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TitleVolcán de Colima [electronic resource] : Portrait of a Persistently Hazardous Volcano / edited by Nick Varley, Charles B. Connor, Jean-Christophe Komorowski
ImprintBerlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer, 2019
Connect tohttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-25911-1
Descript XII, 313 p. 158 illus., 140 illus. in color. online resource

SUMMARY

This book represents a comprehensive coverage of the current state of knowledge of Volcán de Colima: its history, its eruptive mechanism, the generation and interpretation of monitoring data, and the risk presented to the local population. The volume pulls together the results of the most important studies of recent years from many areas of volcanology: the geology of its eruptive products; geophysical and geochemical studies of the signals measured that relate to the generation and movement of magma; experimental analysis of its internal processes and the social complexities relating to the risk imposed by future eruptions. Volcán de Colima is an important volcano: it has frequent large Plinian or sub-Plinian eruptions; its activity frequently switches between various regimes, which provides the opportunity to study these transitions from their cause to their impact; and it is a volcano which poses a significant threat to a large population.


CONTENT

Introduction -- History of eruptions -- Current activity -- Monitoring of Volcán de Colima -- Seismic studies -- Geophysical monitoring -- Geochemical studies -- Modelling the eruptive process -- Risk evaluation -- Civil Protection and the local society


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