Environmental Geology lecture outline - Volcanology.

Answer portion

What are compositional variations and physical properties of lavas?

How do you melt rocks?

What are the sources of magma?

What are types of volcanic eruptions or phenomenon?

What is determining these two different types of volcanic constructs? Melt viscosity and gas content!

What plate settings do different types of volcanism occur in?

So what's the concern? What should be included in a hazard map for a volcanic region?

Can an eruption be controlled or prevented?


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