Dr. Verity J. B. Flower

Dr. Verity J. B. Flower

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  • 301.614.6236
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 613
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: USRA
  • Current Projects

    Volcanology from Space: Exploiting NASA’s Earth Observing System (EOS) longevity and unique measurement capabilities to investigate active volcanism globally.

    Exploiting MISR data to compare ash particle characteristics in volcanic plumes generated by multiple volcanoes on the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia.

    Education

    Ph.D. (Geology) - Michigan Technological University, USA, 2015

    MSc (Applied Meteorology and Climatology) - University of Birmingham, UK, 2010

    BSc(Hons) (Environmental Hazards) - University of Portsmouth, UK, 2008

    Awards

    Best Senior Author Publication, NASA Earth Science Atmospheres Awards 2018.
    Award citation – For opening wide the door to Volcanology from Space, based on dedication, commitment to detail and a true love of remote-sensing science as applied to volcanoes.
     

    Publications

    Refereed

    Flower, V. J., and R. A. Kahn. 2018. "Karymsky volcano eruptive plume properties based on MISR multi-angle imagery and the volcanological implications." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18 (6): 3903-3918 [10.5194/acp-18-3903-2018]

    Flower, V. J., and R. A. Kahn. 2017. "Distinguishing Remobilized Ash From Erupted Volcanic Plumes Using Space-Borne Multiangle Imaging." Geophysical Research Letters, Onliine: [10.1002/2017gl074740]

    Flower, V. J., and R. A. Kahn. 2017. "Assessing the altitude and dispersion of volcanic plumes using MISR multi-angle imaging from space: Sixteen years of volcanic activity in the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia." Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 337: 1-15 [10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2017.03.010]

    Flower, V. J., T. Oommen, and S. A. Carn. 2016. "Improving global detection of volcanic eruptions using the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI)." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 9 (11): 5487-5498 [10.5194/amt-9-5487-2016]

    Flower, V. J., S. A. Carn, and R. Wright. 2016. "The impact of satellite sensor viewing geometry on time-series analysis of volcanic emissions." Remote Sensing of Environment, 183: 282-293 [10.1016/j.rse.2016.05.022]

    Telling, J., V. Flower, and S. Carn. 2015. "A multi-sensor satellite assessment of SO2 emissions from the 2012–13 eruption of Plosky Tolbachik volcano, Kamchatka." Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 307: 98-106 [10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2015.07.010]

    Flower, V. J., and S. A. Carn. 2015. "Characterising volcanic cycles at Soufriere Hills Volcano, Montserrat: Time series analysis of multi-parameter satellite data." Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 304: 82-93 [10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2015.07.035]

    Publications

    Refereed

    Flower, V. J., and R. A. Kahn. 2018. "Karymsky volcano eruptive plume properties based on MISR multi-angle imagery and the volcanological implications." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 18 (6): 3903-3918 [10.5194/acp-18-3903-2018]

    Flower, V. J., and R. A. Kahn. 2017. "Distinguishing Remobilized Ash From Erupted Volcanic Plumes Using Space-Borne Multiangle Imaging." Geophysical Research Letters Onliine [10.1002/2017gl074740]

    Flower, V. J., and R. A. Kahn. 2017. "Assessing the altitude and dispersion of volcanic plumes using MISR multi-angle imaging from space: Sixteen years of volcanic activity in the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia." Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 337 1-15 [10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2017.03.010]

    Flower, V. J., T. Oommen, and S. A. Carn. 2016. "Improving global detection of volcanic eruptions using the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI)." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 9 (11): 5487-5498 [10.5194/amt-9-5487-2016]

    Flower, V. J., S. A. Carn, and R. Wright. 2016. "The impact of satellite sensor viewing geometry on time-series analysis of volcanic emissions." Remote Sensing of Environment 183 282-293 [10.1016/j.rse.2016.05.022]

    Telling, J., V. Flower, and S. Carn. 2015. "A multi-sensor satellite assessment of SO2 emissions from the 2012–13 eruption of Plosky Tolbachik volcano, Kamchatka." Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 307 98-106 [10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2015.07.010]

    Flower, V. J., and S. A. Carn. 2015. "Characterising volcanic cycles at Soufriere Hills Volcano, Montserrat: Time series analysis of multi-parameter satellite data." Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 304 82-93 [10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2015.07.035]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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