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

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 ignimbrites cover a wide span in time and space, with a Miocene-Pliocene age range. Very interesting magmatic and volcanic processes occur in each particular caldera and each caldera-ignimbrite description is unique. This book gives a description of these various processes and aligns them with what is known globally and provides geoscientists with a better understanding of the regional context of the calderas in the Mexican Volcanic Belt. Describes in detail the large range in textures and compositions of ignimbrites and includes new information about calderas in Mexico Provides a geologic map and stratigraphic type sections of the ignimbrites and associated calderas Summarizes over 20 years of research by the most recognized expert on calderas in Mexico - his expertise on the subject is well recognized internationally

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  • Author : Gerardo J. Aguirre-Diaz
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Pages : 300 pages
  • ISBN : 9780080931739
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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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
GET THIS BOOKCalderas and Ignimbrites of the Central Sector of the Mexican Volcanic Belt

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

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 September 2011
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  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 09 February 2011
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This impressive scientific resource presents up-to-date information on ten thousand years of volcanic activity on Earth. In the decade and a half since the previous edition was published new studies have refined assessments of the ages of many volcanoes, and several thousand new eruptions have been documented. This edition updates the book’s key components: a directory of volcanoes active during the Holocene; a chronology of eruptions over the past ten thousand years; a gazetteer of volcano names, synonyms, and

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  • Author : R. Cas,J. Wright
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
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One of our aims in the book is to provide geologists with a sound basis for making their own well founded interpretations. For that reason we cover not only concepts about processes, and the nature of the products, but also methods and approaches that may be useful in analysing both modern and ancient successions. Most importantly, we treat the diversity of products in volcanic terrains as facies, and we use the method of facies analysis and interpretation as a means