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The Resource Active volcanoes of the Southwest Indian Ocean : Piton de la Fournaise and Karthala, edited by Patrick Bachelery, Jean-François Lenat, Andrea Di Muro, Laurent Michon, (electronic book)

Active volcanoes of the Southwest Indian Ocean : Piton de la Fournaise and Karthala, edited by Patrick Bachelery, Jean-François Lenat, Andrea Di Muro, Laurent Michon, (electronic book)

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Active volcanoes of the Southwest Indian Ocean : Piton de la Fournaise and Karthala
Title
Active volcanoes of the Southwest Indian Ocean
Title remainder
Piton de la Fournaise and Karthala
Statement of responsibility
edited by Patrick Bachelery, Jean-François Lenat, Andrea Di Muro, Laurent Michon
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Language
eng
Summary
This book examines Piton de la Fournaise and Karthala, two shield volcanoes. It presents geological, geophysical, geochemical and petrological aspects as well as studies on physical geography, natural hazards and the sociological and behavioural approaches
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N$T
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551.21
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illustrations
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no index present
LC call number
QE526.2.R4
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non fiction
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dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bachelery, Patrick
  • Lénat, Jean-François
  • Di Muro, Andrea
  • Michon, Laurent
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Volcanoes
  • Volcanoes
  • Fournaise, Piton de la (Réunion)
  • Karthala, Mount (Comoros)
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Active volcanoes of the Southwest Indian Ocean : Piton de la Fournaise and Karthala, edited by Patrick Bachelery, Jean-François Lenat, Andrea Di Muro, Laurent Michon, (electronic book)
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cr
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multicolored
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Contents
  • Preface; Contents; Part IPiton de la Fournaise Volcano; 1 A Brief History of the Observation of the Central Area of Piton de la Fournaise; Abstract; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Early Observations at the Beginning of the Island's Colonization; 1.3 Visits and Descriptions by Inhabitants and Naturalists During the 19th Century; 1.4 Observations During the 20th Century; 1.5 Modern Observations: Piton de La Fournaise Volcanological Observatory; Acknowledgments; References; 2 Geodynamic Setting of La R00E9union; Abstract; 2.1 Regional Tectonic Setting; 2.2 La R00E9union and the Surrounding Lithosphere
  • 2.2.1 Characteristics of the Oceanic Compartment of La R00E9union2.2.1.1 Bathymetry Anomaly; 2.2.1.2 Gravity and Magnetic Patterns; Gravity; Magnetics; 2.2.1.3 Seamounts and Sediments of the Oceanic Plate; References; 3 Construction of La R00E9union; Abstract; 3.1 La R00E9union Edifice; 3.2 Basement Geometry; 3.3 Infrastructure of the Submarine Flanks; 3.4 Internal Structures of the Volcanoes; 3.4.1 Piton Des Neiges; 3.4.2 Les Aliz00E9s Volcano; 3.4.3 Piton de La Fournaise; 3.5 Synthesis of the Construction of La R00E9union; Acknowledgements; References
  • 4 Geology and Morphostructural Evolution of Piton de la FournaiseAbstract; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Morphology; 4.3 Volcano-Tectonic Structures; 4.3.1 Collapse Structures; 4.3.2 Rift Zones; 4.4 Geological Evolution; 4.4.1 The Ancient Piton de la Fournaise; 4.4.2 The Recent Shield of Piton de la Fournaise; 4.5 Synthesis; References; 5 Groundwater Resources on Active Basaltic Volcanoes: Conceptual Models from La R00E9union Island and Grande Comore; Abstract; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Climatology of La R00E9union: The Case of Piton de la Fournaise
  • 5.3 Groundwater Bodies: Typology, Geological, Hydrodynamical and Geochemical Aspects5.3.1 Hydrogeological Analogy Between the Islands of Grande Comore and La R00E9union; 5.3.2 The Coastal Area; 5.3.3 The Inland Domain; 5.3.4 Hydrochemical Aspects; 5.3.5 Continuity Between Littoral Basal Groundwater and Deep Groundwater of High Elevation Zones; 5.4 Hydrogeological Modelling of Piton de la Fournaise; 5.5 Synthesis; References; 6 Erosion and Volcaniclastic Sedimentation at Piton de la Fournaise: From Source to Deep Marine Environment; Abstract; 6.1 Introduction
  • 6.2 Geological and Climatic Settings6.2.1 Geological Settings of La R00E9union Island; 6.2.2 Climatic Settings of La R00E9union Island and Erosion Conditions; 6.3 The Submarine Flanks of La R00E9union Volcanic Edifice; 6.4 Onland Morphological Features of Piton de la Fournaise; 6.5 Morphology of the Submarine Flank of Piton de la Fournaise; 6.6 Onland Sediment Production and Transport from the High Relief to the Coastal Areas; 6.6.1 Lava Flows Fragmentation; 6.6.2 Landslides; 6.6.3 Quantitative Approach of Erosional Processes; 6.7 Sedimentary Deposits and Processes on the Submarine Flanks
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1 online resource.
