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This book summarizes the reviews conducted at of the main energetic volcanoes of Chiapas (Mexico): El Chichón and Tacaná. El Chichón erupted explosively in 1982 killing greater than 2000 humans being the worst volcanic catastrophe in Mexico, and Tacaná produced gentle phreatic explosions in 1950 and 1986. purely after those explosions a surge of latest experiences started to unreveal their volcanic historical past and effect.

This booklet provides the state-of-the-art advances in themes with regards to the geologic environment of the 2 volcanoes, their eruptive heritage and composition of erupted items, the hydrothermal platforms and their manifestations. Volcanic risks and hazards and attainable mitigation plans are mentioned in accordance with the adventure of the catastrophic eruption of El Chichón that happened in 1982. The booklet also will comprise formerly unpublished fabric at the plants and the fauna of the sector and archaeological and social facets of the world that's inhabited via indigenous humans.

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