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Piton de l. a. Fournaise and Karthala are either safeguard volcanoes within the southwest Indian Ocean. This booklet summarizes the paintings performed on those very lively basaltic volcanoes. Piton de l. a. Fournaise has a protracted heritage of clinical examine and tracking, with many info amassed in the course of fresh eruptions. it truly is one of the main studied volcanoes on the planet. The paintings provided during this monograph contains geological, geophysical, geochemical and petrological points, but additionally experiences on actual geography, average risks and the sociological and behavioural approaches.'

The Karthala volcano can be much less popular, however it serves as an engaging comparability to Piton de los angeles Fournaise. even though located with reference to the volcanoes of Hawaii, it differs from them via its extra alkaline magmas and no more common job. It used to be additionally monitored for greater than 25 years, generating notable eruptions in recent times.

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