BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH BACK TO EXPLOSIVE
VOLCANISM RESEARCH AT ASU
Science, Geology December 2006 GPA: 3.73, Arizona State
Thesis Title: The Effects of Conduit Dynamics on Vulcanian Explosion
Science, Geology May 2003 GPA: 3.94
University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
in geology September 1999 – June 2001 GPA: 3.64
Wright State University, Dayton,
engineering group, AMEC Earth and Environmental, Inc., Tempe, AZ
A.B. S. Stephens, R. Teasdale,
R.S.J. Sparks, K. Diller, 2007.
Petrological constraints on the decompression history of magma prior to
Vulcanian explosions at the Soufrière Hills volcano, Montserrat.
J. of Volcanol. Geotherm. Res.
K.D., Clarke, A.B., Voight, B. Neri, A., 2006. Mechanisms for Conduit Plug Formation:
implications for Vulcanian explosions. Geophys. Res. Lett. 33,
Diller, K. A.B. Clarke,
B. Voight, A. Neri, (2005), Integrating Fragmentation Criteria
with Dynamic Conduit Models: the Significance of Syn-eruptive Bubble
Expansion in Vulcanian Explosions, Eos Trans. AGU, 86(52),
Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract V53A-1542.
A.B. Clarke, A. Neri, and B. Voight, 2005.
Inﬂuence of conduit processes on explosion dynamics:
Integrating ﬁeld data and numerical models. Soufrière Hills Volcano -- Ten-Years On
Scientific Conference. Montserrat, B.W.I.
Clarke, A., Neri, A, Macedonio, G., and Voight, B., Effects of
Conduit Flow Parameters on Vulcanian Explosion Characteristics, Eos Trans.
AGU, 84(46), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract V51E-0329, 2003.
Clarke, A. B., Voight, B., and Neri, A., Conduit
flow parameters and the impact they have on explosive eruptions,
International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's
Interior (IAVCEI) General Assembly, Pucon, Chile, 2004.
Clarke, A. B., Voight, B., and Neri, A., Influence
of Conduit Processes on Explosion Dynamics: Integrating Field Data and
Numerical Models, Soufrière Hills Volcano Ten Years On Conference,
Montserrat, B.W.I., 2005.
Department of Geological Sciences, Tempe,
August 2003 – October 2006
the subsurface parameters and conduit dynamics that control the style and
nature of explosive volcanic eruptions through quantitative modeling.
and utilize a numerical model of the flow of magma through a conduit.
code to generate plots and created animations of results of numerical
simulations of explosive eruptions.
results of numerical models to petrologic data derived from pumice samples
and video of volcanic eruption plumes in order to elucidate important
subsurface processes that are not easily measured.
thesis research for journal submission.
University of Colima
Faculty of Science, Colima, Mexico
May 2004 – August 2004
in the monitoring of the active Colima Volcano and analysis of collected
and analyzed field measurements of volcanic gases and thermal spectra.
water and gases related to geothermal springs.
ballistic impact craters from explosive eruptions.
University of Idaho
Upward Bound Math Science, Moscow,
June 2003 – August 2003
· Designed, organized, and taught a
3-week course in geology for 15 high school students.
· Created and led geology field trips
in Glacier and Yellowstone
National Park for 50
high school students.
· Coordinated and supervised group
Idaho Geological Survey, Moscow, ID
August 2001 – May 2002; August 2002 – May 2003
· Worked on the Abandoned Mine Lands
· Interpreted reports of geologically
surveyed abandoned mines.
· Input information into a U.S. Forest
Moderator, Volcano Listserv mailing list,
January 2005 – present: Maintain list of over 2,500 subscribers from
the international volcanological community. Manage dissemination of
Sally Ride Science Festival, March, 2005: Assisted in the planning,
organization, and teaching of two hands-on workshops for groups of 30
Volunteer, ASU Earth Science Day, October 2003
and October 2004: Organized volcanology booth for community outreach event.
Simulated and explained volcanic processes.
President, University of Idaho Chapter of
American Association of Petroleum Geologists, August 2002 – May 2003:
Organized and supervised meetings. Planned community service events.
Managed and delegated responsibility to a group of 15 people. Assisted
faculty representative to design a group field course.
Member, Associated Students of the University of Idaho Natural Resources Conservation Board,
November 2001 – May 2003: Teamed with other board members to plan,
organize, and carry out various community service projects on- and