A Subaqueous Eruption Model for Shallow-Water, Small Volume Eruptions: Evidence from Two Precambrian Examples

  1. James D.L. White,
  2. John L. Smellie and
  3. David A. Clague
  1. Wulf U. Mueller

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/140GM12

Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism

Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism

How to Cite

Mueller, W. U. (2003) A Subaqueous Eruption Model for Shallow-Water, Small Volume Eruptions: Evidence from Two Precambrian Examples, in Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism (eds J. D.L. White, J. L. Smellie and D. A. Clague), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/140GM12

Author Information

  1. Sciences de la Terre, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada

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

  • Geological Settings

  • Bounding Facies

  • Pyroclastic Deposits

  • Petrography of Schakalsberg Lapilli Tuff

  • Discussion

  • The Model and Conclusions