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Beier, Christoph

Volcanoes of the Azores

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Ulrich Kueppers, Christoph Beier

2. A Portrait of the Azores: From Natural Forces to Cultural Identity
Rudolf Beier, Johannes Kramer

3. The “Azores Geosyndrome” and Plate Tectonics: Research History, Synthesis, and Unsolved Puzzles
Peter R. Vogt, Woo-Yeol Jung

4. The Contribution of Space-Geodetic Techniques to the Understanding of the Present-Day Geodynamics of the Azores Triple Junction
Rui M. S. Fernandes, João Catalão, António N. Trota

5. Crust and Mantle Structure Beneath the Azores Hotspot—Evidence from Geophysics
Craig O’Neill, Karin Sigloch

6. The Tectonic Evolution of the Azores Based on Magnetic Data
J. Miguel Miranda, J. Freire Luis, Nuno Lourenço

7. Volcanism in the Azores: A Marine Geophysical Perspective
Neil C. Mitchell, Rachelle Stretch, Fernando Tempera, Marco Ligi

8. Characterisation of Seismicity of the Azores Archipelago: An Overview of Historical Events and a Detailed Analysis for the Period 2000–2012
João Fontiela, Carlos Sousa Oliveira, Philippe Rosset

9. The Marine Fossil Record at Santa Maria Island (Azores)
Sérgio P. Ávila, Ricardo S. Ramalho, Jörg M. Habermann, Jürgen Titschack

10. Petrology of the Azores Islands
Patricia Larrea, Zilda França, Elisabeth Widom, Marceliano Lago

11. Melting and Mantle Sources in the Azores
Christoph Beier, Karsten M. Haase, Philipp A. Brandl

12. Noble Gas Constraints on the Origin of the Azores Hotspot
Manuel A. Moreira, Pedro Madureira, João Mata

13. Surface and Groundwater in Volcanic Islands: Water from Azores Islands
Paulo Antunes, M. Rosário Carvalho

14. Where to Go? A Selection and Short Description of Geological Highlights in the Azores
Ulrich Kueppers, Christoph Beier, Felix S. Genske, Diogo Caetano

Keywords: Earth Sciences, Geology, Geophysics/Geodesy, Geochemistry, Natural Hazards, Sedimentology, Structural Geology

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Active Volcanoes of the World
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783642322266
Printed ISBN
978-3-642-32225-9

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