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...
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.
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...
PASI: Volcanic Hazards and Remote Sensing in Pacific Latin America
11 Jan 2011 | Workshops | Contributor(s): William I Rose, Jose Luis Palma
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...
Large-Scale Experiments Workshop
08 Oct 2010 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Greg A Valentine, Pierfrancesco Dellino, Costanza Bonadonna, Amanda Bachtell Clarke
This workshop aimed at developing research priorities and initial design concepts for an international user facility for large-scale experimentation on volcanic processes.Agenda .pdfPresentationsIntroduction by Greg Valentine .pdf .movIntegrating numerical and laboratory models of explosive...
Tephra2 Source Code
14 Jul 2010 | Offline Tools | Contributor(s): Chuck B Connor, Leah Michelle Courtland
Tephra2 uses the advection diffusion equation to forecast tephra dispersion in a given location based on a user-defined set of eruptive conditions.Tephra2 codes are now maintained on GitHub: https://github.com/geoscience-community-codes/tephra2 Available are:1-processor...
20 Apr 2010 | *Tools | Contributor(s): Costanza Bonadonna, Laura Connor, Chuck B Connor, Leah Michelle Courtland
Tephra2 uses the advection diffusion equation to forecast tephra dispersion in a given location based on a user-defined set of eruptive conditions.