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9783642313950
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Active volcanoes of the Southwest Indian Ocean : Piton de la Fournaise and Karthala, edited by Patrick Bachelery, Jean-François Lenat, Andrea Di Muro, Laurent Michon, (electronic book)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Contents; Part IPiton de la Fournaise Volcano; 1 A Brief History of the Observation of the Central Area of Piton de la Fournaise; Abstract; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Early Observations at the Beginning of the Island's Colonization; 1.3 Visits and Descriptions by Inhabitants and Naturalists During the 19th Century; 1.4 Observations During the 20th Century; 1.5 Modern Observations: Piton de La Fournaise Volcanological Observatory; Acknowledgments; References; 2 Geodynamic Setting of La R00E9union; Abstract; 2.1 Regional Tectonic Setting; 2.2 La R00E9union and the Surrounding Lithosphere
  • 2.2.1 Characteristics of the Oceanic Compartment of La R00E9union2.2.1.1 Bathymetry Anomaly; 2.2.1.2 Gravity and Magnetic Patterns; Gravity; Magnetics; 2.2.1.3 Seamounts and Sediments of the Oceanic Plate; References; 3 Construction of La R00E9union; Abstract; 3.1 La R00E9union Edifice; 3.2 Basement Geometry; 3.3 Infrastructure of the Submarine Flanks; 3.4 Internal Structures of the Volcanoes; 3.4.1 Piton Des Neiges; 3.4.2 Les Aliz00E9s Volcano; 3.4.3 Piton de La Fournaise; 3.5 Synthesis of the Construction of La R00E9union; Acknowledgements; References
  • 4 Geology and Morphostructural Evolution of Piton de la FournaiseAbstract; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Morphology; 4.3 Volcano-Tectonic Structures; 4.3.1 Collapse Structures; 4.3.2 Rift Zones; 4.4 Geological Evolution; 4.4.1 The Ancient Piton de la Fournaise; 4.4.2 The Recent Shield of Piton de la Fournaise; 4.5 Synthesis; References; 5 Groundwater Resources on Active Basaltic Volcanoes: Conceptual Models from La R00E9union Island and Grande Comore; Abstract; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Climatology of La R00E9union: The Case of Piton de la Fournaise
  • 5.3 Groundwater Bodies: Typology, Geological, Hydrodynamical and Geochemical Aspects5.3.1 Hydrogeological Analogy Between the Islands of Grande Comore and La R00E9union; 5.3.2 The Coastal Area; 5.3.3 The Inland Domain; 5.3.4 Hydrochemical Aspects; 5.3.5 Continuity Between Littoral Basal Groundwater and Deep Groundwater of High Elevation Zones; 5.4 Hydrogeological Modelling of Piton de la Fournaise; 5.5 Synthesis; References; 6 Erosion and Volcaniclastic Sedimentation at Piton de la Fournaise: From Source to Deep Marine Environment; Abstract; 6.1 Introduction
  • 6.2 Geological and Climatic Settings6.2.1 Geological Settings of La R00E9union Island; 6.2.2 Climatic Settings of La R00E9union Island and Erosion Conditions; 6.3 The Submarine Flanks of La R00E9union Volcanic Edifice; 6.4 Onland Morphological Features of Piton de la Fournaise; 6.5 Morphology of the Submarine Flank of Piton de la Fournaise; 6.6 Onland Sediment Production and Transport from the High Relief to the Coastal Areas; 6.6.1 Lava Flows Fragmentation; 6.6.2 Landslides; 6.6.3 Quantitative Approach of Erosional Processes; 6.7 Sedimentary Deposits and Processes on the Submarine Flanks
Control code
SPR922925862
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783642313950
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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