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Karim Kelfoun

Maître de Conférences, Université Clermont Auvergne Laboratoire Magmas et Volcan Observatoire de Physique du Globe de Clermont-Ferrand
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Enseignant-Chercheur spécialisé en modélisation numérique des écoulements volcaniques Travail de terrain et de modélisations expérimentales pour valider l'approche numérique **Etapes** 1999. Doctorat : « Processus de croissance et de déstabilisation des dômes de lave du volcan Merapi (Java centrale, Indonésie) : Modélisations numériques des dômes, dynamique des écoulements pyroclastiques associés et surveillance par stéréo-photogrammétrie. » 2000. Post-Doctorat au Los Alamos National Laboratory (USA) puis au Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Barcelone, Espagne. Formation à la modélisation numérique des mélanges biphasés et application aux éruptions de caldeiras. Financement de la Région Auvergne puis financement européen Marie Curie. 2000. Maître de Conférence, ex Université Blaise Pascal (UBP), désormais Université Clermont Auvergne (UCA), Clermont-Ferrand. 2006-2009. Détachement comme Chargé de Recherche à l’Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD) et affectation en Equateur. Transfer de compétences à l’IG-EPN pour la simulation numérique des écoulements volcaniques et à la création de cartes de menaces et de scénarios d’impacts. 2010. Maître de Conférence, retour à l’Université Clermont Auvergne (UCA), Clermont-Ferrand. 2012. Habilitation à Diriger les Recherches (HDR). « Mise en place des écoulements granulaires volcaniques. Apport du couplage terrain / modélisation numérique. » 2016. Promotion Maître de Conférence Hors Classe. **Encadrement doctoral et scientifique** 2022-2025 Michael Galarraga, « Fracturation dans un édifice volcanique et déstabilisation en avalanche de débris.», Encadrants : K. Kelfoun, L. Scholtès, B. Chevalier. Fiancement ClerVolc 2017-2020 Yannick Le Moigne, « Compréhension du volcanisme de Tseax, Canada », doctorat en co-tutelle UCA / SFU Vancouver. Encadrant : G. Williams-Jones, K. Kelfoun, P. Labazuy. 2015-2018 Valentin Gueugneau, « Simulation des écoulements pyroclastiques denses et dilués et de leurs interactions ». Encadrant : K. Kelfoun. 2014-2017 Silvia Vallejo Vargas, « Simulation des coulées de lave du Reventador, Equateur ». Thèse financée par le SENESCYT, organisme de recherche d’Equateur. Encadrant : K. Kelfoun. 2013-2016 Mathias Pareilh-Peyrou, « Géophysique haut rendement », Co-directeur de thèse. Encadrants : K. Kelfoun, P. Labazuy 2012-2015 Jordane Mathé, « Modélisation des écoulements denses biphasés », Co-directeur de thèse. Encadrants : L. Chupin, K. Kelfoun. 2011-2015 Julien Bernard, « dépôts et érosion des écoulements pyroclastiques », Co-directeur de thèse. Encadrants : JL Le Pennec, K. Kelfoun 2006-2009 Thomas Giachetti, Texturales studies in 2D and 3D of the products of the vulcanian explosions of the Soufrière Hills volcano, on 1997. Encadrants : T. Druitt, K. Kelfoun.

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Large debris avalanche and associated eruptive event at Samalas volcano, Lombok, Indonesia

Mukhamad Ngainul Malawani , Franck Lavigne , Karim Kelfoun , Pierre Lahitte , Danang Sri Hadmoko
Bulletin of Volcanology, 2024, 86 (3), pp.24. ⟨10.1007/s00445-024-01727-7⟩
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Large-scale volcanic deposit fluidization by dilute pyroclastic density currents

Karim Kelfoun , Antonio Proaño
Nature Geoscience, 2023, 16 (6), pp.499-504. ⟨10.1038/s41561-023-01190-7⟩
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Modeling Tephra Fall and Sediment-Water Flows to Assess Their Impacts on a Vulnerable Building Stock in the City of Arequipa, Peru

