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Volcán De Colima: Managing the Threat

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Series: Active Volcanoes of the World

By: Nick Varley(Editor), Jean-Christophe Komorowski(Editor)

300 pages, 30 colour illustrations

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Sep 2018 | #223190 | ISBN-13: 9783642259104
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NHBS Price: £79.99 $105/€91 approx

About this book

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. Volcán De Colima: Managing the Threat 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. Volcán De Colima: Managing the Threat 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.


Contents

- 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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