1. Key Module Texts 6 items
    1. Volcanoes - Peter Francis, Clive Oppenheimer c2004

      Book Essential

    2. Volcanoes and society - David K. Chester 1994

      Book Essential

    3. Fires of the earth: the Laki eruption, 1783-1784 - Jón Steingrímsson 1998

      Book Essential

    4. Volcanoes and the environment - Joan Martí, Gerald Ernst 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

    5. Eruptions that shook the world - Clive Oppenheimer 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

  2. Other recommended Texts 44 items
    1. Volcanoes - Robert W. Decker, Barbara Decker 1998

      Book Further reading

    2. Volcanoes in the Quaternary - Callum R. Firth, Bill McGuire 1999

      Book Further reading

    3. Volcanic hazards and disasters in human antiquity - Floyd McCoy, Grant Heiken 2000

      Book Further reading

    4. Volcanoes, earthquakes and tsunamis - David A. Rothery 2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading

    5. Volcanoes - Mauro Rosi, Jay Hyams 2003

      Book Further reading

    6. Volcanoes: an introduction - Alwyn Scarth, ebrary, Inc 1994 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading

    7. Vulcan's fury: man against the volcano - Alwyn Scarth c1999

      Book Further reading

    8. Encyclopedia of volcanoes - Haraldur Sigurdsson 2000

      Book Further reading A full PDF is available on: http://www.geo.auth.gr/yliko/useful/books/books_geology/E/Encyclopedia%20of%20Volcanoes.pdf

    9. Krakatoa: the day the world exploded, 27 August 1883 - Simon Winchester 2004

      Book Further reading

    10. Volcanic Hazards and Mitigation 34 items
      1. A synthesis and review of historical eruptions at Taal Volcano, Southern Luzon, Philippines - Perla J. Delos Reyes, Ma. Antonia V. Bornas, Dale Dominey-Howes, Abigail C. Pidlaoan 02/2018

        Article Essential At the top of the list because it is happening now.

      2. Volcano Fatalities: Lessons from the Historical Record - Tom Simkin, Lee Siebert and Russell Blong 2001

        Article Further reading

      3. Combining historical and 14C data to assess pyroclastic density current hazards in BaNos city near Tungurahua volcano (Ecuador) | Elsevier Enhanced Reader

        Article Essential A great paper which shows how we can combine multiple data sources to understand future risk from volcanic processes.

      4. Lahar hazard assessment in the southern drainage system of Cotopaxi volcano, Ecuador: Results from multiscale lahar simulations - Marco Pistolesi, Raffaello Cioni, Mauro Rosi, Eduardo Aguilera 02/2014

        Article Essential Cotopaxi is a very real danger to over a million people.

      5. Nevado del Ruiz volcano (Colombia): pre-eruption observations and the November 13, 1985 catastrophic event - F. Barberi, M. Martini, M. Rosi 1990-7

        Article Essential The classic volcanic disaster. Sobering reading and entirely avoidable.

      6. A risk analysis for floods and lahars: case study in the Cordillera Central of Colombia - Matthias Künzler, Christian Huggel, Juan Manuel Ramírez 10/2012

        Article Essential You can read this and assess whether the lessons of Nevado Del ruiz have been learned!

      7. Observing the Volcano World: Volcano Crisis Communication 2018 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Compendious resouce. An e-book which you can download for free. Bonus chapter by me too!!

      8. Framing volcanic risk communication within disaster risk reduction: finding ways for the social and physical sciences to work together - J. Barclay, K. Haynes, T. Mitchell, C. Solana 01/01/2008

        Article Essential Communication is critical

      9. Developing effective warning systems: Ongoing research at Ruapehu volcano, New Zealand - Graham S. Leonard, David M. Johnston, Douglas Paton, Amy Christianson 2008-5

        Article Further reading

      10. Dental fluorosis linked to degassing of Ambrym volcano, Vanuatu: a novel exposure pathway - Rachel Allibone, Shane J. Cronin, Douglas T. Charley, Vince E. Neall 2012-4

        Article Further reading

      11. The control of lava flow during the 1991–1992 eruption of Mt. Etna - F. Barberi, M.L. Carapezza, M. Valenza, L. Villari 1993-5

        Article Further reading

      12. Volcanic hazard assessment in western Europe - David K Chester, Christopher J.L Dibben, Angus M Duncan 2002-6

        Article Further reading Next time you are in Italy, the Aegean, the Azores or the Canaries, it might prove useful to have read this!

