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By Patrick Bachelery,Jean-François Lenat,Andrea Di Muro,Laurent Michon

Piton de los angeles Fournaise and Karthala are either protect volcanoes within the southwest Indian Ocean. This booklet summarizes the paintings performed on those very lively basaltic volcanoes. Piton de los angeles Fournaise has an extended historical past of clinical study and tracking, with many facts amassed in the course of fresh eruptions. it's one in every of the main studied volcanoes on the earth. The paintings awarded during this monograph contains geological, geophysical, geochemical and petrological elements, but additionally reviews on actual geography, normal dangers and the sociological and behavioural approaches.'

The Karthala volcano should be much less popular, however it serves as an enticing comparability to Piton de los angeles Fournaise. even supposing positioned on the subject of the volcanoes of Hawaii, it differs from them via its extra alkaline magmas and not more widespread task. It was once additionally monitored for greater than 25 years, generating awesome eruptions in contemporary years.

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