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IVHHN ash analysis protocol

Methodology papers for bulk ash analysis

Horwell, C.J. (2007) ‘Grain size analysis of volcanic ash for the rapid assessment of respiratory health hazard’, Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 9(10), 1107 - 1115.

Horwell, C.J., Fenoglio, I. & Fubini, B. (2007) ‘Iron-induced hydroxyl radical generation from basaltic volcanic ash’, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 261(3-4): 662-669.

Le Blond, J.S., Cressey, G., Horwell, C.J. & Williamson, B.J. (2009) ‘A rapid method for quantifying single mineral phases in heterogeneous natural dust using X-ray diffraction’, Powder Diffraction, 24: 17- 23.

Reich, M. (2009) ‘Formation of cristobalite nanofibers during explosive volcanic eruptions’, Geology, 37(5): 435-438.

Witham, C.S., Oppenheimer, C. and Horwell, C.J. (2005) ‘Volcanic ash leachates: a review and recommendations for sampling methods’, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 141: 299- 326.

Recent research papers applying methodologies for bulk ash analysis

Cronin, S.J., Stewart, C., Zernack, A., Brenna, M., Procter, J.N., Pardo, N.m Christenson, B., Wilson, T.M., Stewart, R.B. and Irwin, M. (2014) ‘Volcanic ash leachate compositions and assessment of health and agricultural hazards from 2012 hydrothermal eruptions, Tongariro, New Zealand’, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research (accepted, in press).

Damby, D. E., Horwell, C. J., Baxter, P. J., Delmelle, P., Donaldson, K., Dunster, C., Fubini, B., Murphy, F.A., Nattrass, C., Sweeney, S., Tetley, T.D., & Tomatis, M. (2013) ‘The respiratory health hazard of tephra from the 2010 Centennial eruption of Merapi with implications for occupational mining of deposits’, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 261, 376-387.

Hillman, S.E., Horwell, C.J., Densmore, A., Damby, D.E., Fubini, B., Ishimine, Y. and Tomatis, M. (2012) ‘Sakurajima volcano: a physico-chemical study of the health consequences of long-term exposure to volcanic ash’, Bulletin of Volcanology, 74: 913–930.

Horwell, C. J., Baxter, P. J., Hillman, S. E., Calkins, J. A., Damby, D. E., Delmelle, P., Donaldson, K., Dunster, C., Kelly, F.J., Le Bond, J.S., Livi, K.J., Murphy, F., Nattrass, C., Sweeney, S., Tetley, T.D., Thordarson, T., & Tomatis, M. (2013) ‘Physicochemical and toxicological profiling of ash from the 2010 and 2011 eruptions of Eyjafjallajökull and Grímsvötn volcanoes, Iceland using a rapid respiratory hazard assessment protocol’, Environmental Research, 127, 63-73.

Horwell, C.J., Le Blond, J.S., Michnowicz, S.A.K. and Cressey, G. (2010) ‘Cristobalite in a rhyolitic lava dome: Evolution of ash hazard’, Bulletin of Volcanology, 72: 249–253.

Horwell, C.J., Stannett, G.W., Andronico, D., Bertagnini, A., Fenoglio, I., Fubini, B., Le Blond, J.S., & Williamson, B.J. (2010) ‘A physico-chemical assessment of the health hazard of Mt. Vesuvius volcanic ash’, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 191: 222-232.

Horwell, C.J., Fenoglio, I. and Fubini, B. (2007) ‘Iron-induced hydroxyl radical generation from basaltic volcanic ash’, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 261(3-4): 662-669.

Horwell, C.J., Fenoglio, I., Ragnarsdottir, K.V., Sparks, R.S.J. and Fubini, B. (2003) ‘Surface reactivity of volcanic ash from the eruption of Soufrière Hills volcano, Montserrat, with implications for health hazards’, Environmental Research, 93(2): 202-215.

Horwell, C.J., Sparks, R.S.J., Brewer, T.S., Llewellin, E.W. and Williamson, B.J. (2003) ‘The characterisation of respirable volcanic ash from the Soufriere Hills Volcano, Montserrat, with implications for health hazard’, Bulletin of Volcanology, 65: 346-362.

Le Blond, J.S., Horwell, C.J., Baxter, P.J., Michowicz, S.A.K., Tomatis, M., Fubini, B., Dilmelle, P., Dunster, C., & Patia, H. (2010) ‘Mineralogical analyses and in vitro screening tests for the rapid evaluation of the health hazard of volcanic ash at Rabaul volcano, Papua New Guinea’, Bulletin of Volcanology, 72: 1077-1092.

Reich, M. (2009) ‘Formation of cristobalite nanofibers during explosive volcanic eruptions’, Geology, 37(5): 435-438.