      13. Standardisation of the USGS Volcano Alert Level System (VALS): analysis and ramifications - C. J. Fearnley, W. J. McGuire, G. Davies, J. Twigg 11/2012

        Article Further reading

      14. Constructing event trees for volcanic crises - C. Newhall, R. Hoblitt 2002-3

        Article Further reading

      15. Lessons in reducing volcano risk - Robert I. Tilling, Peter W. Lipman 1993-7-22

        Article Further reading

      16. Volcanic activity: Frontiers and challenges in forecasting, prediction and risk assessment - R. S. J. Sparks, W. P. Aspinall

        Chapter Further reading

  3. Volcanic Eruptions and the Climate 57 items
    Mainly Tambora and the year without a summer. But also look at the mystery eruptions below.
    1. Evaluating the relationship between climate change and volcanism - Claire L. Cooper, Graeme T. Swindles, Ivan P. Savov, Anja Schmidt 02/2018

      Article Essential

    2. Volcanic eruptions and climate - Alan Robock 05/2000

      Article Essential Anything by Alan Robock is required reading

    3. Climatic impact of volcanic emissions - Alan Robock

      Chapter Essential Alan robock is the number 1 sceintist working in this area, his papers are essential

    4. Timing and climate forcing of volcanic eruptions for the past 2,500 years - M. Sigl, M. Winstrup, J. R. McConnell, K. C. Welten 2015-7

      Article Essential This paper looks at the timing of major eruptions and evidence for climatic disturbances

    5. Synchronous volcanic eruptions and abrupt climate change ∼17.7 ka plausibly linked by stratospheric ozone depletion - Joseph R. McConnell, Andrea Burke, Nelia W. Dunbar, Peter Köhler 19/09/2017

      Article Further reading

    6. Abrupt onset of the Little Ice Age triggered by volcanism and sustained by sea-ice/ocean feedbacks - Gifford H. Miller, Áslaug Geirsdóttir, Yafang Zhong, Darren J. Larsen 01/2012

      Article Essential

    7. Potential volcanic impacts on future climate variability - Ingo Bethke, Stephen Outten, Odd Helge Otterå, Ed Hawkins 11/2017

      Article Further reading

    8. High-latitude eruptions cast shadow over the African monsoon and the flow of the Nile - Luke Oman, Alan Robock, Georgiy L. Stenchikov, Thorvaldur Thordarson 09/2006

      Article Essential Disruption of climatic patterns can lead to catastrophe.

    9. Volcanic suppression of Nile summer flooding triggers revolt and constrains interstate conflict in ancient Egypt - Joseph G. Manning, Francis Ludlow, Alexander R. Stine, William R. Boos 12/2017

      Article Essential This is a very important paper. It clearly demonstrates the disruption of a major climate phenomenon by successive volcanic eruptions.

    10. Volcanoes as agents of past environmental change - J.P. Sadler, J.P. Grattan 1999-7

      Article Further reading

    11. Volcanic cooling signal in tree ring temperature records for the past millennium - Rosanne D'Arrigo, Rob Wilson, Kevin J. Anchukaitis 27/08/2013

      Article Essential

    12. Volcanism and climate: chicken and egg (or vice versa)? - H. Tuffen and R. Betts 2010

      Article Further reading

    13. Natural disasters and cultural change - Robin Torrence, John Grattan 2002

      Book Further reading

    14. Tambora 22 items
      Explore the year without a summer
      1. The Year without a summer?: world climate in 1816 - C. R. Harington 1992

        Book Essential Compendious accounts of the climatic impact of the Tambora eruption, which triggered "the year without a summer"

      2. Tambora and the year without a summer: how a volcano plunged the world into crisis - Wolfgang Behringer, Pamela E. Selwyn 2019

