Soufrière Hill (Saint Anthony Parish, Montserrat)

Soufriere Hill volcano, Montserrat

Volcano: Soufrière Hills (see Soufrière Hills at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Volcanic Plume
Description: The Soufrière Hills volcano is an active, complex stratovolcano on the Caribbean island of Montserrat. It has been a prodigious emitter of volcanic gases since the onset of the current eruption in 1995. Fluxes of sulphur dioxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulphide and hydrogen chloride (and probably water) are substantial from this arc volcano.

Point of contact for this site:
Adam Stinton, (Montserrat Volcano Observatory (MVO))

Number of measurements: 1
Measurement date (d/m/y) Added by Added on
Soufrière Hill_080720088/7/2008 Emanuela Bagnato Oct. 5, 2014

Bibliographic references for this site

Edomnds M. , A. Aiuppa, M. Humphreys, R. Moretti, G. Giudice, R. S. Martin, R. A. Herd, T. Christopher, 2010,Excess volatiles supplied by mingling of mafic magmaat an andesitic arc volcano, Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, vol.11, n.4, pp. Q04005, DOI: 10.1029/2009GC002781

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