. Natural Hazards Tephra Fallout Lab

    31 May 2020 | Educational Materials

    This lab walks students through using the tephra2 education graphical user interface (gui) to investigate tephra fallout at Colima volcano. By the end of this lab, students should be able to:•understand that every volcanic event is different and so produces a unique deposit•convert from units of...

  2. 2017 AGU Fall Meeting Session - V036: Volcanic Ash—Generation, Transport, Impacts, and Applications

    31 May 2020 | Miscellaneous | Contributor(s): amanda rachelle hintz

    Dear all,We invite you to submit an abstract to our session and look forward to you joining us at AGU 2017 in New Orleans, December 11 - 15, 2017.V036: Volcanic Ash—Generation, Transport, Impacts, and ApplicationSession ID#:...

  3. A Matlab implementation of the Carey and Sparks (1986) model

    31 May 2020 | Offline Tools

    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...

  4. A new method to identify the vent location of tephra fall deposits based on thickness or maximum clast size measurements (SVL)

    17 Apr 2018 | Offline Tools

    This tool presents a new method to identify the vent location of tephra fall deposits based on thickness or maximum clast size measurements. It is temporarily named "svl", which is short for Source Vent Locator. The method estimates the vent location by coupling semi-empirical models...

  5. bent: A model of plumes in crossflow

    11 Nov 2010 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Marcus I Bursik

    Bent is an integral trajectory model for calculation of plume parameters in the presence of a crossflow (wind). It has been validated against data for eruptions from Kliuchevskoi and Avachinskiy volcanoes, Russia.

  6. Confort 15 (Conflow improvement)

    22 Apr 2016 | Offline Tools | Contributor(s): Marcus I Bursik

    We present an updated version of the Conflow model, an open-source numerical model for flow in eruptive conduits during steady-state pyroclastic eruptions (Mastin and Ghiorso, 2000). In the Confort 15 program, several updates were considered:The rheological parameters of the model are...

  7. Documentation for "Effect of particle entrainment on the runout of pyroclastic density currents"

    08 Sep 2016 | Data Sets/Collections | Contributor(s): Marcus I Bursik

    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:...

  8. dWind

    27 Jul 2010 | Offline Tools | Contributor(s): Marcus I Bursik

    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...

  9. Eyjafjallajokull WMO meeting, Geneva, Bursik presentation

    19 Oct 2010 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Marcus I Bursik

    Presentation given at WMO, Geneva, Switzerland by M. Bursik, attempting to summarize work of this group to date (18 Oct 2010).LaTeXNSF-RAPID grant EAR-1041775, Icelandic Meteorological Office

  10. INQUA–INTAV International Field Conference and Workshop: Crossing New Frontiers

    14 Mar 2018 | Workshops

    The INQUA International Focus Group on Tephrochronology and Volcanism (INTAV) cordially invites you to participate in the Crossing New Frontiers - Tephra Hunt in Transylvania international field conference that aims to continue the long tradition of very successful inter-INQUA congress tephra...

  11. Maar-diatremes - a course module

    31 May 2020 | Educational Materials

    Maar-diatremes are one of the most common volcanic landforms on Earth, and represent an end-member type of volcano whose eruptions are dominated by explosive, subsurface magma-water interaction.  Thus they should form an important component of volcanology courses.  The recent decade has...

  12. Mono-Inyo Tephra Database

    01 Aug 2017 | Data Sets/Collections

    The Mono-Inyo Craters is a zone of active volcanism in California, USA, that extends from Mammoth Mountain and Long Valley caldera in the south to the islands of Mono Lake in the north.  This resource provides the citation for the Mono-Inyo tephra database.  The database can...

  13. Numerical fallout models: An introduction based on Suzuki (1983)

    08 Feb 2011 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Marcus I Bursik

    Suzuki, T., 1983. A theoretical model for dispersion of tephra, in: D. Shimozuru and I. Yokoyama (eds) Arc Volcanism: Physics and Tectonics, Terra Scientific Publishing, Tokyo, 95-116.

  14. PASI: Volcanic Hazards and Remote Sensing in Pacific Latin America

    11 Jan 2011 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Marcus I Bursik

    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...

  15. puffin

    31 May 2020 | Tools

    puffin = a tool to run the volcanic ash dispersal model -- puff -- based on the plume trajectory model -- bent.

  16. PYFLOW_2.0. A new tool for estimating the impact parameters and the deposition rate and time of dilute PDCs based on field data

    22 Nov 2017 | Offline Tools | Contributor(s): Marcus I Bursik

    PYFLOW_2.0 is a hazard tool for the calculation of the impact parameters of dilute pyroclastic density currents (DPDCs). DPDCs represent the dilute turbulent type of gravity flows that occur during explosive volcanic eruptions; their hazard is the result of their mobility and the capability...

  17. Spread sheet to calculate tephra volume for exponential thinning

    10 Apr 2015 | Offline Tools

    An Excel spread sheet and instructions are provided to calculate tephra volume for exponential thinning on a log(thickness) versus square root of area plot. The spread sheet calculates volumes for a single straight line and for two straight lines. The equations for the calculations are from...

  18. Tephra 2014 - Maximizing the potential of tephra for multidisciplinary science

    09 Jan 2014 | Workshops

    Tephra deposits are used by diverse communities: volcanologists, petrologists, tephrochronologists, paleoclimatologists, paleoecologists and archaeologists. To perhaps be too reductionist, volcanologists are generally interested in tephra to understand eruption behavior, frequency, and hazards;...

  19. Tephra 2014 Field Trip Guide

    08 Dec 2014 | Publications

    Guidebook for the field trip to Mount Saint Helens conducted 4-August-2014 as part of the Tephra 2014 workshop.

  20. Tephra 2014-2020 Document Repository

    01 Jul 2015 | Publications

    Beginning with the consensus document (with three appendices) resulting from the Tephra 2014 Workshop, this is the document repository for the Tephra 2014, 2017 and 2020 Workshops on standardization.The immediate goal of the tephra standardization effort is to translate checklists...