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By Patrick Bachelery, Jean-François Lenat, Andrea Di Muro, Laurent Michon

Piton de los angeles Fournaise and Karthala are either protect volcanoes within the southwest Indian Ocean. This booklet summarizes the paintings performed on those very energetic basaltic volcanoes. Piton de l. a. Fournaise has a protracted heritage of clinical study and tracking, with many info accrued in the course of contemporary eruptions. it really is considered one of the main studied volcanoes on the planet. The paintings offered during this monograph contains geological, geophysical, geochemical and petrological elements, but additionally experiences on actual geography, normal risks and the sociological and behavioural approaches.'

The Karthala volcano can be much less popular, however it serves as an enticing comparability to Piton de los angeles Fournaise. even supposing located on the subject of the volcanoes of Hawaii, it differs from them by way of its extra alkaline magmas and no more common task. It used to be additionally monitored for greater than 25 years, generating awesome eruptions in contemporary years.

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J Geophys Res 108(B3). 1029/2002JB002015 Lénat JF, Merle, Lespagnol L (2009) La Réunion: an example of channeled hot spot plume. J Volcanol Geoth Res 184:1–13. 2008. 001 Lowrie A, Smoot C, Batiza R (1986) Are oceanic fracture zones locked or strong and weak? New evidence for volcanic activity and weakness. Geology 14:242–245 Michon L (2016) The volcanism of the Comoros archipelago integrated at a regional scale. In: Bachèlery P, Lénat J-F, Di Muro A, Michon L (eds) Active Volcanoes of the Southwest Indian Ocean: Piton de la Fournaise and Karthala.

Fr © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016 P. Bachèlery et al. -F. Lénat constructions, mostly buried beneath mass wasting and sedimentary deposits, to the SW and E of the island, extending tens of kilometres offshore. The first one is interpreted as an old rift zone of Piton des Neiges and the second as the flank of Les Alizés. 1 La Réunion Edifice La Réunion edifice is almost centrally located between the transform faults that bound the oceanic compartment on which it lies (Lénat 2016, this volume Chap.

Mar Geol 148(1–2):39–53 Füri E, Hilton DR, Murton BJ, Hémond C, Dyment J, Day JMD (2011) Helium isotope variations between Réunion Island and the Central Indian Ridge (17°–21°S): new evidence for ridge–hot spot interaction. J Geophys Res 116:B02207. 1029/2010JB007609 Gallart J, Driad L, Charvis P, Sapin M, Hirn A, Diaz J, de Voogd B, Sachpazi M (1999) Perturbation to the lithosphere along the hotspot track of La Reunion from an offshore-onshore seismic transect. J Geophys Res B 104(2):2895–2908 Georgen JE, Lin J, Dick HJB (2001) Evidence from gravity anomalies for interactions of the Marion and Bouvet hotpots with the Southwest Indian Ridge: effects of transform offsets.

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