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Volcanoes

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ISBN-10: 1552976831

ISBN-13: 9781552976838

Edition: 2003

Authors: Jay Hyams, Mauro Rosi, Luca Lupi, Paolo Papale, Marco Stoppato

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Volcanoes are spectacular reminders of the internal dynamics of our planet. In this fully illustrated colour guide to 100 of the most active volcanoes in the world a team of vulcanologists addresses the problems of predicting eruptions and how to minimize the risks when viewing them.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date: 3/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.75" wide x 7.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Mauro Rosi teaches the physics of volcanism at the University of Pisa. He studies and explores volcanoes throughout the world, particularly in the Andes. He is a member of the editorial committee of the magazine Bulletin of Volcanology and is studying volcanic risk in Italy for the Department of Civil Protection.Paolo Papale is a researcher in volcanology at the National Institute of Geophysics and the Department of Earth Sciences at Pisa; his primary field is the computerized simulation of eruptions. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research.Luca Lupi is founder of Vulcano Esplorazioni, which studies volcanoes and organizes scientific-naturalistic…    

Mauro Rosi teaches the physics of volcanism at the University of Pisa. He studies and explores volcanoes throughout the world, particularly in the Andes. He is a member of the editorial committee of the magazine Bulletin of Volcanology and is studying volcanic risk in Italy for the Department of Civil Protection.Paolo Papale is a researcher in volcanology at the National Institute of Geophysics and the Department of Earth Sciences at Pisa; his primary field is the computerized simulation of eruptions. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research.Luca Lupi is founder of Vulcano Esplorazioni, which studies volcanoes and organizes scientific-naturalistic…    

Mauro Rosi teaches the physics of volcanism at the University of Pisa. He studies and explores volcanoes throughout the world, particularly in the Andes. He is a member of the editorial committee of the magazine Bulletin of Volcanology and is studying volcanic risk in Italy for the Department of Civil Protection.Paolo Papale is a researcher in volcanology at the National Institute of Geophysics and the Department of Earth Sciences at Pisa; his primary field is the computerized simulation of eruptions. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research.Luca Lupi is founder of Vulcano Esplorazioni, which studies volcanoes and organizes scientific-naturalistic…    

Preface
Introduction
The Geodynamic Structure of the Earth
Ocean-ridge Volcanoes
Continental Rift Volcanoes
Continental-margin Volcanoes
Island-arc volcanoes
Hot-spot volcanoes
The Internal Structure of the Earth
Magma
Chemical Composition
Magmatic Series
Intrusive Rocks and Volcanic Rocks
The Chemical Evolution of Magma
Criteria of Classification of Magmatic Rocks
Classification of Magmatic Intrusive Rocks
Classification of Volcanic Magmatic Rocks
Magmatic Gases
Properties of Magmas
Saturation by Volatile Elements
Density of Magma
Viscosity of Magma
Volcanic Eruptions
Effusive Activity
Products of Effusive Activity
Lava Flows and Lava Domes
Undersea Effusive Activity
Explosive Activity
Factors Controlling Explosive Activity
Classification of Explosive Eruptions
The Plinian Eruption Column: Convective Clouds and Collapsing Clouds
Pelean Eruptions
The Products of Explosive Volcanic Activity
Deposits of Explosive Activity
Ignimbrite
Eruptions with the Interaction of Water and Their Products
Hydrothermal Activity
Lahars
Volcanic Structures
Volcanic Cones
Craters and Calderas
Volcanic Necks
Volcano Monitoring
Volcanic Risk
Monitoring Volcanoes
Methods of Volcano Monitoring
Volcanic Seismic Activity
Surface Deformation
Geochemical Analysis of Fluids
Determining Volcanic Danger
The Volcanologist
The "Classic" Volcanologist
The Geochemist
The Geophysicist
The Experimental Volcanologist
The Computer Analyst
Symbols
Europe
Campi Flegrei, Italy
Somma, Vesuvius, Italy
Stromboli, Italy
Vulcano, Italy
Etna, Italy
Santorini, Greece
Nisryos, Greece
Pico, Azores, Portugal
Agua de Pau, Azores, Portugal
Hierro, Canaries, Spain
Tenerife, Canaries, Spain
Snaefellsj�kul, Iceland
Surtsey, Iceland
Heimaey, Iceland
Hekla, Iceland
Grimsv�ton, Iceland
Laki, Iceland
Askja, Iceland
Krafla, Iceland
Herdubried, Iceland
Africa
Erta Ale, Ethiopia
Ol Doinyo Lengai, Tanzania
Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Nyirangongo, Congo
Piton de la Fournaise, R�union
Asia and Oceania
White Island, New Zealand
Tarawera, New Zealand
Tongariro, New Zealand
Ruapehu, New Zealand
Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
Lamington, Papua New Guinea
Krakatau, Indonesia
Galunggung, Java, Indonesia
Merapi, Indonesia
Semeru, Indonesia
Bromo, Indonesia
Ijen, Kawah, Indonesia
Tambora, Indonesia
Mayon, Philippines
Taal, Philippines
Pinatubo, Philippines
Sakura-Jima, Japan
Unzen, Japan
Aso, Japan
Fuji, Japan
Usu, Japan
Karymsky, Kamchataka
Bezymianny, Kamchatka
The Americas
Shishaldin, Alaska, USA
Pavlof, Alaska, USA
Trident, Alaska, USA
Katmai-Novarupta, Alaska, USA
Augustine, Alaska, USA
Redoubt, Alaska, USA
Rainier, Cascades, USA
St. Helens, Cascades, USA
Crater Lake, USA
Shasta, Cascades, USA
Lassen Peak, USA
Mono-Inyo Craters, Mono Lake, USA
Yellowstone, USA
Kilauea, Hawaiian Islands, USA
Mauna Loa, Hawaiian Islands, USA
Colima, Mexico
Par�cutin, Mexico
Popcat�petl, Mexico
El Chich�n, Mexico
Santiaguito, Guatemala
Fuego, Guatemala
Pacaya, Guatemala
Cerro Negro, Nicaragua
Momotombo, Nicaragua
Masaya, Nicaragua
Rinc�n de la Vieja, Costa Rica
Arenal, Costa Rica
Poas, Costa Rica
Iraz�, Costa Rica
Ruiz, Colombia
Galeras, Colombia
Reventador, Ecuador
Pululagua, Ecuador
Guagua Pinchincha, Ecuador
Antisana, Ecuador
Cotopaxi, Ecuador
Quilotoa, Ecuador
Tungurahua, Ecuador
Sangay, Ecuador
Fernandian, Ecuador
Isabela, Ecuador
Sabancaya, Peru
El Misti, Peru
Lascar, Chile
Lonquimay, Chile
Llaima, Chile
Villarrica, Chile
Cerro Hudson, Chile
Soufri�re Hills, Montserrat, West Indies
Soufri�re, Guadeloupe, West Indies
Pel�e, Martinique, West Indies
La Soufri�re, St Vincent, West Indies
References
Global Volcanism Program
Index
Glossary
WOVO: World Organization of Volcano Observatories
Bibliography
Photo Credits