CliSAP successfully finished in 2018. Climate research continues in the Cluster of Excellence "CLICCS".

Sessions and Lectures

 Session 1: Generation of ash, its properties and impacts 

  • Volcanic Ash Generation and Properties; by Ulrich Kueppers, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich, Germany. Slides here
  • Impacts of Volcanic Ash on Environment and Climate System; by Morgan T. Jones, University of Oslo, Norway. Slides here

Session 2: Lab experiments and methods for ash characterization 

  • Information from Textural and Compositional Analysis of Ash; by Raffaello Cioni, University of Florence, Italy. Slides here
  • Surface Characterization and Dissolution of Volcanic Ash; by Sigurður R. Gíslason, University of Iceland, Iceland. Slides here

Session 3: Modeling the atmospheric transport and processing

  • Volcanic Ash Transport Dispersion [VATD] Modeling; by Peter Webley, University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA. Slides here
  • Chemical Transport of Volcanic Ash: A Key to Decipher volcanic and atmospheric processes; by Ali Hoshyaripour, University of Hamburg, Germany. Slides here

Session 4: Combining models and experiments 

  • Ash Dispersal Source and Sink; by Costanza Bonadonna, University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • Simulating the Impacts of Volcanic Ash on Aeroengines Using Empirical Constraints; by Adam Durant, University of Oslo, Norway
  • Dynamics of Vent and Eruption Column processes: Experimental Constrains on Modeling Approaches; by Matthias Hort, University of Hamburg, Germany