Interests

physical volcanology: processes, experiments
explosive and non-explosive magma-water interaction, explosive volcanic processes, volcanic mass flows, magma physics, heat transfer, molten fuel coolant interaction (MFCI), thermal granulation

Publications

É. Macorps, A. H. Graettinger, G. A. Valentine, P.‑S. Ross, J. D. L. White, & I. Sonder, 2016: The effects of the host-substrate properties on maar-diatreme volcanoes: experimental evidence. Bulletin of Volcanology, vol. 78, page 1, doi:10.1007/s00445-016-1013-8 .

A. H. Graettinger, G. A. Valentine, & I. Sonder, 2016: Recycling in debris-filled volcanic vents. Geology, page G38081., doi:10.1130/G38081.1 .

B. Oddsson, M. T. Gudmundsson, I. Sonder, B. Zimanowski, & A. Schmid, 2016: Experimental studies of heat transfer at the dynamic magma ice/water interface, application to subglacially emplaced lava. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, doi:10.1002/2016JB012865 .

A. H. Graettinger, G. A. Valentine, I. Sonder, P.‑S. Ross, & J. D. L. White, 2015: Facies distribution of ejecta in analog tephra rings from experiments with single and multiple subsurface explosions. Bulletin of Volcanology, vol. 77, page 1, doi:10.1007/s00445-015-0951-x .

A. H. Graettinger, G. A. Valentine, & I. Sonder, 2015: Circum-crater variability of deposits from discrete, laterally and vertically migrating volcanic explosions: experimental evidence and field implications. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res., vol. 308, page 61, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2015.10.019 .

I. Sonder, A. H. Graettinger, & G. A. Valentine, 2015: Scaling multiblast craters: general approach and application to volcanic craters. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, vol. 120, page 6141, doi:10.1002/2015JB012018 .

G. A. Valentine, A. H. Graettinger, É. Macorps, P.‑S. Ross, J. D. L. White, É. Döhring, & I. Sonder, 2015: Experiments with vertically and laterally migrating subsurface explosions with applications to the geology of phreatomagmatic and hydrothermal explosion craters and diatremes. Bulletin of Volcanology, vol. 77, doi:10.1007/s00445-015-0901-7 .

A. H. Graettinger, G. A. Valentine, I. Sonder, P.‑S. Ross, J. D. L. White, & J. Taddeucci, 2014: Maar-diatreme geometry and deposits: Subsurface blast experiments with variable explosion depth. Geochem. Geophys. Geosys., vol. 15, page 740, doi:10.1002/2013GC005198 .

P. Dellino, F. Dioguardi, D. Mele, M. D’Addabbo, B. Zimanowski, R. Büttner, D. Doronzo, I. Sonder, R. Sulpizio, T. Dürig, & L. LaVolpe, 2014: Volcanic jets, plumes, and collapsing fountains: evidence from large-scale experiments, with particular emphasis on the entrainment rate. Bulletin of Volcanology, vol. 76, doi:10.1007/s00445-014-0834-6 .

D. C. Bowman, J. Taddeucci, K. Kim, J. F. Anderson, J. M. Lees, A. H. Graettinger, I. Sonder, & G. A. Valentine, 2014: The acoustic signatures of ground acceleration, gas expansion, and spall fallback in experimental volcanic explosions. Geophys. Res. Lett., vol. 41, page 1916, doi:10.1002/2014GL059324 .

G. A. Valentine, A. H. Graettinger, & I. Sonder, 2014: Explosion depths for phreatomagmatic eruptions. Geophys. Res. Lett., vol. 41, page 3045, doi:10.1002/2014GL060096 .

P.‑S. Ross, J. D. L. White, G. A. Valentine, J. Taddeucci, I. Sonder, & R. G. Andrews, 2013: Experimental birth of a maar-diatreme volcano. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res., vol. 260, page 1, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2013.05.005 .

