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18 Years of Risk and Resilience: a ‘Forensic’ Analysis of Soufriere Hills Volcano and its Impacts

Edited by: Prof Jenni Barclay, Dr Christopher Kilburn

These papers outline new analyses of the interactions between social and physical systems during a long-lived volcanic crisis (Soufriere Hills Volcano, Montserrat). We use a 'forensic' approach where evidence is gathered across the physical, social, political and cultural changes that occurred in response to the perturbations initiated by the volcanic crisis. This was done as part of the UK ERSC and NERC funded STREVA project.


  1. Research

    Beyond the volcanic crisis: co-governance of risk in Montserrat

    Disaster risk governance is concerned with how institutions change in response to perturbations or, conversely, are able to remain static for long periods of time. In Montserrat, the volcanic eruption in 1995 ...

    Emily Wilkinson

    Journal of Applied Volcanology 2015 4:3

    Published on: 24 January 2015