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Dr Vernon Manville

Lecturer in Flood and Sediment Dynamics
Areas of expertise
morpho-sedimentary responses to explosive volcanism; catastrophic flooding; lahars and debris avalanches; natural hazards; clastic sedimentology; field geology
8.25 Priestley Building
Faculty of Environment
School of Earth and Environment

Landscape responses to large-scale explosive volcanic eruptions; Dam-breach floods from natural impoundments, including volcanogenic lakes and landslide dams; Sedimentology of volcaniclastic deposits in continental and marine environments; Lahar initiation and propagation processes, including debris- and hyperconcentrated flow rheology and numerical modelling; Debris avalanche initiation and run-out processes; Volcano-tectonic interactions at caldera volcanoes; Coupled catchment-channel dynamics in peturbed earth systems; Giant rafted pumice blocks from subaqueous felsic dome eruptors