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Volcanic eruptions and their repose, unrest, precursors, and timing

Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Improving Understanding of Volcanic Eruptions,
Publisher: Washington, DC : The National Academies Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Volcanic eruptions are common, with more than 50 volcanic eruptions in the United States alone in the past 31 years. These eruptions can have devastating economic and social consequences, even at great distances from the volcano. Fortunately many eruptions are preceded by unrest that can be detected using ground, airborne, and spaceborne instruments. Data from these instruments, combined with basic understanding of  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Improving Understanding of Volcanic Eruptions,
ISBN: 9780309454155 0309454158
DOI: 10.17226/24650
OCLC Number: 987273577
Notes: "A consensus study report of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine."
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 122 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
Contents: Introduction --
How do volcanoes work? --
Forecasting eruptions --
How do Earth systems interact with eruptions? --
Strengthening volcano science --
Grand challenges in volcano science.
Responsibility: Committee on Improving Understanding of Volcanic Eruptions, Committee on Seismology and Geodynamics, Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies.

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