Home > Research > Publications & Outputs > How will melting of ice affect volcanic hazards...

Electronic data

Links

Text available via DOI:

View graph of relations

How will melting of ice affect volcanic hazards in the 21st century?

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Published

Standard

How will melting of ice affect volcanic hazards in the 21st century? / Tuffen, Hugh.

In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London A, Vol. 368, 19.04.2010, p. 2535-2558.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Harvard

Tuffen, H 2010, 'How will melting of ice affect volcanic hazards in the 21st century?', Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London A, vol. 368, pp. 2535-2558. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2010.0063

APA

Tuffen, H. (2010). How will melting of ice affect volcanic hazards in the 21st century? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London A, 368, 2535-2558. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2010.0063

Vancouver

Tuffen H. How will melting of ice affect volcanic hazards in the 21st century? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London A. 2010 Apr 19;368:2535-2558. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2010.0063

Author

Tuffen, Hugh. / How will melting of ice affect volcanic hazards in the 21st century?. In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London A. 2010 ; Vol. 368. pp. 2535-2558.

Bibtex

@article{b0792f82c21842f695879be8693df1ad,
title = "How will melting of ice affect volcanic hazards in the 21st century?",
abstract = "Glaciers and ice sheets on many active volcanoes are rapidly receding. There is compelling evidence that melting of ice during the last deglaciation triggered a dramatic acceleration in volcanic activity. Will melting of ice this century, which is associated with climate change, similarly affect volcanic activity and associated hazards? This paper provides a critical overview of the evidence that current melting of ice will increase the frequency or size of hazardous volcanic eruptions. Many aspects of the link between ice recession and accelerated volcanic activity remain poorly understood. Key questions include how rapidly volcanic systems react to melting of ice, whether volcanoes are sensitive to small changes in ice thickness, and how recession of ice affects the generation, storage and eruption of magma at stratovolcanoes. A greater frequency of collapse events at glaciated stratovolcanoes can be expected in the near future, and there is strong potential for positive feedbacks between melting of ice and enhanced volcanism. Nonetheless, much further research is required to remove current uncertainties about the implications of climate change for volcanic hazards in the 21st century.",
keywords = "Volcanic hazards, climate change, volcano-ice interaction, ice sheets, glaciers, lahars, eyjafjallajokull, katla, Iceland",
author = "Hugh Tuffen",
year = "2010",
month = apr,
day = "19",
doi = "10.1098/rsta.2010.0063",
language = "English",
volume = "368",
pages = "2535--2558",
journal = "Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London A",
issn = "0264-3820",

}

RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - How will melting of ice affect volcanic hazards in the 21st century?

AU - Tuffen, Hugh

PY - 2010/4/19

Y1 - 2010/4/19

N2 - Glaciers and ice sheets on many active volcanoes are rapidly receding. There is compelling evidence that melting of ice during the last deglaciation triggered a dramatic acceleration in volcanic activity. Will melting of ice this century, which is associated with climate change, similarly affect volcanic activity and associated hazards? This paper provides a critical overview of the evidence that current melting of ice will increase the frequency or size of hazardous volcanic eruptions. Many aspects of the link between ice recession and accelerated volcanic activity remain poorly understood. Key questions include how rapidly volcanic systems react to melting of ice, whether volcanoes are sensitive to small changes in ice thickness, and how recession of ice affects the generation, storage and eruption of magma at stratovolcanoes. A greater frequency of collapse events at glaciated stratovolcanoes can be expected in the near future, and there is strong potential for positive feedbacks between melting of ice and enhanced volcanism. Nonetheless, much further research is required to remove current uncertainties about the implications of climate change for volcanic hazards in the 21st century.

AB - Glaciers and ice sheets on many active volcanoes are rapidly receding. There is compelling evidence that melting of ice during the last deglaciation triggered a dramatic acceleration in volcanic activity. Will melting of ice this century, which is associated with climate change, similarly affect volcanic activity and associated hazards? This paper provides a critical overview of the evidence that current melting of ice will increase the frequency or size of hazardous volcanic eruptions. Many aspects of the link between ice recession and accelerated volcanic activity remain poorly understood. Key questions include how rapidly volcanic systems react to melting of ice, whether volcanoes are sensitive to small changes in ice thickness, and how recession of ice affects the generation, storage and eruption of magma at stratovolcanoes. A greater frequency of collapse events at glaciated stratovolcanoes can be expected in the near future, and there is strong potential for positive feedbacks between melting of ice and enhanced volcanism. Nonetheless, much further research is required to remove current uncertainties about the implications of climate change for volcanic hazards in the 21st century.

KW - Volcanic hazards

KW - climate change

KW - volcano-ice interaction

KW - ice sheets

KW - glaciers

KW - lahars

KW - eyjafjallajokull

KW - katla

KW - Iceland

U2 - 10.1098/rsta.2010.0063

DO - 10.1098/rsta.2010.0063

M3 - Journal article

VL - 368

SP - 2535

EP - 2558

JO - Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London A

JF - Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London A

SN - 0264-3820

ER -