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dc.contributor.authorRubin, Kenneth H.  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorSoule, Samuel A.  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorChadwick, William W.  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorFornari, Daniel J.  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorClague, David A.  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorEmbley, Robert W.  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorBaker, Edward T.  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorPerfit, Michael R.  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorCaress, David W.  Concept link
dc.contributor.authorDziak, Robert P.  Concept link
dc.date.accessioned2012-05-08T18:09:32Z
dc.date.available2012-05-08T18:09:32Z
dc.date.issued2012-03
dc.identifier.citationOceanography 25, no. 1 (2012): 142–157en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1912/5170
dc.descriptionAuthor Posting. © The Oceanography Society, 2012. This article is posted here by permission of The Oceanography Society for personal use, not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in Oceanography 25, no. 1 (2012): 142–157, doi:10.5670/oceanog.2012.12.en_US
dc.description.abstractVolcanic eruptions are important events in Earth's cycle of magma generation and crustal construction. Over durations of hours to years, eruptions produce new deposits of lava and/or fragmentary ejecta, transfer heat and magmatic volatiles from Earth's interior to the overlying air or seawater, and significantly modify the landscape and perturb local ecosystems. Today and through most of geological history, the greatest number and volume of volcanic eruptions on Earth have occurred in the deep ocean along mid-ocean ridges, near subduction zones, on oceanic plateaus, and on thousands of mid-plate seamounts. However, deep-sea eruptions (> 500 m depth) are much more difficult to detect and observe than subaerial eruptions, so comparatively little is known about them. Great strides have been made in eruption detection, response speed, and observational detail since the first recognition of a deep submarine eruption at a mid-ocean ridge 25 years ago. Studies of ongoing or recent deep submarine eruptions reveal information about their sizes, durations, frequencies, styles, and environmental impacts. Ultimately, magma formation and accumulation in the upper mantle and crust, plus local tectonic stress fields, dictate when, where, and how often submarine eruptions occur, whereas eruption depth, magma composition, conditions of volatile segregation, and tectonic setting determine submarine eruption style.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipNSF-OCE 0937409 (KHR), OCE-0525863 and OCE-0732366 (DJF and SAS), 0725605 (WWC), OCE- 0751780 (ETB and RWE), OCE‐0138088 (MRP), OCE-0934278 (DAC), OCE-0623649 (RPD), and a David and Lucile Packard Foundation grant to MBARI (DAC and DWC).en_US
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dc.publisherThe Oceanography Societyen_US
dc.relation.urihttps://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2012.12
dc.titleVolcanic eruptions in the deep seaen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.doi10.5670/oceanog.2012.12


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