Effects of volcanic and hydrologic processes on forest vegetation: Chaitén Volcano, Chile
- Publisher: Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería (SERNAGEOMIN)
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...