Peer-reviewed Journals:


  • Dürig T., Fauria, K., Graettinger, A.H., Jutzeler, M., Smellie J.L. (2023): Editorial: Linking Subaqueous, Subglacial, and Subaerial Volcanism: How Water Influences Eruption Dynamics and Creation of Volcanic Products.  Front. Earth. Sci. 11, doi: 10.3389/feart.2023.1290315
  • Dürig T., Schmidt L.S., Dioguardi F. (2023): Optimizing mass eruption rate estimates by combining simple plume models. Front. Earth. Sci., 11,
    doi: 10.3389/feart.2023.1250686
  • Murch, A.P., White, J.D.L., Dürig, T., Nichols, A.R.L., Carey, R.J. (2023) Reconstructing the timing and conditions of fragmentation from water speciation in ash during a deep submarine eruption: 2012 eruption of Havre, Kermadec Arc, Lithos. 107432, doi: 10.1016/j.lithos.2023.107432
  • Hjartardóttir A.R., Dürig T., Parks M., Drouin V., Eyjólfsson V., Reynolds H.I., Einarsson P., Jensen E.H., Óskarsson B.V., Belart J., Ruch J., Gies N., Pedersen G.B.M. (2023): Pre-existing fractures and eruptive vent openings during the 2021 Fagradalsfjall eruption, Iceland. Bull. Volcanol., 85: 56.
    doi: 10.1007/s00445-023-01670-z
  • Dürig T., Gudmundsson M.T., Dioguardi F., Schmidt L.S. (2023): Quantifying the effect of wind on volcanic plumes: implications for plume modelling. J. Geophys. Res. 128(2): e2022JD037781. doi: 10.1029/2022JD037781
  • Cole R.P., White J.D.L., Baxter R.J.M , Bowman M.H., Dürig T., Fleming M., Pooley B., Farra Engineering Ltd, Ruz-Ginouves J., Gudmundsson M.T., Cronin S.J., Leonard G.S., Valentine G.A. (2022): A model volcanic fissure with adjustable geometry and wall temperature. Bull. Volcanol. 85: 15.
    doi: 10.1007/s00445-023-01627-2
  • Comida P.P., Ross P.-S., Zimanowski B., Büttner, R., Dürig T. (2023): Controls on juvenile ash morphologies in lava fountains: insights from laboratory experiments. Bull. Volcanol. 85: 23. doi: 10.1007/s00445-023-01637-0


  • 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
  • Hochfeld I., Hort M., Schwalbe E., Dürig T. (2022): Eruption dynamics of Anak Krakatau volcano (Indonesia) estimated using photogrammetric methods. Bull. Volcanol. 84(8): 73. doi: 10.1007/s00445-022-01579-z
  • Pedersen G.B.M., Belart J.M.C., Óskarsson B.V., Gudmundsson M.T., Gies N., Högnadóttir Th., Hjartardóttir A.R., Pinel V., Berthier E., Dürig T., Reynolds H.I., Hamilton C.W., Valsson G., Einarsson P., Ben‐Yehosua D., Gunnarsson A., Oddsson B. (2022): Volume, effusion rate, and lava transport during the 2021 Fagradalsfjall eruption: Results from near real‐time photogrammetric monitoring. Geophysical Research Letters 49(13) e2021GL097125. doi:10.1029/2021GL097125
  • 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 Sci., 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. Front. 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, more complete list >>here):

  • Dürig, T., White, J.D.L., Zimanowski, B., Büttner, R., Mele, D., Dellino, P., Schmidt L.S. (2023): Induced fuel-coolant interaction: how thermohydraulic explosion mechanisms work in deep-sea settings and how we can identify them. Abstract 350, IAVCEI General Assembly, 30 Jan - 3 Feb, Rotorua, New Zealand (invited talk).
  • Dürig, T., Gudmundsson, M.T., Dioguardi, F., Schmidt L.S. (2023): Strategies to improve the real-time mass eruption rate prediction quality of simple and fast plume models. Abstract 351, IAVCEI General Assembly, 30 Jan - 3 Feb, Rotorua, New Zealand.
  • 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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