Transcript
  • 00:01    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:25    |    
    Introduction
  • 01:35    |    
    Guatemalan volcanic arc
    • Santa Maria volcanic explosion
    • Crater of Fuego volcano
    • Evolution of volcanic vegetation
      • Acatenango volcano
      • Santa Maria volcano
      • Agricultural plantations
    • Pacaya eruption
    • Santa Maria eruption plume
  • 13:59    |    
    Description of a volcanic explosion
    • Cross section of Earth: Ideas in 1800
    • Cross section of Earth: Current view
      • Core
      • Mantle
      • Lithosphere
    • Plate tectonics: Solid state convection
      • Heat dissipating mechanism
      • Convection process
      • Central American tectonic plates
      • Cocos plate
    • The collateral process of volcanism
      • Deposition of magma
      • Eruption process
      • Composition of volcanic eruption gases
      • Magma chambers: Formation of volcanoes
      • Heights of Guatemala's volcanoes by region
    • Parallel magma chambers: Volcanic rows
      • Separation between volcanic centers
      • Topographical orientation
    • Magma ejection
      • Lava
      • Expelled magma
        • Pulverized magma
        • Examples
          • Santiaguito volcano
          • Fuego volcano
        • Carrying away volcanic ash
      • Intense explosions
  • 37:41    |    
    Magma movement to lower ground
    • Modification of river courses
    • Coastal plain modification
    • Formation of delta plains
  • 41:41    |    
    Calderas
    • Crater lakes
    • Description of the caldera phenomenon
      • Sealed magma chambers
      • Formation of depressions
      • Magma ejection
    • Ash flows
      • Mount St. Helen ash flow
      • Chocoyos eruption
      • Amatitlan caldera
    • Types of depressions
      • Laguna Retana
      • Lake Ayarza
      • Growth of new volcanoes: Lake Atitlan
  • 52:07    |    
    Question and answer period
    • Can you explain the land slides that occurred during 2005 around Lake Atitlan?
    • Can you explain the phenomenon of white caps that occurs in Lake Atitlan?
    • Are you confident that current building codes will reduce the damages of a future eartquake?
      • Uniform Building Code
      • Comment on the 1976 earthquake
    • What is the definition and origin of the term "Plinian eruption"?
  • 01:07:54    |    
    Final credits


The Guatemalan Volcanic Arc: A blue-green, fire-born land

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The Guatemalan Volcanic Arc: A blue-green, fire-born land
Héctor Monzón

Juan Bautista Gutiérrez Auditorium
Universidad Francisco Marroquín
Guatemala, February 5, 2007

A New Media - UFM production. Guatemala, February 2007
Camera 1: Jorge Samayoa; camera 2: Joni Vasquez; digital editing: Alexander Arauz; index: Christiaan Ketelaar; content revisers: Katty Schellenger, Jennifer Keller; publication: Pedro David España



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