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The 1902–3 eruptions of the Soufrière, St Vincent: Impacts, relief and response

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Retrospective analysis of the contemporary colonial and scientific records of a major explosive eruption of the Soufrière of St Vincent from 1902 to 1903 reveals how this significant and prolonged event presented challenges to the authorities charged with managing the crisis and its aftermath. In a small-island setting vulnerable to multiple hazards, the spatial footprint of the volcanic hazard and the nature and intensity of the hazard effects were rather different to those of other recurren...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Earth Sciences
Oxford college:
St Annes College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2663-9940
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Grant:
Increasing Resilience to Natural Hazards programme [STREVA project, Grant numbers NE/J020001/1, NE/J020052/1]
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Grant:
Global Challenges Research Fund AH/P007600/1
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research Journal website
Volume:
356
Pages:
183-199
Publication date:
2018-03-17
Acceptance date:
2018-03-11
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ISSN:
0377-0273
Pubs id:
pubs:830422
URN:
uri:8495ec04-5fc6-4fa6-8baa-b9c89c5c5cac
UUID:
uuid:8495ec04-5fc6-4fa6-8baa-b9c89c5c5cac
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pubs:830422

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