Tephra Impact Lab - Taupo Volcano
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06 Dec 2011 | Contributor(s):: Tom Wilson, Leah Michelle Courtland
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...
21 Oct 2011 | Contributor(s):: Michael Sheridan, Jorge Valentin Bajo
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...
Natural Hazards Tephra Fallout Lab
04 Mar 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Leah Michelle Courtland
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...
Alaska Volcanoes Guidebook for Teachers
02 Mar 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Jennifer Nicole Adleman
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...
AshFall: A graduate course in volcanology with substantial meteorological content
26 Jan 2011 | | Contributor(s):: William I Rose
Michigan Tech's AshFall course by William I. Rose.This series of lectures was put together in 2009 as the lecture part of a graduate level course which students did some evaluations of ashfall models, comparing their results with actual ashfall deposits, including the Grain size distributions...