Dr Hugh Tuffen

Reader in Volcanology

Research Overview

Hugh is a volcanologist supported by a Royal Society University Research Fellowship. He is fascinated by the power and beauty of volcanoes, and uses a combination of fieldwork, geochemical analysis, experimentation and modelling to investigate key eruption-controlling processes.

Selected Publications Show all 92 publications

Evidence for seismogenic fracture of silicic magma
Tuffen, H., Smith, R., Sammonds, P. 22/05/2008 In: Nature. 453, 7194, p. 511-514. 4 p.
Journal article

Exceptional mobility of an advancing rhyolitic obsidian flow at Cordon Caulle volcano in Chile: observations from Cordón Caulle, Chile, 2011-2013.
Tuffen, H., James, M., Castro, J., Schipper, C.I. 1/11/2013 In: Nature Communications. 4
Journal article

Magma degassing during subglacial eruptions and its use to reconstruct palaeo-ice thicknesses.
Tuffen, H., Owen, J., Denton, J. 04/2010 In: Earth-Science Reviews. 99, 1-2, p. 1-18. 18 p.
Journal article

Repeated fracture and healing of silicic magma generate flow banding and earthquakes?
Tuffen, H., Dingwell, D.B., Pinkerton, H. 12/2003 In: Geology. 31, 12, p. 1089-1092. 4 p.
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