New insights into the Kawah Ijen hydrothermal system from geophysical data

Geological Society of London Special Publications
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Abstract

Volcanoes with crater lakes and/or extensive hydrothermal systems pose significant challenges with respect to monitoring and forecasting eruptions, but they also provide new opportunities to enhance our understanding of magmatic–hydrothermal processes. Their lakes and hydrothermal systems serve as reservoirs for magmatic heat and fluid emissions, filtering and delaying the surface expressions of magmatic unrest and eruption, yet they also enable sampling and monitoring of geochemical tracers. Here, we describe the outcomes of a highly focused international experimental campaign and workshop carried out at Kawah Ijen volcano, Indonesia, in September 2014, designed to answer fundamental questions about how to improve monitoring and eruption forecasting at wet volcanoes.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title New insights into the Kawah Ijen hydrothermal system from geophysical data
Series title Geological Society of London Special Publications
DOI 10.1144/SP437.4
Volume 437
Issue 1
Year Published 2017
Language English
Publisher Geological Society of London
Contributing office(s) Volcano Science Center
Description 16 p.
First page 57
Last page 72
Country Indonesia
Other Geospatial Kawah Ijen