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Laboratory studies of volcanic jets.

Journal of Geophysical Research

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Abstract

Laboratory experiments to study the fluid dynamics of violent volcanic eruptions employed pure gases erupted from small reservoirs. The gases used were Freon 12 and Freon 22, both of high molecular weight and high density, to model heavy, particulate- laden volcanic gases; nitrogen, a moderate molecular weight and density gas with well known thermodynamic properties; and He, a low molecular weight and density gas used as an analogue of steam, the dominant gas of most volcanic eruptions.-W.H.B.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Laboratory studies of volcanic jets.
Series title:
Journal of Geophysical Research
Volume
89
Issue:
B10
Year Published:
1984
Language:
English
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Journal of Geophysical Research
First page:
8253
Last page:
8268
Number of Pages:
16