Gregg J. Bluth

Gregg J. Bluth


  • Adjunct Professor, Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences
  • PhD, Pennsylvania State University
  • MS, Pennsylvania State University
  • BS, University of California, Berkeley

Links of Interest

Research Interests

  • Volcanic emissions of sulfur dioxide, for both individual eruptions and global-scale trends
  • Merging of wind trajectory models and remote sensing data to produce 3-dimensional reconstructions of drifting volcanic clouds
  • Study of gas and solid interactions within drifting volcanic clouds
  • Watershed geochemistry in the Lake Superior basin
  • Antarctic continental weathering under ice-free conditions, and the effect on marine geochemistry

Recent Publications

  • Bluth, G.J.S., J.M Shannon, I.M. Watson, A.F. Prata and V.J. Realmuto (2007) Development of An Ultra-violet Digital Camera for Volcanic SO2 Imaging. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 161, 47-56. Read More
  • Bluth, G.J.S. and S.L. Carn (2006, in review) Exceptional sulphur degassing from Nyamuragira volcano, 1979-2005. Submitted to International Journal of Remote Sensing, special issue on Volcano Remote Sensing. Read More
  • Rose, W.I. and G.J.S. Bluth (2005) Geohazards graduate study with the U.S. Peace Corps. Eos, 86, n. 34, p. 311. Read More
  • Gu, Y., W.I. Rose, D.J. Schneider, G.J.S. Bluth and I.M. Watson (2005) Advantageous GOES IR results for ash mapping at high latitudes: Cleveland eruptions 2001. Geophysical Research Letters, 32, doi: 10.1029/2004GL021651. Read More
  • Bluth, G.J.S. and W.I. Rose (2004) Observations of eruptive activity at Santiaguito volcano, Guatemala. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 136, 297-302. Read More
  • Bluth, G.J.S. and W.I. Rose (2004) Removal processes of volcanic ash particles from the atmosphere. In, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Volcanic Ash and Aviation Safety, June 21-24, 2004, Alexandria, VA. Read More
  • Watson, I.M., V.J. Realmuto, W.I. Rose, A.J. Prata, G.J.S. Bluth, Y. Gu, C.E. Bader, and T. Yu (2004) Thermal infrared remote sensing of volcanic emissions using the moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometer. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 135, 75-89. Read More