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  1. Content type: Research

    Reliable methods for volcanic impact and risk assessments are essential. They provide constructive information to emergency and disaster managers, critical infrastructure providers, the insurance industry, and...

    Authors: Josh L. Hayes, Thomas M. Wilson, Carol Stewart, Gustavo Villarosa, Pablo Salgado, Débora Beigt, Valeria Outes, Natalia I. Deligne and Graham S. Leonard

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2019 8:7

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  2. Content type: Hazard Map

    Traditionally volcanic-hazard assessments have been applied to stratovolcanoes, where volcanic hazard maps represent important tools for volcanic crisis management and land-use planning. In recent years, sever...

    Authors: José M. Marrero, Alicia García, Manuel Berrocoso, Ángeles Llinares, Antonio Rodríguez-Losada and Ramón Ortiz

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2019 8:6

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  3. Content type: Review

    Volcanic islands pose several major types of natural hazards, often interconnected and concentrated in relatively small areas. The quantification of these hazards must be framed from a multi-hazard perspective...

    Authors: J. Selva, V. Acocella, M. Bisson, S. Caliro, A. Costa, M. Della Seta, P. De Martino, S. de Vita, C. Federico, G. Giordano, S. Martino and C. Cardaci

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2019 8:5

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  4. Content type: Methodology

    This paper introduces an open source computer code to perform an integrated probabilistic spatio-temporal volcanic hazard assessment in distributed volcanic fields. The program, named MatHaz, is a set of Matla...

    Authors: Daniel Bertin, Jan M. Lindsay, Laura Becerril, Shane J. Cronin and Lizette J. Bertin

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2019 8:4

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  5. Content type: Research

    Through decades of field studies and laboratory analyses, Volcán de Colima, Mexico has one of the best known proximal eruption stratigraphies of any volcano, yet the frequency and magnitudes of previous erupti...

    Authors: Julia M. Crummy, Ivan P. Savov, Susan C. Loughlin, Charles B. Connor, Laura Connor and Carlos Navarro-Ochoa

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2019 8:3

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  6. Content type: Review

    We summarize major findings and best-practice recommendations from three Volcano Observatory Best Practices (VOBP) workshops, which were held in 2011, 2013 and 2016. The workshops brought together representati...

    Authors: John Pallister, Paolo Papale, John Eichelberger, Chris Newhall, Charles Mandeville, Setsuya Nakada, Warner Marzocchi, Susan Loughlin, Gill Jolly, John Ewert and Jacopo Selva

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2019 8:2

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  7. Content type: Methodology

    This paper describes the step-by-step process of characterizing tephra-fall deposits based on isopach, isomass and isopleth maps as well as thickness transects at different distances from their source. It cove...

    Authors: Sébastien Biass, Costanza Bonadonna and Bruce F. Houghton

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2019 8:1

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  8. Content type: Methodology

    Pyroclastic sedimentary successions record an eruptive history modulated by transport and depositional phases. Here, a field technique of outcrop impregnation was used to document pyroclastic sediments at the ...

    Authors: Guilhem Amin Douillet, Ulrich Kueppers, Célia Mato, Quentin Chaffaut, Mélanie Bouysson, Renate Reschetizka, Inga Hoelscher, Patrick Witting, Kai-Uwe Hess, Alexander Cerwenka, Donald B Dingwell and Benjamin Bernard

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2018 7:11

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  9. Content type: Research

    Contextualisation is the critical process of interactions between volcanologists and risk governance decision-makers and specifically the tailoring of hazard assessments to ensure they are driven by the needs ...

    Authors: Richard J. Bretton, Joachim Gottsmann and Ryerson Christie

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2018 7:10

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  10. Content type: Debate

    Scientific communication is one of the most challenging aspects of volcanic risk management because the complexities and uncertainties of volcanic unrest make it difficult for scientists to provide information...

    Authors: Richard J. Bretton, Joachim Gottsmann and Ryerson Christie

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2018 7:9

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  11. Content type: Research

    The 1831 eruption of Babuyan Claro in the Philippines is regarded as one of the most significant volcanic climate forcing events of the nineteenth century. Modern databases have assigned the eruption a VEI of ...

    Authors: Christopher S. Garrison, Christopher R. J. Kilburn and Stephen J. Edwards

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2018 7:8

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  12. Content type: Methodology

    When is it safe, or at least, not unreasonably risky, to undertake fieldwork on active volcanoes? Volcano observatories must balance the safety of staff against the value of collecting field data and/or manual...

    Authors: Natalia Irma Deligne, Gill E. Jolly, Tony Taig and Terry H. Webb

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2018 7:7

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  13. Content type: Research

    Within Latin America, about 319 volcanoes have been active in the Holocene, but 202 of these volcanoes have no seismic, deformation or gas monitoring. Following the 2012 Santorini Report on satellite Earth Obs...

    Authors: M. E. Pritchard, J. Biggs, C. Wauthier, E. Sansosti, D. W. D. Arnold, F. Delgado, S. K. Ebmeier, S. T. Henderson, K. Stephens, C. Cooper, K. Wnuk, F. Amelung, V. Aguilar, P. Mothes, O. Macedo, L. E. Lara…

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2018 7:5

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  14. Content type: Research

    During March, April and May 2007 the local newspaper for the island of La Réunion, “Le Journal de L’Ile de La Réunion” (JIR), published 427 articles relating to natural hazards, with hazard-related articles oc...

    Authors: Andrew J. L. Harris and Nicolas Villeneuve

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2018 7:4

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  15. Content type: Research

    Global Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) measurements made over the past decades provide insights into the lateral extent of magmatic domains, and capture volcanic process on scales useful for volcano monitoring....

    Authors: S. K. Ebmeier, B. J. Andrews, M. C. Araya, D. W. D. Arnold, J. Biggs, C. Cooper, E. Cottrell, M. Furtney, J. Hickey, J. Jay, R. Lloyd, A. L. Parker, M. E. Pritchard, E. Robertson, E. Venzke and J. L. Williamson

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2018 7:2

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  16. Content type: Research

    Recording probabilities for large-magnitude (M≥4) explosive eruptions are assessed regionally over the last 1000 years, using the LaMEVE database. Although the uncertainty is large, due to the scarcity of large e...

    Authors: Jonathan Rougier, R. Stephen J. Sparks and Katharine V. Cashman

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2018 7:1

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  17. Content type: Research

    RiskScape is a free multi-hazard risk assessment software programme jointly developed by GNS Science and the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) in New Zealand. RiskScape has a modular ...

    Authors: Natalia I. Deligne, Nick Horspool, Silvia Canessa, Iain Matcham, George T. Williams, Grant Wilson and Thomas M. Wilson

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2017 6:18

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  18. Content type: Research

    Accurately predicting lava flow path behavior is critical for active crisis management operations. The advance and emplacement of pāhoehoe flows modifies and inverts pre-existing topography, prompting the need...

    Authors: Nicolas R. Turner, Ryan L. Perroy and Ken Hon

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2017 6:17

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  19. Content type: Research

    Surface transportation networks are critical infrastructure that are frequently affected by volcanic ash fall. Disruption to surface transportation from volcanic ash is often complex with the severity of impac...

    Authors: Daniel Mark Blake, Natalia Irma Deligne, Thomas McDonald Wilson and Grant Wilson

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2017 6:16

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  20. Content type: Database

    Volcanoes can produce far-reaching hazards that extend distances of tens or hundreds of kilometres in large eruptions, or in certain conditions for smaller eruptions. About a tenth of the world’s population li...

    Authors: Sarah K. Brown, Susanna F. Jenkins, R. Stephen J. Sparks, Henry Odbert and Melanie R. Auker

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2017 6:15

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  21. Content type: Methodology

    Volcanic risk assessment using probabilistic models is increasingly desired for risk management, particularly for loss forecasting, critical infrastructure management, land-use planning and evacuation planning...

    Authors: Grant Wilson, Thomas M. Wilson, Natalia I. Deligne, Daniel M. Blake and Jim W. Cole

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2017 6:14

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  22. Content type: Research

    Mount Etna is Europe’s largest and most active volcano. In recent years, it has displayed enhanced explosive activity, causing concern amongst local inhabitants who frequently have to live with, and clean up, ...

    Authors: C. J. Horwell, P. Sargent, D. Andronico, M. D. Lo Castro, M. Tomatis, S. E. Hillman, S. A. K. Michnowicz and B. Fubini

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2017 6:12

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  23. Content type: Review

    Many active European volcanoes and volcano observatories are island-based and located far from their administrative “mainland”. Consequently, Governments have developed multisite approaches, in which monitorin...

    Authors: A. J. L. Harris, N. Villeneuve, A. Di Muro, V. Ferrazzini, A. Peltier, D. Coppola, M. Favalli, P. Bachèlery, J.-L. Froger, L. Gurioli, S. Moune, I. Vlastélic, B. Galle and S. Arellano

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2017 6:11

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  24. Content type: Research

    The preservation of thin (<300 mm thick) tephra falls was investigated at four sites in Papua New Guinea (PNG), Alaska and Washington, USA. Measurements of the variations in the thickness of: (i) Tibito Tephra...

    Authors: Russell Blong, Neal Enright and Paul Grasso

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2017 6:10

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  25. Content type: Research

    Numerical simulations of lava flow emplacement are valuable for assessing lava flow hazards, forecasting active flows, designing flow mitigation measures, interpreting past eruptions, and understanding the con...

    Authors: Hannah R. Dietterich, Einat Lev, Jiangzhi Chen, Jacob A. Richardson and Katharine V. Cashman

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2017 6:9

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  26. Content type: Short report

    Probabilistic quantification of lahar hazard is an important component of lahar risk assessment and mitigation. Here we propose a new approach to probabilistic lahar hazard assessment through coupling a lahar ...

    Authors: Stuart R. Mead and Christina R. Magill

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2017 6:8

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  27. Content type: Research

    Fast-moving lava flows during the 2014–2015 eruption of Fogo volcano in Cape Verde engulfed 75% (n = 260) of buildings within three villages in the Chã das Caldeiras area, as well as 25% of cultivable agricultura...

