News and Announcements
Probabilistic analysis to correlate seismic data with with lava extrusion Phases
at Merapi volcano (Indonesia), 23 March 2022
T. Espinosa-Ortega, A. Budi-Santoso, Sulistiyani, N.-T.-Z. Win, C. Widiwijayanti, F. Costa, "Probabilistic analysis to correlate seismic data with lava extrusion phases at Merapi volcano (Indonesia)", Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research,2022,107537,ISSN 0377-0273
A new blog page of Merapi volcano can also be viewed here.
The anniversary of Pinatubo's eruption blog, 15th June 2021
Pinatubo's eruption anniversary blog page here.
The Global Volcano Monitoring Infrastructure Database (GVMID) Workshop,
18 ~ 24 Feb 2021
Workshop on volcano monitoring infrastructure on the ground and in space GVMID workshop is to improve the understanding of the current capabilities and limits of volcano monitoring from the ground and space. Click here to browse GVMID webpage
How volcano scientists are teaming up to stop the next big disaster
Emma Betuel, Inverse, February 2021
WOVOdat contributes to the special issue
“When data helps policy to address systemic risk” of the Disaster Prevention and Management (DPM) journal as part of the UN Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR19)
Costa, F., Widiwijayanti, C., Nang, T., Fajiculay, E., Espinosa-Ortega, T. and Newhall, C. (2019), "WOVOdat – the global volcano unrest database aimed at improving eruption forecasts", Disaster Prevention and Management, Vol. 28 No. 6, pp. 738-751
WOVOdat JVGR Open-access publication
"An online, growing library of worldwide volcanic unrest"
C.G. Newhall, F. Costa, A. Ratdomopurbo, D.Y. Venezky, C. Widiwijayanti, Nang Thin Zar Win, K. Tan, E. Fajiculay
In Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, Volume 345, 2017, Pages 184-199, ISSN 0377-0273,
Data from Past Eruptions Could Reduce Future Volcano Hazards
"Optimizing the use of Volcano Monitoring Database to Anticipate Unrest"
26 November - 29 November 2018
Costa, F., C. Widiwijayanti, and H. Humaida (2019), Data from past eruptions could reduce future volcano hazards, Eos, 100, Published on 25 March 2019
WOVOdat 2018 international workshop on "Optimizing the use of Volcano Monitoring Database to Anticipate Unrest"
: 26 - 29 November 2018
: BPPTKG, Yogyakarta, Indonesia - Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (CVGHM)
: CVGHM (Indonesia), PHIVOLCS (Philippines), RVO (Papua New Guinea), SERNAGEOMIN (Chile), IPGP (France), INGV (Italy), NIED (Japan), ERI (Japan), MVO (Montserrat), USGS (USA), EOS-NTU (Singapore)
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WOVOdat 2016 workshop on “How to Optimise the Use of Volcano Monitoring Database"
31 October - 4 November 2016
Earth Observatory of Singapore - NTU
Centre for Volcanological and Geological Hazard Mitigation (CVGHM, Indonesia), Philippine Institute for Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS, Philippine), Rabaul Volcano Observatory (RVO, Papua New Guinea), and EOS volcano group.
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