By Patrick Bachelery,Jean-François Lenat,Andrea Di Muro,Laurent Michon
Piton de los angeles Fournaise and Karthala are either safeguard volcanoes within the southwest Indian Ocean. This booklet summarizes the paintings performed on those very lively basaltic volcanoes. Piton de l. a. Fournaise has an extended background of medical learn and tracking, with many facts gathered in the course of fresh eruptions. it's one in every of the main studied volcanoes on the planet. The paintings offered during this monograph contains geological, geophysical, geochemical and petrological elements, but additionally stories on actual geography, common dangers and the sociological and behavioural approaches.'
The Karthala volcano might be much less renowned, however it serves as a fascinating comparability to Piton de los angeles Fournaise. even though positioned with reference to the volcanoes of Hawaii, it differs from them by means of its extra alkaline magmas and no more common task. It used to be additionally monitored for greater than 25 years, generating impressive eruptions in contemporary years.
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