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

    31 Mar 2020

    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...

  2. Tephra Impact Lab - Taupo Volcano

    31 Mar 2020

    This lab requires students to produce a pre-eruption tephra risk assessment for Taupo volcano, using Tephra2. It requires students to consider the eruptive history of Taupo volcano and a volcanic unrest scenario is provided, so that students must decide what magnitude and style of eruption is...

  3. Hazards of volcanic ash

    31 Mar 2020

    Claire Horwell

  4. Volcanic Hazard

    31 Mar 2020

    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...

  5. Tephra in Quaternary Science 2011 Edinburgh Workshop Report: The Eyjafjallajökull eruptions of 2010

    31 Mar 2020

    Report and Community Statement from the workshop on the Eyjafjallajokull eruptions of 2010 and implications for tephrochronology, volcanology and Quaternary studies, Institute of Geography, University of Edinburgh, 5th‐6th May 2011. The first meeting of Tephra in Quaternary Science (TIQS), the...

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

    31 Mar 2020

    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...

  7. GVP Frequently Asked Questions

    31 Mar 2020

    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...

  8. Gigapan of Santa Ana Volcano

    31 Mar 2020

    This is a gigapan image of the crater. gigapan Dr. Bettina Martinez-Hackert, Krista Ventura

  9. Stromboli online

    31 Mar 2020

    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...

  10. Observing volcanic clouds

    31 Mar 2020

    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

  11. Mount St Helens 1980-6 Activity summary

    31 Mar 2020 | Educational Materials

    This series of two lectures summarizes the sequence of events asssociated with the 1980-86 eruptions of Mount St Helens, Washington State, USA. It is intended as a refresher for students and researchers.Lipman, Peter W., and Mullineaux, Donal R. (eds.), 1981, The 1980 Eruptions of Mount St....

  12. Tephra2: Student Version

    31 Mar 2020 | Tools

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

  13. Natural Hazards Tephra Fallout Lab

    31 Mar 2020 | Educational Materials

    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...

  14. Natural Hazards Tephra Fallout Lab

    31 Mar 2020 | Educational Materials

    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...

  15. Alaska Volcanoes Guidebook for Teachers

    31 Mar 2020 | Educational Materials

    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...

  16. The Chaiten eruption, Chile, May 2008: field observations.

    31 Mar 2020 | Presentations

    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...

  17. Abstracts from the UK community meeting on the Eyjafjallajökull eruption, April 2010.

    31 Mar 2020 | Miscellaneous

    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...

  18. Bubbles in Magmas

    31 Mar 2020 | Educational Materials

    Chuck ConnorPeter LaFeminaC. Connor, P. LaFemina, Spreadsheets across the Curriculum: The Physical Volcanology Collection.

  19. Detecting volcanic ash from space

    31 Mar 2020 | Presentations

    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...

  20. Direct sampling of volcanic clouds

    31 Mar 2020 | Presentations

    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...