I am a volcanologist, with particular interests in measuring and understanding patterns of volcanic behaviour. I have worked previously on Montserrat, and have a long-standing interest in young volcanoes in Latin America.
Within STREVA, I am the co-ordinator of WP1. The main activities here are focussing on trying to improve our capacity to make real-time forecasts of changes in volcano behaviour by using information from both deterministic (physical) models of volcano behaviour, and through statistical analysis of volcano-related data streams. In the forensic volcano settings, this work will include both retrospective analysis of 'critical points', and developing and testing models of volcano behaviour. In the trial volcano settings, this work will also extend to thinking about how best to design monitoring networks, based on experience from the forensic volcanoes.