Special Issue "Volcano Monitoring: From the Magma Reservoir to Eruptive Processes"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 December 2020.
(2) Institut de Recherche pour le Développement – BPPTKG Jalan Cendana 15 Yogyakarta 55166 – Indonesia
Interests: geophysics; volcanology; volcano geodesy; volcano monitoring; multidisciplinary integration tools
Interests: isotope geochemistry (mainly light noble gas and CO2) in gases, waters, minerals/rocks (fluid inclusions) from volcanic/geothermal areas and lithospheric mantle; application of isotope geochemistry to volcano monitoring
Volcano observatories face continuous evolution of instrumental sensitivity and dynamic range, ground-based network increasing density, increasing remote sensing frequency and resolution, and real-time data processing efficiency. This has direct implications on a better monitoring and improved eruption forecasting. The next challenge is now certainly focused on data interpretation and modeling, i.e., how to use real-time monitoring observations to estimate quantitative physical parameters that describe the internal processes associated to an unrest or an eruption.
Seismology, geodesy, and geochemistry techniques available in volcano observatories all have the capability, through simple or complex modeling, to constrain some basic characteristics of the magma reservoir, plumbing system or volcanic fluid dynamics like volumes, density, pressure, temperature or gas content. These parameters are crucial to obtain in near real-time for efficient eruption forecasting.
This Special Issue of Applied Sciences, “Volcano Monitoring: From the Magma Reservoir to Eruptive Processes”, is intended for a wide and interdisciplinary audience and covers recent advances in:
- Volcano geophysics (edifice tomography and mechanics, plumbing system, fluid dynamics) from seismology, geodesy, gravimetry, electromagnetic, and other methods;
- Volcano geochemistry (magma reservoir, pressure, temperature and content, gas flux);
- Volcano physics (edifice instability and flow simulations);
- Multidisciplinary modeling of volcanic systems;
- Integrated monitoring tools.
Prof. Dr. François Beauducel
Dr. Andrea Luca Rizzo
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- Volcano monitoring
- Volcano seismology
- Volcano geodesy
- Volcano geochemistry
- Eruption forecasting
- Eruptive precursors