J-C Thouret , E. Arapa , S. Charbonnier , A. Guerrero , Karim Kelfoun
Frontiers in Earth Science, 2022, 10, ⟨10.3389/feart.2022.865989⟩
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VIGIA: A Thermal and Visible Imagery System to Track Volcanic Explosions

Freddy Vásconez , Yves Moussallam , Andrew J.L. Harris , Thierry Latchimy , Karim Kelfoun
Remote Sensing, 2022, 14 (14), pp.3355. ⟨10.3390/rs14143355⟩
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A unifying model for pyroclastic surge genesis and pyroclastic flow fluidization

Karim Kelfoun , Valentin Gueugneau
Geophysical Research Letters, 2022, ⟨10.1029/2021GL096517⟩
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Monitoring and forecasting hazards from a slow growing lava dome using aerial imagery, tri-stereo Pleiades-1A/B imagery and PDC numerical simulation

Yves Moussallam , Talfan Barnie , Álvaro Amigo , Karim Kelfoun , Felipe Flores
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2021, 564, pp.116906. ⟨10.1016/j.epsl.2021.116906⟩
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Synthetic benchmarking of concentrated pyroclastic current models

V. Gueugneau , S. Charbonnier , T. Esposti Ongaro , M De’ Michieli Vitturi , Marc Peruzzetto
Bulletin of Volcanology, 2021, 83 (11), pp.75. ⟨10.1007/s00445-021-01491-y⟩
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Growth and collapse of the 2018–2019 lava dome of Merapi volcano

Karim Kelfoun , Agus Budi Santoso , Thierry Latchimy , Martial Bontemps , Ilham Nurdien
Bulletin of Volcanology, 2021, 83 (2), ⟨10.1007/s00445-020-01428-x⟩
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Bridging Legends and Science: Field Evidence of a Large Tsunami that Affected the Kingdom of Tonga in the 15th Century

Franck Lavigne , Julie Morin , Patrick Wassmer , Olivier Weller , Taaniel Kula
Frontiers in Earth Science, 2021, ⟨10.3389/feart.2021.748755⟩
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Cascading Effects of Extreme Geohazards on Tenerife (Canary Islands)

Marta López‐saavedra , Joan Martí , Jose Luis Rubio , Karim Kelfoun
Journal of Geophysical Research : Solid Earth, 2021, 126 (9), ⟨10.1029/2021JB022294⟩
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Dynamics and Impacts of the May 8th, 1902 Pyroclastic Current at Mount Pelée (Martinique): New Insights From Numerical Modeling

Valentin Gueugneau , Karim Kelfoun , Sylvain Charbonnier , Aurelie Germa , Guillaume Carazzo
Frontiers in Earth Science, 2020, 8, ⟨10.3389/feart.2020.00279⟩
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A method for 3D reconstruction of volcanic bomb trajectories

Karim Kelfoun , Andrew Harris , Martial Bontemps , Philippe Labazuy , Frédéric Chausse
Bulletin of Volcanology, 2020, 82 (4), pp.34. ⟨10.1007/s00445-020-1372-z⟩
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Combining 3D seismics, eyewitness accounts and numerical simulations to reconstruct the 1888 Ritter Island sector collapse and tsunami

Jens Karstens , Karim Kelfoun , Sebastian F L Watt , Christian Berndt
International Journal of Earth Sciences, 2020, 109 (8), pp.2659-2677. ⟨10.1007/s00531-020-01854-4⟩
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Quantifying multiple electromagnetic properties in EMI surveys: A case study of hydromorphic soils in a volcanic context – The Lac du Puy (France)

François-Xavier Simon , Mathias Pareilh-Peyrou , Solène Buvat , Alfredo Mayoral , Philippe Labazuy
Geoderma, 2020, 361, pp.114084. ⟨10.1016/j.geoderma.2019.114084⟩
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The Lomonosov Crater Impact Event: A Possible Mega‐Tsunami Source on Mars

