Influence of 1996 Eruptions in the Karymsky Volcano Group, Kamchatka, on Vegetation

Grishin S.Y., Krestov P., Verkholat V.

В журнале Natural History Research

Год: 2000 Номер: 7 Страницы: 39-48

We have estimated the impact of eruptions of the Karymsky and Academii Nauk volcanoes on the vegetation of eastern Kamchatka, in the Russian Far East. Karymsky, one of the most active volcanoes in Kamchatka, had shown no activity for 14 years. Academii Nauk volcano, located on the bottom of Lake Karymskoye, exploded under water after 5000 years' dormancy. The simultaneous eruptions destroyed and damaged the surrounding vegetation. We discuss scale, the main destructive factors, and vegetation survival.

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