American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Variant of volcanology.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as volcanology.
- n. The study of volcanoes.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. rare The science which treats of phenomena due to plutonic action, as in volcanoes, hot springs, etc.
- n. the branch of geology that studies volcanoes
- Latin Vulcan ("The God of fire"). (Wiktionary)
“The scope of the meeting is huge, taking in anything from space and planetary science, vulcanology, seismology, all the way through to science education and geoscience informatics.”
“The 280 conference attendees work in aviation, science, geology, meteorology and vulcanology, and have an important perspective on the ash crisis.”
“The Islands 'volcanic landforms represent classic features in the continuing study of vulcanology world-wide.”
“With their scientific study from at least the 18th Century, the islands have provided two of the types of eruptions (Vulcanian and Strombolian) to vulcanology and geology textbooks and so have featured prominently in the education of all geoscientists for over 200 years.”
“Most of the exiting studies relate to vulcanology of Eolian islands.”
“The islands have provided two of the types of eruptions (Vulcanian and Strombolian) to vulcanology and geology.”
“These include the Aeolian Islands off Italy, an active historical textbook of vulcanology for 200 years (875 m), Rakata on Krakatoa island (813 m) which is too continuously active to be comparable; Morne Trois Pitons (1,220 m) in the large island of Dominica and the stump-like peaks of the Pitons on St. Lucia (777 m) are both centres of hydrothermic activity rather than volcanoes.”
“It became a literary and scientific icon and was much studied by eminent western European scientists, especially after von Buch's description of the islands in 1815 which initiated modern vulcanology.”
“Extinct your vulcanology for the lava of Moltens! —”
“An article he wrote for Smithsonian about vulcanology received the 1997 Walter Sullivan Award for Excellence in”
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