F. Costard , A. Séjourné , A. Lagain , J. Ormö , J.A.P. Rodriguez
Journal of Geophysical Research. Planets, 2019, 124 (7), pp.1840-1851. ⟨10.1029/2019JE006008⟩
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Investigation of surge-derived pyroclastic flow formation by numerical modelling of the 25 June 1997 dome collapse at Soufrière Hills Volcano, Montserrat

Valentin Gueugneau , Karim Kelfoun , Timothy H. Druitt
Bulletin of Volcanology, 2019, 81, ⟨10.1007/s00445-019-1284-y⟩
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A two-layer depth-averaged model for both the dilute and the concentrated parts of pyroclastic currents

Karim Kelfoun
Journal of Geophysical Research : Solid Earth, 2017, 122 (6), pp.4293 - 4311. ⟨10.1002/2017JB014013⟩
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Simulation of block-and-ash flows and ash-cloud surges of the 2010 eruption of Merapi volcano with a two-layer model

Karim Kelfoun , Valentin Gueugneau , Jean-Christophe Komorowski , Naning Aisyah , Noer Cholik
Journal of Geophysical Research : Solid Earth, 2017, 122 (6), pp.4277 - 4292. ⟨10.1002/2017JB013981⟩
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Simulation of block-and-ash flows and ash-cloud surges of the 2010 eruption of Merapi volcano with a two-layer model

Karim Kelfoun , Valentin Gueugneau , J. C. Komorowski , Nurnaning Aisyah , Noer Cholik
Journal of Geophysical Research : Solid Earth, 2017, 122 (6), pp.4277-4292. ⟨10.1002/2017JB013981⟩
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Explosive eruption, flank collapse and megatsunami at Tenerife ca. 170 ka

Raphael Paris , Juan J. Coello Bravo , María E. Martín González , Karim Kelfoun , François Nauret
Nature Communications, 2017, 8, pp.15246. ⟨10.1038/ncomms15246⟩
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Effects of pore pressure in pyroclastic flows : numerical simulation and experimental validation

V. Gueugneau , K. Kelfoun , Olivier Roche , L. Chupin
Geophysical Research Letters, 2017, 44 (5), pp.2194-2202. ⟨10.1002/2017GL072591⟩
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Modeling tsunami propagation and the emplacement of thumbprint in an early Mars ocean

F. Costard , A. Séjourné , Karim Kelfoun , Stephen M. Clifford , F. Lavigne
Journal of Geophysical Research. Planets, 2017, 122 (3), pp.122(3):633-649 (IF 3,11). ⟨10.1002/2016JE005230⟩
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Conclusion: recommendations and findings of the RED SEED working group

J. Harris , S. Carn , J. Dehn , C. del Negro , T. Guđmundsson
The Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 2016, 426 (1), pp.567 - 648. ⟨10.1144/SP426.11⟩
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A debris avalanche at Süphan stratovolcano (Turkey) and implications for hazard evaluation

Yavuz Özdemir , İsmail Akkaya , Vural Oyan , Karim Kelfoun
Bulletin of Volcanology, 2016, 78 (2), ⟨10.1007/s00445-016-1007-6⟩
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Insights into the evolution of the Yenkahe resurgent dome (Siwi caldera, Tanna Island, Vanuatu) inferred from aerial high-resolution photogrammetry

Élodie Brothelande , Jean-François Lénat , A. Normier , C. Bacri , Aline Peltier
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 2016, Understanding volcanoes in the Vanuatu arc, 322, pp.212--224. ⟨10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2015.07.001⟩
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VolcFlow capabilities and potential development for the simulation of lava

Karim Kelfoun , Silvia Vallejo Vargas
The Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 2016, 426 (1), pp.337-343. ⟨10.1144/SP426.8⟩
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Post-eruptive flooding of Santorini caldera and implications for tsunami generation

P. Nomikou , T. H. Druitt , C. Hübscher , T. A. Mather , M. Paulatto
Nature Communications, 2016, 7, ⟨10.1038/ncomms13332⟩
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Source of the tsunami generated by the 1650 AD eruption of Kolumbo submarine volcano (Aegean Sea, Greece)

