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By Teresa Scolamacchia,José Luis Macías

This ebook summarizes the experiences conducted at of the main lively volcanoes of Chiapas (Mexico): El Chichón and Tacaná. El Chichón erupted explosively in 1982 killing greater than 2000 humans being the worst volcanic catastrophe in Mexico, and Tacaná produced light phreatic explosions in 1950 and 1986. purely after those explosions a surge of recent reports started to unreveal their volcanic heritage and influence.
This publication offers the state-of-the-art advances in themes with regards to the geologic atmosphere of the 2 volcanoes, their eruptive historical past and composition of erupted items, the hydrothermal structures and their manifestations. Volcanic dangers and hazards and attainable mitigation plans are mentioned in line with the adventure of the catastrophic eruption of El Chichón that happened in 1982. The ebook also will contain formerly unpublished fabric at the plant life and the fauna of the area and archaeological and social points of the world that's inhabited through indigenous people.

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