Melting of Ice by Magma-Ice-Water Interactions During Subglacial Eruptions as an Indicator of Heat Transfer in Subaqueous Eruptions

  1. James D.L. White,
  2. John L. Smellie and
  3. David A. Clague
  1. Magnús T. Gudmundsson

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/140GM04

Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism

Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism

How to Cite

Gudmundsson, M. T. (2003) Melting of Ice by Magma-Ice-Water Interactions During Subglacial Eruptions as an Indicator of Heat Transfer in Subaqueous Eruptions, in Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism (eds J. D.L. White, J. L. Smellie and D. A. Clague), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/140GM04

Author Information

  1. Science Institute, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

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

  • Subglacial Eruptions

  • Calorimetry

  • Mechanisms of Heat Transfer

  • Mechanism of Magma Fragmentation

  • Thermal Efficiency and Edifice Temperature

  • Conclusions