Advances(?) in mitigating volcano hazards in Latin America

Earthquakes & Volcanoes (USGS)


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The 1980's were incredible years for volcanology. As a consequence of the Mount St. Helens and other eruptions, major advances in our understanding of volcanic processes and eruption dynamics were made. the decade also witnessed the greatest death toll caused by volcanism since 1902. Following Mount St. Helens, awareness of volcano hazards increased throughout the world; however, in Latin America, subsequent events showed that much was still to be learned. 

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Advances(?) in mitigating volcano hazards in Latin America
Series title Earthquakes & Volcanoes (USGS)
Volume 22
Issue 3
Year Published 1991
Language English
Publisher U.S Geological Survey
Description 2 p.
First page 149
Last page 150
Other Geospatial Latin America
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N
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