Volcanoes of the Azores: Revealing the Geological Secrets of the Central Northern Atlantic Islands (Active Volcanoes of the World) (Hardcover)

Volcanoes of the Azores: Revealing the Geological Secrets of the Central Northern Atlantic Islands (Active Volcanoes of the World) By Ulrich Kueppers (Editor), Christoph Beier (Editor) Cover Image
By Ulrich Kueppers (Editor), Christoph Beier (Editor)
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Geology.- Ages of the Azores volcanoes.- Tectonic Evolution.- Formation of rift zones and calderas of the Azorean islands.- Stratigraphy of the Azores volcanoes.- Azores Eruption styles.- The top three outcrops per island.- Pyroclastic density currents.- Paleontology.- "Santa Maria".- Geochemistry and Petrology.- Petrology of Azorean lavas.- Mantle sources radiogenic isotopes and trace elements.- Stable non-traditional isotopes.- Distribution of volatiles.- Peridotites in the Azores.- Geophyics.- Constraining the plate boundaries in the Azores.- Historic earthquakes and present-day activity.- Shallow geophysics.- Deep geophysics.- Tomographie.- Biogeochemistry, Fluids, Seeps.- Freshwater in the Azores.- Degassing in the Azores (subaerial and submarine).- Biodiversity around active submarine volcanoes.- Volcanoes and Society.- Hazard assessment.- Monitoring techniques.



Product Details
ISBN: 9783642322259
ISBN-10: 3642322255
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: March 8th, 2018
Pages: 355
Language: English
Series: Active Volcanoes of the World