Miyakejima (Tokyo, Japan)

Airborne view of Miyakejima volcano's summit crater

Volcano: Miyakejima (see Miyakejima at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Soil Diffuse Emission
Description: Miyakejima volcano is located in the Pacific, 200 km south of Tokyo, on the of Izu–Mariana active volcanic arc. This area is tectonically active because of the subduction of the Pacific plate beneath the Eurasian plate. It is one of the most active basaltic stratovolcanoes in Japan

Point of contact for this site:
Pedro Hernandez, hernandez@eqchem.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp (Laboratory for Earthquake Chemistry, Graduate School of Science)

Number of measurements: 2
Measurement date (d/m/y) Added by Added on
Miyakejima_3005199830/5/1998 Emanuela Bagnato Oct. 1, 2014
Miyakejima_2009199820/9/1998 Emanuela Bagnato Oct. 1, 2014

Bibliographic references for this site

Hernandez P.A. , J.M. Salazar, Y. Shimoike, T. Mori, K.Notsu, N. Perez , 2001,Diffuse emission of CO2 from Miyakejima volcano, Japan, Chemical Geology, vol.177, pp. 175-185

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