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Liz Cottrell is ClerVolc visiting scientist

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Elizabeth Cottrell is a curator and research geologist at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (Washington DC). Her research in geology focuses on the long-term evolution of the planet’s deep interior from Earth’s formation 4.56 billion years ago

Festival ‘Les Nuées Ardentes’ 2019

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The Festival ‘Les Nuées Ardentes’ 2019 will take place on 7 to 10 June at the Maison de Site du Panoramique des Dômes at Orcines (Put de Dôme). For full details see the site Les Nuées Ardentes.

ClerVolc relaunched for another 5 years

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Following a comprehensive evaluation of ClerVolc by the French National Research Agency (ANR) at the end of 2018, funding for Laboratory of Excellence ClerVolc has been approved for a further five years. Thanks to all participants of ClerVolc for having

ClerVolc scientists throw light on transport of fine volcanic ash in the atmosphere

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Low efficiency of large volcanic eruptions in transporting very fine ash into the atmosphere Scientific Reports 9, Article number: 1449 (2019) Mathieu Gouhier, Julia Eychenne, Nourddine Azzaoui, Arnaud Guillin, Mathieu Deslandes, Matthieu Poret, Antonio Costa & Philippe Husson Volcanic ash

ClerVolc scientists probe deep into Earth’s mantle

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Deep and persistent melt layer in the Archaean mantle Denis Andrault, Giacomo Pesce, Geeth Manthilake, Julien Monteux, Nathalie Bolfan-Casanova, Julien Chantel, Davide Novella, Nicolas Guignot, Andrew King, Jean-Paul Itié & Louis Hennet Nature Geoscience 11, 139–143 (2018) The transition from

ClerVolc researcher receives Norman L. Bowen award of AGU

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Prof. Tim Druitt, scientific director of ClerVolc, has been awarded the Norman L. Bowen Award and Lecture for 2018 from the Volcanology, Geochemistry and Petrology section of the American Geophysical Union. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to volcanology, geochemistry or

LAPSCO-LMV collaboration bears fruit

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ClerVolc scientists have published two papers from a unique collaboration between psychologists and volcanologists:   Reducing uncertainty to promote appropriate decisions when facing hazardous phenomena at an active volcano. Merlhiot G., Mermillod M., Le Pennec J.L., Hidalgo S., Mondillon L.

New publication from the LIMOS-LMV collaboration

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An algorithm for the detection and characterisation of volcanic plumes using thermal camera imagery. Bombrun M., Jessop D., Harris A., Barra V. (2018).  Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research vol.352, p.26-37, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2018.01.006. Volcanic plumes are turbulent mixtures of particles and