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Asia

Indonesia

Le Guern, F., Tazieff, H., & Pierret, R. F. (1982) ‘An example of health hazard: people killed by gas during a phreatic eruption: Dieng Plateau (Java, Indonesia), February 20th 1979’, Bulletin Volcanologique, 45(2), 153-156.

Japan

Miyakejima island

Ishigami, A., Kikuchi, Y., Iwasawa, S., Nishiwaki, Y., Takebayashi, T., Tanaka, S. & Omae, K.

(2008) 'Volcanic sulfur dioxide and acute respiratory symptoms on Miyakejima island', Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 65(10), 701-707.

Iwasawa, S., Kikuchi, Y., Nishiwaki, Y., Nakano, M., Michikawa, T., Tsuboi, T., Tanaka, S., Uemura, T., Ishigami, A., Nakashima, H., Takebayashi, T., Adachi, M., Morikawa, A., Maruyama, K., Kudo, S., Uchiyama, I. & Omae, K. (2009) 'Effects of SO2 on Respiratory System of Adult Miyakejima Resident 2 Years after Returning to the Island', Journal of Occupational Health, 51(1), 38-47.

*Iwasawa, S., Michikawa, T., Nakano, M., Nishiwaki, Y., Tsuboi, T., Tanaka, S., Uemura, T., Milojevic, A., Nakashima, H., Takebayashi, T., Morikawa, A., Maruyama, K., Kudo, S., Uchiyama, I. & Omae, K. (2010) 'Nine-month observation of effects of SO2on the respiratory system in child Miyakejima citizens', Nippon Koshu Eisei Zasshi, 57(1), 39-43.

*Uno, H., Horiguchi, H., Omae, K., Uchiyama, I., Kudo, S. & Kayama, F. (2005) 'Effects of volcanic sulfur dioxide on reconstruction workers and residents returning to Miyake Island', Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi, 47(4), 142-8.

Sakurajima

Shinkura, R., Fujiyama, C. & Akiba, S. (1999) 'Relationship between ambient sulfur dioxide levels and neonatal mortality near the Mt. Sakurajima volcano in Japan', Journal of Epidemiology, 9(5), 344-349.

Uda, H., Akiba, S., Hatano, H. & Shinkura, R. (1999) 'Asthma-like disease in the children living in the neighborhood of Mt. Sakurajima', Journal of Epidemiology, 9(1), 27-31.

Wakisaka, I., Tominaga, K., Yanagihashi, T., Tomari, T. & Ando, T. (1987) 'The Distribution of atmospheric sulfur dioxide concentrations in the residential areas surrounding Mount Sakurajima, Japan', Medical Journal of Kagoshima University, 39(3), 163-172.

Wakisaka, I., Yanagihashi, T., Tomari, T. & Ando, T. (1988) 'Effects of volcanic activity on the mortality figures for respiratory diseases', Japanese Journal of Hygiene, 42(6), 1101-1110.

* Article in Japanese, English abstract.

Mt Unzen

Sasayama, H., Aoyagi, K., Tagawa, Y., Tagawa, M., Mori, K., Honda, S., & Takemoto, T. I. (2002) ‘The Effects of Volcanic Disaster on the Prevalence and Severity of Bronchial Asthma’, Acta medica Nagasakiensia, 47(1-2), 31-36.

Taiwan

Lin, C. H., Mao, I. F., Tsai, P. H., Chuang, H. Y., Chen, Y. J. & Chen, M. L. (2010) 'Sulfur-rich geothermal emissions elevate acid aerosol levels in metropolitan Taipei', Environmental Research, 110(6), 536-543.