Volcanoes, hazards and community engagement

I have recently(ish) returned from two weeks of fieldwork in Ecuador and Colombia. These two countries are threatened by a variety of different volcanic hazards (and seismic hazards, too, of course), and this was the motivation for our trip. The visit was part of the STREVA project – an interdisciplinary research project combining volcanologists and social scientists.Continue reading “Volcanoes, hazards and community engagement”

Two weeks in the ‘Avenue of Volcanoes’

(Originally posted on the Bristol University BDC Blog) Workshops, conferences, field work – national and international travel is an essential part of many PhD programs. I’ve been lucky enough to see numerous new parts of the globe during my studies, and, less luckily, numerous different airport layovers (I’m currently writing this post from a corridorContinue reading “Two weeks in the ‘Avenue of Volcanoes’”