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  1. 1st IAVCEI/GVM Workshop: "From Volcanic Hazard to Risk Assessment", Geneva, 27-29 June 2018

    18 Dec 2018 | Contributor(s): E Bruce Pitman, Abani Patra

    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...

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

    20 Jun 2017

    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. 2nd IUGG-WMO Workshop on Ash Dispersal Forecast and Civil Aviation, Consensual Document

    18 Feb 2014

    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...

  4. 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...

  5. Civil protection exercises for volcanic risk management. The VUELCO experience at midway.

    20 Nov 2014 | Contributor(s): E Bruce Pitman, Abani Patra

    This lecture was given during the short-course titled "Coping with volcanic unrest" held in Quito (Ecuador) on November 2014.The presentation illustrates some essential key-elements to take into account in the preparation of a simulation exercise, providing useful suggestion taken...

  6. DEM converter for Titan2D

    29 Mar 2020 | Tools | Contributor(s): Peter W Webley

    Convert a Digital Elevation Model (DEM) in ASCII format to a Titan2D readable format

  7. Detecting volcanic ash from space

    29 Mar 2020 | Presentations

    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...

  8. Direct sampling of volcanic clouds

    29 Mar 2020 | Presentations

    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...

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

    29 Mar 2020 | Data Sets/Collections

    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:...

  10. Eruption data for ash-cloud model validation

    29 Mar 2020 | Data Sets/Collections

    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...

  11. Estimating Volcanic Risk in the Lesser Antilles

    29 Mar 2020 | Publications | Contributor(s): E Bruce Pitman, Abani Patra

    The potential catastrophic effects of future volcanic eruptions in the Lesser Antilles can be decreased by the utilisation of effective risk quantification measures and their subsequent incorporation into disaster risk reduction strategies. A volcanic risk study conducted by the Norwegian...

  12. Eyjafjallajökull, volcanic clouds and aviation - one year on

    29 Mar 2020 | Workshops

    A workshop at the 2011 IUGG General Assembly in Melbourne, Australia, lead by Andrew Tupper (Australian Bureau of Meteorology), Fred Prata (Norwegian Institute for Air Research), and Arnau Folch (Barcelona Supercomputing Center).The Eyjafjallajokull eruption, resulting in ground and air...

  13. Hazards of volcanic ash

    29 Mar 2020 | Presentations

    Claire Horwell

  14. Implementation of material maps into the Titan2D simulation tool

    29 Mar 2020 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Peter W Webley

    These powerpoint slides describe how to create and use a GIS-classified map with varying basal friction angles with the Titan2d simulation tool. Users can also refer to the Titan user manual for additional information.

  15. Insights from Volcanic Unrest Simulation Exercises

    29 Mar 2020 | Presentations | Contributor(s): E Bruce Pitman, Abani Patra

    Lecture given during the second VUELCO short-course, held in Dominica on 13th and 14th May 2015. 

  16. La erupción del volcán Calbuco en 2015: Volcanología, sociedad y ecosistemas

    29 Mar 2020 | Publications | Contributor(s): E Bruce Pitman, Abani Patra

    La erupción del 22-23 de abril de 2015 del Volcán Calbuco tuvo impactos en las actividades sociales y ecosistemas en el sur de Chile y en Argentina, debido a la espesa caída de piroclastos, corrientes calientes de gases y rocas, además de flujos de lodo...

  17. Mount St Helens 1980-6 Activity summary

    29 Mar 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....

  18. Observing volcanic clouds

    29 Mar 2020 | Presentations

    This presentation is part of the workshop "Volcanic Hazards and Remote Sensing in Pacific Latin America" held in Costa Rica in January 2011.Speaker: William I. Rose

  19. Purace Titan2d Ang Basal 14

    29 Mar 2020 | Data Sets/Collections | Contributor(s): Peter W Webley

    Simulación para el volcán Puracé del por medio de Titan2d, con un ángulo basal de valor de 14.

  20. Pyroclastic density currents and local topography as seen with the conveyer model

    29 Mar 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...