Aso (Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan)

Mt Aso volcano, Japan.

Volcano: Aso (see Aso at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Soil Diffuse Emission
Description: Mount Aso is the largest active volcano in Japan. In recent years, it has been the site of frequent ash eruptions.Aso is no single edifice, but a complex of active vents in the center of a large 24 km wide caldera.

Point of contact for this site:
Kenji Notsu, (Laboratory for Earthquake Chemistry, Graduate School of Science)

Number of measurements: 1
Measurement date (d/m/y) Added by Added on
Aso_010120071/1/2007 Emanuela Bagnato Oct. 6, 2016

Bibliographic references for this site

Saito, M. , T. Matsushima, N. Matsuwo, H. Shimizu, 2007,Observation of SO2 and CO2 fluxes in and around the active crater of Aso Nakadake Volcano, Sci. Rep. Dpt. Earth Planet. Sci. Kyushu Univ., vol.22, pp. 51-52

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