Pyroclastic and Hydroclastic Deposits on Loihi Seamount, Hawaii

  1. James D.L. White,
  2. John L. Smellie and
  3. David A. Clague
  1. David A. Clague1,
  2. R. Batiza2,
  3. James W. Head III3 and
  4. Alicé S. Davis1

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/140GM05

Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism

Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism

How to Cite

Clague, D. A., Batiza, R., Head, J. W. and Davis, A. S. (2003) Pyroclastic and Hydroclastic Deposits on Loihi Seamount, Hawaii, in Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism (eds J. D.L. White, J. L. Smellie and D. A. Clague), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/140GM05

Author Information

  1. 1

    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, California

  2. 2

    National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C.

  3. 3

    Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909998

Online ISBN: 9781118668665



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


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Geologic Setting

  • Previous Work on Loihi Seamount

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions