By Patrick Bachelery,Jean-François Lenat,Andrea Di Muro,Laurent Michon

ISBN-10: 3642313949

ISBN-13: 9783642313943

ISBN-10: 3662509571

ISBN-13: 9783662509579

Piton de l. a. Fournaise and Karthala are either guard volcanoes within the southwest Indian Ocean. This book summarizes the paintings performed on those very lively basaltic volcanoes. Piton de los angeles Fournaise has a protracted historical past of clinical study and tracking, with many information accumulated in the course of contemporary eruptions. it really is one among the main studied volcanoes on this planet. The paintings offered during this monograph comprises geological, geophysical, geochemical and petrological facets, but additionally experiences on actual geography, traditional dangers and the sociological and behavioural approaches.'

The Karthala volcano could be much less renowned, however it serves as an engaging comparability to Piton de los angeles Fournaise. even if located as regards to the volcanoes of Hawaii, it differs from them through its extra alkaline magmas and not more common task. It was once additionally monitored for greater than 25 years, generating remarkable eruptions in fresh years.

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