JDR Vol.14 No.4 pp. 604-615
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2019.p0604


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

Corresponding author

*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

January 21, 2019
April 17, 2019
June 1, 2019
volcanic hazard, risk evaluation, lava flow, ash fall, ballistic projectiles

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.

Cite this article as:
E. Fujita, Y. Iriyama, T. Shimbori, E. Sato, K. Ishii, Y. Suzuki, K. Tsunematsu, and K. Kiyosugi, “Evaluating Volcanic Hazard Risk Through Numerical Simulations,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.14, No.4, pp. 604-615, 2019.
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