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Ice-volcano interactions

Tuffen, Hugh (2011) Ice-volcano interactions. In: Encyclopedia of Snow, Ice and Glaciers. Springer, Heidelberg. ISBN 978-90-481-2641-5

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The interactions between volcanic eruptions and ice and snow cover a broad spectrum from eruptions beneath ice sheets hundreds of meters thick to the melting of smaller bodies of ice or snow on volcanoes by pyroclastic deposits or lava flows (Major and Newhall, 1989; Smellie, 2000; Subglacial volcanism). A common feature of all interactions is the transfer of heat from magma to ice or snow, which leads to the production of meltwater.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre
ID Code: 52160
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 20 Dec 2011 11:31
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Published?: Published
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2018 00:05
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