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Volcanism and the atmosphere: the potential role of the atmosphere in unlocking the reactivity of volcanic emissions.

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Recent measurements of reactive trace gas species in volcanic plumes have offered intriguing hints at the chemistry occurring in the hot environment at volcanic vents. This has led to the recognition that volcanic vents should be regarded not only as passive sources of volcanic gases to the atmosphere, but also as 'reaction vessels' that unlock otherwise inert volcanic and atmospheric gas species. The atypical conditions created by the mixing of ambient atmosphere with the hot gases emitted f...

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10.1098/rsta.2008.0152

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Earth Sciences
Journal:
Philosophical transactions. Series A, Mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences
Volume:
366
Issue:
1885
Pages:
4581-4595
Publication date:
2008-12-05
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EISSN:
1471-2962
ISSN:
1364-503X
URN:
uuid:18d12098-3076-40ab-904d-4b219306b19f
Source identifiers:
82072
Local pid:
pubs:82072

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