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Descriptor English: Volcanic Eruptions
Descriptor Spanish: Erupciones Volcánicas
Descriptor Portuguese: Erupções Vulcânicas
Descriptor French: Éruptions volcaniques
Entry term(s): Ash, Volcanic
Eruption, Volcanic
Eruptions, Volcanic
Gases, Volcanic
Volcanic Ash
Volcanic Eruption
Volcanic Gases
Tree number(s): G01.311.955
SP4.037.403.514.260
SP8.473.654.762.802
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018707
Scope note: The ash, dust, gases, and lava released by volcanic explosion. The gases are volatile matter composed principally of about 90% water vapor, and carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, hydrogen, carbon monoxide, and nitrogen. The ash or dust is pyroclastic ejecta and lava is molten extrusive material consisting mainly of magnesium silicate. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Annotation: specify geographic term if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: Air Pollutants, Environmental (1982-1994)
Geology (1966-1979)
Natural Disasters (1982-1994)
Public MeSH Note: 2009; see VOLCANIC ERUPTION 1995-2008, see NATURAL DISASTERS 1982-1994
History Note: 2009 (1995); use NATURAL DISASTERS 1982-1994
DeCS ID: 31975
Unique ID: D018707
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Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/05/23
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Volcanic Eruptions - Preferred
Concept UI M0028020
Scope note The ash, dust, gases, and lava released by volcanic explosion. The gases are volatile matter composed principally of about 90% water vapor, and carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, hydrogen, carbon monoxide, and nitrogen. The ash or dust is pyroclastic ejecta and lava is molten extrusive material consisting mainly of magnesium silicate. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Preferred term Volcanic Eruptions
Entry term(s) Eruption, Volcanic
Eruptions, Volcanic
Volcanic Eruption
Volcanic Ash - Narrower
Concept UI M0028021
Preferred term Volcanic Ash
Entry term(s) Ash, Volcanic
Volcanic Gases - Narrower
Concept UI M0028022
Preferred term Volcanic Gases
Entry term(s) Gases, Volcanic



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