Introduction: A Deductive Outline and Topical Overview of Subaqueous Explosive Volcanism

  1. James D.L. White,
  2. John L. Smellie and
  3. David A. Clague
  1. James D.L. White1,
  2. John L. Smellie2 and
  3. David A. Clague3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/140GM01

Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism

Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism

How to Cite

White, J. D.L., Smellie, J. L. and Clague, D. A. (2003) Introduction: A Deductive Outline and Topical Overview of Subaqueous Explosive Volcanism, in Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism (eds J. D.L. White, J. L. Smellie and D. A. Clague), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/140GM01

Author Information

  1. 1

    Geology Department, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

  2. 2

    British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, United Kingdom

  3. 3

    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909998

Online ISBN: 9781118668665

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Keywords:

  • Sea-floor spreading;
  • Explosive volcanic eruptions;
  • Hydrothermal vents;
  • Marine sediments

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Subaqueous Eruption Dynamics

  • Volcanic Eruptions in Open Water

  • Explosive Submarine Eruptions and Economically Important Deposits