Loch Ba, Scotland

The Volcanology Research Group at the University of Bristol uses a combination of field studies, geophysics, remote sensing, analogue experiments and numerical models to understand the physical processes that control volcanic eruptions and to develop methods of hazard assessment.

Bristol Volcanology is a leading partner in the Global Volcano Model network of 28 institutions around the World dedicated to collating and analysing information on volcanoes, their hazards and the risks they pose.

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The group has access to all the necessary equipment for detailed sedimentological, petrological and geochemical studies of volcanic deposits and mapping of volcanic hazards.

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