1st IAVCEI/GVM Workshop: "From Volcanic Hazard to Risk Assessment", Geneva, 27-29 June 2018
18 Dec 2018 | Contributor(s): Costanza Bonadonna, Sebastien Biass, Eliza S Calder, Corine Frischknecht, Chris Eric Gregg, Susanna Jenkins, Sue C Loughlin, Scira Menoni, Shinji Takarada, Tom Wilson
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...
La erupción del volcán Calbuco en 2015: Volcanología, sociedad y ecosistemas
25 Apr 2017 | Contributor(s): Jorge E. Romero
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...
Documentation for "Effect of particle entrainment on the runout of pyroclastic density currents"
08 Sep 2016 | Contributor(s): Kristen Fauria, Michael Manga, Michael Chamberlain
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:...
VUELCO deliverable 7.5: Guidelines for the best practice of scientific management of volcanic unrest
09 Sep 2015 | Contributor(s): dmitri rouwet
Volcanic eruption forecasting and hazard assessment are multi-disciplinary processes with scientific and social implications. Our limited knowledge and the randomness of the processes behind a volcanic eruption yields the need of quantifying uncertainties on volcano dynamics. With deterministic...
14 Aug 2015 | Contributor(s): Matteo Cerminara, Tomaso Esposti Ongaro
A fluid-dynamic model is developed to numerically simulate the non-equilibrium dynamics of polydisperse gas-particle mixtures forming volcanic plumes. Starting from the three-dimensional N-phase Eulerian transport equations for a mixture of gases and solid particles, we adopt an asymptotic...
VUELCO- Dominica Exercise Debriefing Report
18 Jun 2015 | Contributor(s): Stefano Ciolli, Richard E.A. Robertson
Document summarizing the debriefing of the exercise, developed with the contribution of all the involved partners.
Insights from Volcanic Unrest Simulation Exercises
18 Jun 2015 | Contributor(s): Stefano Ciolli, Chiara Cristiani
Lecture given during the second VUELCO short-course, held in Dominica on 13th and 14th May 2015.
Volcanic risk management in Italy: a perspective from a decision maker.
23 Apr 2015 | Contributor(s): Stefano Ciolli
Lecture given to the 1st VUELCO workshop held in Colima (Mexico) during the 7th Cities on Volcanoes Conference, 18th November 2012
Civil protection exercises for volcanic risk management. The VUELCO experience at midway.
20 Nov 2014 | Contributor(s): Stefano Ciolli, Chiara Cristiani
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...
Pyroclastic density currents and local topography as seen with the conveyer model
15 Apr 2014 | Contributor(s): Domenico M. Doronzo
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...
Underwater volcano disaster - an Oxford Sparks Animation
19 Mar 2014 | Contributor(s): David Pyle
A short (2 minute) animation of a subduction zone and volcano, introducing the processes involved in subduction, melting and volcanism.This animation can be used as a stand alone item, or in a classroom. We have developed some class activities around an exercise in volcano monitoring at an...
Estimating Volcanic Risk in the Lesser Antilles
26 Sep 2013 | Contributor(s): Michal Camejo, Richard E.A. Robertson
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...
An assessment of hydrothermal alteration in the Santiaguito lava dome complex, Guatemala: implications for dome collapse hazards
28 Feb 2013 | Contributor(s): Jessica L. Ball, Eliza S Calder, Marc Bernstein
A combination of field mapping, geochemistry, and remote sensing methods has been employed to determine the extent of hydrothermal alteration and assess the potential for failure at the Santiaguito lava dome complex, Guatemala. The 90-year-old complex of four lava domes has only experienced...
Volcanic clouds observed by the A-Train satellite constellation
12 Mar 2012 | Contributor(s): Simon Carn
A collection of images showing volcanic eruption clouds detected by NASA's A-Train satellite constellation, which includes the Aqua, CALIPSO, CloudSat and Aura satellites. These examples demonstrate the unique ability of the A-Train to provide coincident, multi-spectral, active and passive remote...
Satellite remote sensing of volcanic SO2 emissions
29 Nov 2011 | Contributor(s): William I Rose
Why measure volcanic emissions from space?
29 Nov 2011 | Contributor(s): William I Rose
GPS and Volcano Monitoring
11 Aug 2011 | Contributor(s): Jose Luis Palma
This presentation is part of the workshop "Volcanic Hazards and Remote Sensing in Pacific Latin America" held in Costa Rica in January 2011.Speaker: Chuck DeMets, University of Wisconsin-MadisonGPS and Volcano Monitoring .mp4Differential GPS as a Monitoring Tool on Volcano Santa Ana (Illamatepec)...
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...
Volcano Monitoring Workshops II : IUGG 2011
16 Jul 2011 | Contributor(s): Eliza S Calder
Organized by Jeffrey Johnson & Eliza CalderWorkshop Title: Ground-Based and Remote Sensing of Volcanic UnrestThe workshop involved seven talks focused on fundamental tools used for monitoring and scientific investigation of active volcanic systems. Lectures emphasized emerging technologies,...
Remote Sensing of Volcanic Gas Emissions
29 Jun 2011 | Contributor(s): Simon Carn
This presentation is part of the workshop "Volcanic Hazards and Remote Sensing in Pacific Latin America" held in Costa Rica in January 2011.Speaker: Simon Carn