Active Volcanoes of the World

Poás Volcano

The Pulsing Heart of Central America Volcanic Zone

Editors: Tassi, Franco, Vaselli, Orlando, Mora-Amador, Raul (Eds.)

  • A multidisciplinary description of Poás Volcano and its role in the society of a developing country in Central America
  • Up-to-date report on the geochemical and geophysical monitoring of the volcano
  • Photos and detailed description of the 2009 volcanic crisis after the Chichona earthquake
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This book provides a comprehensive description of the volcanological, petrological and geochemical features of the Poás Volcano (Costa Rica), one of the most active volcanic systems in Central America and part of the Central America Volcanic Arc (CAVA). Poás Volcano hosts a unique sulfur lake, which actually is one of the world's most acidic lakes, and has experienced molten sulfur eruptions. Past investigations, current monitoring activities and planned programs of investigation into lessening of the volcanic hazard are reported here. Specific sections of the monograph will be devoted to the impact of this volcano on the social, agricultural and industrial activities in the area. Legends and popular traditions related to this volcano will be described in the last chapter to round up a complete scientific review on this unique volcanic system.

Buy this book

eBook  
  • ISBN 978-3-319-02156-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover ca. $139.00
price for USA
  • Due: March 11, 2018
  • ISBN 978-3-319-02155-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Poás Volcano
Book Subtitle
The Pulsing Heart of Central America Volcanic Zone
Editors
  • Franco Tassi
  • Orlando Vaselli
  • Raul Mora-Amador
Series Title
Active Volcanoes of the World
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-02156-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-02155-3
Series ISSN
2195-3589
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
250
Number of Illustrations and Tables
40 b/w illustrations, 20 illustrations in colour
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