C. I. Schipper, I. Sonder, A. Schmid, J. D. L. White, T. Dürig, B. Zimanowski, & R. Büttner, 2013: Vapour dynamics during magma-water interaction experiments: Hydromagmatic origins of submarine volcaniclastic particles (limu o Pele). Geophys. J. Int., vol. 192, page 1109, doi:10.1093/gji/ggs099 .

I. Sonder, A. H. Graettinger, & G. A. Valentine, 2013: Large-Scale Blast Experiments Examine Subsurface Explosions. Eos, vol. 94, page 337, doi:10.1002/2013EO39 .

J. Taddeucci, G. A. Valentine, I. Sonder, J. D. L. White, P.‑S. Ross, & P. Scarlato, 2013: The effect of pre-existing craters on the initial development of explosive volcanic eruptions: an experimental investigation. Geophys. Res. Lett., vol. 40, page 507, doi:10.1002/grl.50176 .

T. Dürig, I. Sonder, B. Zimanowski, H. Beyrichen, & R. Büttner, 2012: Generation of volcanic ash by basaltic volcanism. J. Geophys. Res., vol. 117, page B0120, doi:10.1029/2011JB008628 .

G. A. Valentine, J. D. L. White, P.‑S. Ross, J. Amin, J. Taddeucci, I. Sonder, & P. J. Johnson, 2012: Experimental craters formed by single and multiple buried explosions and implications for maar-diatreme volcanoes. Geophys. Res. Lett., vol. 39, page L2030, doi:10.1029/2012GL053716 .

C. I. Schipper, J. D. L. White, B. Zimanowski, R. Büttner, I. Sonder, & A. Schmid, 2011: Experimental interaction of magma and "dirty" coolants. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., vol. 303, page 323, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.01.010 .

M. Hobiger, I. Sonder, R. Büttner, & B. Zimanowski, 2011: Viscosity characteristics of selected volcanic rock melts. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res., vol. 200, page 27, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2010.11.020 .

I. Sonder, A. Schmid, R. Seegelken, B. Zimanowski, & R. Bütner, 2011: Heat source or heat sink: What dominates behavior of non-explosive magma-water interaction?. J. Geophys. Res., vol. 116, page B0920, doi:10.1029/2011JB008280 .

P. Dellino, R. Büttner, F. Dioguardi, D. M. Doronzo, L. L. Volpe, D. Mele, I. Sonder, R. Sulpizio, & B. Zimanowski, 2010: Experimental evidence links volcanic particle characteristics to pyroclastic flow hazard. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., vol. 295, page 314, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2010.04.022 .

P. Dellino, F. Dioguardi, B. Zimanowski, R. Büttner, D. Mele, L. L. Volpe, R. Sulpizio, D. M. Doronzo, I. Sonder, R. Bonasia, S. Calvari, & E. Marotta, 2010: Conduit flow experiments help constraining the regime of explosive eruptions. J. Geophys. Res., vol. 115, page B0420, doi:10.1029/2009JB006781 .

A. Schmid, I. Sonder, R. Seegelken, B. Zimanowski, R. Büttner, M. T. Gudmundsson, & B. Oddsson, 2010: Experiments on the heat discharge at the dynamic magma-water-interface. Geophys. Res. Lett., vol. 37, page L2031, doi:10.1029/2010GL044963 .

R. Büttner, P. Dellino, H. Raue, I. Sonder, & B. Zimanowski, 2006: Stress Induced Brittle Fragmentation of Magmatic Melts: Theory and Experiments. J. Geophys. Res., vol. 111, page B0820, doi:10.1029/2005JB003958 .

I. Sonder, R. Büttner, & B. Zimanowski, 2006: Non-Newtonian Viscosity of Basaltic Magma. Geophys. Res. Lett., vol. 33, page L0230, doi:10.1029/2005GL024240 .

Address & Contact

Ingo Sonder
Center for Geohazards Studies, Department of Geology
State University of New York
463 Hochstetter Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260 USA

phone: +1 716 645 6366
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