Bo Galle

Professor at Chalmers, Space, Earth and Environment, Microwave and Optical Remote Sensing

Bo Galle is manager of the research group Optical Remote Sensing. He has 35 years experience in development and application of Optical Remote Sensing methods for atmospheric studies. During the last 10 years the focus has been on studies of gas emission from volcanoes. An important part of this work has been to act as coordinator of the EU-projects DORSIVA and NOVAC.

Source: chalmers.se

Projects

2015–2016

Deep carbon Degassing (DECADE)

Bo Galle Optical Remote Sensing
Department of Terrestrial Magnetism Carnegie Institution of Washington

2012–2016

A European volcanological supersite in Iceland: a monitoring system and network for the future (FUTUREVOLC)

Bo Galle Optical Remote Sensing
European Commission (FP7)

2014–2015

Studies of the gas emission from the Holuhraun volcanic eruption on Iceland

Bo Galle Optical Remote Sensing
Formas

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Publications

2017

Shallow system rejuvenation and magma discharge trends at Piton de la Fournaise volcano (La Réunion Island)

D. Coppola, A. Di Muro, A. Peltier et al
Earth and Planetary Science Letters. Vol. 463, p. 13-24
Journal article
2017

Multi-component gas emission measurements of the active lava lake of Nyiragongo, DR Congo

Nicole Bobrowski, Giovanni Giuffrida, Mathieu Yalire et al
Journal of African Earth Sciences. Vol. 134, p. 856-865
Journal article
2017

Effusive crises at Piton de la Fournaise 2014–2015: a review of a multi-national response model

A. J L Harris, N. Villeneuve, A. Di Muro et al
Journal of Applied Volcanology. Vol. 6 (1)
Journal article
2016

Linking SO2 emission rates and seismicity by continuous wavelet transform: implications for volcanic surveillance at San Cristbal volcano, Nicaragua

Alexander Vladimir Conde Jacobo, S. Bredemeyer, J. A. Saballos et al
International Journal of Earth Sciences. Vol. 105 (5), p. 1453-1465
Journal article
2016

Retrieval of absolute SO2 column amounts from scattered-light spectra: implications for the evaluation of data from automated DOAS networks

P. Lubcke, J. Lampel, Santiago Arellano et al
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques. Vol. 9 (12), p. 5677-5698
Journal article
2016

Magma degassing at Piton de la Fournaise volcano

A. Di Muro, N. étrich, P. Allard et al
Edited book
2016

First results of the Piton de la Fournaise STRAP 2015 experiment: multidisciplinary tracking of a volcanic gas and aerosol plume

Pierre Tulet, A. Di Muro, Aurélie Colomb et al
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions. Vol. 17 (8), p. 5355-5378
Journal article
2016

Long-term monitoring of SO2 quiescent degassing from Nyiragongo’s lava lake

Santiago Arellano, Mathiew Yalire, Bo Galle et al
Journal of African Earth Sciences. Vol. 134, p. 866-873
Journal article
2016

Seasonal and diurnal patterns in the dispersion of SO2 from Mt. Nyiragongo

A. Dingwell, A. Rutgersson, B. Claremar et al
Atmospheric Environment. Vol. 132, p. 19-29
Journal article
2016

Turmoil at Turrialba Volcano (Costa Rica): Degassing and eruptive processes inferred from high-frequency gas monitoring

J. M. De Moor, A. Aiuppa, G. Avard et al
Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth. Vol. 121 (8), p. 5761-5775
Journal article
2016

Balloon-borne measurement of the aerosol size distribution from an Icelandic flood basalt eruption

D. Vignelles, T. J. Roberts, E. Carboni et al
Earth and Planetary Science Letters. Vol. 453, p. 252-259
Journal article
2015

Monitoring gas emissions can help forecast volcanic eruptions

C. Kern, J. Maarten De Moor, Bo Galle
Eos. Vol. 96 (17), p. 6-
Conference contribution
2015

SO2 degassing at Tungurahua volcano (Ecuador) between 2007 and 2013: Transition from continuous to episodic activity

Silvana Hidalgo, Jean Battaglia, Santiago Arellano et al
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. Vol. 298, p. 1-14
Journal article
2015

High emission rate of sulfuric acid from Bezymianny volcano, Kamchatka

M. Zelenski, Y. Taran, Bo Galle
Geophysical Research Letters. Vol. 42 (17), p. 7005-7013
Journal article
2015

Gas emission strength and evolution of the molar ratio of BrO/SO2 in the plume of Nyiragongo in comparison to Etna

N. Bobrowski, R. von Glasow, G. B. Giuffrida et al
Journal of Geophysical Research. Vol. 120 (1), p. 277-291
Journal article
2015