Martina Ulvrová , Raphael Paris , P. Nomikou , Karim Kelfoun , Sébastien Leibrandt
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 2016, 321, pp.125-139. ⟨10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2016.04.034⟩
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Testing a geographical information system for damage and evacuation assessment during an effusive volcanic crisis

B. Latutrie , I. Andredakis , T. de Groeve , A. Harris , E. Langlois
The Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 2016, 426 (1), pp.649-672. ⟨10.1144/SP426.19⟩
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MeMoVolc consensual document: a review of cross-disciplinary approaches to characterizing small explosive magmatic eruptions

Lucia Gurioli , D. Andronico , Patrick Bachèlery , Hélène Balcone-Boissard , Jean Battaglia
Bulletin of Volcanology, 2015, 77, pp.49. ⟨10.1007/s00445-015-0935-x⟩
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Pyroclastic flow erosion and bulking processes: comparing field-based vs. modeling results at Tungurahua volcano, Ecuador

Julien Bernard , Karim Kelfoun , Jean-Luc Le Pennec , Silvia Vallejo Vargas
Bulletin of Volcanology, 2014, 76, pp.858. ⟨10.1007/s00445-014-0858-y⟩
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Geochemical insights into the internal dynamics of debris avalanches. A case study: The Socompa avalanche, Chile

Régis Doucelance , Karim Kelfoun , Philippe Labazuy , Chantal Bosq
Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 2014, 15 (6), pp.2282-2300. ⟨10.1002/2014GC005235⟩
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Numerical simulations of tsunami generated by underwater volcanic explosions at Karymskoye Lake (Kamchatka, Russia) and Kolumbo volcano (Aegean Sea, Greece)

Martina Ulvrová , Raphael Paris , Karim Kelfoun , Paraskevi Nomikou
Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 2014, 14 (2), pp.401-412. ⟨10.5194/nhess-14-401-2014⟩
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Modern Multispectral Sensors Help Track Explosive Eruptions

L. Harris , S. Valade , G. Sawyer , F. Donnadieu , J. Battaglia
Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 2013, 94 (37), pp.321 - 322. ⟨10.1002/2013EO370001⟩
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MARINE CONGLOMERATE AND REEF MEGACLASTS AT MAURITUS ISLAND: Evidences of a tsunami generated by a flank collapse of the PITON DE LA Fournaise volcano, Reunion Island?

Raphael Paris , Karim Kelfoun , Thomas Giachetti
Science of Tsunami Hazards, 2013, 32 (4), pp.281-291
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LiDAR derived morphology of the 1993 Lascar pyroclastic flow deposits, and implication for flow dynamics and rheology

D.E. Jessop , Karim Kelfoun , Philippe Labazuy , Anne Mangeney , Olivier Roche
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 2012, 245-246, pp.81-97. ⟨10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2012.06.030⟩
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Bombs behaving badly: unexpected trajectories and cooling of volcanic projectiles

Loÿc Vanderkluysen , Andrew J.L. J.L. Harris , Karim Kelfoun , C. Bonadonna , Maurizio Ripepe
Bulletin of Volcanology, 2012, 74, pp.1849-1858. ⟨10.1007/s00445-012-0635-8⟩
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Sector collapse at Kick 'em Jenny submarine volcano (Lesser Antilles): numerical simulation and landslide behaviour

Frédéric Dondin , Jean-Frédéric Lebrun , Karim Kelfoun , Nicolas Fournier , Auran Randrianasolo
Bulletin of Volcanology, 2012, 74 (2), pp.595-607. ⟨10.1007/s00445-011-0554-0⟩
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Quantitative textural analysis of Vulcanian pyroclasts (Montserrat) using multi-scale X-ray computed microtomography: comparison with results from 2D image analysis

Thomas Giachetti , Alain Burgisser , Laurent Arbaret , Timothy H. Druitt , Karim Kelfoun
Bulletin of Volcanology, 2011, 73 (9), pp.1295-1309. ⟨10.1007/s00445-011-0472-1⟩
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Suitability of simple rheological laws for the numerical simulation of dense pyroclastic flows and long-runout volcanic avalanches

Karim Kelfoun
Journal of Geophysical Research : Solid Earth, 2011, 116, pp.B08209. ⟨10.1029/2010JB007622⟩
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Numerical modelling of the tsunami triggered by the Güìmar debris avalanche, Tenerife (Canary Islands): comparison with field-based data

Thomas Giachetti , Raphael Paris , Karim Kelfoun , Francisco José Pérez Torrado
Marine Geology, 2011, 284, pp.189-202
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Comment on "A random kinetic energy model for rock avalanches: Eight case studies" by T. Preuth et al.

