By Franco Tassi, Orlando Vaselli, Alberto Tomas Caselli
This e-book offers a finished description of the volcanological, petrological and geochemical good points of the Copahue volcano, situated on the border among Argentina and Chile. clinical experiences are restricted for this volcanic procedure, because of its distant position and tough entry in wintry weather. besides the fact that, Copahue is likely one of the such a lot energetic volcanic structures within the southern Andes. tracking the volcano's job is of utter significance, because it offers technique of lifestyles for the within reach village of an identical identify, internet hosting the world's highest-located hot-springs inn.
This book's goal is to give the present tracking actions, and to explain destiny learn courses which are deliberate with a view to mitigate volcanic dangers. distinctive awareness is as a result dedicated to the social and commercial actions just about the volcano, resembling future health treatments and geothermal strength exploitation.
In a different part, the Copahue volcano is gifted as a terrestrial glossy analog for early-Earth and Mars environments.
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2009). g. Chinn and Isacks 1983; Lange et al. 2008), although it is only south of 38°S that long-term strike-slip faulting shows surface evidence, represented by the 1200 km-long Liquiñe-Ofqui major intra-arc fault zone (LOFZ, Figs. 2; Cembrano et al. 1996; Folguera et al. 2002; Adriasola et al. 2006; Rosenau et al. 2006; Cembrano and Lara 2009). This dextral transpressional fault zone plays a fundamental role in controlling the magmatic activity along the volcanic front between 37° and 47°S (Lavenu and Cembrano 1999; Rosenau 2004).
2008), although it is only south of 38°S that long-term strike-slip faulting shows surface evidence, represented by the 1200 km-long Liquiñe-Ofqui major intra-arc fault zone (LOFZ, Figs. 2; Cembrano et al. 1996; Folguera et al. 2002; Adriasola et al. 2006; Rosenau et al. 2006; Cembrano and Lara 2009). This dextral transpressional fault zone plays a fundamental role in controlling the magmatic activity along the volcanic front between 37° and 47°S (Lavenu and Cembrano 1999; Rosenau 2004). López-Escobar et al.
2002; Walter 2007) at a distance of 257–353 km and up to 3 years following subduction earthquakes (Bonali 2013; Bonali et al. 2013). e. 5 Mw earthquake the Cordon Caulle erupted; Moreno and Petit-Breuilh 1999, Collini et al. 2013). , Main and Meredith 1991), are processes candidate to explain a time delay of 0–5 years. Other mechanisms that could have promoted unrest at Copahue, following such earthquakes, regard postseismic-induced stress/strain (Marzocchi 2002a, b; Marzocchi et al. 2002) and dynamic stress changes (Manga and Brodsky 2006).