Caldera Volcanism

This volume aims at providing answers to some puzzling questions concerning the formation and the behavior of collapse calderas by exploring our current understanding of these complex geological processes. Addressed are problems such as: - How do collapse calderas form? - What are the conditions to create fractures and slip along them to initiate caldera collapse and when are these conditions fulfilled? - How do these conditions relate to explosive volcanism? - Most products of large caldera-forming eruptions show evidence for pre-eruptive reheating. Is this a pre-requisite to produce large volume eruptions and large calderas? - What are the time-scales behind caldera processes? - How long does it take magma to reach conditions ripe enough to generate a caldera-forming eruption? - What is the mechanical behavior of magma chamber walls during caldera collapse? Elastic, viscoelastic, or rigid? - Do calderas form by underpressure following a certain level of magma withdrawal from a reservoir, or by magma chamber loading due to deep doming (underplating), or both? - How to interpret unrest signals in active caldera systems? - How can we use information from caldera monitoring to forecast volcanic phenomena? In the form of 14 contributions from various disciplines this book samples the state-of-the-art of caldera studies and identifies still unresolved key issues that need dedicated cross-boundary and multidisciplinary efforts in the years to come. * International contributions from leading experts * Updates and informs on all the latest developments * Highlights hot topic areas and identifies and analyzes unresolved key issues

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  • Author : Joachim Gottsmann
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 516 pages
  • ISBN : 0080558976
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Caldera Volcanism

Caldera Volcanism
  • Author : Joachim Gottsmann,Joan Marti
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 September 2011
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This volume aims at providing answers to some puzzling questions concerning the formation and the behavior of collapse calderas by exploring our current understanding of these complex geological processes. Addressed are problems such as: - How do collapse calderas form? - What are the conditions to create fractures and slip along them to initiate caldera collapse and when are these conditions fulfilled? - How do these conditions relate to explosive volcanism? - Most products of large caldera-forming eruptions show evidence

The Physical Volcanology and Hydrothermal Alteration Associated with Late Caldera Volcanic and Volcaniclastic Rocks and Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide Deposits in the Sturgeon Lake Region of Northwestern Ontario, Canada

The Physical Volcanology and Hydrothermal Alteration Associated with Late Caldera Volcanic and Volcaniclastic Rocks and Volcanogenic Massive Sulfide Deposits in the Sturgeon Lake Region of Northwestern Ontario, Canada
  • Author : George J. Hudak
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 24 July 1996
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Updates in Volcanology

Updates in Volcanology
  • Author : Karoly Nemeth
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 21 September 2016
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Updates in Volcanology - From Volcano Modeling to Volcano Geology is a new book that is based on book chapters offered by various authors to provide a snapshot of current trends in volcanological researches. Following a short Introduction, the book consists of three sections, namely, ''Understanding the Volcano System from Petrology, Geophysics to Large Scale Experiments,'' ''Volcanic Eruptions and Their Impact to the Environment,' and ''Volcanism in the Geological Record.'' These sections collect a total of 13 book

Doubly Stochastic Models for Volcanic Hazard Assessment at Campi Flegrei Caldera

Doubly Stochastic Models for Volcanic Hazard Assessment at Campi Flegrei Caldera
  • Author : Andrea Bevilacqua
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 03 May 2016
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This study provides innovative mathematical models for assessing the eruption probability and associated volcanic hazards, and applies them to the Campi Flegrei caldera in Italy. Throughout the book, significant attention is devoted to quantifying the sources of uncertainty affecting the forecast estimates. The Campi Flegrei caldera is certainly one of the world’s highest-risk volcanoes, with more than 70 eruptions over the last 15,000 years, prevalently explosive ones of varying magnitude, intensity and vent location. In the second half of the twentieth

Calderas and Ignimbrites of the Central Sector of the Mexican Volcanic Belt

Calderas and Ignimbrites of the Central Sector of the Mexican Volcanic Belt
  • Author : Gerardo J. Aguirre-Diaz
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 01 June 2018
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The Mexican Volcanic Belt is a complex continental-margin volcanic province that crosses central Mexico from the Pacific coast to the Gulf of Mexico coast and forms part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. The book focuses on the calderas in the central portion of this belt, where calderas are more abundant and less well known than those in the eastern and western sectors of the province. Many caldera descriptions are published here for the first time. The calderas and related

Ocean Island Volcanoes: Genesis, Evolution and Impact

Ocean Island Volcanoes: Genesis, Evolution and Impact
  • Author : Adriano Pimentel,Ricardo S. Ramalho,Laura Becerril,Patricia Larrea,Richard J. Brown
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release : 08 June 2020
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Ocean island volcanoes constitute some of the most prominent and rapidly-formed features on Earth, and yet they cannot be explained by conventional plate tectonics. Although typically associated with intraplate settings (hotspots), these volcanoes also occur in different geodynamic settings (near mid-ocean ridges). The nature of ocean island magmatism is still the subject of intense debate within the geological community. Traditionally it has been linked to the presence of mantle plumes at depth (e.g. Hawaii), although the interaction with plate

The Encyclopedia of Volcanoes

The Encyclopedia of Volcanoes
  • Author : Haraldur Sigurdsson,Bruce Houghton,Steve McNutt,Hazel Rymer,John Stix
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 06 March 2015
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Volcanoes are unquestionably one of the most spectacular and awe-inspiring features of the physical world. Our paradoxical fascination with them stems from their majestic beauty and powerful, sometimes deadly, destructiveness. Notwithstanding the tremendous advances in volcanology since ancient times, some of the mystery surrounding volcanic eruptions remains today. The Encyclopedia of Volcanoes summarizes our present knowledge of volcanoes; it provides a comprehensive source of information on the causes of volcanic eruptions and both the destructive and beneficial effects. The early