Abstracts / Presentations

  • Pitman, E. B., Patra, A. K., Nichita, C. C., Bauer, A. C., Sheridan, M. F., Bursik, M. I., 2003. Modeling Geophysical Mass Flows, AGU/EGS/EUG Spg Meet., Geophys Res Abstrs, 5, 07342
  • Patra, A. K.; Bauer, A. C.; Pitman, E. B.; Sheridan, M.F.; Bursik, M. Parallel adaptive numerical simulation of dry avalanches over natural terrain, AGU/EGS/EUG Spg Meet., Geophys Res Abstrs,5, 11982
  • Rupp, B., Bursik, M., Patra, A., Pitman, B., Bauer, A., Nichita, C., Saucedo, R., Macias, J., 2003, Simulation of Pyroclastic Flows of Colima Volcano, Mexico, Using the TITAN2D Program, AGU/EGS/EUG Spg Meet., Geophys Res Abstrs, 5, 12857
  • M.F. Sheridan, A.J. Stinton, A. Patra, B. Pitman, A. Bauer, C. Nichita, Evaluating Titan2d Mass-Flow Model Using The 1963 Little Tahoma Peak Avalanches, Mount Rainier, Washington AGU/EGS/EUG Spg Meet., Geophys Res Abstrs, 5, 14695
  • E. Bruce Pitman, Abani Patra, Andy Bauer, Mike Sheridan, Marcus Bursik, Modeling and Computing Geophysical Mass Flows, Proceedings Hyp2002, International Congress on Hyperbolic Problems and Applications.
  • E. Bruce Pitman, Abani Patra, Andy Bauer, Mike Sheridan, Marcus Bursik, Computing Debris Flows and Landslides Multicomponent and Multiphase Fluid Dynamics, Fourteenth U.S. National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Blacksburg, Va June 23-28, 2002
  • Abani K. Patra, Andrew Bauer, and Constantin Nichita, Developing High Resolution Simulations of Geophysical Mass Flows Using Solution Adaptive Methods, SIAM Computational Sciences and Engineering Conference, San Diego, February, 2003.
  • E. Bruce Pitman, Recent Developments in the Mathematical Modeling of Geophysical Mass Flows , SIAM Computational Sciences and Engineering Conference, San Diego, February, 2003.


  • M.F. Sheridan, C.L. Bloebaum, T. Kesavadas, A.K. Patra & E. Winer, Visualisation and communication in risk management of landslides, Risk 2002, ...
  • E. B. Pitman, C. Nichita, A. Patra, A. C. Bauer and M. Bursik, A Numerical Study of Granular Flows on Erodible Surfaces, to appear Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - Series B
  • E. Bruce Pitman, Abani Patra, Andy Bauer, Mike Sheridan, Marcus Bursik, Computing Debris Flows and Landslides, to appear Physics of Fluids.
  • Patra, A.K., Bauer, A.C., Nichita, C., Pitman, E.B., Sheridan, M.F. and Bursik, M., Parallel Adaptive Numerical Simulation of Dry Avalanches over Natural Terrain , in press J. Volcanic and Geothermal Research.
  • M.F. Sheridan, A.J. Stinton, A.K. Patra, E.B. Pitman, A.C. Bauer, and C.C. Nichita, Evaluating TITAN2D mass-flow model using the 1963 Little Tahoma Peak avalanches, Mount Rainier, Washington , in press Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research.
  • A. K. Patra , C. C. Nichita, A. C. Bauer, E. B. Pitman, M. Bursik and M.F. Sheridan, Parallel Adaptive Discontinuous Galerkin Approximation of the Debris Flow Equations, in review Computational Geoscience
  • Paliwal A. and Patra A. The least squares meshfree method for incompressible flows. Int. Journal Numerical Methods in Engineering, 2004. submitted.
  • M. Bursik. Effects of erosion on propagation of granular flows. In Geophysical Granular and Particle-Laden Flows, October 2003. Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge University, UK, World Wide Web. Invited Lecture.
  • M. Bursik, B. Martinez-Hackert, H. Delgado, and A. Gonzalez-Huesca. A smoothed-particle hydrodynamic automaton of landform degradation by overland flow. Geomorphology, 53(1,2):2544, 2003.
  • M. I. Bursik. Block and ash flows: volcanic granular flows. In G. Aguirre-Diaz, J. Macias-Vasquez, and C. Siebe, editors, Neogene-Quaternary Continental Margin Volcanism, volume 2 of Publicacion Especial, pages 8994, Mexico, D.F., January 2004. Instituto de Geologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico. Keynote Lecture (not refereed).
  • Geophysical Mass Flow Group. TITAN2D User Guide. University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, http://www.gmfg.buffalo.edu, 1.030814 edition, 2004. 25p.
  • C. Nichita, A. Webb, A. Patra, E.B. Pitman, B. Rupp, and M. Bursik. A model of erosional granular flows. Geophysical Research Letters. submitted.
  • A. Patra, E. B. Pitman, C. Nichita, K. Dalbey, M. Sheridan, and M. Bursik. Computational modeling of hazardous geophysical mass flows the titan toolset. In Geophysical Research Abstracts.
  • E. B. Pitman, C. C. Nichita, A. K. Patra, A. C. Bauer, M. Bursik, and A.Webb. A numerical study of granular flows on erodible surfaces. Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - Series B, 3(4):589599, 2003.
  • E.B. Pitman, C. Camil Nichita, Abani Patra, Andrew Bauer, Michael Sheridan, and Marcus Bursik. Computing debris flows and landslides. Physics of Fluids, 15(12):36383646, 2003.
  • R. Saucedo, J. Macias, and M. Bursik. Merapi-type pyroclastic flows of the 1991 eruption of Colima Volcano. Bulleting of Volcanology, 66:291306, 2004. Online: 9 Oct 2003.
  • R. Saucedo, J. L. Macias, M. I. Bursik, J. C. Mora, Juan Carlos Gavilanes,and Abel Cortes. Emplacement of pyroclastic flows during the 1998-1999 eruption of volcan de Colima, Mexico. In James F. Luhr, Vyacheslav M. Zobin, and Yuri A. Taran, editors, Volcan de Colima, Mexico, and its activity in 1997-2000, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, volume 117, pages 129153. 2002.
  • R. Saucedo, J.L. Macias, M.F. Sheridan, M.I. Bursik, and J.C. Komorowski. Modeling of pyroclastic flows of Colima Volcano, Mexico: implications for hazard assessment. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 2003. in press.
  • M.F. Sheridan, A.J. Stinton, B. Burkett, A. Patra, C.C. Nichita, and E.B. Pitman. Application of titan2d mass-flowmodel to potential hazards at tungurahua volcano, Ecuador. In Geophysical Research Abstracts.
  • Michael F. Sheridan, Bernard Hubbard, Marcus I. Bursik, Michael Abrams, Claus Siebe, Jose Luis Macias, and Hugo Delgado. Gauging short-term volcanic hazards at Popocatepetl. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 82(16):185, 188189, 2001.
  • A.J. Stinton, G. Delaite, B. Burkett, M. Sheridan, J.C. Thouret, and A. Patra. Titan2d simulated debris flow hazards: Arequipa Peru. Envi. Mod. Soft., 2004. submitted.
  • A. Webb, M. Bursik, A. Patra, C. Nichita, and B. Pitman. Erosion and its effects on geophysical granular avalanches. In Eos Trans. AGU, volume 84 of Fall Meet. Suppl., pages H31C0478. American Geophysical Union, December 2003.
  • E. B. Pitman, L. Le, A Two Fluid Model for Avalanche and Debris Flows

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