Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2021

184 Pages | Some black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199582204

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Volcanoes: A Very Short Introduction

Michael J Branney and Jan Zalasiewicz

Very Short Introductions

  • Explains the fundamental mechanisms of volcanism, both on Earth and on other planets
  • Explores how volcanologists forensically decipher how volcanoes work, and the sort of evidence they employ
  • Considers how volcanism has impacted on climate, landscape, and biological evolution throughout our planet's history
  • Shows how we can benefit from understanding how volcanoes behave
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over nine million copies sold worldwide