        Book Further reading

      3. New estimates of the 1815 Tambora eruption volume - J. Kandlbauer, R.S.J. Sparks 10/2014

        Article Further reading

      4. Climatic aftermath of the 1815 Tambora eruption in China - Chaochao Gao, Yujuan Gao, Qian Zhang, Chunming Shi 2017-2

        Article Essential

      5. Climate and carbon cycle response to the 1815 Tambora volcanic eruption - J. Kandlbauer, P. O. Hopcroft, P. J. Valdes, R. S. J. Sparks 27/11/2013

        Article Further reading

      6. After Tambora 20150411

        Article Further reading

      7. Tambora and the mackerel year: Phenology and fisheries during an extreme climate event - Karen E. Alexander, William B. Leavenworth, Theodore V. Willis, Carolyn Hall 01/2017

        Article Further reading

      8. Simulating crop yield losses in Switzerland for historical and present Tambora climate scenarios - Simon Flückiger, Stefan Brönnimann, Annelie Holzkämper, Jürg Fuhrer 01/07/2017

        Article Essential The future modelling aspect of this paper is very interesting.

      9. Cold decade (AD 1810–1819) caused by Tambora (1815) and another (1809) stratospheric volcanic eruption - Jihong Cole-Dai, David Ferris, Alyson Lanciki, Joël Savarino 21/11/2009

        Article Further reading

      10. Ice core evidence for a second volcanic eruption around 1809 in the Northern Hemisphere - Kaplan Yalcin, Cameron P. Wake, Karl J. Kreutz, Mark S. Germani 2006

        Article Further reading

      11. Situating 1816, the ‘year without summer’, in the UK - Lucy Veale, Georgina H Endfield 12/2016

        Article Further reading

    15. Pinatubo Eruption 6 items
      The last eruption to perturb global climate
      1. The Climatic Aftermath - Alan Robock 2002

        Article Essential

      2. Dispersion of the volcanic sulfate cloud from a Mount Pinatubo-like eruption - Valentina Aquila, Luke D. Oman, Richard S. Stolarski, Peter R. Colarco 27/03/2012

        Article Further reading

      3. Tropospheric ozone decrease due to the Mount Pinatubo eruption: Reduced stratospheric influx - Qi Tang, Peter G. Hess, Benjamin Brown-Steiner, Douglas E. Kinnison 28/10/2013

        Article Essential

      4. Living under the shadow: cultural impacts of volcanic eruptions - John Grattan, Robin Torrence, World Archaeological Congress c2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Chapter in here which looks at the impact of the Pinatubo lahars on the surrounding area.

    16. Mystery eruptions 10 items
      They affect the planet but the source is not always known
      1. Source of the great A.D. 1257 mystery eruption unveiled, Samalas volcano, Rinjani Volcanic Complex, Indonesia - Franck Lavigne, Jean-Philippe Degeai, Jean-Christophe Komorowski, Sébastien Guillet, Vincent Robert, Pierre Lahitte, Clive Oppenheimer, Markus Stoffel, Céline M. Vidal, Surono, Indyo Pratomo, Patrick Wassmer, Irka Hajdas, Danang Sri Hadmoko and Edouard de Belizal 2013

        Article Essential Ice core sulphate records suggest that this may be the biggest eruption of the last thousand years. Until recently its source was unknown. A great paper.

      2. The 1257 Samalas eruption (Lombok, Indonesia): the single greatest stratospheric gas release of the Common Era - Céline M. Vidal, Nicole Métrich, Jean-Christophe Komorowski, Indyo Pratomo 12/2016

        Article Essential Further confirmation of the significance of this event.

      3. London's volcanic winter - Current Archaeology

        Webpage Further reading Details of the crisis mortality in London associated with the eruption of Samalas.

