Tags: pyroclastic density currents

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

    02 Aug 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:...

  2. ASHEE

    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...

  3. 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...

  4. Mount St Helens 1980-6 Activity summary

    27 Apr 2011 | | Contributor(s):: William I Rose

    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....

  5. Modeling volcanic eruptions: Practical experience from large-scale experiments

    29 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Pierfrancesco Dellino

    This lecture is part of the Large-scale Experiments Workshop held in September, 2010.