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Insights into the kinematics of a volcanic caldera drop: Probabilistic finite-source inversion of the 1996 Bardarbunga, Iceland, earthquake

Fichtner, Andreas; Tkalcic, Hrvoje

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The accurate modelling and prediction of volcanic eruptions depends critically on information concerning the interaction between the caldera and the underlying magma chamber. Knowledge concerning the kinematics of a caldera in the course of an eruption is therefore essential. Here we provide detailed seismological constraints on the kinematics of a volcanic caldera drop and the geometry of a caldera ring fault. For this we performed a finite-source inversion of the September 29, 1996...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/31344
Source: Earth and Planetary Science Letters
DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2010.07.013

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