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CV of Alexander Belousov

Education

1993 - Ph.D. Moscow State University, Geology. Thesis:"Pyroclastic deposits of catastrophic eruptions of Bezymianny, Shiveluch and Mt. Sent Helens volcanoes." Supervisor: professor V.T. Frolov

1984 - M.S., Moscow State University, Geology. Speciality: Geological mapping. Thesis: "Geological structure and peculiarities of volcanism of Asacha region (Southern Kamchatka)."


Current position

August 2012 - now - Senior Researcher, Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia.


Professional experience

November 2009 - March 2012 - Senior Research Fellow, Volcano Group, Earth Observatory of Singapore

September 2008 - July 2009 - Visiting scholar, Academia Sinica,Taipei, Taiwan

October - December 2007 & May - June 2009 - Research scholar, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University

2004 - 2007 - Senior researcher, Institute of Volcanology & Seismology, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia.

2004 - 2006 - Leading researcher, Institute of Marine Geology and Geophysics,Yuzno-Sakhalinsk, Russia.

January - June 2007 - Chief specialist, Department of Marine Geology, company "Peter-Gaz B.V".

1999 - 2003 - Research fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany. Advisor: professor H-U. Schmincke, GEOMAR, Kiel

February - May 2002 -Visiting scientist, Blaise Pascal University, Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans.

1998 - 1999 - Postdoctoral fellowship, Pennsylvania State University. Advisor: B. Voight

1991 - 2004 - Senior researcher, Kamchatka Volcanic Observatory, Kluchi, Russia

1984 - 1991 - Researcher, Kamchatka Volcanic Observatory, Kluchi, Russia

1983 - Geologic assistant, Institute of Volcanology, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, USSR

1982 - Geologic assistant, Geological Mapping Expedition of Ministry of Geology, Kolyma region, USSR

1980 - Geologic assistant, Tectonophysical expedition of Moscow State University, Polar Ural mountains, USSR


Field of research

Physical volcanology, pyroclastic stratigraphy, instability of volcanic edifices, monitoring of volcanic activity


Grants

2013 - CRDF (Civilian Research and Development Foundation). Grant to conduct field work in Yellowstone National Park and Mount St Helens.

2012 - 2013 -NSF, "Rapid Response to Ongoing Tolbachik Eruption: constraining heat transfer during lava-snow interactions and constraining magma storage conditions" (in collaboration with Benjamin Edwards, Dickinson College, PA, USA).

2012 - 2013 -NASA, "Volcanic Forcing Effects on Climate and Solid-Earth Systems Using ASTER Data"(in collaboration with Michael Ramsey,University of Pittsburgh, PA).

2006 - 2011 - NSF. "United States-Russia-Japan Partnership in Research and Education in Volcanology". (in collaboration with John Eichelberger).

2008 - 2009 - NSC (National Science Council of Taiwan). "How will erupt the Tatun volcano? - Possible eruptive scenarios inferred from reconstructions of past activity based on pyroclastic stratigraphy".

2008 - 2010 - French National Research Agency (ANR). "Vitesss: Volcano-induced tsunamis: sedimentary signature and simulations". (in collaboration with Raphael Paris, Universite de Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France).

2007 - 2009 – NSF. “Rapid Decompression of Pressurized Magma and Laterally-Directed Blasts: Determining Required Initial Conditions and Predicting Hazards Using 3D Multi-Phase Numerical Simulations”. (in collaboration with Amanda Clarke, Arizona State University).

2007 - 2008 - National Geographic Society. “Volcano lava domes: a quantative satellite and field-based thermal infrared investigations”.(in collaboration with Adam Carter, University of Pittsburgh, PA).

2004 - 2005 - National Geographic Society."Direct sampling of volcanic cloud with the goal to determine real grain-size distribution of pyroclastic particles"

2003 - 2005 - Russian Foundation of Basic Research. "Mechanisms of fragmentation of magma, transportation and deposition of pyroclasts during underwater volcanic eruptions".

