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Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (15/06/2013 02.21)

Aggregation and fall of volcanic ash, processes dynamics: information for automatic sampling development.

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, the goal of the present research is:

1) the investigation of the physical processes that control volcanic ash aggregation through the study of the 14 April-21 May 2010 Eyjafjallajökull eruption samples (Iceland). Collected material will be described in terms of shape, size and texture of the aggregates and of grain-size of their constituents using image analysis techniques. Samples will be analyzed to examine how aggregates changed in size and typology with distance from source and throughout the eruption;

2) the study of the parameters which regulate the final terminal velocity of volcanic particles. In particular, density changes with particle grain-size will be evaluated.

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Research Fields

Environmental science - Earth science


Programme Description
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programmehttp://www.unifi.it/CMpro-v-p-391.html
Fellowship's Details
Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
Research ProfileNot defined
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Application deadline

23/09/2013

Other fellowship details
Fellowship ID

55940

Funding organisation / Contacts
DST Dipartimento di scienze della Terra / Università di Firenze

Public research
Firenze - Italy
www.dst.unifi.it
E-mails
anna.donatelli@unifi.it

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