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Module Reading List

Explosive Volcanism: Processes, deposits and resources, 2019/20, Semester 2
Dr Graham McLeod
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Essential reading:

· Pyroclastic density currents and the sedimentation of ignimbrites

by: Michael J. Branney & Peter Kokelaar

Geological Society of London Memoirs, Vol. 27, 2003
Available online Lyell Collection -

· Volcanism

by: Hans-Ulrich Schmincke

Springer, London, 2004


· Pyroclastic rocks

by: Fisher & Schmincke

Springer-Verlag 1984

· Volcanic successions : modern and ancient : a geological approach to processes, products and successions

by: R.A.F Cas; and J.V. Wright

Allen & Unwin, 1987

· Encyclopedia of volcanoes

Edited by Sigurdsson

Academic, San Diego, 2000

This is a wonderful book, with articles on every possible aspect of volcanoes, including for example volcanoes in films! For this course, there are several articles in it which very usefully supplement the material in Francis at the more advanced level. There are nine copies in the EBL, and one in the Kennedy Library. 

To access the online copy, you HAVE to go via the library entry for the Encyclopedia, using the above link. Click View this book online, via MyiLibrary, both on- and off-campus. It will take you to a University of Leeds login page, you log in, it validates your User ID and takes you to My I Library.

· Volcanoes : a planetary perspective

by: Peter Francis

Clarendon, Oxford, 1993

This list was last updated on 24/01/2019