Origin and evolution of the Santiaguito lava dome complex, Guatemala
Subduction zone volcanoes are a major natural hazard, frequently endangering lives and livelihoods. The eruptive history of many subduction zone volcanoes includes the extrusion of blocky, silicic lava that forms domes or flows, but we do not yet understand what determines the duration of dome-forming behaviour, what path magma may take to the surface, or how these systems may change over time.
This thesis presents an investigation of the Santiaguito complex of lava domes and flows ...Expand abstract
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