Peer-reviewed Journals:


  • Dürig T., Gudmundsson M.T., Ágústsdóttir Th., Högnadóttir Th., Schmidt, L.S. (2022): The effect of wind and plume height reconstruction methods on the accuracy of simple plume models - a second look at the 2010 Eyjafjallajökull eruption. Bull. Volcanol. 84(3): 33. doi: 10.1007/s00445-022-01541-z
  • Ross  P.-S., Dürig T., Comida P.P., Lefebvre, N., White J.D.L., Andronico, D., Thivet, S., Eychenne, J., Gurioli, L. (2022): Standardized analysis of juvenile pyroclasts in comparative studies of primary magma fragmentation; 1. Overview and workflow. Bull. Volcanol. 84(1): 13. doi: 10.1007/s00445-021-01516-6
  • Comida P.P., Ross  P.-S., Dürig T., White J.D.L., Lefebvre, N. (2022): Standardized analysis of juvenile pyroclasts in comparative studies of primary magma fragmentation; 2. Choice of size fraction
    and method optimization for particle cross‑sections. Bull. Volcanol. 84(1): 14. doi: 10.1007/s00445-021-01517-5


  • Dürig T., Ross  P.-S., Dellino P., White J.D.L., Mele D., Comida P.P. (2021): A review of statistical tools for morphometric analysis of juvenile pyroclasts. Bull. Volcanol. 83(1): 79. doi: 10.1007/s00445-021-01500-0
  • Cole R.P., White J.D.L., Dürig T., Büttner R., Zimanowski B., Bowman M.H. Conway C.E. Leonard, G.S., Pure L.R., Townsend D.B. (2021): Controls on andesitic glaciovolcanism from field and experimental studies. Geology, 49 (9): 1069–1073. doi: 10.1130/G48735.1.


  • Dürig T., Schmidt, L.S., White J.D.L., Bowman, H.M. (2020): DendroScan – an open source tool to conduct comparative statistical tests and dendrogrammatic analyses on particle morphometry. Sci. Rep. 10:21682.
    doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-78698-0
  • Dürig T., White J.D.L., Zimanowski B., Büttner, R., Murch, A.P., and Carey, R.J. (2020) Deep-sea fragmentation style of Havre revealed by dendrogrammatic analyses of particle morphometry. Bull. Volcanol., 82:67.
    doi: 10.1007/s00445-020-01408-1
  • Dürig T., White J.D.L., Murch, A.P., Zimanowski B., Büttner, R., Mele, D., Dellino, P., Carey, R.J., Schmidt, L.S., and Spitznagel, N. (2020): Deep-sea eruptions boosted by induced fuel-coolant explosions. Nature Geosci. 13, 498-503. doi: 10.1038/s41561-020-0603-4
  • Dioguardi F., Beckett F., Dürig T. and Stevenson, J.A. (2020): The impact of eruption source parameter uncertainties on ash dispersion forecasts during explosive volcanic eruptions. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 125 (17), e2020JD032717. doi: 10.1029/2020JD032717


  • Dürig T., Bowman, M.H., White, J.D.L., Murch, A., Mele, D., Verolino A. and Dellino, P. (2019): PARTIcle Shape ANalyzer PARTISAN – an open source tool for multi-standard two-dimensional particle morphometry analysis. An. Geophys., 61, 31. doi: 10.4401/ag-7865
  • Verolino, A., White, J.D.L., Dürig, T. and Cappuccio, F. (2019): Black Point Pyroclasts of a Surtseyan eruption show no change during edifice growth to the surface from 100 m water depth. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res., 384, 85–102. doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2019.07.013


  • Dürig, T., Gudmundsson, M.T., Dioguardi, F., Woodhouse, M., Björnsson, H., Barsotti, S., Witt, T. and Walter, T.R. (2018): REFIR- A multi-parameter system for near real-time estimates of plume-height and mass eruption rate during explosive eruptions. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res., 360, 61-83. doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2018.07.003
  • Dumont, S., Sigmundsson, F., Parks, M.M., Drouin, V.J.P., Pedersen, G.B.M., Jónsdóttir, I., Höskuldsson, A., Hooper, A., Spaans, K., Bagnardi, M., Gudmundsson, M.T., Barsotti, S., Jónsdóttir, K., Högnadóttir, Th., Magnússon, E., Hjartardóttir, A.R., Dürig, T., Rossi, C. and Oddsson, B. (2018): Integration of SAR data into monitoring of the 2014-2015 Holuhraun eruption, Iceland: Contribution of the Icelandic Volcanoes Supersite and the FutureVolc projects. Front. Earth Sc., 6, 231. doi: 10.3389/feart.2018.00231


