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Fundamentals of Physical Volcanology
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Blackwell Pub
Publication date February 15, 2008
Pages 230
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780632054435
ISBN-10 0632054433
Dimensions 0.50 by 7.50 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.35 lbs.
Original list price $95.95
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: Fundamentals of Physical Volcanology is a comprehensive overview ofthe processes that control when and how volcanoes erupt.Understanding these processes involves bringing together ideas froma number of disciplines, including branches of geology, such aspetrology and geochemistry; and aspects of physics, such as fluiddynamics and thermodynamics.

This book explains in accessible terms how different areas ofscience have been combined to reach our current level of knowledgeof volcanic systems. It includes an introduction to eruption types,an outline of the development of physical volcanology, acomprehensive overview of subsurface processes, eruptionmechanisms, the nature of volcanic eruptions and their products,and a review of how volcanoes affect the environment.

Fundamentals of Physical Volcanology is essential reading forundergraduate students in earth science.

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9780632054435 | details & prices | 230 pages | 7.50 × 9.50 × 0.50 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $95.95
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