Dynamics of CO2-driven lake eruptions

Zhang, Youxue
January 1996
Nature;1/4/1996, Vol. 379 Issue 6560, p57
Academic Journal
Reports on experiments which show that decompression of CO2-saturated water is able to power explosive eruptions. Example of the release of carbon dioxide from Lake Nyos in Cameroon in August 1986; Dynamics similar to those of water-driven volcanic eruptions; Findings from experiments.


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