Environmental pressure from the 2014–15 eruption of Bárðarbunga volcano, Iceland

S.R. Gislason, G. Stefánsdóttir, M.A. Pfeffer et al
Geochemical Perspectives Letters. Vol. 1 (2015), p. 84 - 93
Journal article
2014

SO2 degassing from Turrialba Volcano linked to seismic signatures during the period 2008-2012

Alexander Vladimir Conde Jacobo, S. Bredemeyer, E. Duarte et al
International Journal of Earth Sciences. Vol. 103 (7), p. 1983-1998
Journal article
2014

BrO/SO2 molar ratios from scanning DOAS measurements in the NOVAC network

Peter Lübcke, Nicole Bobrowski, Santiago Arellano et al
Solid Earth. Vol. 5 (1), p. 409-424
Journal article
2014

Measurements of volcanic SO2 and CO2 fluxes by combined DOAS, Multi-GAS and FTIR observations: a case study from Turrialba and Telica volcanoes

Alexander Vladimir Conde Jacobo, P. Robidoux, G. Avard et al
International Journal of Earth Sciences. Vol. 103 (8), p. 2335-2347
Journal article
2014

A rapid deployment instrument network for temporarily monitoring volcanic SO2 emissions - a study case from Telica volcano

Alexander Vladimir Conde Jacobo, Daniel Nilsson, Bo Galle et al
Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems. Vol. 3, p. 127-134
Journal article
2014

Gas measurements from the Costa Rica-Nicaragua volcanic segment suggest possible along-arc variations in volcanic gas chemistry

A. Aiuppa, P. Robidoux, G. Tamburello et al
Earth and Planetary Science Letters. Vol. 407, p. 134-147
Journal article
2014

Erratum to: Measurements of volcanic SO2 and CO2 fluxes by combined DOAS, Multi-GAS and FTIR observations: a case study from Turrialba and Telica volcanoes (Int J Earth Sci (Geol Rundsch), 10.1007/s00531-014-1040-7)

Alexander Vladimir Conde Jacobo, P. Robidoux, G. Avard et al
International Journal of Earth Sciences. Vol. 103 (8), p. 2349-
Journal article
2014

Multidisciplinary observations of the 2011 explosive eruption of Telica volcano, Nicaragua: Implications for the dynamics of low-explosivity ash eruptions

H. Geirsson, M. Rodgers, P. LaFemina et al
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. Vol. 271, p. 55-69
Journal article
2014

Detailed multidisciplinary monitoring reveals pre- and co-eruptive signals at Nyamulagira volcano (North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo)

Benoît Smets, Nicolas d'Oreye, François Kervyn et al
Bulletin of Volcanology. Vol. 76 (787)
Journal article
2014

BrO/SO2 molar ratios from scanning DOAS measurements in the NOVAC network

Peter Lübcke, Nicole Bobrowski, Santiago Arellano et al
Solid Earth. Vol. 5 (1), p. 409-424
Journal article
2013

NO2 fluxes from Tijuana using a mobile mini-DOAS during Cal-Mex 2010

Claudia Rivera, H. Barrera, M. Grutter et al
Atmospheric Environment. Vol. 70, p. 532-539
Journal article
2012

Variations in gas emissions in correlation with lava lake level changes at Nyiragono volcano, DR Congo

Nicole Bobrowski, Giovanni Giuffrida, Mathew Yalire et al
Geophysical Research Abstracts. Vol. 14
Paper in proceedings
2012

Inventory of gas flux measurements from volcanoes of the global Network for Observation of Volcanic and Atmospheric Change (NOVAC)

Bo Galle, Santiago Arellano
Geophysical Research Abstracts. Vol. 14
Paper in proceedings
2012

Continuous SO2 flux measurements for Vulcano Island, Italy

F. Vita, S. Inguaggiato, N. Bobrowski et al
Annals of Geophysics. Vol. 55 (2), p. 301-308
Journal article
2012

Bromine monoxide evolution in early plumes of Mutnovsky and Gorely (Kamchatka, Russia)

Nicole Bobrowski, Leif Vogel, Ulrich Platt et al
Geophysical Research Abstracts. Vol. 14
Conference poster
2011

Spectroscopic Observation of Volcanic Emissions – Status and Future Trends

U. Platt, N. Bobrowski, Bo Galle
Paper in proceedings
2011

Early in-flight detection of SO2 via Differential Optical Absorption Spectroscopy: a feasible aviation safety measure to prevent potential encounters with volcanic plumes

L. Vogel, Bo Galle, C. Kern et al
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques. Vol. 4 (9), p. 1785-1804
Journal article
2011

NOVAC – Network for Observation of Volcanic and Atmospheric Change, recent developments and present status

