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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. Intra-Conference Field Trip - Natural Park of La Garrotxa volcanic field: magmatic vs phreatomagmatic activity. The role of the basement to control the eruptive dynamics

    29 May 2018

  3. Pre-Conference Field Trip - Monogenetic volcanism of the Catalan Volcanic Zone: Maar craters, scoria cones and rootless volcanoes of the Garrotxa volcanic field, and open fossil excavation in a Pliocene maar crater.

    29 May 2018

  4. Abstract Volume of the 7th International Maar Conference

    29 May 2018

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

    25 Apr 2017 | 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...

  6. Abstract Book "Geological fieldwork in volcanic areas: mapping techiques and applications"; IAVCEI Commission on Volcano Geology - 3rd International Workshop, Etna-Aeolian Islands [July 3-10, 2016]; pp. 77.

    30 Aug 2016

    Collection of abstracts presented during the IAVCEI Volcanic Geology workshop in Italy in July 2016 [pdf file]

  7. VUELCO- Dominica Exercise Debriefing Report

    18 Jun 2015 | Contributor(s): E Bruce Pitman, Abani Patra

    Document summarizing the debriefing of the exercise, developed with the contribution of all the involved partners.

  8. Insights from Volcanic Unrest Simulation Exercises

    18 Jun 2015 | Contributor(s): E Bruce Pitman, Abani Patra

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

  9. Volcanic risk management in Italy: a perspective from a decision maker.

    23 Apr 2015 | Contributor(s): E Bruce Pitman, Abani Patra

    Lecture given to the 1st VUELCO workshop held in Colima (Mexico) during the 7th Cities on Volcanoes Conference, 18th November 2012

  10. 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...

  11. EndNote File of Recent Publications to Monogenetic Volcanism

    19 Feb 2014

    EndNote file of recent publications relevant to monogenetic volcanism including maar, tuff ring, tuff cone, scoria cone, monogenetic volcanic field and phreatomagmatic search words between since year 2000 from Web of Science.

  12. 5th International Maar Conference Poster

    19 Feb 2014

  13. Estimating Volcanic Risk in the Lesser Antilles

    26 Sep 2013 | 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...

  14. Basalt 2013 - Cenozoic Magmatism in Central Europe: Abstracts and Excursion Guides

    16 May 2013

    Full abstract volume of the Basalt 2013 conference (24-28 April 2013, Goerlitz, Germany).The conference was supported by IAVCEI and it was an event of the Commission on Monogenetic Volcanism.

  15. Disaster Zone - Montserrat Factsheet

    27 Feb 2013

    A factsheet on the Montserrat volcanic crisis. This was designed to suit the UK GCSE Geography curriculum, so very little science is included!

  16. Disaster Zone - Rocks

    26 Feb 2013

    See volcanic rocks up close and under the microscope. Part of the "Disaster Zone" stall / educational resource; suitable for all ages, although younger children must be supervised.

  17. Disaster Zone - Make-a-Quake!

    26 Feb 2013

    An activity for all ages - build houses from Lego and Jenga blocks, then make an "earthquake" to see how well they survive; monitor the "seismic" waves on a laptop. Part of the "Disaster Zone" stall / educational resource; use as a stall activity or in the classroom.

  18. Disaster Zone - Sounds of Disaster

    26 Feb 2013

    A game for all ages - find out what erupting volcanoes, earthquakes, avalanches, wildfires, etc sound like. Part of the "Disaster Zone" stall / educational resource; use it as a stall or classroom activity.

  19. Disaster Zone - Eruption Styles Activity

    25 Feb 2013

    Recreate four different styles of volcanic eruption: effusive, Strombolian, Vulcanian, and Plinian. Part of the "Disaster Zone" stall / educational resource; suitable for all ages.Includes an activity guide, instructions on how to set up each of the four demonstrations, and pictures to show what...

  20. Disaster Zone - Dress up like a Volcanologist!

    25 Feb 2013

    Activity for all ages - part of the "Disaster Zone" stall / educational resource. People can dress up, then have their photo taken in front of a "volcano" background poster. Includes a guide on how to run the activity, background posters, activity sign, and a booklet showing volcanologists at...