      4. Archaeological implications of a widespread 13th Century tephra marker across the central Indonesian Archipelago - Brent V. Alloway, Supriyati Andreastuti, Ruly Setiawan, John Miksic 01/2017

        Article Further reading

      5. Climatic and societal impacts of a volcanic double event at the dawn of the Middle Ages - Matthew Toohey, Kirstin Krüger, Michael Sigl, Frode Stordal 2016-6

        Article Essential Disruption linked a mystery major event in AD536

      6. Winter air temperature variations in western Europe during the Early and High Middle Ages (AD 750–1300) - C. Pfister, G. Schwarz-Zanetti, M. Wegmann, J. Luterbacher 1998-9-1

        Article Further reading

  4. Fissure Eruptions 25 items
    Mainly Laki, but it is my favourite volcano.
    1. Modeling the 1783–1784 Laki Eruption in Iceland: 2. Climate Impacts - Brian Zambri, Alan Robock, Michael J. Mills, Anja Schmidt 04/07/2019

      Article Essential

    2. Excess mortality in Europe following a future Laki-style Icelandic eruption - Anja Schmidt, Bart Ostro, Kenneth S. Carslaw, Marjorie Wilson, Thorvaldur Thordarson, Graham W. Mann and Adrian J. Simmons 2011

      Article Essential

    3. Fires of the earth: the Laki eruption, 1783-1784 - Jón Steingrímsson 1998

      Book Essential An eye witness account of the Laki fissure eruption. Eye watering and terrifying. I love this book.

    4. Sulfur isotope evidence of little or no stratospheric impact by the 1783 Laki volcanic eruption - Alyson Lanciki, Jihong Cole-Dai, Mark H. Thiemens, Joël Savarino 01/2012

      Article Further reading

    5. Effects of volcanic air pollution on health

      Webpage Essential This link takes you to a paper I had published in the Lancet.

    6. Excess mortality in Europe following a future Laki-style Icelandic eruption - Anja Schmidt, Bart Ostro, Kenneth S. Carslaw, Marjorie Wilson, Thorvaldur Thordarson, Graham W. Mann and Adrian J. Simmons 2011

      Article Essential

    7. Witnessing the impact of the 1783–1784 Laki eruption in the Southern Hemisphere - Ricardo M. Trigo, J. M. Vaquero, R. B. Stothers 2010-4

      Article Further reading

    8. The anomalous winter of 1783-1784: Was the Laki eruption or an analog of the 2009-2010 winter to blame? - Rosanne D'Arrigo, Richard Seager, Jason E. Smerdon, Allegra N. LeGrande 16/03/2011

      Article Further reading

    9. European floods during the winter 1783/1784: scenarios of an extreme event during the ‘Little Ice Age’ - Rudolf Brázdil, Gaston R. Demarée, Mathias Deutsch, Emmanuel Garnier 2010-3

      Article Essential

    10. The impacts of a Laki-like eruption on the present Swedish society - Karin Mossberg Sonnek, Tomas Mårtensson, Ester Veibäck, Peter Tunved 2017-9

      Article Further reading

    11. The drought and locust plague of 942-944 AD in the Yellow River Basin, China | Elsevier Enhanced Reader

      Article Further reading The Icelandic Eldgja eruption was bigger than Laki, lasting for perhaps nine years. This paper argues that it was responsible for plague and catastrophe in 10th century china.

    12. The millennium eruption of Hekla in February 2000 - Ármann Höskuldsson, Níels Óskarsson, Rikke Pedersen, Karl Grönvold 23/11/2007

      Article Further reading

    13. Tarawera 1886, New Zealand — A basaltic plinian fissure eruption - George P.L. Walker, Stephen Self, Lionel Wilson 1984-6

      Article Further reading

  5. Super-­‐eruptions 12 items
    Lots here, but also see folders on specific volcanoes below.
    1. Volcanic Winters - M R Rampino, S Self, R B Stothers 05/1988

      Article Essential The paper which launched much of the focus on these events - the whole volcanic winter idea takes root here.

    2. SUPERVOLCANOES AND THEIR EXPLOSIVE SUPERERUPTIONS - C. F. Miller, D. A. Wark 01/02/2008

      Article Essential Generic detail.

    3. RESEARCH FOCUS: Tackling supervolcanoes: Big and fast? - Adam Kent 11/2015

      Article Further reading How on earth do we deal with one of these?

