Articles | Volume 12, issue 1
Solid Earth, 12, 119–139, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-12-119-2021

Special issue: Volcano geology and field observations aimed at validation...

Solid Earth, 12, 119–139, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-12-119-2021

Research article 20 Jan 2021

Research article | 20 Jan 2021

Reproducing pyroclastic density current deposits of the 79 CE eruption of the Somma–Vesuvius volcano using the box-model approach

Alessandro Tadini et al.

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In this paper we test a simplified numerical model for pyroclastic density currents or PDCs (mixtures of hot gas, lapilli and ash moving across the landscape under the effect of gravity). The aim is quantifying the differences between real and modelled deposits of some PDCs of the 79 CE eruption of Vesuvius, Italy. This step is important because in the paper it is demonstrated that this simplified model is useful for constraining input parameters for more computationally expensive models.