Santa Ana (Santa Ana, El Salvador)

Santa Ana volcano, El Salvador

Volcano: Santa Ana (see Santa Ana at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Soil Diffuse Emission
Description: The Santa Ana–Izalco–Coatepeque volcanic complex consists of the Coatepeque collapse caldera and the Santa Ana and Izalco volcanoes, as well as numerous cinder cones and explosion craters.Hot springs, gas bubbling, and intense fumarolic emissions are observed along the shoreline of this crater lake. The crater and upper fl anks of the Santa Ana volcano show thin phreatomagmatic tephra deposits that act as impermeable barriers to vertical gas migration.

Point of contact for this site:
José M.L. Salazar, xxx (Environmental Research Division, Instituto Tecnológico y de Energías Renovables )

Number of measurements: 3
Measurement date (d/m/y) Added by Added on
Santa Ana_010120021/1/2002 Emanuela Bagnato Nov. 15, 2016
Santa Ana_0320011/3/2001 Emanuela Bagnato Oct. 5, 2014
Santa Ana_011020111/10/2011 Emanuela Bagnato Sept. 10, 2020

Bibliographic references for this site

Salazar J.M.L., P.A. Hernández, N.M. Pérez, R. Olmos, F. Barahona, R. Cartagena, T. Soriano, D.L. López, H. Sumino, K. Notsu, 2004,Spatial and temporal variation of diffuse CO2 degassing at the Santa Ana–Izalco–Coatepeque volcanic complex, El Salvador, Central America, Geol. Soc. Am. Spec. Pap., vol.375, pp. 135–146

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