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Reviewed publications

A. Gerst, M. Hort, R. C. Aster, J. B. Johnson and P. R. Kyle.
The first second of volcanic eruptions from the Erebus volcano lava lake, Antarctica-Energies, pressures, seismology, and infrasound.
Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, pp. 3318-3340, 2013. doi:10.1002/jgrb.50234

L. Scharff, F. Ziemen, M. Hort, A. Gerst and J. B. Johnson.
A detailed view into the eruption clouds of Santiaguito volcano, Guatemala, using Doppler radar.
Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, B04201, 2012. doi:10.1029/2011JB008542

Alexander Gerst.
The First Second of a Strombolian Volcanic Eruption
Dissertation (Doctorate in Natural Sciences), Institute of Geophysics, University of Hamburg, Germany, 2010.
urn:nbn:de:gbv:18-4251 or → alternative download

J. Johnson, J. Lees, A. Gerst, D. Sahagian, N. Varley.
Long period earthquakes and co-eruptive volcano respirations captured with particle image velocimetry.
Nature, Nature, Vol. 456, No. 7220, 20. November 2008. doi:10.1038/nature07429

Alexander Gerst, Matthias Hort and Philip R. Kyle.
A 4D view of Strombolian eruptions and man-made explosions using multiple Doppler radar instruments.
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 177, No. 3, 2008. doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2008.05.022

Alexander Gerst and Martha K. Savage.
Seismic Anisotropy Beneath Ruapehu Volcano: A Possible Eruption Forecasting Tool.
Science, Vol. 306, No. 5701, p. 1543, November 2004. doi:10.1126/science.1103445

Alexander Gerst.
Temporal Changes in Seismic Anisotropy as a New Eruption Forecasting Tool?
Master's Thesis, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, March 2003.
http://hdl.handle.net/10063/13 (free) or → alternative download

Martha K Savage and Alexander Gerst.
Can changes in seismic anisotropy be used to predict volcanic eruptions?
New Zealand Earthquake Commission, Final report on project no. 01/459, 184p., Wellington, N.Z., 2003.

Abstracts / proceedings

Note: not updated past 2009

2009

A. Gerst, M. Hort, P.R. Kyle and M. Vöge.
Understanding the mechanics of Strombolian eruptions.
Proceedings of the 69th General Assembly of the German Geophysical Society (DGG) (in press), Kiel, Germany, March 2009.

2008

A. Gerst, M. Hort, P.R. Kyle and M. Vöge.
A Technique to Measure Energy Partitioning and Absolute Gas Pressures of Strombolian Explosions Using Doppler Radar at Erebus Volcano.
Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract V51E-2076, 2008.

J.B. Johnson, K.R. Jones, R. Aster, P.R. Kyle, W. McIntosh, A. Gerst.
Eruptions of Mount Erebus Volcano Constrained with Infrasound, Video, and Doppler Radar.
Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract V51E-2085, 2008.

Johnson, J.B, Sanderson, R., Lees, Ruiz, M., J.M., A. Gerst, Hort, M., Scharff, L., Varley, N., Sahagian, D.
Lava dome souffle: Long period earthquakes and co-eruptive volcano respirations captured with seismometers, video camera, and a Doppler radar.
Abstract volume of the IAVCEI 2008 General Assembly, Reykjavík, Iceland.

Chaput, J., Jones, K., Yarbrough, H., Zandomeneghi, D., Aster, R., Johnson, J., Kyle, P., McIntosh, W., Snelson, C., Oppenheimer, C., Gerst, A.
Seismological and related research at the Mount Erebus Volcano Observatory.
Seism. Res. Lett., 79, No. 2, p. 319, Annual Meeting of the Seismological Society of America, Sante Fe, NM, 2008.

Scharff, L., A. Gerst, Ziemen, F., Hort, M., Johnson, J. B.
Explosionen und deren Dynamik am Vulkan Santiaguito, Guatemala.
Proceedings of the 68th General Assembly of the German Geophysical Society (DGG), p. 248 (VU1), Freiberg, Germany, March 2008.

2007

A. Gerst, M. Hort, J.B. Johnson, and P.R. Kyle.
The Dynamics of a Strombolian Bubble Burst Derived From Doppler Radar.
Eos Trans. AGU, 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract V24B-06, 2007.

L. Scharff, A. Gerst, M. Hort, and J.B. Johnson.
The Dynamics of Explosions at Santiaguito Volcano, Guatemala.
Eos Trans. AGU, 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract V31E-0718, 2007.

