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Title Volcanic ash : chemical composition, environmental impact, and health risks / Danielle Graver, editor.
Imprint Hauppauge, New York : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2015.

Series Earth sciences in the 21st century
Subject Volcanic ash, tuff, etc.
Volcanic ash, tuff, etc. -- Analysis.
Volcanic ash, tuff, etc. -- Environmental aspects.
Alt Name Graver, Danielle,
Description 1 online resource.
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Note Includes index.
Contents VOLCANIC ASH: CHEMICAL COMPOSITION, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT AND HEALTH RISKS; VOLCANIC ASH: CHEMICAL COMPOSITION, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT AND HEALTH RISKS; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; Preface; Chapter 1: Attracting Structures in Volcanic Ash Transport and the Correlation to Environmental Hazard Zones; Abstract; Introduction; The 2006 Eruption of Augustine Volcano; Weather Forecast Data; Finite Time Lyapunov Exponents and Attracting Structures; Computation of FTLE and Identification of Attracting Structures; Comparison with Satellite Images; Results and Discussions.
5.1. Particle size Distribution5.2. Density; 5.3. Terminal Settling Velocity; 5.4. Fraction of Settled Particles; Discussion; Conclusion; References; 1. Introduction; 2. State of the Art of Tephra Transport and Dispersal Models; 3. Tephra Fallout and Dispersal Hazard Assessment of Different Eruptive Scenarios and Multiphase Eruptions; 3.1. A Multiphase Eruption at Tarawera Volcano, New Zealand; 3.2. The Case Study of the Vesuvius Volcano (Italy); 3.3. Probabilistic Tephra Fallout and Dispersal Hazard Assessment for ConcepciĆ³n Volcano, Nicaragua.
3.4. Probabilistic Tephra Dispersal Hazard Assessment for Popocatepetl Volcano, Mexico4. Considerations and Developments in Modeling of Volcanic Ash; Conclusion; References; Index.
Summary Ash produced as a consequence of explosive volcanic eruptions can cause multiple hazards both close to the volcano and at great distances. Explosive volcano eruptions often release volcanic plumes into the atmosphere, which consist of tephra (submillimeter-sized rock particles), water vapor and other gases such as carbon dioxide (CO2), sulfur dioxide (SO2) and hydrogen sulfide (H2S). Particles from volcano eruptions are transported by wind to thousands of kilometers away, or even over 10,000 km from their source for some fine particles. This book discusses the environmental impact and health r.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781634636056 (electronic bk.)
1634636058 (electronic bk.)
9781634635974
1634635973
OCLC # 900540060
Additional Format Print version: Volcanic ash 9781634635974 (DLC) 2014044413 (OCoLC)894931834


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