Explosive Magma-Water Interaction: pressure-run06

By Ingo Sonder

University at Buffalo, SUNY (UB)

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Date: 2017-09-26

Location: University at Buffalo, Geohazards Field Station, Springville/Ashford, NY, USA.

Mixing of ambient temperature water at 1.5 bar with natural remelted (basaltic) volcanic rock at 1300ºC.

This is video material was recorded for one of our explosive magma-water interaction experiments. The recordings are part of the raw data set used to quantify the explosive response.

Currently the detailed experimental setup still has to be published. Therefore, please contact one of the projects PIs for project details and experimental setup:

Ingo Sonder
ingomark@buffalo.edu, phone: +1 716 645 6366

Alison Graettinger
graettingera@umkc.edu, phone: +1 816 235 6701

Greg Valentine
gav4@buffalo.edu, phone: +1 716 645 4295


Supported by the National Science Foundation, Award #1347992.

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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

  • Ingo Sonder (2017), "Explosive Magma-Water Interaction: pressure-run06," https://vhub.org/resources/4211.

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