Bo Galle, U. Platt, M. Van Roozendael et al
Paper in proceedings
2011

Gas emission measurements of the active lava lake of Nyiragongo, DR Congo

N. Bobrowski, G.B. Giuffrida, D. Tedesco et al
Paper in proceedings
2011

NOVAC - Network for Observation of Volcanic and Atmospheric Change

Bo Galle, H. Delgado, G. Garzon et al
Report
2010

Network for Observation of Volcanic and Atmospheric Change (NOVAC)-A global network for volcanic gas monitoring: Network layout and instrument description

Bo Galle, Mattias Erik Johansson, Claudia Rivera et al
Journal of Geophysical Research. Vol. 115 (D5), p. Art. no. D05304-
Journal article
2010

On quantum leaps, Michelson and eruptions: Solar FTS detection of volcanic gas emissions

Santiago Arellano, Bo Galle, M. Kihlman et al
Conference contribution
2010

Presentations about data analysis related with the NOVAC project

Santiago Arellano, Bo Galle, Patrik Norman et al
Conference contribution
2010

Long-term observations of SO2 gas emission rates from Nyiragongo volcano (RD Congo) during 2004-2009

Santiago Arellano, M. Yalire, Bo Galle et al
Conference poster
2010

Early in-flight detection of SO2 via Differential Optical Absorption Spectroscopy: A feasible aviation safety measure to prevent potential encounters with volcanic plumes

L. Vogel, Bo Galle, C. Kern et al
American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2010, San Francisco, CA, USA, 13 - 17 December 2010 (Abstract #966076)
Conference contribution
2010

Long-term observations of SO2 gas emission rates from Nyiragongo volcano (RD Congo) during 2004-2009

M. Yalire, Bo Galle, Santiago Arellano et al
European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 12, EGU2010-5223-2, Vienna, Austria, May 2010. Vol. 12 (EGU2010-5223-2)
Conference contribution
2010

Halogen/sulphur variations over the active lava lake of Nyiragongo

G Giuffrida, N. Brobrowski, D. Tedesco et al
American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2010, San Francisco, CA, USA, 13 - 17 December 2010 (Abstract #966546)
Conference poster
2010

Distinguishing between potential eruptive styles at Tungurahua volcano using seismic and SO2 fluxes data

Silvana Hidalgo, J. Bourquin, P. Palacios et al
American Geophysical Union Meeting of the Americas, Foz de Iguassu, Brasil, August 2010 (Abstract #NH33A-01)
Conference contribution
2009

The Dual-Beam mini-DOAS technique - measurements of volcanic gas emission, plume height and plume speed with a single instrument

Mattias Erik Johansson, Bo Galle, Yan Zhang et al
Bulletin of Volcanology. Vol. 71, p. 747-751
Journal article
2009

A national landfill methane budget for Sweden based on field measurements, and an evaluation of IPCC models

G. Borjesson, Jerker Samuelsson, J. Chanton et al
Tellus, Series B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology. Vol. 61 (2), p. 424-435
Journal article
2009

Observations of high rates of NO2-HONO conversion in the nocturnal atmospheric boundary layer in Kathmandu, Nepal

Yu Yong, Bo Galle, A. Panday et al
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. Vol. 9 (17), p. 6401-6415
Journal article
2009

Tomographic reconstruction of gas plumes using scanning DOAS

Mattias Erik Johansson, Bo Galle, Claudia Rivera et al
Bulletin of Volcanology. Vol. 71 (10), p. 1169-1178
Journal article
2009

Prospects of a global network for studies of volcanic plumes

Santiago Arellano, Bo Galle
Conference contribution
2009

Tomographic reconstruction of gas plumes using scanning DOAS

Mattias Erik Johansson, Bo Galle, Claudia Rivera et al
Bulletin of Volcanology. Vol. 71 (10), p. 1169-1178
Journal article
2009

Mobile mini-DOAS measurement of the outflow of NO2 and HCHO from Mexico City

Mattias Erik Johansson, Claudia Rivera, Benjamin de Foy et al
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. Vol. 9, p. 5647-5653
Journal article
2009

Tula industrial complex (Mexico) emissions of SO2 and NO2 during the MCMA 2006 field campaign using a mobile mini-DOAS system

Claudia Rivera, Gustavo Sosa, Henry Wöhrnschimmel et al
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. Vol. 9, p. 6351-6361
Journal article
2009

Validation of optical remote sensing measurement strategies applied to industrial gas emissions

Claudia Rivera, Jose Antonio García, Bo Galle et al
International Journal of Remote Sensing. Vol. 30 (12), p. 3191-3204
Journal article
2008

Quantification of total emission of air pollutants from Beijing using mobile mini-DOAS

Mattias Erik Johansson, Bo Galle, T. Yu et al
Atmospheric Environment. Vol. 42 (29), p. 6926-6933
Journal article
2008

SO2 emissions from active volcanoes measured simultaneously by COSPEC and mini-DOAS

J. Barrancos, J.I. Rosello, D. Calvo et al
Pure Applied Geophysics. Vol. 165, p. 115-133
Journal article
2008

On the fine structure of SO2 outgassing of Tungurahua volcano. A multi-parametrical measuring approach.