    Authors: S. F. Jenkins, S. J. Day, B. V. E. Faria and J. F. B. D. Fonseca

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2017 6:6

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  28. Content type: Research

    A major source of error in forecasting where airborne volcanic ash will travel and land is the wind pattern above and around the volcano. GNS Science, in conjunction with MetService, is seeking to move its rou...

    Authors: Tony Hurst and Cory Davis

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2017 6:5

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  29. Content type: Research

    Phreatic eruptions, although posing a serious threat to people in crater proximity, are often underestimated and have been comparatively understudied. The detailed eruption catalogue for Ruapehu Volcano (New Z...

    Authors: Karen Strehlow, Laura Sandri, Joachim H. Gottsmann, Geoff Kilgour, Alison C. Rust and Roberto Tonini

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2017 6:4

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  30. Content type: Research

    As the number of people living at risk from volcanic hazards in the U.S. Pacific Northwest grows, more detailed studies of household preparedness in at-risk communities are needed to develop effective mitigati...

    Authors: Kimberley A. Corwin, Brittany D. Brand, Monica L. Hubbard and David M. Johnston

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2017 6:3

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  31. Content type: Research

    Volcanic ash falls are one of the most widespread and frequent volcanic hazards, and are produced by all explosive volcanic eruptions. Ash falls are arguably the most disruptive volcanic hazard because of thei...

    Authors: R. J. Blong, P. Grasso, S. F. Jenkins, C. R. Magill, T. M. Wilson, K. McMullan and J. Kandlbauer

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2017 6:2

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  32. Content type: Methodology

    Tephra falls can cause a range of impacts to communities by disrupting, contaminating and damaging buildings and infrastructure systems, as well as posing a potential health hazard. Coordinated clean-up operat...

    Authors: Josh Hayes, Thomas M. Wilson, Natalia I. Deligne, Jim Cole and Matthew Hughes

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2017 6:1

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  33. Content type: Research

    A non-parametric statistical approach is used to assess the global recording rate for large (M4+) stratovolcano eruptions in a modern database, LaMEVE (v3.1). This approach imposes minimal structure on the sha...

    Authors: Jonathan Rougier, Stephen R. Sparks and Katharine V. Cashman

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2016 5:11

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  34. Content type: Research

    Estimates of lava volume, and thus effusion rate, are critical for assessing volcanic hazard and are a priority for volcano observatories with responsibility for monitoring. The choice of specific methods used...

    Authors: M. Fernanda Naranjo, Susanna K. Ebmeier, Silvia Vallejo, Patricio Ramón, Patricia Mothes, Juliet Biggs and Francisco Herrera

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2016 5:8

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  35. Content type: Research

    The 2011 Cordón Caulle (Chile) was a large silicic eruption that dispersed ashfall over 75,000 km2 of land in Central Argentina, affecting large parts of the Neuquén, Río Negro, and Chubut provinces, including th...

    Authors: Heather Craig, Thomas Wilson, Carol Stewart, Valeria Outes, Gustavo Villarosa and Peter Baxter

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2016 5:7

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  36. Content type: Research

    In this study, using the tephra dispersal model HAZMAP, we investigate the effect of using different meteorological datasets and eruption source parameters on tephra fallout hazard assessment for a sub-Plinian...

    Authors: Giovanni Macedonio, Antonio Costa, Simona Scollo and Augusto Neri

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2016 5:5

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  37. Content type: Research

    Volcanic ash is an increasingly common, long-range hazard, impacting on our globalised society. The Asia-Pacific region is rapidly developing as a major contributor to the global population and economy and is ...

    Authors: V. Miller, A. N. Bear-Crozier, V. Newey, N. Horspool and R. Weber

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2016 5:4

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  38. Content type: Research

    Significant advances have been made in recent years in probabilistic analysis of geological hazards. Analyses of this kind are concerned with producing estimates of the probability of occurrence of a hazard at...

    Authors: A. N. Bear-Crozier, V. Miller, V. Newey, N. Horspool and R. Weber

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2016 5:3

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  39. Content type: Research

    Large volcanic eruptions may lead to significant tephra dispersion, crossing borders and affecting distant and industrial societies in various ways. While the effects of volcanic ash clouds on the aviation ind...

    Authors: Edgar Zorn and Thomas R. Walter

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2016 5:2

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  40. Content type: Research

    Volcanic hazard analyses are desirable where there is potential for future volcanic activity to affect a proximal population. This is frequently the case for volcanic fields (regions of distributed volcanism) ...

    Authors: Melody G. Runge, Mark S. Bebbington, Shane J. Cronin, Jan M. Lindsay and Mohammed Rashad Moufti

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2015 4:22

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  41. Content type: Research

    Airborne volcanic ash advisories are currently based on analyses of satellite imagery with relatively low temporal resolution, and numerical simulations of atmospheric plume dispersion. These simulations rely ...

    Authors: Oliver D. Lamb, Silvio De Angelis and Yan Lavallée

    Citation: Journal of Applied Volcanology 2015 4:20

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