MSc Position: Volcanic Risk Assessment, Pacific Islands

MSc: From Twitter timeline to ashfall impacts: optimising rapid ashfall impact assessments for Pacific Island nations

University of Canterbury

Level: fully-funded MSc opportunity


The aim of this project is to improve rapid ashfall impact assessments in the Pacific Island nations, with a focus on the 2022 Hunga eruption in the Kingdom of Tonga. The project will involve field studies, geospatial and statistical analyses. 

The project will be based in the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Canterbury. Funding will cover tuition and enrolment fees and a $20,000 stipend.

Further details and how to apply are provided here.

Applications will remain open until 14 May 2023.

Contact: Dr James Williams