Isotopic prediction of eruption volume at continental volcanoes

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This is the final report of a one-year, Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) project at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). The objective of this project was to determine whether isotopic techniques can be used to assess the eruption potential and eruption volume of continental stratovolcanoes. Large-volume eruptions from stratovolcanoes pose significant hazards to population and infrastructure in many parts of the world. We are testing whether this technique will allow a short- to medium-term (decades to millennia) probabilistic hazard assessment of large-volume eruptions. If successful, the technique will be useful to countries or regions that must consider medium to ... continued below

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Perry, F.V.; Valentine, G.A. & Crowe, B.M. October 1, 1997.

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This is the final report of a one-year, Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) project at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). The objective of this project was to determine whether isotopic techniques can be used to assess the eruption potential and eruption volume of continental stratovolcanoes. Large-volume eruptions from stratovolcanoes pose significant hazards to population and infrastructure in many parts of the world. We are testing whether this technique will allow a short- to medium-term (decades to millennia) probabilistic hazard assessment of large-volume eruptions. If successful, the technique will be useful to countries or regions that must consider medium to long-term volcanic (e.g., nuclear waste facilities). We have begun sample acquisition and isotopic measurements at two stratovolcanoes, Pico de Orizaba in eastern Mexico and Daisen in western Japan.

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  • Other: DE98000142
  • Report No.: LA-UR--97-3417
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/534491 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 534491
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc691410

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Perry, F.V.; Valentine, G.A. & Crowe, B.M. Isotopic prediction of eruption volume at continental volcanoes, report, October 1, 1997; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc691410/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.