Full Name: 
Krippner, Janine
Volcanology Postdoctoral Researcher
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Department of Physical Sciences
College of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Health
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Marsh Hall

Originally from New Zealand, Janine recently completed her doctoral degree at the University of Pittsburgh where she studied pyroclastic flows from Shiveluch volcano in Kamchatka and from Mount St. Helens in Washington State. At Concord, Janine is working on a tephra (volcanic ash and pyroclastic deposits) project. She actively engages in volcano outreach on social media and has attracted more than 12 thousand followers on Twitter (@janinekrippner). She has also been interviewed many times by both print and broadcast media including the BBC News, CNN, Discovery Channel, NPR, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, National Geographic, and other media outlets around the world.


Ph.D. in volcanology, University of Pittsburgh (2017)
M.Sc. in volcanology, University of Waikato (2009)
B.Sc. in Earth Sciences, University of Waikato (2006)

Research Interests/Publications: 

Volcanology, pyroclastic flows, volcanic ash deposits (tephra), science communication.

Krippner, J.B., Belousov, A.B., Belousova, M.G., Ramsey, M.S., 2018. Parametric analysis of lava dome
collapse events and pyroclastic deposits at Shiveluch volcano, Kamchatka, using orbital visible and infrared
data. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 354: 115-129.

Krippner et al., 2018. Parametric analysis of lava dome-collapse events and pyroclastic deposits at Shiveluch-2.pdf


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