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Advances in Volcanology
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Volcanic Unrest

From Science to Society

Editors: Gottsmann, Joachim, Neuberg, Jürgen, Scheu, Bettina (Eds.)

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  • Book exclusively dedicated to volcanic unrest
  • Multi-disciplinary - drawing from the physical, legal and social sciences
  • Bridges the gap between the sciences and decision-making
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This open access book summarizes the findings of the VUELCO project, a multi-disciplinary and cross-boundary research funded by the European Commission's 7th framework program. It comprises four broad topics:

1.     The global significance of volcanic unrest

2.     Geophysical and geochemical fingerprints of unrest and precursory activity

3.     Magma dynamics leading to unrest phenomena

4.     Bridging the gap between science and decision-making

Volcanic unrest is a complex multi-hazard phenomenon. The fact that unrest may, or may not lead to an imminent eruption contributes significant uncertainty to short-term volcanic hazard and risk assessment.  Although it is reasonable to assume that all eruptions are associated with precursory activity of some sort, the understanding of the causative links between subsurface processes, resulting unrest signals and imminent eruption is incomplete. When a volcano evolves from dormancy into a phase of unrest, important scientific, political and social questions need to be addressed. This book is aimed at graduate students, researchers of volcanic phenomena, professionals in volcanic hazard and risk assessment, observatory personnel, as well as emergency managers who wish to learn about the complex nature of volcanic unrest and how to utilize new findings to deal with unrest phenomena at scientific and emergency managing levels.

This book is open access under a CC BY license.

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Table of contents (17 chapters)

Table of contents (17 chapters)
  • Volcanic Unrest and Pre-eruptive Processes: A Hazard and Risk Perspective

    Pages 1-21

    Gottsmann, J. (et al.)

  • The Role of Laws Within the Governance of Volcanic Risks

    Pages 23-34

    Bretton, R. J. (et al.)

  • Deterministic Versus Probabilistic Volcano Monitoring: Not “or” But “and”

    Pages 35-46

    Rouwet, D. (et al.)

  • Probabilistic E-tools for Hazard Assessment and Risk Management

    Pages 47-61

    Bartolini, Stefania (et al.)

  • The Need to Quantify Hazard Related to Non-magmatic Unrest: From BET_EF to BET_UNREST

    Pages 63-82

    Sandri, Laura (et al.)

Buy this book

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  • ISBN 978-3-319-58412-6
  • This book is an open access book, you can download it for free on link.springer.com
Hardcover 51,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-58411-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Volcanic Unrest
Book Subtitle
From Science to Society
Editors
  • Joachim Gottsmann
  • Jürgen Neuberg
  • Bettina Scheu
Series Title
Advances in Volcanology
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-58412-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-58412-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-58411-9
Series ISSN
2364-3277
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 313
Number of Illustrations
14 b/w illustrations, 84 illustrations in colour
Topics