Dr. Daniel Andrade

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Daniel is a volcanologist, working at Instituto Geofisico-EPN (Quito) since 1998 when he was an undergraduate student. He has had the opportunity to witness and actively participate during the response of volcanic crises related to the eruptions of Guagua Pichincha (1999-2000), Tungurahua (1999-2016), Reventador (since 2002), Cotopaxi (2015) and Sangay currently. His main interests are related to surface processes occurring at volcanoes as well as their long-term structural development, and a significant part of his research is related to the assessment of lahar hazards at Ecuadorean volcanoes. He has held the position of 'Profesor principal' at EPN since 2011.