Volcano modeling

Project Members

Simulation of blast wave from Mount St. Helens.

Simulation of blast wave from Mount St. Helens.

Randy LeVeque

Project Description

Compressible gas dynamics codes are being developed to model explosive eruptions of volcanos.

Some links to our work: 

  • High-Resolution Finite Volume Methods for Dusty Gas Jets and Plumes by M. Pelanti and R. J. LeVeque, SIAM J. Sci. Comput., to appear.
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