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  1. Workshop on Wind-remobilisation processes of volcanic ash, Consensual Document

    10 Apr 2020

    Explosive volcanic eruptions can eject large quantities of tephra into the atmosphere that can be dispersed and deposited over wide areas. Whilst the hazardous consequences of primary tephra fallout are well known, subsequent remobilisation of ash by aeolian processes can continue to present an...

  2. Uncertainty Workshop: Deadline Approaching

    01 Feb 2019

    Coupling Uncertain Geophysical Hazards WorkshopMarch 24-26, 2019James B. Hunt Library, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NCDescription: Scientists are beginning to understand the propagation of uncertainty through mathematical models, to enable predictions of the likely...

  3. 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...

  4. Announcement: Coupling Uncertain Geophysical Hazards Workshop

    30 Nov 2018

    Coupling Uncertain Geophysical Hazards WorkshopMarch 24-26, 2019James B. Hunt Library, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NCDescription: Scientists are beginning to understand the propagation of uncertainty through mathematical models, to enable predictions of the likely...

  5. INQUA–INTAV International Field Conference and Workshop: Crossing New Frontiers

    14 Mar 2018

    The INQUA International Focus Group on Tephrochronology and Volcanism (INTAV) cordially invites you to participate in the Crossing New Frontiers - Tephra Hunt in Transylvania international field conference that aims to continue the long tradition of very successful inter-INQUA congress tephra...

  6. 2017 AGU Fall Meeting Session - V036: Volcanic Ash—Generation, Transport, Impacts, and Applications

    20 Jun 2017

    Dear all,We invite you to submit an abstract to our session and look forward to you joining us at AGU 2017 in New Orleans, December 11 - 15, 2017.V036: Volcanic Ash—Generation, Transport, Impacts, and ApplicationSession ID#:...

  7. Tephra 2017 Workshop : Best practices in tephra collection, analysis, and reporting leading toward better tephra databases

    15 Jun 2017

    Best practices in tephra collection, analysis, and reporting: Leading toward better tephra databasesThis is a page for the Tephra 2017 workshop, held in Portland, OR, 19 August 2017.  The workshop was a follow-on to the Tephra 2014 workshop, held 3-7 August 2014, also in...

  8. 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...

  9. Documentation for "Effect of particle entrainment on the runout of pyroclastic density currents"

    08 Sep 2016

    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:...

  10. 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.

  11. 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. 

  12. 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

  13. AGU Poster: Results of the Tephra 2014 Workshop on Maximizing the Potential of Tephra for Multidisciplinary Science

    11 Dec 2014

    Poster presentation from the 2014 AGU Fall Meeting reporting on results and conclusions of the Tephra 2014 workshop

  14. 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...

  15. Pyroclastic density currents and local topography as seen with the conveyer model

    15 Apr 2014

    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...

  16. 2nd IUGG-WMO Workshop on Ash Dispersal Forecast and Civil Aviation, Consensual Document

    18 Feb 2014

    An international expert community of volcano observatories, academic scientists, volcanic ash advisory centres and representatives of aviation regulators, engine manufacturers and airlines met in Geneva on 18-20 November 2013 to discuss progress on ash dispersal forecasting and produce a roadmap...

  17. 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...

  18. BET_VH presentation at VHUB workshop, 25th July 2013, Kagoshima, Japan

    30 Jul 2013

    This is the material used to introduce the BET_VH online tool and to carry out a step-by-step exercise for setting and performing a full Probalistic Volcanic Hazard Assessment (PVHA). The tool and the exercise have been presented during the vhub workshop held the 25th July 2013 in Kagoshima,...

  19. Eruption data for ash-cloud model validation

    04 Apr 2013

    This is a collection of data, references, and links to data on well-documented eruptions whose observations can be used to validate ash-cloud transport models. Data include, among other things, plume height, duration, erupted volume, satellite observations, numerical wind fields, and grain-size...

  20. 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...