By Franco Tassi, Orlando Vaselli, Alberto Tomas Caselli
This ebook presents a accomplished description of the volcanological, petrological and geochemical good points of the Copahue volcano, positioned on the border among Argentina and Chile. medical stories are restricted for this volcanic method, because of its distant place and hard entry in iciness. besides the fact that, Copahue is without doubt one of the such a lot energetic volcanic structures within the southern Andes. tracking the volcano's job is of utter significance, because it presents technique of life for the close by village of an analogous identify, webhosting the world's highest-located hot-springs inn.
This book's target is to give the present tracking actions, and to explain destiny study courses which are deliberate that allows you to mitigate volcanic dangers. unique consciousness is consequently dedicated to the social and commercial actions just about the volcano, comparable to wellbeing and fitness cures and geothermal strength exploitation.
In a different part, the Copahue volcano is gifted as a terrestrial glossy analog for early-Earth and Mars environments.
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2013; Bonali 2013). Active tectonics also impacts the hydrothermal circulation and consequently geothermal ﬁelds in volcanic areas, © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016 F. Tassi et al. L. Bonali et al. g. Cameli et al. 1993; Brogi et al. 2010; Giordano et al. 2013; Norini et al. 2013). g. Velez et al. 2011, and references therein). The resolution of the neotectonic setting around Copahue volcano has been improved in this chapter by means of a detailed structural ﬁeld survey performed in 2007, mainly devoted to recognising the evidence of active tectonics and the relationship among the fault pattern, the volcanic feeding system and the eruptive history.
In addition, taking into account the very recent volcanic activity, the structural constraints and the earthquakes occurred in the area close to the volcano, a static stress numerical model was applied to simulate the variations of the local stress perturbing the normal activity of the volcanic plumbing system favouring magma ascent and consequent eruptions. At present, a comprehensive structural model is lacking and more in-depth studies can furnish a complete tectonic framework of the area, which can provide fundamental information to assess volcanic hazard, forecast future volcanic activity, and to enhance the development of the associated geothermal ﬁeld.
It is proposed that dynamic effects is capable of promoting bubble growth, including adjective overpressure (Linde et al. 1994), rectiﬁed diffusion (Brodsky et al. 1998; Ichihara and Brodsky 2006) and shear strain (Sumita and Manga 2008). Copahue experienced 9 eruptions since 1900 (Global Volcanism Program Digital Information Series), ﬁve of which in the last 21 years (Fig. 9). L. Bonali et al. Fig. 5 km below the volcano base. Red colours represent a normal static stress reduction on the receiver plane, blue colours represent an increase.
Copahue Volcano by Franco Tassi, Orlando Vaselli, Alberto Tomas Caselli