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Volcanoes and society / David Chester.

London : E. Arnold ; [1993] .
ISBN 9780340517611, 0340517611

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman stacks
QE522 .C46 1993 Available Request
LIB stacks
QE522 .C46 Available Request
George Mason
Fenwick stacks
QE522 .C46; 1993 Available Request
Subjects Eruption.
Risques volcaniques.
Volcanic hazard analysis.
Description xii, 351 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1993]
copyright 1993
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages [310]-343) and index.
Contents 1. Planetary volcanism. 1.2. The volcanological evolution of the giant planets. 1.3. The volcanological development of the terrestrial planets -- 2. Volcanoes and plate tectonics. 2.2. The plate tectonics model. 2.3. Intraplate volcanic activity. 2.4. Volcanic activity at divergent plate margins. 2.5. Volcanic activity at convergent plate margins -- 3. The generation of magma and the eruption of volcanoes. 3.2. Igneous rocks. 3.3. The generation and movement of magma. 3.4. The eruption of magma -- 4. Lava flows and lava landscapes. 4.2. The physical properties of lava. 4.3. Lavas produced on land. 4.4. Lavas produced subaqueously. 4.5. Komatiites -- 5. The pyroclastic suite. 5.2. The classification of pyroclastic materials. 5.3. Subaerial pyroclastic eruptions. 5.4. Pyroclastic eruptions in vacuo. 5.5. Submarine volcanic eruptions. 5.6. Transport, emplacement and sedimentology of volcaniclastic materials -- 6. Volcanic gases and the effects of volcanoes on climate. 6.3. Dust produced by volcanoes and Lamb's Dust Veil Index. 6.4. Volcanological perspectives on volcanoes and climate -- 7. Predicting volcanic eruptions. 7.2. Volcanic hazards which require prediction. 7.3. The methodology and techniques used in prediction -- 8. Human responses and adjustments to volcanic hazards: a framework for analysis. 8.2. The dominant approach. 8.3. The radical critique. 8.4. A suggested framework -- 9. Responses and adjustments to volcanic hazards in different societies. 9.2. Developed responses. 9.3. Underdeveloped responses. 9.4. Particular responses
Network Numbers (OCoLC)28016098
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