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Volcanoes and the Environment OCG 131 Things to know for Exam #2, Monday November 5, 2007. You are responsible for all of the content within lectures 13-24. Review your notes and the slides posted online. Do not limit your studying to the topics listed here. Hydrovolcanism The two fundamental types of explosive eruptions. Causes of hydrovolcanism (why are they explosive) What causes an eruption to produce pillows or tephra 1963 eruption of Surtsey The evolution of a sub-glacial volcano Mid-Ocean Ridge Volcanism The spreading rates of the different spreading centers The difference between a fast-spreading ridge and a slow spreading ridge What forms sheet flows and what forms pillow basalts Rayleigh-Taylor instabilities/ ridge segmentation The different layers of the oceanic crust Iceland Lecture What is a hotspot? Location and name of some of the major hotspots
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2008 for the course AVS 460x taught by Professor Colleen during the Spring '08 term at Rhode Island.

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