vulcanology


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Synonyms for vulcanology

the branch of geology that studies volcanoes

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Modeling the geometry of the source using GPS, levelling and two color EDM data, Journal of Vulcanology and Geothermal Research 127(3-4): 195-217.
A few specific examples of transition concepts (there are many more) illustrate its use in numerous fields: geology (Jurassic--Cretaceous transition), chemistry (transition metals), biology (transition from metaphase to anaphase), physics (X-ray transition energies), population geography (demographic transition), business (management transition), vulcanology (effusive to explosive transition), psychiatry (transition from alcohol use to dependence), accountancy (insolvency and transition).
After receiving instruction on how to tromp efficiently through snow wearing spiky crampons clamped to his boots and discussing such topics as glaciology and vulcanology, Schlakman crashed in a shelter hut at Camp Muir, the starting point for the climb at 10,080 feet.
According to the International Association of Vulcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior, there are 16 "decade volcanoes" that merit specific study because they are located near large population centers and pose a catastrophic risk to life and property if they erupt.
Trego, Nautilus Oceanic Institute, La Jolla, CA 92037 3:00-3:20 BREAK Friday, May 2, 2008 Location: LU Student Union 323 Session: Vulcanology Chair: A.
The situation is quite serious as it is life-threatening," said Yousana Siagian, head of the government's Vulcanology and Disaster Mitigation Centre.
An official at the Vulcanology Center in Yogyakarta told Kyodo News that the highest alert status has been effective since 8:30 a.
Thousands of residents on the slopes of the mountain in Indonesia's densely populated Central Java province will immediately be evacuated due to the warning, said Bambang Dwiyanto, head of the region's vulcanology centre.
An attractive introduction to vulcanology, Kornprobst and Laverne's book blends the history of what, where, and when with the science of why and how.
Geology covers a wide range of studies, including plate tectonics, vulcanology, oceanology and paleontology.
The subsequent case studies include an interesting range of examples from Hans Hollein's Vulcanology Museum, Clermont-Ferrand, through Martha Schwartz's Kitagata Garden City, to George Hargreaves' Olympic Park, Sydney.
Closely allied to this area was his interest in vulcanology, palaeontology and archaeology, all of which originated as areas of interest from his time spent in Western Victoria, where he studied the volcanic features of Mt.
Volcanoes: Hollywood might be obsessed with meteorites hitting the Earth but the OU's Professor of Vulcanology, Stephen Self, believes the next global catastrophe is more likely to be a "super eruption".
Enzo De Crescio, director of the National Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanology, last night revealed that the school did not meet earthquake safety standards.
Enzo Boschi, head of the National Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanology, said the strongest of the aftershocks had a preliminary reading of 5.