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Vol 3 No 1 (2020)

Front cover of Volcanica 3(1): Lava lake spattering in the Nyiragongo crater, DRC. Photograph by Benoît Smets.

Published: 2020-02-09

The Rheology of Crystallizing basaltic lavas from Nyiragongo and Nyamuragira volcanoes, D.R.C.

Aaron Andrew Morrison, Alan Whittington, Benoît Smets, Matthieu Kervyn, Alexander Sehlke


Investigating potential icequakes at Llaima volcano, Chile

Oliver D. Lamb, Jonathan M. Lees, Luis Franco Marin, Jonathan Lazo, Andrés Rivera, Michael J. Shore, Stephen J. Lee


Holocene volcanism at the Quetrupillán Volcanic Complex (39°30’ S, 71°43’ W), southern Chile

Isla C. Simmons, Dave McGarvie, Joaquín A. Cortés, Eliza S. Calder, Andrés Pavez


Deep and disturbed: conditions for formation and eruption of a mingled rhyolite at Ascension Island, south Atlantic

Katy Jane Chamberlain, Jenni Barclay, Katie Preece, Richard Brown, Iona McIntosh, EIMF


Syn-eruptive agglutination of kimberlite volcanic ash

David Haddock, Shukrani Manya, Richard James Brown, Thomas Jones, Fabian Wadsworth, Kate Dobson, Thomas Gernon


Volcanological applications of unoccupied aircraft systems (UAS): Developments, strategies, and future challenges

Mike R James, Brett B. Carr, Fiona D'Arcy, Angela K. Diefenbach, Hannah R. Dietterich, Alessandro Fornaciai, Einat Lev, Emma J. Liu, David C. Pieri, Mel Rodgers, Benoît Smets, Akihiko Terada, Felix W. von Aulock, Thomas R. Walter, Kieran T. Wood, Edgar U. Zorn


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