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Ermanno Brosch

Ermanno Brosch

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Phone:+64 (06) 356 9099 x85894


Tertiary education

  • 2011-14
  • (MSc) Earth Science - Karl-Franzens-University of Graz, Austria
  • 2008-11
  • (BSc) Earth Science - Karl-Franzens-University of Graz, Austria

Masters Research

Ermanno Brosch

2014: ”Geochemical investigation of selected lava flows from Mt. Etna volcano (Italy).”

PhD Research

Title:

“Pyroclastic density current (PDC) modelling through large-scale experiments - Interaction with topography”

Aims (in developement)

  • Understanding processes that occur when PDCs interact with topography
  • Gaining insight in linked processes that occur inside the flow (flow dynamics-structures)
  • Understanding sedimentation patterns before, on, after the obstacle and of the flow itself

Methods

  • Large-scale experiments: experiments with and without obstacles
  • Use of high speed cameras for subsequent particle image velocimetry (PIV) analyses
  • Analysing depositions from experimental runs (depositional features, grain size analyses,…)
  • Elaborating sensor data: Temperature, IR, pressure/load cells, …
  • Numerical modelling (partly outsourced: Italy, USA)

Research Interests

Ermanno Brosch
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  • PDCs and interaction with topography

  • Drones (UAVs) in volcanology for monitoring
  • Publications

    • Journal Articles

    • Brosch, E. and Hauzenberger, C.A. (2016) Geochemical investigation of selected lava flows from Mt. Etna volcano (Italy). Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges., 162: 27-48.