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ISBN-10: 3642258905

ISBN-13: 9783642258909

This e-book summarizes the stories conducted at of the main lively volcanoes of Chiapas (Mexico): El Chichón and Tacaná. El Chichón erupted explosively in 1982 killing greater than 2000 humans being the worst volcanic catastrophe in Mexico, and Tacaná produced gentle phreatic explosions in 1950 and 1986. in basic terms after those explosions a surge of latest stories started to unreveal their volcanic heritage and influence.

This e-book offers the cutting-edge advances in subject matters concerning the geologic surroundings of the 2 volcanoes, their eruptive historical past and composition of erupted items, the hydrothermal structures and their manifestations. Volcanic risks and dangers and attainable mitigation plans are mentioned in accordance with the adventure of the catastrophic eruption of El Chichón that happened in 1982. The ebook also will contain formerly unpublished fabric at the vegetation and the fauna of the sector and archaeological and social facets of the realm that's inhabited by way of indigenous humans.

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