Welcome to Dr. Yoshi's world!

Check out the recent UBC EOAS article on Colin Rowell, Mark Jellinek and I's ongoing study of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai eruption that occurred on January 15th:


Welcome to the world of Dr. Yoshi! My name is Johan Gilchrist (Yoshi is my nickname) and I am a volcanologist investigating the multiphase fluid dynamics of explosive volcanic eruptions, such as the 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helens, using a combination of field-, laboratory- and computer-based methods.

What does this mean? Check out my Research page to find out!

Curious about my inspirations? Check out my About page.

Want to learn about my science outreach activities? Check out my Outreach page.

Want to know what I do in my spare time? Check out my Adventures page.

Looking for my Curriculum Vitae? Check out my CV page.

Investigating the dynamics of volcanic jets with analog experiments in the lab

Observing a full day of eruptions at Sabancaya volcano, Peru on May 30, 2018

Contact Information

Dr. Johan Gilchrist (he/him/his)

Research Assistant

Dept. of Earth Sciences, University of Oregon

1272 University of Oregon

Eugene , OR 97403

jgilchr2 at uoregon.edu


Curriculum Vitae