  • Müller, D., Walter, T.R., Schöpa, A., Witt, T., Steinke, B., Gudmundsson, M.T., and Dürig, T. (2017):High resolution digital elevation modelling from TLS and UAV campaign reveals structural complexity at the 2014 / 2015 Holuhraun eruption site, Iceland. Frontiers Earth Sci., 5,
  • Pedersen, G., Höskuldsson, A., Dürig, T., Thordarson, Th., Jonsdottir, I., Riishuus, M.S., Óskarsson, B.V., Dumont, S., Magnusson, E., Gudmundsson, M.T., Sigmundsson, F., Drouin, V., Gallagher, C., Askew, R., Guðnason, J., Moreland, W.M., Nikkola, P., Reynolds, H.I., and Schmith, J. (2017): Lava field evolution and emplacement dynamics of the 2014-2015 Holuhraun eruption, Iceland. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res., 340, 155-169, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2017.02.027
  • Dioguardi, F., Mele, D., Dellino, P., and Dürig, T. (2017): The terminal velocity of volcanic particles with shape obtained from 3D X-ray microtomography, J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res., 329, 41-53, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2016.11.013


  • Dioguardi, F., Dürig, T., Engwell, S.L., Gudmundsson, M.T., and Loughlin, S.C. (2016): Investigating source conditions and controlling parameters of explosive eruptions: some experimental-observational-modelling case studies; in: Updates in Volcanology - From Volcano Modelling to Volcano Geology, InTech, book edited by K. Nemeth, ISBN 978-953-51-2623-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2622-5.
  • Bonadonna, C., Cioni, R., Costa, A., Druitt, T., Phillips, J., Pioli, L., Andronico, D., Harris, A., Scollo, S., Bachmann, O., Bagheri, G., Biass, S., Brogi, F., Cashman, K., Dominguez, L., Dürig, T., Galland, O., Giordano, G., Gudmundsson, M.T., Hort, M., Höskuldsson, A., Houghton, B., Komorowski, J.C., Küppers, U., Lacanna, G., Le Pennec, J.L., Macedonio, G., Manga, M., Manzella, I., de’ Michieli Vitturi, M., Neri, A., Pistolesi, M., Polacci, M., Ripepe, M., Rossi, E., Scheu, B., Sulpizio, R., Tripoli, B., Valade, S., Valentine, G., Vidal, C., Wallenstein, N. (2016): MeMoVolc report on classification and dynamics of volcanic explosive eruptions, Bull. Volcanol. 78:84, doi:10.1007/s00445-016-1071-y
  • Gudmundsson, M.T., Jónsdóttir, K., Hooper, A., Holohan, E.P., Halldórsson, S.A., Ófeigsson, B.G., Cesca, S., Vogfjörd, K.S., Sigmundsson, F., Högnadóttir, T., Einarsson, P., Sigmarsson, O., Jarosch, A.H., Jónasson, K., Magnússon, E., Hreinsdóttir, S., Bagnardi, M., Parks, M.M., Hjörleifsdóttir, V., Pálsson, F., Walter, T.R., Schöpfer, M.P.J., Heimann, S., Reynolds, H.I., Dumont, S., Bali, E., Gudfinnsson, G.H., Dahm, T., Roberts, M., Hensch, M., Belart, J.M.C., Spaans, K., Jakobsson, S., Gudmundsson, G.B., Fridriksdóttir, H.M., Drouin, V., Dürig, T., Adalgeirsdóttir, G., Riishuus, M.S., Pedersen, G.B.M., van Boeckel, T., Oddsson, B., Pfeffer, M.A., Barsotti, S., Bergsson, B., Donovan, A., Burton, M., and Aiuppa, A. (2016): Gradual caldera collapse at Bárdarbunga volcano, Iceland, regulated by lateral magma, Science, 353(6926), doi:10.1126/science.aaf8988.
  • Andrews, R., White, J.D.L., Dürig, T., and Zimanowski, B. (2016): Simulating maar-diatreme volcanic systems in bench-scale experiments. J. Geol. Soc., 172(6),
  • Dragosics, M., Meinander, O., Jónsdóttir, T., Dürig, T., De Leeuw, G., Pálsson, F., Dagsson-Waldhauserová, P., and Thorsteinsson, Th. (2016): Insulation effects of Icelandic dust and volcanic ash on snow and ice. Arab. J. Geosci., 9, 126, doi:10.1007/s12517-015-2224-6
  • Montanaro, C., Scheu, B., Gudmundsson, M.T., Vogfjörd, K., Reynolds, H.I., Dürig, T., Strehlow, K., Rott, S., Reuschlé, T., Dingwell, D.B. (2016): Multidisciplinary constraints of hydrothermal explosions based on the 2013 Gengissig lake events, Kverkfjöll volcano, Iceland. Earth Planet. Sc. Lett., 434, 308-319, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.11.043