    4. The Year Leading to a Supereruption - Guilherme A. R. Gualda, Stephen R. Sutton 2016-7-20

      Article Further reading

    5. New Zealand supereruption provides time marker for the Last Glacial Maximum in Antarctica - Nelia W. Dunbar, Nels A. Iverson, Alexa R. Van Eaton, Michael Sigl 12/2017

      Article Further reading

    6. Bipolar Correlation of Volcanism with Millennial Climate Change - Ryan C. Bay, Nathan Bramall and P. Buford Price 2004

      Article Further reading

    7. Anja Schmidt

      Webpage Further reading Another recent paper which models the sulphur impact of CFB eruptions. Follow the link to researchgate.

    8. Modeling ash fall distribution from a Yellowstone supereruption - Larry G. Mastin, Alexa R. Van Eaton, Jacob B. Lowenstern 08/2014

      Article Further reading

  6. Toba super eruption 31 items
    Did this eruption accelerate the last glacial maximum and push humanity to the brink of extinction? Quite possibly.
    1. Climate response to the Toba super-eruption: Regional changes - Claudia Timmreck, Hans-F. Graf, Davide Zanchettin, Stefan Hagemann 2012-5

      Article Essential

    2. Did the Toba volcanic eruption of ∼74 ka B.P. produce widespread glaciation? - Alan Robock, Caspar M. Ammann, Luke Oman, Drew Shindell 27/05/2009

      Article Essential

    3. Bottleneck in Human Evolution and the Toba Eruption - Michael R. Rampino and Stephen Self 1955

      Article Essential

    4. Potential impact of the 74 ka Toba eruption on the Balkan region, SE Europe - B. Wagner, M. J. Leng, T. Wilke, A. Böhm 19/06/2013

      Article Further reading

    5. Toba supereruption: Age and impact on East African ecosystems - R. G. Roberts, M. Storey, M. Haslam 13/08/2013

      Article Further reading

    6. Humans thrived in South Africa through the Toba eruption about 74,000 years ago - Eugene I. Smith, Zenobia Jacobs, Racheal Johnsen, Minghua Ren 2018-3

      Article Essential

    7. The Toba volcanic super-eruption, environmental change, and hominin occupation history in India over the last 140,000 years - Michael D. Petraglia, Peter Ditchfield, Sacha Jones, Ravi Korisettar 2012-5

      Article Essential

    8. Middle Paleolithic Assemblages from the Indian Subcontinent before and after the Toba Super-Eruption - Michael Petraglia, Ravi Korisettar, Nicole Boivin, Christopher Clarkson, Peter Ditchfield, Sacha Jones, Jinu Koshy, Marta Mirazón Lahr, Clive Oppenheimer, David Pyle, Richard Roberts, Jean-Luc Schwenninger, Lee Arnold and Kevin White 2007

      Article Essential

    9. Environmental impact of the 73ka Toba super-eruption in South Asia - Martin A.J. Williams, Stanley H. Ambrose, Sander van der Kaars, Carsten Ruehlemann 12/2009

      Article Essential Link to the paper below.

    10. Potential impact of the 74 ka Toba eruption on the Balkan region, SE Europe - B. Wagner, M. J. Leng, T. Wilke, A. Böhm 19/06/2013

      Article Further reading

    11. Ash from the Toba supereruption in Lake Malawi shows no volcanic winter in East Africa at 75 ka - C. S. Lane, B. T. Chorn, T. C. Johnson 14/05/2013

      Article Further reading

    12. Quaternary International 2012

      Journal Further reading The Toba Volcanic Super-eruption of 74,000 Years Ago: Climate Change, Environments, and Evolving Humans

    13. Genetic and archaeological perspectives on the initial modern human colonization of southern Asia - Paul Mellars, Kevin C. Gori, Martin Carr, Pedro A. Soares and Martin B. Richards 2013

      Article Further reading

  7. Campanian Supereruption 21 items
    Europe has its own supervolcano and one eruption threw tephra as far as the Ukraine and may have helped our ancestors out-compete our neanderthal cousins
    1. Was millennial scale climate change during the Last Glacial triggered by explosive volcanism? - James U.L. Baldini, Richard J. Brown, Jim N. McElwaine 12/2015

      Article Essential

    2. Quantifying volcanic ash dispersal and impact of the Campanian Ignimbrite super-eruption - A. Costa, A. Folch, G. Macedonio, B. Giaccio 28/05/2012

      Article Further reading

    3. Intrusion and deformation at Campi Flegrei, southern Italy: Sills, dikes, and regional extension - Judith Y. L. Woo, Christopher R. J. Kilburn 24/12/2010

      Article Further reading

    4. Ecosystem Impact of the Campanian Ignimbrite Eruption in Late Pleistocene Europe - Francesco G. Fedele, Biagio Giaccio, Roberto Isaia, Giovanni Orsi 05/2002

      Article Essential The beginning of the debate.

