Special Issue "Volcano Remote Sensing"
A special issue of Remote Sensing (ISSN 2072-4292).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (6 September 2015).
Prof. Peter Webley
Geophysical Institute, 903 Koyukuk Drive, University of Alaska Fairbanks, AK 99775-7320, USA
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Interests: remote sensing natural hazard assessment, aerosol dispersion modeling, advanced visualization of natural hazards, scenario planning for potential impact from volcanic events, uncertainty analysis applied to natural hazards, real-time event detection methodologies from satellite remote sensing
Remote sensing has played an increasingly important role in monitoring virtually all of the approximate 1500 of the world’s potentially active volcanoes. Volcano remote sensing encompasses measurements from passive optical to active radar sensors. In a broad sense, the remote sensing of volcanoes means measuring volcanic activity without the need for in situ observations and so also includes data and observations from seismological and global positioning system (GPS) networks. Therefore, remote sensing constitutes a crucial element for understanding how the Earth’s volcanoes work, and where, when, and why they erupt. Essential remote sensing techniques on volcano monitoring, include, but are not limited to, ground surface deformation and topographic change mapping, earthquake analysis, thermal anomaly mapping, and detecting, measuring and tracking volcanic gases and ash from eruption plumes and clouds. This special issue invites innovative remote sensing analysis methods and applications on monitoring various aspects of the Earth’s volcanoes. Synergetic use of multiple sensing tools as well as monitoring volcanoes on an arc or continent scale are particularly welcome.
Prof. Zhong Lu
Prof. Peter Webley
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- synthetic aperture radar (SAR)
- volcano seismology
- global position system (GPS)
- volcanic gas
- thermal anomaly
- volcanic ash clouds
- eruption plumes
- pyroclastic flows