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Editors: Neil Lewis and Antonio Moretti
Book Description:
Hazardous volcanic activity continue to occur because of rising populations, development pressures and expanding national and international air traffic over volcanic regions. Moreover, rapid globalization makes U.S. businesses, financial markets, and government interests vulnerable to volcano hazards throughout the world. This book addresses these concerns and addresses the question of whether volcanic activity has been increasing over the past decades. The world's highest volcanoes, their locations and their effects on the local populations are also examined. Additionally, volcanoes have many different types of eruptions. The duration of the eruptions, how often they occur, and the magma supply system and preparatory processes for these eruptions are reviewed. Finally, this book reviews the effects of mud volcanoes, occurring in different geologic settings around the world.

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Table of Contents:
Preface

Chapter 1. Airborne Magnetic Surveys and 3D Magnetic Modelling of Active Volcanoes in Japan;pp. 1-31
(Yoshio Ueda, Japan Hydrographic Association, Japan)

Chapter 2. The Use of Statistical Multiparameter Approach for the Joint Interpretation of Multiple Physical Property 3D Earth Models: Application to the Mount Etna Volcano (Southern Italy;pp. 33-49
(Domenico Schiavone and Agata Siniscalchi, Università di Bari, Bari, Italy)

Chapter 3. Episodic Magma Supply Changing Eruption Style and Eruption Frequency Estimated from Long-term Geodetic Measurements;pp. 51-76
(Masayuki Murase, Department of Geosystem. College of Humanities and Sciences, NIHON University, Tokyo, Japan, Kazutomo Takano, and Fumiaki Kimata, Research Center for Seismology, Volcanology and Disaster Mitigation, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan)

Chapter 4. Catastrophic Volcanic Sector Collapses in Japan: A Fundamental Erosion Process and Natural Hazard in Island Arcs;pp. 77-94
(Hidetsugu Yoshida, Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan, and Toshihiko Sugai, The University of Tokyo, Chiba, Japan)

Chapter 5. Mud Volcano Systems;pp. 95-125
(Éric Deville, IFP, Rueil-Malmaison, France)

Chapter 6. Solidification Behaviour of Natural Silicate Melts and Volcanological Implications;pp. 127-151
(Gianluca Iezzi, Dipartimento di Geotecnologie per l'ambiente ed il territorio, Università G. d'Annunzio, Chieti, Italy, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Rome, Italy, Silvio Mollo, and Guido Ventura, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Rome, Italy)

Chapter 7. Preliminary Assessment of Volcanic and Hydrothermal Hazards in Yellowstone National Park and Vicinity;pp. 153-241
(Robert L. Christiansen, Jacob B. Lowenstern, Robert B. Smith, and et al)

Chapter 8. Understanding Volcano Hazards and Preventing Volcanic Disasters: A Science Strategy for the Volcano Hazards Program, U.S Geological Survery, 2004-2008;pp. 243-314
(GAO)

Chapter 9. Volcán Barú- Eruptive History and Volcano - Hazards Assessment;pp. 315-356
(David R. Sherrod, James W. Vallance, United States Geological Survey, Vancouver, WA, Arkin Tapia Espinosa, Dept. of Geosciences, University of Panama, Panama City, John P. McGeehin, United States Geological Survey, Reston VA)

Chapter 10. Frequently Asked Questions about Volcanoes;pp. 357-361
(Global Volcanism Program)

Index

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2009
   Pages: 7 x 19, 379 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60692-916-2
   Status: AV
  
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