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PREFERRED TERM
plinian eruption
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • An explosive eruption in which a steady, turbulent stream of fragmented magma and magmatic gas is released at a high velocity from a vent. Large volumes of tephra and tall eruption columns are characteristic

DESCRIPTION
  • An explosive eruption in which a steady, turbulent stream of fragmented magma and magmatic gas is released at a high velocity from a vent. Large volumes of tephra and tall eruption columns are characteristic

IDENTIFIER
  • plinianEruption

TITLE
  • plinian eruption

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventProcessValue/plinianEruption
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