This booklet offers a finished description of the volcanological, petrological and geochemical good points of the Copahue volcano, situated on the border among Argentina and Chile. clinical reports are constrained for this volcanic procedure, as a result of its distant position and tough entry in iciness. in spite of the fact that, Copahue is among the such a lot energetic volcanic platforms within the southern Andes. tracking the volcano's task is of utter significance, because it offers technique of life for the within reach village of an analogous identify, internet hosting the world's highest-located hot-springs lodge.
This book's goal is to provide the present tracking actions, and to explain destiny examine courses which are deliberate with a purpose to mitigate volcanic risks. certain realization is hence dedicated to the social and commercial actions with regards to the volcano, resembling overall healthiness cures and geothermal power exploitation.
In a different part, the Copahue volcano is gifted as a terrestrial smooth analog for early-Earth and Mars environments.
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