Evaluating Volcanic Hazard Risk Through Numerical Simulations
Eisuke Fujita*1,, Yu Iriyama*1, Toshiki Shimbori*2, Eiichi Sato*2, Kensuke Ishii*2, Yujiro Suzuki*3, Kae Tsunematsu*4, and Koji Kiyosugi*5
*1National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience
3-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0006, Japan
*2Meteorological Research Institute, Japan Meteorological Agency, Ibaraki, Japan
*3Earthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
*4Faculty of Science, Yamagata University, Yamagata, Japan
*5Organization for Advanced and Integrated Research, Kobe University, Hyogo, Japan
As volcanic hazards induce damage with their flows of gases, liquids, and solid materials, a numerical simulation using multi-phase formulation is applicable to the analysis and evaluation of the risks from these volcanic hazards in both normal and emergent periods. A numerical simulation can also be useful for crisis management. Quick and precise evaluation is needed for upcoming and ongoing hazards, and we present here a concept for the development of a volcanic hazard evaluation system for these hazards, a system in which an input parameter database is compiled and countermeasure information is provided by considering the exposure and vulnerability database.
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