J.B. Johnson, N. Varley, R. Sanderson, A. Gerst, J. Lees, M. Dalton, O. Marcillo, S. Every, J. Normand, M. Ruiz.
Eruption dynamics at the active Santiaguito Dome inferred from a multidisciplinary geophysical experiment.
Eos Trans. AGU, 88(23), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract V41B-07, 2007.

Gerst, A., Hort, M., Johnson, J. B. & Kyle, P.R.
The first second of a Strombolian eruption: Doppler radar and infrasound observations at Erebus volcano, Antarctica.
Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol 9, 07280, 2007.

A. Gerst, J. Deutscher, S. Hasenauer & the "Volcano haSAT team".
Volcano haSAT. Ein satellitengestütztes System zur schnellen Informationsgewinnung bei Vulkanausbrüchen und anderen Naturgefahren.
FFG Space Day conference, 27 March 2007, Vienna, Austria.
→Space Day website or →download

2006

A. Gerst, M. Hort, P. R. Kyle, M. Voege.
The First Second of a Strombolian Eruption: Velocity Observations at Erebus Volcano, Antarctica.
Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract V31G-04, 2006.

A. Gerst, M. Hort, P. R. Kyle.
The first second of a strombolian eruption. Velocity observations with Doppler radars.
Abstract Volume, International Workshop: The Physics of Fluid Oscillations in Volcanic Systems, Lancaster University, UK, September 2006.

A. Gerst, M. Hort, M. Vöge, P. Kyle
The first second of a strombolian eruption. Observations at Mt. Erebus volcano, Antarctica.
Proceedings of the 66th General Assembly of the German Geophysical Society (DGG), p. 410 (A84), Bremen, Germany, March 2006. →download

A. Gerst, M. Vöge, M. Hort, L. Scharff, S. Heimann, B. Müller
Quantitative observations of quarry blasts with Doppler Radar.
Proceedings of the 66th General Assembly of the German Geophysical Society (DGG), p. 548 (D74), Bremen, Germany, March 2006. →download

M. Hort, M. Vöge, A. Gerst, R. Seyfried
Der Aktivitätszustand von Vulkanen - was leisten Dopplerradarmessungen?
Proceedings of the 66th General Assembly of the German Geophysical Society (DGG), p. 131 (A48), Bremen, Germany, March 2006.

A. Gerst, M. Hort, M. Vöge.
Real-time 4D monitoring of eruptive processes with Doppler radars - a new tool for hazards mitigation and volcano science.
Proceedings of the 4th IAVCEI conference "Cities on Volcanoes" (COV4), p. 93 (IV-B), Quito, Ecuador, January 2006.

2005

Alexander Gerst and Martha K. Savage
Radikale zeitliche Änderungen der seismischen Anisotropierichtung am Mt. Ruahepu Vulkan.
Proceedings of the 65th General Assembly of the German Geophysical Society (DGG), p. 256 (SO28), Graz, Austria, February 2005.

2003

Alexander Gerst, Martha K. Savage, and Friedemann Wenzel
Seismic Anisotropy as an Eruption Forecasting Tool?
Proceedings of the 3rd IAVCEI conference "Cities on Volcanoes" (COV3), p. 48 (H-62), Hilo, Hawaii, July 2003. →download

Alexander Gerst and Martha K. Savage
Temporal Changes in Seismic Anisotropy After an Eruption at Mt. Ruapehu Volcano, New Zealand - A New Monitoring Technique.
Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 5, 04782, 2003; Presented at EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly, Nice, France, April 2003

M. Savage, E. Audoine, A. Gerst, M. Duclos, S. Hofmann, and K. Gledhill
Seismic Anisotropy Beneath the North Island, New Zealand.
Proceedings of the 10th International symposium on deep seismic profiling of the continents and their margins (SEISMIX), Taupo, New Zealand, p. 118, January 2003.

2002

Alexander Gerst and Martha K. Savage
Testing Changes in Seismic Anisotropy Associated With an Eruption at Mt. Ruapehu Volcano, New Zealand.
EOS Trans. AGU, 83(22): West. Pac. Geophys. Meet. Suppl., Abstract SE31C-03, 2002.

2000

Jürgen Mann and Alexander Gerst
New features of the Common Reflection Surface Stack (CRS Stack).
Annual Report of the Wave Inversion Technology (WIT) Consortium, 2000.

Mann, J. Hubral, P. Traub, B. Gerst, A. and Maier, H.
Macro-model independent approximative prestack time migration.
62th MTG. EUR. ASSOC. EXTL. GEOPHYS., Extended abstract, Session B-52, 2000.

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