Volcanic Eruptions: Triggers, Role of Climate Change and Environmental Effects

Trent Milburn (Editor)

Series: Natural Disaster Research, Prediction and Mitigation
BISAC: SOC040000

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Natural catastrophic events such as volcano eruptions have greatly affected environments in wide regions around the world. Ash and gases impelled by these eruptions into the atmosphere carry large volumes of particles of different sizes (nanometer and ultrafine) that are scattered around the earth. However, the greater accumulation of different grain size was observed in the range of 10 kilometers from the center of the volcano, causing devastating effect. The most important consequences of this type of event are loss of habitats for flora and fauna. This book discusses the triggers of volcanic eruptions, as well as environmental effects and the role they play in climate change.
(Imprint: Nova)

Preface

Chapter 1 - The Impact of Volcanic Ash Fallout on Industrial Facilities: Natural-Technological Hazards in Wastewater Treatments (Screening Processes) (pp. 1-22)
M. F. Milazzo, G. Ancione, P. Primerano, E. Salzano and G. Maschio (Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettronica, Chimica e Ingegneria Industriale, University of Messina, Messina, Italy, and others)

Chapter 2 - A Possible Link between Sun‘s Variability and Volcanic Activity (pp. 23-38)
Paolo Madonia, Francesco Parello and Dalila Pitarresi (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Sez. di Palermo, Palermo, Italia, and others)
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Chapter 3 - Extreme Pointer Years in Tree-Ring Records of Central Spain As Evidence of the Eruption of the Huaynaputina Volcano (Peru, 1600 AD) (pp. 39-52)
Mar Génova Fuster (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)

Chapter 4 - The Seismic Signatures of the Volcanic Crises: A Review (pp. 53-116)
Mauro Palo (Deutsches GeoForschungZentrum, Potsdam, Germany)

Chapter 5 - Effect of Volcanic Eruptions on Stratospheric Ozone and Irradiance (pp. 117-140)
Susana B. Diaz and Alejandro A. Paladini (INGEBI/CONICET, Instituto de Genética y Biología Molecular (INGEBI), CONICET, Vuelta de Obligado, Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Chapter 6 - Volcanic Complex Puyehue-Cordón Caulle: Impact of Volcanic Ash on Insects in Patagonia, Argentina (pp. 141-158)
V. Fernández-Arhex, A. L. Pietrantuono M. E. Amadio and O. Bruzzone (CONICET-INTA EEA-Bariloche, Bariloche, Río Negro, Argentina)

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