Karim Kelfoun , Tim Davies
Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 2011, 116, pp.F01014. ⟨10.1029/2010JF001916⟩
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Landslide-generated tsunamis at Réunion Island

Karim Kelfoun , Thomas Giachetti , Philippe Labazuy
Journal of Geophysical Research : Solid Earth, 2010, 115 (F4), ⟨10.1029/2009JF001381⟩
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Runout of the Socompa volcanic debris avalanche, Chile: a mechanical explanation for low basal shear resistance

Tim Davies , Mauri Mcsaveney , Karim Kelfoun
Bulletin of Volcanology, 2010, 72, pp.933-944. ⟨10.1007/s00445-010-0372-9⟩
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Testing the suitability of frictional behaviour for pyroclastic flow simulation by comparison with a well-constrained eruption at Tungurahua volcano (Ecuador)

Karim Kelfoun , Pablo Samaniego , Pablo Palacios , Diego Barba
Bulletin of Volcanology, 2009, 71, pp.1057-1075. ⟨10.1007/s00445-009-0286-6⟩
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Topographic reflection of the Socompa debris avalanche, Chile

Karim Kelfoun , Timothy H. Druitt , Benjamin van Wyk de Vries , Marie-Noëlle Guilbaud
Bulletin of Volcanology, 2008, 70 (10), pp.1169-1187. ⟨10.1007/s00445-008-0201-6⟩
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Pits, rifts and slumps: the summit structure of Piton de la Fournaise

Adam Carter , Benjamin van Wyk de Vries , Karim Kelfoun , Patrick Bachèlery , Pierre Briole
Bulletin of Volcanology, 2007, 69, pp.741-756. ⟨10.1007/s00445-006-0103-4⟩
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Numerical modelling of the emplacement of the 7500 BP Socompa rock avalanche, Chile

Karim Kelfoun , T. H. H Druitt
Journal of Geophysical Research, 2005, 110 (B12), ⟨10.1029/2005JB003758⟩
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Toward a Revised Hazard Assessment at Merapi Volcano, Central Java

Jean-Claude Thouret , F. Lavigne , K. Kelfoun , S. Bronto
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 2000, 100 (1-4), pp.479--502. ⟨10.1016/S0377-0273(00)00152-9⟩
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Le strato-volcan Merapi (Java) : Méthodes d'évaluation des menaces liées aux écoulements pyroclastiques et aux lahars

Karim Kelfoun , Jean-Claude Thouret , Franck Lavigne , Pierre Vincent , Guy Camus
Géologues, 1995, 106, pp.61-69
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Mise en place des écoulements granulaires volcaniques Apport du couplage terrain / modélisation numérique

Karim Kelfoun
Volcanologie. Université Blaise Pascal (Clermont Ferrand 2), 2012
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Volcanic Hazards

Raphael Paris , Philipson Bani , Magdalena Oryaëlle Chevrel , Franck Donnadieu , Julia Eychenne
Jean-François Lénat, University of Clermont-Ferrand, France. Hazards and Monitoring of Volcanic Activity 1 - Geological and Historic Approaches, ISTE; WILEY, pp.75-138, 2022, SCIENCES - Litosphere-Asthenosphere Interactions, 9781789450439
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Les aléas volcaniques

Raphael Paris , Philipson Bani , Magdalena Oryaëlle Chevrel , Franck Donnadieu , Julia Eychenne
Lénat Jean-François. Aléas et surveillance de l’activité volcanique 1 : approches géologiques et historiques, Chap 2, ISTE editions, pp.83-158, 2022, Geosciences, 978-1-78948-043-6
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