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  1. 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...

  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. bent: A model of plumes in crossflow

    11 Nov 2010 | 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 | 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. 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...

  8. 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...

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

    08 Sep 2016 | 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:...

  10. 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:...

  11. dWind

    27 Jul 2010 | 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...

  12. ECMapProb

    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.

  13. eject model

    18 Jun 2021

    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...

  14. Eruption data for ash-cloud model validation

    18 Jun 2021

    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...

  15. Eyjafjallajokull WMO meeting, Geneva, Bursik presentation

    18 Jun 2021 | 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

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

    18 Jun 2021

    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...

  17. Hazards of volcanic ash

    18 Jun 2021

    Claire Horwell

  18. MAMMA (Magma Ascent Mathematical Modeling and Analysis)

    18 Jun 2021

    1D-steady state model for volcanic conduits

  19. Mapping a 49 year old eruption of a basaltic cone: Pacaya Guatemala

    18 Jun 2021

    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...

  20. Mount St Helens 1980-6 Activity summary

    18 Jun 2021 | 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....