Melt Inclusions in Volcanic Systems: Methods, Applications and Problems

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B. De Vivo, R.J. Bodnar
Elsevier, Jul 10, 2003 - Science - 274 pages
Melt inclusions provide a unique record of the physical and chemical processes operating in active magma chambers associated with volcanic systems. This book includes a summary of modern techniques used to study and interpret melt inclusions in volcanic rocks, as well as descriptive studies of specific volcanoes. These various studies document the enormous potential for melt inclusions to provide a window into the dynamics of active magma chambers.

'Melt Inclusions in Volcanic Systems' gives the most up-to-date summary of research on the application of melt inclusions in studies of active and fossil volcanic systems, as well as suggestions for future research in this area.


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Presentation of the Inaugural Roedder Medal to Edwin Roedder
Significance of melt inclusions
volatiles volcanoes and Sorbys legacy
Chapter 2 Estimating the time scales of magmatic processes
quantifying properties and structure of melts across the glass transition
methodology and examples
Chapter 5 Analyzing hydrogen H2O in silicate glass by secondary ion mass spectrometry and reflectance Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy
magma degassing explosive eruptions and volcanic volatile budgets
implications of gas emission rate and melt inclusion data
Chapter 9 Chemistry and origin of zoned HaŁyne in Tahitian phonolite with implications for magmatic fractionation
inferences from fluid and melt inclusions in xenoliths
constraints from silicate melt inclusions Cl and H2O solubility experiments and modeling
Chapter 12 A model for the evolution of Mt SommaVesuvius magmatic system based on fluid and melt inclusion investigations
Author Index
Subject Index

degassing process and maficfelsic magma interaction

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