    5. Wide dispersal and deposition of distal tephra during the Pleistocene ‘Campanian Ignimbrite/Y5’ eruption, Italy - David M. Pyle, Graham D. Ricketts, Vasiliki Margari, Tjeerd H. van Andel 11/2006

      Article Essential

    6. The Neanderthal Problem Continued - Paul Mellars 06/1999

      Article Further reading

    7. Volcanic ash layers illuminate the resilience of Neanderthals and early modern humans to natural hazards - John Lowe, Nick Barton, Simon Blockley, Christopher Bronk Ramsey, Victoria L. Cullen, William Davies, Clive Gamble, Katharine Grant, Mark Hardiman, Rupert Housley, Christine S. Lane, Sharen Lee, Mark Lewis, Alison MacLeod, Martin Menzies, Wolfgang Müller, Mark Pollard, Catherine Price, Andrew P. Roberts, Eelco J. Rohling, Chris Satow, Victoria C. Smith, Chris B. Stringer, Emma L. Tomlinson, Dustin White, Paul Albert, Ilenia Arienzo, Graeme Barker, Dušan Borić, Antonio Carandente, Lucia Civetta, Catherine Ferrier, Jean-Luc Guadelli, Panagiotis Karkanas, Margarita Koumouzelis, Ulrich C. Müller, Giovanni Orsi, Jörg Pross, Mauro Rosi, Ljiljiana Shalamanov-Korobar, Nikolay Sirakov and Polychronis C. Tzedakis 2012

      Article Essential

    8. Campanian Ignimbrite volcanism, climate, and the final decline of the Neanderthals - Benjamin A. Black, Ryan R. Neely, Michael Manga 05/2015

      Article Essential

  8. Origins of Life and Mass Extinctions 38 items
    Can we have life without volcanic activity? Then again do we need a volcanic eruption to have a REALLY big volcanic eruption?
    1. Linking mantle plumes, large igneous provinces and environmental catastrophes - Stephan V. Sobolev, Alexander V. Sobolev, Dmitry V. Kuzmin, Nadezhda A. Krivolutskaya 2011-9

      Article Essential

    2. Large igneous provinces and mass extinctions - P.B. Wignall 2001-3

      Article Essential

    3. Frontiers in large igneous province research - Richard E. Ernst, Kenneth L. Buchan, Ian H. Campbell 02/2005

      Article Essential

    4. Linking mantle plumes, large igneous provinces and environmental catastrophes - Stephan V. Sobolev, Alexander V. Sobolev, Dmitry V. Kuzmin, Nadezhda A. Krivolutskaya 2011-9

      Article Essential

    5. Pollution and paradigms: lessons from Icelandic volcanism for continental flood basalt studies - John Grattan 02/2005

      Article Essential In this paper I use the Laki eruption dynamics to model a continental flood basalt event

    6. Mercury as a proxy for volcanic emissions in the geologic record - Stephen E. Grasby, Theodore R. Them, Zhuoheng Chen, Runsheng Yin 09/2019

      Article 

    7. On causal links between flood basalts and continental breakup - V Courtillot, C Jaupart, I Manighetti, P Tapponnier 1999-3

      Article Further reading

    8. End Permian extinction events 11 items
      1. Sulfur isotopic evidence for sources of volatiles in Siberian Traps magmas - Benjamin A. Black, Erik H. Hauri, Linda T. Elkins-Tanton, Stephanie M. Brown 05/2014

        Article Essential

      2. Acid rain and ozone depletion from pulsed Siberian Traps magmatism - Benjamin A. Black, Jean-François Lamarque, Christine A. Shields, Linda T. Elkins-Tanton 01/2014

