strombolian


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strombolian

[sträm′bō·lē·ən]
(geology)
A type of volcanic eruption characterized by fire fountains of lava from a central crater.
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One scenario is that the Strombolian activity would transform into a Vulcanian activity just like in the 1968, 1984, 2000 and 2001 eruptions after a visual lull in Mayon's activities.
This allows us to interpret the geometry of the walls during the Strombolian eruption phase.
Later explosive events of the system were of the Strombolian style with a scoria cone and lava flows.
FIGURE 9 Jets of hot gas and entrained incandescent basaltic pyroclasts ejected from a transient Strombolian explosion on the volcano Stromboli in Italy.
The volcano then returned to its strombolian phase with massive gas bubble bursts.
The characteristics that Mayon is showing are [those] of a vulcanian eruption, or maybe even a strombolian eruption," Director Renato Solidum of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) told reporters on Monday.
A Strombolian eruption -- named after the highly volatile Stromboli in Italy, known since ancient times as `the lighthouse of the Mediterranean' -- blasts huge amounts of lava out.
2010: Multiparameter quantification of gas release during weak Strombolian eruptions at Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala.
Strombolian eruption is a relatively lowlevel volcanic eruption consisting of the ejection of incandescent cinder and lava bombs to altitudes of tens to hundreds of meters, he said.
A brief outlook on Turrialba's volcanic activity highlights the relevance of the present study as it has evolved from strombolian eruptions in 1864 and 1866 to more frequent phreatic eruptions in the 2007-2013 period (Alvarado, 2000) (Garcia-Vindas & Gazel, 2004) (Reagan et al.
2012: Tephra architecture, pyroclast texture and magma rheology of mafic, ash-dominated eruptions: the violent strombolian phase of the Pleistocene Croscat (NE Spain) eruption.
VIOLENT STROMBOLIAN AND PHREATOMAGMATIC ERUPTION AT IRAZU VOLCANO, COSTA RICA