2003 - 2005 - CRDF (Civilian Research and Development Foundation) "Directed Blast Surge and Debris Avalanche at Bezymianny Volcano (Kamchatka): New Approach Combining Field Investigations and 3D Numerical Modeling" (in collaboration with Barry Voight)

2001 - 2003 - Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. "Large scale failures of Canary Islands".

1999 - 2001 - Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. "Study of strain distribution and entrainment of subjacent material in volcanic debris avalanches: key to the puzzle of their mysteriously long runout"

1999 - Young investigator program of CRDF (Civilian Research and Development Foundation). "Volcano Collapse Dynamics and Avalanche Shear Zones: The Target of Opportunity in Kamchatka" (in collaboration with Barry Voight, )

1996 - 1998 - NSF, " Debris avalanche and directed blast deposits of March 30,1956 Bezymianny volcano"(in collaboration with Barry Voight, PennState).

1996 - 1998 - CRDF (Civilian Research and Development Foundation) "Volcano Collapse Dynamics and Avalanche Shear Zones: The Target of Opportunity in Kamchatka" (in collaboration with Barry Voight)

1994 - 1996 - ISF (International Science Foundation) "Explosive eruptions provoked by large scale failure of volcanic edifice."

1993 - 1994 - GKNT (Russian State Committee of Science and Technology). "Effect and deposits of lateral volcanic blasts."


Memberships

1996 - present: International Association of Volcanology and Geochemistry of Earth Interior (IAVCEI)

2004 - present: American Geophysical Union (AGU)


Awards

1993 - "Harry Glicken Travel Grant" to IAVCEI General Assembly (Canberra): "In recognition of promising contributions in the field of volcanology and chemistry of the Earth's interior"

1986 - 1990 Multiple awards of conferences of young scientists of the Institute of Volcanology, Russia


Field experience:

In Russia: more than 30 field seasons, including more than 25 in Kamchatka and Kurile Islands.
January-September 2013 - multiple field works at eruption of Tolbachik volcano.

International:

2013 - Geological framework of geysers in Yellowstone National Park

2009-2012 - reconstruction of volcanic histories of Gede and Krakatau (Indonesia), Mayon and Iriga (Philippines), Popa (Myanmar), reinvestigation of 1951 Lamington eruption(Papua New Guinea)

2008-2009 - reconstruction of volcanic histories of Tatun Volcanic Group (Taiwan).

2001 - 2003 - investigation of giant landslides of Canary Islands (with Thomas Walter, GEOMAR)

2000 - investigation of deposits of the Roque Nublo debris avalanche, Gran Canaria (with H-U. Schmincke, GEOMAR)

1999, 2007 - investigation of recent pyroclastic deposits of Montserrat volcano, Lesser Antilles (with B. Voight, PennState University)

1991, 1996, 2007, 2013 - investigation of pyroclastic deposits of Mount St.Helens volcano , USA (with B. Voight, PennState University and R. Hoblitt, D. Miller, US Geological Survey)

1995 - investigation of Merapi volcano, Indonesia (with B. Voight, PennState University)

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CV of Marina Belousova


Education

1994 - Ph.D. Moscow State University, Geology. Thesis:"Deposits of large scale failures of volcanic edifices in the Kurile-Kamchatka region (volcanoes: Shiveluch, Bezymianny, Harimkotan, Avacha, Kamen)".
Supervisor: professor V.T. Frolov

1982 - M.S. Moscow State University, Geology. Specialty: Geological mapping. Thesis: "Quaternary geology of Northern Tyan'-Shan"


Current position

2004 - now - Senior researcher, Institute of Volcanology & Seismology, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia.


Professional experience

November 2009 - March 2012 - Senior Research Fellow, Volcano Group, Earth Observatory of Singapore,

September 2008 - July 2009 - Postdoctoral Fellow, Academia Sinica,Taipei, Taiwan

October - December 2007 & May - June 2009 - Research scholar, School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University

1998 - 1999 - Postdoctoral fellowship, Pennsylvania State University. Advisor: B. Voight

1991 - 2004 - Senior researcher, Kamchatka Volcanic Observatory, Kluchi, Russia

1985 - 1991 - Researcher, Kamchatka Volcanic Observatory, Kluchi, Russia

1982 - 1985 - Engineer, Institute of Nuclear Geophysics, Moscow


Field of research

Physical volcanology, pyroclastic stratigraphy, instability of volcanic edifices, monitoring of volcanic activity


Grants

2013 - CRDF (Civilian Research and Development Foundation). Grant to conduct field work in Yellowstone National Park and Mount St Helens.

