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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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Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have carefully read the submission Guidelines  Earth, Planets and Space. The complete manuscript should be submitted through the Earth, Planets and Space submission system. To ensure that you submit to the correct special issue please select the appropriate special issue in the drop-down menu upon submission. In addition, indicate within your cover letter that you wish your manuscript to be considered as part of the special issue on 'High Resolution Paleomagnetic Chronology of Volcanic Eruption Sequences'.  All submissions will undergo rigorous peer review and accepted articles will be published within the journal as a collection.

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. 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
  2. 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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