Santiago Arellano, Silvana Hidalgo, F. Vásconez et al
Conference contribution
2008

Quantification of total emission of air pollutants from Beijing using mobile mini-DOAS

Mattias Erik Johansson, Bo Galle, T. Yu et al
Atmospheric Environment. Vol. 42 (29), p. 6926-6933
Journal article
2008

Monocyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in Kathmandu during the winter season

Y. Yu, A. Panday, E. Hodson et al
Water Air and Soil Pollution. Vol. 191 (1-4), p. 71-81
Journal article
2007

Photochemical modelling in the Po basin with focus on formaldehyde and ozone

L. Liu, F. Flatoy, C. Ordonez et al
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. Vol. 7, p. 121-137
Journal article
2007

Monocyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Kathmandu during the winter season?

Y. Yu, A. Panday, B. Hodson et al
Water, Air & Soil Pollution, Springer, Netherlands (10.1007/s11270-007-9607-6)
Journal article
2007

Anomalous emissions of SO2 during the recent eruption of Santa Ana volcano, El Salvador, Central America

R. Olmos, J. Barrancos, Claudia Rivera et al
Pure and Applied Geophysics. Vol. 164 (12), p. 2489-2506
Journal article
2006

Photochemical modeling in the Po basin with focus on formaldehyde and ozone

L. Liu, F. Flatoy, C. Ordones et al
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions. Vol. 6, p. 5057-5094
Journal article
2006

Modelling constraints on the emission inventory and on vertical diffusion for CO and SO2 in the Mexico City Metropolitan Area using Solar FTIR and zenith UV spectroscopy

B. de Foy, W. Lei, M. Zavala et al
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions. Vol. 6, p. 6125-6181
Journal article
2006

Development of Optical Remote Sensing Instruments for Volcanological Applications

Bo Galle, U. Platt, C. Oppenheimer et al
Report
2006

Method for measuring of gaseous emissions and/or flux

Bo Galle, Johan Mellqvist
Patent
2006

Understanding eruptive behavior by coupling SO2 emission and seismicity data at Popocatépetl volcano (México)

Claudia Rivera, Bo Galle, H. Delgado Granados et al
Conference poster
2006

Network for Observation of Volcanic and Atmospheric Change

Bo Galle, U. Platt, M. Van Roozendael et al
Conference poster
2005

Remote Sensing at the Department of Radio and Space Science, Chalmers University of Technology

Jan Askne, Gunnar Elgered, Bo Galle et al
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Newsletter (136), p. 11-18
Magazine article
2005

Development of optical remote sensing instruments for volcanological applications: -results from the EU-project DORSIVA

Bo Galle, L. Alonso, Deliang Chen et al
Geophysical Research Abstracts. Vol. 7 (07819)
Journal article
2005

Intercomparison of four different in-situ techniques for ambient formaldehyde measurements in an urban air

C. Hak, I. Pundt, S. Trick et al
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions. Vol. 5, p. 2897-2945
Journal article
2005

Network for Observation of Volcanic and Atmospheric Change, Description of Work

Bo Galle, U Platt, M Van Roozendael et al
Report
2005

Method for measurements of gas emission and gas flux

Bo Galle, Johan Mellqvist
Patent
2005

Separation of emitted and photochemical formaldehyde in Mexico City using a statistical analysis and a new pair of gas phase tracers

A. Garcia, R. Volkamer, L. T. Molina et al
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions. Vol. 5 (2005), p. 11583-11615
Journal article
2004

Emission of Hexanal and Carbon Monoxide from Storage of Wood Pellets

U.R.A. Svedberg, Bo Galle, H-E. Högberg et al
Annals of Occupational Hygiene. Vol. 48 (4), p. 339-349
Journal article
2004

Mobile column measurements of CO in megacities

Johan Mellqvist, Bo Galle, Jerker Samuelsson et al
Proceedings of the XVIII Quadrennial Ozone Symposium, June 2004, Kos, Greece, ed. C. Zerefos, II. ISBN/ISSN: 960-630-103-6, p. 613-
Paper in proceedings
2004

Mobile Measurements of Atmospheric CO Columns in Megacities, Using a Mid Resolution Infrared Spectrometer and a Rapid Solar Tracker

Johan Mellqvist, Bo Galle, Jerker Samuelsson et al
Proceedings of the Quadrennial Ozone Symposium, June 2004, Kos, Greece, ed. C. Zerefos. Vol. II, p. 999-1000
Paper in proceedings
2004

Observation of Carbon Disulfide by Differential Optical Absorption Spectroscopy in Shanghai

Yu Yong, A. Geyer, P. Xia et al
Geophysical Research Letters. Vol. 109 (11), p. L11107-
Journal article