        Article Further reading

      3. VOLCANIC EFFECTS ON MICROPLANKTON DURING THE PERMIAN-TRIASSIC TRANSITION (SHANGSI AND XINMIN, SOUTH CHINA) - JUN SHEN, YONG LEI, THOMAS J. ALGEO, QINGLAI FENG, THOMAS SERVAIS, JIANXIN YU and LIAN ZHOU 2013

        Article Further reading

      4. Mercury evidence for pulsed volcanism during the end-Triassic mass extinction - Lawrence M. E. Percival, Micha Ruhl, Stephen P. Hesselbo, Hugh C. Jenkyns, Tamsin A. Mather and Jessica H. Whiteside 2017

        Article Further reading

    9. Cretaceous - Tertiary extinctions 10 items
      1. A possible K-T boundary bolide impact site offshore near Bombay and triggering of rapid Deccan volcanism - J.G. Negi, P.K. Agrawal, O.P. Pandey, A.P. Singh 1993-3

        Article Further reading

      2. The Chicxulub Asteroid Impact and Mass Extinction at the Cretaceous-Paleogene Boundary - P. Schulte, L. Alegret, I. Arenillas, J. A. Arz 05/03/2010

        Article Further reading

      3. Deccan volcanism, the KT mass extinction and dinosaurs - G. Keller, A. Sahni, S. Bajpai 11/2009

        Article Essential

    10. Origins of life and Black Smokers 4 items
      1. Fossil black smoker yields oxygen isotopic composition of Neoproterozoic seawater - F. Hodel, M. Macouin, R. I. F. Trindade, A. Triantafyllou 12/2018

        Article Further reading

      2. Sulfur-Oxidizing Chemolithotrophic Proteobacteria Dominate the Microbiota in High Arctic Thermal Springs on Svalbard - Laila Johanne Reigstad, Steffen Leth Jorgensen, Stein-Erik Lauritzen, Christa Schleper 09/2011

        Article Further reading

  9. Human and Cultural Responses 48 items
    Mainly archaeological tales.
    1. Living under the shadow: cultural impacts of volcanic eruptions - John Grattan, Robin Torrence, World Archaeological Congress c2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Every chapter in this book explores this theme.

    2. Volcanoes and human history - K.V. Cashman, G. Giordano 10/2008

      Article Essential

    3. Volcanic activity and human society | Elsevier Enhanced Reader

      Article Essential Felix Riede is a friend of mine and in this paper he introduces some key concepts which you will find invaluable.

    4. Tephrostratigraphy of paleoclimatic archives in central Mediterranean during the Bronze Age - Giovanni Zanchetta, Monica Bini, Mauro A. Di Vito, Roberto Sulpizio 01/2019

      Article Further reading

    5. Volcanic disasters and agricultural intensification: A case study from the Willaumez Peninsula, Papua New Guinea | Elsevier Enhanced Reader

      Article Essential This is a key paper for developing our understanding of the interaction of volcanic eruptions, the environemnt and the cutures which rely on them. Torrence is a key researcher in this area.

    6. Changes in mid- and far-field human landscape use following the Laacher See eruption (c. 13,000 BP) | Elsevier Enhanced Reader

      Article Further reading Yes, even in europe there were volcanic eruptions which profoundly influenced cultural trajectories. An important paper.

    7. Prehistoric human responses to volcanic tephra fall events in the Ust-Kamchatsk region, Kamchatka Peninsula (Kamchatsky Krai, Russian Federation) during the middle to late Holocene (6000-500 cal BP) | Elsevier Enhanced Reader

      Article Further reading The kamchatka peninsula is one of the most volcanically active regions in the world, yet societies have survived there throughout prehistory. This paper explores how.

    8. Reconciling multiple ice-core volcanic histories: The potential of tree-ring and documentary evidence, 670-730 CE | Elsevier Enhanced Reader

      Article Further reading A very approachable paper which links ice core evidence, tree ring trends and documentary records in an holistic exploration of volcanic disruption of the global system.

    9. Natural disasters and cultural change - Robin Torrence, John Grattan 2002

      Book Further reading Many relevant chapters in this book.

    10. The archaeology of geological catastrophes - Bill McGuire 2000

      Book Further reading Many relevant chapters in this book.

