VUELCO Short Course in Olot, September 2015
Members of the Project talk about their roles and summarise things learned over the past four years researching volcanic unrest.
VUELCO Short course, Olot
Dr Stefano Ciolli
Dr Amy Collinson
Dr Dimitri Rouwet
Professor Joan Marti
Dr Jo Gottsmann
Dr Laura Sandri
Dr Caroline Martel
Professor Jurgen Neuberg, University of Leeds
VUELCO Short Course, Dominica, Caribbean
This VUELCO short course was held in Dominica, Lesser Antilles in May 2015. The VUELCO consortium teamed up with the Office of Disaster Management to hold an unrest simulation exercise in order to test tools derived from the VUELCO project.
VUELCO Short Course, Quito, Ecuador
Held in Ecuador, in November 2014, this short-course was aimed at post-graduate students, volcano observatory personnel and other professionals with an interest in pre-eruptive stages of volcanic activity.
The course was attended by around 50 people from 12 different countries and gave all an opportunity to improve their understanding of volcanic unrest.
The Opening Ceremony
Simulation Exercise in Italy
This exercise began with a field trip to Campei Flegrei, Italy, followed by a visit to the Vesuvius Volcano Observatory and concluding with simulation exercise meetings and debriefing at the Department for Civil Protection in Rome.
9 to 13 February 2014
13-15 January 2014
Watch a video of the work package 8 meeting on establishing communication protocols for use in the event of volcanic crisis.
VUELCO's simulated evacuation exercise captured on video: