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If you’d like to know more about volcano imaging check out my scientific review paper on the subject:

Paulatto, M. et al. “Advances in seismic imaging of magma and crystal mush”, Frontiers in Earth Science (2022) doi: 10.3389/feart.2022.970131.

Books and Outreach:

Discover volcanoes: Enjoy with the Volkis their volcanic adventure (2022) Nia Schamuells et al. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6529929

You can find extra material at: www.descubrelosvolcanes.es

Antarctic Volcanism: Explore the remotest volcanoes of the planet! (2022) Adelina Geyer et al. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6535775

Santorini and Kolumbo

  • McVey, B. G., et al. “Magma accumulation beneath Santorini volcano, Greece, from P-wave tomography” Geology 48.3 (2020): 231-235.
  • Schmid, Florian, et al. “Heralds of Future Volcanism: Swarms of Microseismicity Beneath the Submarine Kolumbo Volcano Indicate Opening of Near‐Vertical Fractures Exploited by Ascending Melts”, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 23.7 (2022): e2022GC010420.
  • Chrapkiewicz, Kajetan, et al. ”Magma chamber detected beneath an arc volcano with high-resolution velocity images”, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems.
  • Druitt, Timothy H., David M. Pyle, and Tamsin A. Mather. “Santorini volcano and its plumbing system”, Elements 15.3 (2019): 177-184.
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Katla and Eyjafjallajokull

  • Gudmundsson, Oè, et al. “The crustal magma chamber of the Katla volcano in south Iceland revealed by 2-D seismic undershooting”, Geophysical Journal International 119.1 (1994): 277-296.
  • Jeddi, Zeinab, Ari Tryggvason, and Ólafur Gudmundsson. “The Katla volcanic system imaged using local earthquakes recorded with a temporary seismic network”, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 121.10 (2016): 7230-7251.
  • Jeddi, Zeinab, Olafur Gudmundsson, and Ari Tryggvason. “Ambient-noise tomography of Katla volcano, south Iceland”, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 347 (2017): 264-277.
  • Jónsdóttir, Kristín, et al. “Habits of a glacier-covered volcano: seismicity patterns and velocity structure of Katla volcano, Iceland”, Annals of Glaciology 45 (2007): 169-177.


  • Ward, Kevin M., et al. “Seismic imaging of the magmatic underpinnings beneath the Altiplano-Puna volcanic complex from the joint inversion of surface wave dispersion and receiver functions”, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 404 (2014): 43-53.
  • Perkins, Jonathan P., et al. “Surface uplift in the Central Andes driven by growth of the Altiplano Puna Magma Body”, Nature Communications 7.1 (2016): 1-10.
  • Comeau, Matthew J., et al. “Magnetotelluric images of magma distribution beneath Volcán Uturuncu, Bolivia: Implications for magma dynamics”, Geology 43.3 (2015): 243-246.
  • MacQueen, Patricia, et al. “Dissecting a Zombie: Joint analysis of density and resistivity models reveals shallow structure and possible sulfide deposition at Uturuncu Volcano, Bolivia”, Frontiers in Earth Science 9 (2021): 725917.