    11. Volcanic suppression of Nile summer flooding triggers revolt and constrains interstate conflict in ancient Egypt - Joseph G. Manning, Francis Ludlow, Alexander R. Stine, William R. Boos 12/2017

      Article Further reading

    12. The importance of religion in shaping volcanic risk perception in Italy, with special reference to Vesuvius and Etna - David K. Chester, Angus M. Duncan, Christopher J.L. Dibben 2008-5

      Article Further reading

    13. Eruptions of Vesuvius 11 items
      1. The Eruption of Vesuvius in A. D. 79: Reconstruction from Historical and Volcanological Evidence - Haraldur Sigurdsson, Stanford Cashdollar and Stephen R. J. Sparks 1982

        Article Essential

      2. The effects of the Avellino Pumice eruption on the population of the Early Bronze age Campanian plain (Southern Italy) - Claude Albore Livadie, Mark Pearce, Matteo Delle Donne, Natascia Pizzano 01/2019

        Article Essential

      3. The effects of the Avellino Pumice eruption on the population of the Early Bronze age Campanian plain (Southern Italy) | Elsevier Enhanced Reader

        Article Essential Before the eruption which buried Pompeii, there was an even bigger eruption from vesuvius, which buiried a huge area of Italy. This paper describes its dramatic impact.

      4. The 472 AD Pollena eruption of Somma-Vesuvius (Italy) and its environmental impact at the end of the Roman Empire - Giuseppe Mastrolorenzo, Danilo M. Palladino, Giuseppe Vecchio, Jacopo Taddeucci 2002-3

        Article 

    14. Santorini - a Bronze Age disaster in the heart of the Aegean. 17 items
      A central event in our history, this eruption is associated with a period of profound upheaval and conflict.
      1. Volcanoes, Tsunamis and the demise of the Minoans - J.J. Monaghan, P.J. Bicknell, R.J. Humble 10/1994

        Article Further reading

      2. Annual radiocarbon record indicates 16th century BCE date for the Thera eruption - Charlotte L. Pearson, Peter W. Brewer, David Brown, Timothy J. Heaton 08/2018

        Article Essential

      3. Contouring the Cataclysm: A Geographical Analysis of the Effects of the Minoan Eruption of the Santorini Volcano - C. D. Athanassas, K. Modis, M. C. Alçiçek, K. Theodorakopoulou 03/04/2018

        Article Essential

      4. Ancient pests: the season of the Santorini Minoan volcanic eruption and a date from insect chitin - Eva Panagiotakopulu, Thomas Higham, Anaya Sarpaki, Paul Buckland 2013-7

        Article Further reading

      5. Contouring the Cataclysm: A Geographical Analysis of the Effects of the Minoan Eruption of the Santorini Volcano - C. D. Athanassas, K. Modis, M. C. Alçiçek, K. Theodorakopoulou 03/04/2018

        Article Essential

      6. The Theran eruption and Minoan Palatial Collapse - Knappett, CarlRivers, RayEvans, Tim Sep 2011

        Journal Further reading

  10. Volcanic Processes and Planetary Volcanism 11 items
    Is sunlight essential to the ceration o fthe conditions for life? Will a volcano do? where4 does the atmosphere come from?
    1. Evidence for recent volcanism on Mars from crater counts - William K. Hartmann, Michael Malin, Alfred McEwen, Michael Carr 1999-2-18

      Article 

    2. Beyond Earth: How extra-terrestrial volcanism has changed our definition of a volcano - Rosaly M.C. Lopes, Karl L. Mitchell, David Williams, Giuseppe Mitri

      Chapter 

    3. The global resurfacing of Venus - Robert G. Strom, Gerald G. Schaber, Douglas D. Dawson 1994

      Article 

    4. MANTLE CONVECTION, PLATE TECTONICS, AND VOLCANISM ON HOT EXO-EARTHS - Joost van Summeren, Clinton P. Conrad, Eric Gaidos 20/07/2011

      Article 

    5. DETECTING VOLCANISM ON EXTRASOLAR PLANETS - L. Kaltenegger, W. G. Henning, D. D. Sasselov 01/11/2010

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