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Bulletin of Volcanology

Bulletin of Volcanology

Official Journal of the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth`s Interior (IAVCEI)

Executive Editor: Andrew Harris

ISSN: 1432-0819 (electronic version)

Journal no. 445

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A. Harris
Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans
Université Clermont Auvergne
Aubière, France


F. van Wyk de Vries
Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans
Université Clermont Auvergne
Aubière, France


J. Taddeucci
Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia
Sezione Roma1


Review Articles

R. Cioni
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra
Universita degli Studi di Firenze
Firenze, Italy

Research Articles

V. Acocella
Dipartimento di Scienze 
Università Roma Tre
Roma, Italia

P. Allard
Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP)
Paris, France

C. Bonadonna
Section des sciences de la Terre
et de l'environnement
Université de Genève
Geneva, Switzerland

R.J. Brown
Department of Earth Sciences
Durham University
Durham, UK

M.I. Bursik
Department of Geology
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY USA

K.V. Cashman
School of Earth Sciences
University of Bristol
Bristol,  UK

H. R. Dietterich
Alaska Volcano Observatory
U.S. Geological Survey
Anchorage, AK, USA

J. Dufek
Department of Earth Sciences
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR, USA

J. Fierstein
U.S. Geological Survey
Volcano Science Center, MS-910
Menlo Park, CA USA

T.P. Fischer
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM USA

N. Fournier
GNS Science
Private Bag 2000
Taupo 3352
New Zealand

CE Gregg
Department of Geosciences
East Tennessee State University
Bos 70357
Johnson City, TN

M.R. James
Lancaster Environment Centre
Lancaster University
Lancaster, UK

V.  Kamenetsky
School of Earth Sciences
University of Tasmania
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

G. Lube
Volcanic Risk Solutions
Institute of Agriculture and Environment
Massey University
Palmerston North, New Zealand

T. Nishimura
Solid Earth Physics Laboratory
Department of Geophysics, Graduate School of Science
Tohoku University, Japan

L. Pioli
Section des Sciences de la Terre et de l'Environnement
Université de Genève
13, rue des Maraîchers
1205 Genève, Switzerland

M. Portnyagin
Dynamics of the Ocean Floor
GEOMAR Research Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
Kiel, Germany

P.-S. Ross
Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS)
Québec, QC  Canada

L. Sandri
INGV, Sezione di Bologna

S. Self
US-Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Visiting Professor, The Open University

S. Vergniolle
Dynamique des Fluides Géologiques
Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris
Paris, France

Book Reviews

K. Nemeth
Volcanic Risk Solutions, CS-INR
Massey University
Palmerston North, New Zealand

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    Bulletin of Volcanology was founded in 1922, as Bulletin Volcanologique, and is the official journal of the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior (IAVCEI). The Bulletin of Volcanology publishes papers on volcanoes, their products, their eruptive behavior, and their hazards. Papers aimed at understanding the deeper structure of volcanoes, and the evolution of magmatic systems using geochemical, petrological, and geophysical techniques are also published. Material is published in four sections: Review Articles; Research Articles; Short Scientific Communications; and a Forum that provides for discussion of controversial issues and for comment and reply on previously published Articles and Communications.


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