Bulletin Volcanologique

, Volume 39, Issue 1, pp 112–125 | Cite as

Prediction of eruptions using changes in composition of volcanic gases

  • I. A. Menyailov


During observations on the dynamics and on the regime of fumarolic activity of some active volcanoes of Kamchatka and Kurile islands, a very close relation was noted between the S/Cl ratio in the fumarolic gases and in waters and the state of the volcano. The S/Cl ratio increased prior to the eruptions of Sheveluch, Bezymianny, Kluchevskoi, Zavaritsky and Ebeko volcanoes.


Kurile Island Fumarolic Activity Phreatic Eruption Eruptive Period Klyuchevskoy Volcano 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. A. Menyailov
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Volcanology, FESCUSSR Academy of SciencesUSSR

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