Károly Németh

Senior Research Officer, Current Position: Associate Professor
Volcanic Risk Solutions and Geological Hazards Research Unit
Massey University and King Abdulaziz University
E-mail: k.nemeth@massey.ac.nz
Page: http://volcanic.massey.ac.nz/aboutus/staff.html

Fields of interest:

  • physical volcanology,
  • volcano-sedimentology,
  • volcanic geomorphology,
  • volcanic petrology,
  • volcanic hazard management,
  • explosive volcanism, 
  • explosive and non-explosive magma – water interaction. 

     

 

Recent publications:

K. Németh and S.J. Cronin: 
Phreatomagmatic volcanoes at the rift-coast boundary of Ambae Island (Vanuatu, New Hebrides): implications for potential explosive volcanic hazards on ocean islands, 
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2008.08.011, (2008), [in press].

K. Németh, K. Goth, U. Martin, G. Csillag and P. Suhr: 
Reconstructing paleoenvironment, eruption mechanism and paleomorphology of the Pliocene Pula Maar, (Hungary), 
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research,doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2008.06.010, (2008), [in press]

K. Németh and S.J. Cronin: 
Volcanic craters, pit craters and high level magmatic feeding systems of a mafic island-arc volcano: Ambrym, Vanuatu, South Pacific, 
In: Structure and Emplacement of High-level Magmatic Systems, Thomson, K., Petford N. (Eds.), Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Vol. 302, (2008), pp. 85-99.

K. Németh, Z. Pécskay, U. Martin, K. Gméling, F. Molnár and S.J. Cronin: 
Hyaloclastites, peperites and soft-sediment deformation textures of a shallow subaqueous Miocene rhyolitic dome-cryptodome complex, Pálháza, Hungary, 
In: Structure and Emplacement of High-level Magmatic Systems, Thomson, K., Petford N. (Editors, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Vol. 302, (2008), pp. 63-86.

K. Németh, M.J. Haller, U. Martin, C. Risso and G. Massaferro: 
Morphology of lava tumuli from Mendoza (Argentina), Patagonia (Argentina), and Al-Haruj (Libya), 
Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie N.F., Vol. 52(2), (2008), pp. 181-194.

C. Risso, K. Németh, A.M. Combina, F. Nullo and M. Drosina: 
The role of phreatomagmatism in a Plio-Pleistocene high-density scoria cone field: Llancanelo Volcanic Field (Mendoza), Argentina,
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, Vol. 169(1-2), (2008), pp. 61-86. 

J. Wijbrans, K. Németh, U. Martin and K. Balogh: 
40Ar/39Ar geochronology of Neogene phreatomagmatic volcanism in the western Pannonian Basin, Hungary, 
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, Vol. 164(4), (2007), pp. 193-204. 

K. Németh and S.J. Cronin: 
Syn- and post-eruptive erosion, gully formation, and morphological evolution of a tephra ring in tropical climate erupted in 1913 in West Ambrym, Vanuatu, 
Geomorphology, Vol. 86(1-2), (2007), pp. 115-130. 


A. Auer, U. Martin and K. Németh:
The Fekete-hegy (Balaton Highland Hungary) “soft-substrate” and “hard-substrate” maar volcanoes in an aligned volcanic complex – Implications for vent geometry, subsurface stratigraphy and the palaeoenvironmental setting,
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, Vol. 159(1-3), (2007), pp. 225-245. 

U. Martin and K. Németh: 
Blocky versus fluidal peperite textures developed in volcanic conduits, vents and crater lakes of phreatomagmatic volcanoes in Mio/Pliocene volcanic fields of Western Hungary,
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, Vol. 159(1-3), (2007), pp. 164-178. 

U. Martin and K. Németh: 
How Strombolian is a “Strombolian” scoria cone? Some irregularities in scoria cone architecture from the Transmexican Volcanic Belt, near Volcan Ceboruco, (Mexico) and Al Haruj (Libya),
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, Vol. 155(1-2), (2006), pp. 104-118.

U. Martin and K. Németh:
Mio/Pliocene phreatomagmatic volcanism in the Western Pannonian Basin, 
Geologica Hungarica, Series Geologica, Budapest, Vol. 26, (2004), pp. 1-193. [ISBN 963-671-238-7]