1st IAVCEI/GVM Workshop: "From Volcanic Hazard to Risk Assessment", Geneva, 27-29 June 2018
18 Dec 2018 | Contributor(s): Costanza Bonadonna, Sebastien Biass, Eliza S Calder, Corine Frischknecht, Chris Eric Gregg, Susanna Jenkins, Sue C Loughlin, Scira Menoni, Shinji Takarada, Tom Wilson
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...
Intra-Conference Field Trip - Natural Park of La Garrotxa volcanic field: magmatic vs phreatomagmatic activity. The role of the basement to control the eruptive dynamics
29 May 2018 | Contributor(s): Joan Martí, Xavier Bolós, Llorenç Planagumà
Pre-Conference Field Trip - Monogenetic volcanism of the Catalan Volcanic Zone: Maar craters, scoria cones and rootless volcanoes of the Garrotxa volcanic field, and open fossil excavation in a Pliocene maar crater.
29 May 2018 | Contributor(s): Xavier Bolós¹, Joan Marti, Oriol Oms, Gerard Campeny, Bruno Gómez de Soler
Abstract Volume of the 7th International Maar Conference
29 May 2018 | Contributor(s): Xavier Bolós, Joan Martí
La erupción del volcán Calbuco en 2015: Volcanología, sociedad y ecosistemas
25 Apr 2017 | Contributor(s): Jorge E. Romero
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...
Documentation for "Effect of particle entrainment on the runout of pyroclastic density currents"
08 Sep 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:...
Abstract Book "Geological fieldwork in volcanic areas: mapping techiques and applications"; IAVCEI Commission on Volcano Geology - 3rd International Workshop, Etna-Aeolian Islands [July 3-10, 2016]; pp. 77.
30 Aug 2016 | Contributor(s): Karoly Nemeth
Collection of abstracts presented during the IAVCEI Volcanic Geology workshop in Italy in July 2016 [pdf file]
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...
VUELCO- Dominica Exercise Debriefing Report
18 Jun 2015 | Contributor(s): Stefano Ciolli, Richard E.A. Robertson
Document summarizing the debriefing of the exercise, developed with the contribution of all the involved partners.
Insights from Volcanic Unrest Simulation Exercises
18 Jun 2015 | Contributor(s): Stefano Ciolli, Chiara Cristiani
Lecture given during the second VUELCO short-course, held in Dominica on 13th and 14th May 2015.
Volcanic risk management in Italy: a perspective from a decision maker.
23 Apr 2015 | Contributor(s): Stefano Ciolli
Lecture given to the 1st VUELCO workshop held in Colima (Mexico) during the 7th Cities on Volcanoes Conference, 18th November 2012
Civil protection exercises for volcanic risk management. The VUELCO experience at midway.
20 Nov 2014 | Contributor(s): Stefano Ciolli, Chiara Cristiani
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...
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...
Reference File of Recent Publications to Monogenetic Volcanism
19 Feb 2014 | Miscellaneous | Contributor(s): Karoly Nemeth
Reference file of recent publications relevant to monogenetic volcanism including maar, tuff ring, tuff cone, scoria cone, monogenetic volcanic field and phreatomagmatic search words between since year 2000 from Web of Science.
5th International Maar Conference Poster
19 Feb 2014 | Miscellaneous | Contributor(s): Karoly Nemeth
Estimating Volcanic Risk in the Lesser Antilles
26 Sep 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Michal Camejo, Richard E.A. Robertson
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...
Basalt 2013 - Cenozoic Magmatism in Central Europe: Abstracts and Excursion Guides
16 May 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Karoly Nemeth
Full abstract volume of the Basalt 2013 conference (24-28 April 2013, Goerlitz, Germany).The conference was supported by IAVCEI and it was an event of the Commission on Monogenetic Volcanism.
An assessment of hydrothermal alteration in the Santiaguito lava dome complex, Guatemala: implications for dome collapse hazards
28 Feb 2013 | Publications | Contributor(s): Jessica L. Ball, Eliza S Calder, Marc Bernstein
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...
Disaster Zone - Montserrat Factsheet
27 Feb 2013 | Educational Materials | Contributor(s): Jeannie A.J. Scott
A factsheet on the Montserrat volcanic crisis. This was designed to suit the UK GCSE Geography curriculum, so very little science is included!
Disaster Zone - Rocks
26 Feb 2013 | Educational Materials | Contributor(s): Jeannie A.J. Scott
See volcanic rocks up close and under the microscope. Part of the "Disaster Zone" stall / educational resource; suitable for all ages, although younger children must be supervised.