2012 - 2013 -NSF, "Rapid Response to Ongoing Tolbachik Eruption: constraining heat transfer during lava-snow interactions and constraining magma storage conditions" (in collaboration with Benjamin Edwards, Dickinson College, PA, USA).

2012 - 2013 -NASA, "Volcanic Forcing Effects on Climate and Solid-Earth Systems Using ASTER Data"(in collaboration with Michael Ramsey,University of Pittsburgh, PA).

2006 - 2011 - NSF (National Science Foundation). "United States-Russia-Japan Partnership in Research and Education in Volcanology". (in collaboration with John Eichelberger and Pavel Izbekov ).

2008 - 2010 - French National Research Agency (ANR). "Vitesss: Volcano-induced tsunamis: sedimentary signature and simulations". (in collaboration with Raphael Paris, Universite de Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France).

2007 - 2009 – NSF. “Rapid Decompression of Pressurized Magma and Laterally-Directed Blasts: Determining Required Initial Conditions and Predicting Hazards Using 3D Multi-Phase Numerical Simulations”. (in collaboration with Amanda Clarke, Arizona State University).

2004 - 2005 - National Geographic Society."Direct sampling of volcanic cloud with the goal to determine real grain-size distribution of pyroclastic particles"

2003 - 2005 - Russian Foundation of Basic Research. "Mechanisms of fragmentation of magma, transportation and deposition of pyroclasts during underwater volcanic eruptions".

2003 - 2005 - CRDF (Civilian Research and Development Foundation) "Directed Blast Surge and Debris Avalanche at Bezymianny Volcano (Kamchatka): New Approach Combining Field Investigations and 3D Numerical Modeling" (in collaboration with Barry Voight)

2001 - 2003 - Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. "Large scale failures of Canary Islands".

1999 - 2001 - 1999 - Young investigator program of CRDF (Civilian Research and Development Foundation). "Volcano Collapse Dynamics and Avalanche Shear Zones: The Target of Opportunity in Kamchatka" (in collaboration with Barry Voight)

1996 - 1998 - NSF, Debris avalanche and directed blast deposits of March 30,1956 Bezymianny volcano" (in collaboration with Barry Voight, PennState).

1996 - 1998 - CRDF (Civilian Research and Development Foundation) "Volcano Collapse Dynamics and Avalanche Shear Zones: The Target of Opportunity in Kamchatka" (in collaboration with Barry Voight)

1994 - 1996 - ISF (International Science Foundation) "Explosive eruptions provoked by large scale failure of volcanic edifice."


Memberships

1996 - present: International Association of Volcanology and Geochemistry of Earth Interior (IAVCEI)

2004 - present: American Geophysical Union (AGU)


Field experience:

In Russia: more than 25 field seasons, including Kamchatka and Kurile Islands
January-September 2013 - multiple field works at eruption of Tolbachik volcano.

International:

2013 - Geological framework of geysers in Yellowstone National Park

2009-2012 - reconstruction of volcanic histories of Gede and Krakatau(Indonesia), Mayon and Iriga (Philippines), Popa (Myanmar), reinvestigation of 1951 Lamington eruption(Papua New Guinea)

2008-2009 - reconstruction of volcanic histories of Tatun Volcanic Group (Taiwan).

2000 - Investigation of the deposits of Roque Nublo debris avalanche, Gran Canaria

1996, 2007, 2013 - Investigation of pyroclastic deposits of Mount St. Helens, USA (with B.Voight, Penn State University and R. Hoblitt, D. Miller, US Geological Survey)

1995 - Investigation of Merapi volcano, Indonesia (with B. Voight, PennState University)