Effects of volcanic and hydrologic processes on forest vegetation: Chaitén Volcano, Chile

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Swanson,Frederick J ; Jones,Julia A ; Crisafulli,Charles M ; Lara,Antonio (2013)
  • Publisher: Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería (SERNAGEOMIN)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5027/andgeoV40n2-a10
  • Subject: Environmental impacts | Vegetation response | Natural resource impacts | Ecological disturbance | Landscape ecology

The 2008-2009 eruption of Chaitén Volcano (Chile) involved a variety of volcanic and associated hydro-logic processes that damaged nearby forests. These processes included coarse (gravel) and fine (silt to sand) tephra fall, a laterally directed blast, fluvial depositio... View more