Esau Participatory methods of incorporating scientific with traditional knowledge for volcanic hazard management on Ambae Island , Vanuatu

@inproceedings{Cronin2004EsauPM,
  title={Esau Participatory methods of incorporating scientific with traditional knowledge for volcanic hazard management on Ambae Island , Vanuatu},
  author={Shane Cronin and David R. Gaylord and Douglas T Charley and Brent V. Alloway and Sandrine Wallez and Wilhelm Job},
  year={2004}
}
Ambae Island is the largest of Vanuatu’s active volcanoes. It is also one of the nation’s potentially most dangerous, with 60 million m3 of lake-water perched at over 1340 m in the summit caldera and over the active vent. In 1995, small phreatic explosions, earthquake swarms and heightened gas release led to calls for evacuation preparation and community volcanic hazard awareness programs for the ~9500 inhabitants. Differences in perspective or world-view between the island dwellers adhering to… CONTINUE READING
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