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This e-book summarizes the stories conducted at of the main energetic 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. purely after those explosions a surge of recent experiences started to unreveal their volcanic heritage and influence.

This booklet provides the state-of-the-art advances in subject matters concerning the geologic atmosphere of the 2 volcanoes, their eruptive historical past and composition of erupted items, the hydrothermal platforms and their manifestations. Volcanic risks and hazards and attainable mitigation plans are mentioned according to the adventure of the catastrophic eruption of El Chichón that happened in 1982. The publication also will contain formerly unpublished fabric at the vegetation and the fauna of the sector and archaeological and social elements of the realm that's inhabited via indigenous humans.

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X LaFemina P, Dixon TH, Govers R, Norabuena E, Turner H, Saballos A, Mattioli G, Protti M, Strauch W (2009) Fore-arc motion and Cocos Ridge collision in Central America. Geochem Geophys Geosyst 10:Q05S14. 1029/ 2008GC002181 Layer PW, García-Palomo A, Jones D, Macías JL, Arce JL, Mora JC (2009) El Chichón volcanic complex, Chiapas, México: stages of evolution based on field mapping and 40Ar/39Ar geochronology. Geofís Int 48:33–54 LeFevre LV, McNally KC (1985) Stress distribution and subduction of Aseismic Ridges in the Middle America subduction zone.

DSDP Site 495 refers to hemipelagic sediments from drill Site 495 (von Huene et al. 7050 86 Sr/ Sr Tacaná (volcano), Las Ardillas (dome), and San Antonio (volcano). Each group consisting of lavas and pyroclastic deposits, and mafic enclaves found into lava flows (Mora et al. 2004). e. e. La Vega Pyroclastic flow (LVPF), Sibinal Pumice (SP), and Tacaná Pumice (Arce et al. 2012; Chap. e. Chichuj, Tacaná, San Antonio volcanic structures) are unknown. All of TVC rocks display a porphyritic texture, sometimes with seriate and glomeroporphyritic textures (Fig.

2008). L. Arce et al. data, magma genesis seems more clearly associated with subduction of the Cocos Plate considering that Tacaná volcanic rocks have distinct Nb, Ta, and Ti anomalies (Arce et al. 2014). The Nb and Ta anomalies seem to be related to fluids from the subducted plate (Wood et al. 1979), because released fluids from the slab contribute to the enrichment of “lithophile” elements in the magmas produced in convergent zones. Nb and Ta are not involved in this enrichment because they are not mobilized by fluids, due to the presence of insoluble phases in the subducting plates, therefore Nb and Ta would be retained in the slab (Saunders et al.

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