Publications

Peer reviewed publications:

ALFANO F., Bonadonna C., Watt S., Connor C., Volentik A., Pyle D. (2016) Reconstruction of total grain size distribution of the climactic phase of a long-lasting eruption: the example of the 2008-2013 Chaitén eruption. Bulletin of Volcanology, 78(46).

D. Cole, P. J. Smith, J.-C. Komorowski, ALFANO F., Bonadonna C., A. J. Stinton, T. Christopher, H. M. Odbert, and S. Loughlin (2014). Precursory activity, ash venting and minor explosive activity at Soufrèire Hills Volcano 2005 to 2010. In G. Wadge, R. Robertson, and B. Voight, editors, The Eruption of Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat from 2000 to 2010. Geological Society Memoirs, London.

S.W. Ruff, P.B. Niles, F. ALFANO, A.B. Clarke. (2014) Evidence for a Noachian-aged ephemeral lake in Gusev crater, Mars. Geology, April 2014, v. 42, p. 359-362, doi:10:1130/G35508.1.

ALFANO F., Bonadonna C., Gurioli L. (2012) Insights into eruption dynamics from textural analysis-the case of the May, 2008, Chaitén eruption. Bulletin of Volcanology. 74 (9): 2095-2108 doi:10.1007/s00445-012-0648-3.

Bonadonna C., Genco R., Gouhier M., Pistolesi M., Cioni R., ALFANO F., Höskuldsson A., Ripepe M. (2011) Tephra sedimentation during the 2010 Eyjafjallajökull eruption (Iceland) from deposit, radar and satellite observations. Journal of Geophysical Research 116(b12202) 20 pp. doi:10.1029/2011JB008462.

ALFANO F., Bonadonna C., Delmelle P., Costantini L. (2011) Insights on settling velocity from morphological observations. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 208(3-4), 86-98. doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2011.09.013.

ALFANO F., Bonadonna C., Volentik A., Connor C., Watt S., Pyle D., Connor L. (2011) Tephra Stratigraphy and Eruptive Volume of the May, 2008, Chaitén Eruption, Chile. Bulletin of Volcanology, 73(5): 613-630.

Abstracts:

ALFANO F. et al. Modeling eruption characteristics and tephra dispersal of the 1085 AD Sunset Crater (AZ, USA) eruption using the inversion approach. IUGG 2015, Prague

ALFANO F. et al. Application of Structure from Motion technology to three dimensional mapping of volcanic and intrusive features, IUGG 2015, Prague

ALFANO F. et al. Evidence of a complex shallow reservoir network from micro-textural observations of the scoria products of the 1085 AD Sunset Crater eruption. American Gephpysical Union, Fall Meeting 2014, Abstract # V21B-4748.

ALFANO F. et al. Fragmentation, dispersal and sedimentation of a rhyolitic eruption: the example of Chaiten 2008, Chile. Tephra 2014 – Maximizing the potential of tephra for multidisciplinary science. Portland State University, Portland, USA. August 2014.

ALFANO F. et al. Highly explosive mafic eruptions from the interplay between high viscosity and low viscosity magma: the Sunset Crater (AZ, USA) eruption. American Gephpysical Union, Fall Meeting 2013, Abstract #V23C-2838.

ALFANO F. et al. Highly explosive basaltic eruptions: the case of the sunset crater (AZ, USA). IAVCEI general assembly, Kagoshima 2013, Abstract #A2_3B-O12

ALFANO F. et al. Characterization of the 1000 AD Sunset Crater eruption and its pyroclastic products. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2012, abstract #V53C-2851.

ALFANO F. et al. Insights on settling velocity from morphological observations. Explosive Ash-forming Eruptions: Mechanisms, Ash Morphology, and Transport. May 13-15, 2012, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA.

ALFANO F. et al. Insights into rhyolitic eruption dynamic from textural analysis: the example of the May 2008 Chaitén eruption (Chile). 2001 IUGG general assembly, Melbourne, Australia.

ALFANO F. et al. Stratigraphy and Physical Characterization of the May, 2008, Chaitén Eruption, Chile. 2010 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California.

ALFANO F. et al. Tephra Stratigraphy of the May, 2008, Chaiten Eruption, Chile. Cities on Volcano 6, 2010, Tenerife, Spain.

ALFANO F. et al.  Tephra Stratigraphy of the May, 2008, Chaiten Eruption, Chile. Swiss Geoscience Meeting, 2010, Bern, Switzerland.

ALFANO F. et al. Morphological characterization of tephra particles and implications for the associated settling velocity. IAVCEI general assembly, 2010, Reykjavik, Iceland.

ALFANO F. and Bonadonna C. Characterization of tephra particles: influence of the shape on the terminal fall velocity. Swiss Geoscience Meeting, 2007, Geneva, Switzerland.

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