21 Oct 2011 | Contributor(s): Michael Sheridan, Jorge Valentin Bajo
This is the introductory volcanology course lectures taught at UB in the 1990 to 2006 by MF Sheridan.LecturesVolcanic Hazards .pdfApplication of Titan2D .pdfCasita Disaster 1988 .pdfEvaluating Hazards for People and Property Located Near Active Volcanoes .pdfManagaing Volcanic Hazards in Latin...
Eyjafjallajökull, volcanic clouds and aviation - one year on
05 Aug 2011 | Contributor(s): Simon Carn
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...
GVP Frequently Asked Questions
30 Jun 2011 | Contributor(s): Ed Venzke
http://www.volcano.si.edu/education/questions/What is a volcano?What is an eruption?How many active volcanoes are there in the world?What is the world's highest volcano?How long does an eruption last?Has volcanic activity been increasing?Why doesn't the Smithsonian post hazard alert levels for...
Gigapan of Santa Ana Volcano
30 Jun 2011 | Contributor(s): Bettina Martinez-Hackert, Elisabeth Gallant
This is a gigapan image of the crater. gigapan Dr. Bettina Martinez-Hackert, Krista Ventura
29 Jun 2011 | Contributor(s): Roberto Carniel
Stromboli online - Volcanoes of the World http://stromboli.net The primary goal of Stromboli online website is to enrich and stimulate the teaching of Earth Sciences by presenting images, movies, data, virtual field trips and other educational material in relation to volcanoes.Although there is...
Observing volcanic clouds
29 Jun 2011 | Contributor(s): William I Rose
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
26 Jun 2011 | *Tools | Contributor(s): Jose Luis Palma
A viewer of the simulation results saved by Titan2D
Tutorial for using Titan2D on VHub
25 Jun 2011 | Educational Materials | Contributor(s): Sylvain Charbonnier
During this tutorial, we will go through a stock example and (1) learn how to enter the different input parameters for running a Titan2D simulation on Vhub, (2) run the simulation and (3) visualize the results using the freely available Paraview software.
DEM converter for Titan2D
15 Apr 2011 | *Tools | Contributor(s): Jose Luis Palma
Convert a Digital Elevation Model (DEM) in ASCII format to a Titan2D readable format
Natural Hazards Tephra Fallout Lab
04 Mar 2011 | Educational Materials | Contributor(s): Leah Michelle Courtland
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...
Alaska Volcanoes Guidebook for Teachers
02 Mar 2011 | Educational Materials | Contributor(s): Jennifer Nicole Adleman
USGS GIP 99 Alaska Volcanoes Guidebook for Teachers http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/99/ Alaska's volcanoes, like its abundant glaciers, charismatic wildlife, and wild expanses inspire and ignite scientific curiosity and generate an ever-growing source of questions for students in Alaska and throughout...
The Chaiten eruption, Chile, May 2008: field observations.
28 Feb 2011 | Presentations | Contributor(s): David Pyle
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 | Miscellaneous | Contributor(s): David Pyle
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...
Bubbles in Magmas
22 Feb 2011 | Educational Materials | Contributor(s): Chuck B Connor, Leah Michelle Courtland
Chuck ConnorPeter LaFeminaC. Connor, P. LaFemina, Spreadsheets across the Curriculum: The Physical Volcanology Collection.
Detecting volcanic ash from space
08 Feb 2011 | Presentations | Contributor(s): William I Rose
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 | Presentations | Contributor(s): William I Rose
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...
Titan2d user manual (spanish)
28 Jan 2011 | Educational Materials | Contributor(s): Michael Sheridan
This is a translation of the Titan2D user manual by Teresita del Pilar Argoty.
AshFall: A graduate course in volcanology with substantial meteorological content
26 Jan 2011 | Courses | Contributor(s): William I Rose
Michigan Tech's AshFall course by William I. Rose.This series of lectures was put together in 2009 as the lecture part of a graduate level course which students did some evaluations of ashfall models, comparing their results with actual ashfall deposits, including the Grain size distributions...
22 Jan 2011 | Educational Materials | Contributor(s): Sarah Elizabeth Ogburn
Contains a list of references about TITAN2D, specifically a list of volcanoes and types of flows for which it has been used.
TITAN2D User Guide, Release 2.0, 2007
07 Jan 2011 | Educational Materials | Contributor(s): Abani Patra, E Bruce Pitman
This is a user guide for TITAN2D, Mass Flow Simulation Tool, created by the Geophysical Mass Flow Group (GMFG), University at Buffalo. Although this user guide describes the use of Titan2D via a python-built graphical user interface (GUI) that runs on linux machines (release 2.0, July 2007), this...