Field and lab-based studies in volcanology concentrating on physical and chemical aspects of volcanic processes. [2-3-0] Prerequisite: All of EOSC 220, EOSC 221.
1) Field & Lab examination of volcanic rocks and deposits
2) Review and explore the physical properties of magmas
3) Characterization of "eruption style"
4) Study the linkages between eruption style and deposit characteristics
5) Volcanic Hazards
Professor J.K. (Kelly) Russell
2014 TA's: Amy Ryan and Marie Turnbull
Required Textbook (Available at the UBC Bookstore):
Francis, P. & Oppenheimer, C. "Volcanoes". Oxford University Press, 2nd Edition.