  • Dürig, T., Gudmundsson, M. T., Karmann, S., Zimanowski. B., Dellino, P., Rietze, M., and Büttner, R. (2015): Mass eruption rates in pulsating eruptions estimated from video analysis of the gas thrust–buoyancy transition – a case study of the 2010 eruption of Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland. Earth Planets Space 67(1), 180, doi:10.1186/s40623-015-0351-7
  • Gíslason, S.R., Stefánsdóttir, G., Pfeffer, M.A., Barsotti, S., Jóhannsson, Th.,  Galeczka, I., Bali, E., Sigmarsson, O., Stefánsson, A., Keller, N.S., Sigurdsson, Á., Bergsson, B., Galle, B., Jacobo, V.C., Arellano, S., Aiuppa, A., Jónasdóttir, E.B., Eiríksdóttir, E.S., Jakobsson, S., Guðfinnsson, G.H., Halldórsson, S.A., Gunnarsson, H., Haddadi, B., Jónsdóttir, I.. Thordarson, Th., Riishuus, M.,  Högnadóttir, Th., Dürig, T., Pedersen, G.B.M., Höskuldsson, Á., and Gudmundsson, M.T.(2015): Environmental pressure from the 2014–15 eruption of Bárðarbunga volcano, Iceland. Geochem. Perspect. 1, 84-93, doi: 10.7185/geochemlet.1509
  • Dürig, T., Gudmundsson, M. T., and Dellino, P. (2015): Reconstruction of the geometry of volcanic vents by trajectory tracking of fast ejecta-the case of the Eyjafjallajökull 2010 eruption (Iceland). Earth Planets Space 67 (1), 64, doi:10.1186/s40623-015-0243-x


  • Jordan, S. C., Dürig, T., Cas, R.A.F., and Zimanowski, B. (2014): Processes controlling the shape of ash particles: Results of statistical IPA. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res. 288, 19-27, doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2014.09.012
  • Dellino, P., Dioguardi, F., Mele, D., D’Addabbo, M., Zimanowski, B., Büttner, R., Doronzo, D. M., Sonder, I., Sulpizio, R., Dürig, T., and La Volpe, L. (2014): Volcanic jets, plumes and collapsing fountains: evidence from large-scale experiments, with particular emphasis on the entrainment rate. Bull. Volcanol. 76: 834, doi: 10.1007/s00445-014-0834-6
  • Andrews, R. G., White, J. D. L., Dürig, T., and Zimanowski, B. (2014): Discrete blasts in granular material yield two-stage process of cavitation and granular fountaining. Geophys. Res. Lett., 41 (2), 422-428;
    doi: 10.1002/2013GL058526


  • Spitznagel, N., Dürig, T., and Zimanowski, B. (2013): Trigger- and heat-transfer times measured during experimental molten-fuel coolant interactions. AIP Advances, 3, 102128; doi: 10.1063/1.4827023
  • Schipper, C.I., Sonder, I., Schmid, A., White, J.D.L., Dürig, T., Zimanowski, B., and Büttner, R. (2013):  Vapour dynamics during magma-water interaction experiments: Hydromagmatic origins of submarine volcaniclastic particles (limu o Pele).  Geophys. J. Int.  192 (3), 1109-1115; doi: 10.1093/gji/ggs099


  • Dürig, T., and Zimanowski, B. (2012):  "Breaking news" on the formation of volcanic ash: Fracture dynamics in silicate glasses.  Earth Planet. Sci. Lett.  335-336, 1; doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.05.001
  • Dürig, T., Sonder, I., Zimanowski, B., Beyrichen, H., and Büttner, R. (2012):  Generation of volcanic ash by basaltic volcanism.  J. Geophys. Res.  117, B01204; doi: 10.1029/2011JB008628
  • Dürig, T., Dioguardi, F., Büttner, R., Dellino, P., Mele, D., and Zimanowski, B. (2012):  A new method for the determination of the specific kinetic energy (SKE) released to pyroclastic particles at magmatic fragmentation: theory and first experimental results.  Bull. Volcanol.  74,  Number 4, page 895, doi: 10.1007/s00445-011-0574-9
  • Dürig, T., Mele, D., Dellino, P., and Zimanowski, B. (2012):  Comparative analyses of glass fragments from brittle fracture experiments and volcanic ash particles.  Bull. Volcanol.  74,  Number 3, page 691, doi: 10.1007/s00445-011-0562-0
  • Dürig, T. (2012). Fracture dynamics in silicate glasses. Doctoral Thesis, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg


Proceedings (excerpt, complete list >>here):

  • Dürig, T. (2021): The effect of wind on volcanic ash columns and impact on monitoring strategies with wind-affected plume models – demonstrated for Eyjafjallajökull 2010. Jarðfræðafélag Íslands (Geoscience Society of Iceland), Spring conference 12. mars 2021.
  • Dürig, T., White, J.D.L., Murch, A., Mele, D., Dellino, P., Spitznagel, N., Zimanowski, B., Büttner, R. and Carey, R.J. (2019): Driving mechanisms for production of ash during the ~1 km-deep Havre 2012 eruption, Kermadec arc – particles indicate high-rate fracturing and fuel-coolant interactions; Geophysical Research Abstracts. Vol. 21, EGU2019-7178
  • Dürig, T., White, J.D.L., Murch, A., Mele, D., Zimanowski, B., Büttner, R., Spitznagel, N. and Dellino, P. (2018): Deep submarine explosive eruptions? Exploring the driving mechanisms for production of ash during the ~1 km-deep Havre 2012 eruption, Kermadec arc; American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2018, Washington DC, V23J-0179 (Invited)
  • Dürig, T., White, J.D.L., Murch, A., Mele, D., Dellino, P., Spitznagel, N., Zimanowski, B., Büttner, R. and Carey, R.J. (2018): Exploring the driving mechanisms of the Havre 2012 eruption – a case study for deep submarine explosive eruptions;  Geophysical Research Abstracts. Vol. 20, EGU2018-10435-1
  • Dürig, T., Gudmundsson, M.T., Arason, Th., Björnsson, H., Barsotti, S., Ofeigsson, B., Pfeffer, M., Walter, T., Witt, T., Woodhouse, M., Phillips, J., Zimanowski, B., Marzano, F., Ripepe, M., Picciotti, E., Prata, F., Thomas, H., Bonadonna, C., Galle, B., Aiuppa, A., Sigmarsson, O., Höskuldsson, A., and Sigmundsson, F. (2016):  REFIR – The operational FutureVolc multi-parameter system providing a best estimate of mass eruption rate during ongoing eruptions in near real-time;  Geophysical Research Abstracts. Vol. 18, EGU2016-13437-1
  • Gudmundsson, M.T., Dürig, T., Larsen, G. (2016): Estimates of mass eruption rates in Icelandic eruptions 1913-2015; Geophysical Research Abstracts. Vol. 18, EGU2016-15709
  • Dürig, T., Gudmundsson, M., Högnadóttir, Th., Jónsdóttir, I., Gudbjörnsson, S., Lárusson, Ö., Höskuldsson, A., Thordarson, Th., Riishuus, M., and Magnússon, E. (2015): Estimation of lava flow field volumes and volumetric effusion rates from airborne radar profiling and other data: Monitoring of the Nornahraun (Holuhraun) 2014/15 eruption in Iceland; Geophysical Research Abstracts,
    Vol. 17, EGU2015-8519
  • Gudmundsson, M., Dürig, T., Höskuldsson, A., Thordarson, Th., Larsen, G., Oladottir, B., Högnadóttir, Th., Oddsson B., Björnsson, H., and Gudmundsdottir, E. (2015):  Eruption rates in explosive eruptions: Ground truth and models; Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 17, EGU2015-13265
  • Dürig, T., Gudmundsson, M., Karmann, S., Zimanowski, B., Dellino, P., Rietze, M., and Büttner, R. (2014): Dynamics of Individual Eruptive Pulses and their Contribution to the Total Mass Flux - Case Study of the 2nd Explosive Phase of the 2010 Eyjafjallajökull Eruption (Iceland); AGU Fall Meeting 15-19 December 2014 (San Francisco); V53E-08
  • Dürig, T. and IES Eruption Team (2014): Exploring the third dimension of Nornahraun: Methods to quantify the thickness of the lava field and first results; Geoscience Society of Iceland (Jarðfræðafélag Íslands) Fall Conference
  • Dürig, T., Gudmundsson, M., Karmann, S., Zimanowski, B., Dellino, P., Rietze, M., and Büttner, R. (2014): Dynamics of eruptive pulses – A case study of the second explosive phase of the 2010 Eyjafjallajökull eruption (Iceland); Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 16, EGU2014-4083-1
  • Dioguardi, F., Dürig, T., Büttner, R., Dellino, P.,and Zimanowski, B. (2011):
    Specific Kinetic Energy (SKE) Released to Pyroclastic Particles During Magmatic Fragmentation: Theory and Experiments; Conferenza A. Rittmann “PER GIOVANI RICERCATORI”,Miscellanea 9


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