By Patrick Bachelery,Jean-François Lenat,Andrea Di Muro,Laurent Michon
Piton de l. a. Fournaise and Karthala are either defend volcanoes within the southwest Indian Ocean. This booklet summarizes the paintings performed on those very lively basaltic volcanoes. Piton de los angeles Fournaise has an extended historical past of clinical study and tracking, with many info gathered in the course of fresh eruptions. it truly is one of the main studied volcanoes on the planet. The paintings provided during this monograph contains geological, geophysical, geochemical and petrological points, but in addition reviews on actual geography, usual dangers and the sociological and behavioural approaches.'
The Karthala volcano can be much less popular, however it serves as an engaging comparability to Piton de los angeles Fournaise. even supposing positioned with regards to the volcanoes of Hawaii, it differs from them by way of its extra alkaline magmas and not more widespread job. It used to be additionally monitored for greater than 25 years, generating amazing eruptions in contemporary years.
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Active Volcanoes of the Southwest Indian Ocean: Piton de la Fournaise and Karthala (Active Volcanoes of the World) by Patrick Bachelery,Jean-François Lenat,Andrea Di Muro,Laurent Michon