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High Resolution Paleomagnetic Chronology of Volcanic Eruption Sequences

Earth, Planets and Space welcomes submissions to this special issue on “High Resolution Paleomagnetic Chronology of Volcanic Eruption Sequences”.

Paleomagnetic studies offer powerful applications in volcanology, for example in establishing eruption history and for investigating volcanic processes. Volcanic rocks can provide high quality paleomagnetic data, both directional and intensity. Since volcanic activity is independent of geomagnetic field variations, this means that paleomagnetism can be used to establish temporal correlations between units and to construct chronologies of volcanic sequences that are independent of petrology or radiometric dating. Furthermore, well-established geomagnetic secular variation records and models enable high resolution paleomagnetic dating, particularly in cases where broad constraints are available from other considerations. This special issue focusses on studies in which paleomagnetism has been employed to evaluate volcanic activity and eruption processes from a chronological perspective. We also welcome fundamental research combining volcanological and paleomagnetic studies, for example the incorporation of high precision paleomagnetic data from volcanic rocks in regional secular variation records. 

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Deadline for submissions: 31 March 2023

Lead Guest Editor

Takeshi HASEGAWA, Ibaraki University, Japan

Guest Editors

Nobutatsu MOCHIZUKI, Kumamoto University, Japan

Gillian TURNER, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Hyeon-Seon AHN, Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources, Korea

Yuki YASUDA, Hokkaido University, Japan

Takahiro YAMAMOTO, Geological Survey of Japan, Japan

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  1. Vulcanian activity is one of the most common eruption styles of arc andesitic volcanism on Earth. It ejects and deposits volcanic bombs around the source crater. Although paleomagnetic studies of volcanic bomb...

    Authors: Takeshi Hasegawa, Bunta Kikuchi, Shohei Shibata, Yuhji Yamamoto, Takumi Imura, Masao Ban, Kae Tsunematsu, Chie Kusu, Makoto Okada and Tsukasa Ohba
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:172

    The Correction to this article has been published in Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:180

  2. Accurate dating of young eruptions from explosive volcanoes is essential for forecasting future eruptions and for defining the hazardscape of volcanic fields. However, precise dating of Quaternary eruptions is...

    Authors: Szabolcs Kósik, Takeshi Hasegawa, Martin Danišík, Károly Németh, Makoto Okada, Bjarne Friedrichs and Axel K. Schmitt
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:107
  3. We investigated temporal changes in the rock-magnetic properties of volcanic ash ejected from the Aso Nakadake volcano during a sequence of ash eruptions from 2019 to 2020. For 39 volcanic ash samples, magneti...

    Authors: Chisato Anai, Takahiro Ohkura, Shin Yoshikawa and Nobutatsu Mochizuki
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:24
  4. We have carried out paleomagnetic analyses of tephras from the Taupō eruption, one of the most violent eruptions on Earth in the past 5000 years. Pyroclastic deposits were collected with 7 cm3 cubes pushed into e...

    Authors: Takeshi Hasegawa, Annika Greve, Darren M. Gravley, Chie Kusu, Yasuaki Kaneda, Shohei Shibata, Makoto Okada, Szabolcs Kósik, Nobutatsu Mochizuki and Gillian Turner
    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2023 75:23

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