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  1. PYFLOW_2.0. A new tool for estimating the impact parameters and the deposition rate and time of dilute PDCs based on field data

    22 Nov 2017 | Contributor(s): Marcus I Bursik

    PYFLOW_2.0 is a hazard tool for the calculation of the impact parameters of dilute pyroclastic density currents (DPDCs). DPDCs represent the dilute turbulent type of gravity flows that occur during explosive volcanic eruptions; their hazard is the result of their mobility and the capability...

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

    25 Apr 2017

    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...

  3. 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:...

  4. 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...

  5. Los depósitos de caída de tefra: Una breve revisión sobre su cuantificación y análisis para la clasificación de erupciones volcánicas explosivas, con ejemplos Latinoamericanos

    15 Nov 2015

    La cuantificación de los depósitos volcánicos es una de las herramientas más utilizadas en la actualidad para clasificar la magnitud de la actividad volcánica y determinar los peligros volcánicos asociados. En el caso especial de las erupciones...

  6. An assessment of hydrothermal alteration in the Santiaguito lava dome complex, Guatemala: implications for dome collapse hazards

    28 Feb 2013

    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...

  7. Volcanic clouds observed by the A-Train satellite constellation

    12 Mar 2012

    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...

  8. Satellite remote sensing of volcanic SO2 emissions

    29 Nov 2011

  9. Why measure volcanic emissions from space?

    29 Nov 2011

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

    05 Aug 2011

    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...

  11. Volcano Monitoring Workshops II : IUGG 2011

    16 Jul 2011

    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,...

  12. Remote Sensing of Volcanic Gas Emissions

    29 Jun 2011

    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

  13. New Techniques and Technologies for Remote Sensing of Volcanic Ash and SO2 Gas

    29 Jun 2011

    This presentation is part of the workshop "Volcanic Hazards and Remote Sensing in Pacific Latin America" held in Costa Rica in January 2011.Speaker: Fred PrataFred Prata

  14. Observing volcanic clouds

    29 Jun 2011

    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

  15. OMIplot

    13 May 2011

    OMIplot is a software package that can be used to ingest, visualize and analyze sulfur dioxide (SO2) data from the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) aboard NASA's Aura satellite. The OMI SO2 measurements can be used to track drifting volcanic eruption clouds and study volcanic degassing. OMI...

  16. Keweenaw Boulder Garden

    27 Apr 2011

    http://www.geo.mtu.edu/~raman/SilverI/Boulder_Garden/ Boulder Gardens are selected and arranged groups of boulders, designed for an educational purpose. At Michigan Tech we selected 40 diverse and representative glacial lag boulders which represent the lithology of all of the regional surficial...

  17. More Volcanic Ash Remote Sensing

    27 Apr 2011

    Environmental aspects of volcanic clouds as investigated by remote sensing tools. Ice in volcanic clouds. Separation of ash and SO2 in volcanic clouds.Rose, W. I., D. J. Delene, D. J. Schneider, G. J. S. Bluth, A. J. Krueger, I. Sprod, C. McKee, H. L. Davies and G. G. J. Ernst, 1995, Ice in the...

  18. Tephra2: Student Version

    04 Aug 2020 | Tools

    The Tephra2 ash dispersion model run via a GUI designed for student use.

  19. Numerical fallout models: An introduction based on Suzuki (1983)

    04 Aug 2020 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Marcus I Bursik

    Suzuki, T., 1983. A theoretical model for dispersion of tephra, in: D. Shimozuru and I. Yokoyama (eds) Arc Volcanism: Physics and Tectonics, Terra Scientific Publishing, Tokyo, 95-116.

  20. PASI: Volcanic Hazards and Remote Sensing in Pacific Latin America

    04 Aug 2020 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Marcus I Bursik

    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...