Dynamics of the major plinian eruption of Samalas in 1257 A.D. (Lombok, Indonesia)

  title={Dynamics of the major plinian eruption of Samalas in 1257 A.D. (Lombok, Indonesia)},
  author={C{\'e}line M. Vidal and Jean-Christophe Komorowski and Nicole M{\'e}trich and Indyo Pratomo and Nugraha Kartadinata and Oktory Prambada and Agn{\`e}s Michel and G. Carazzo and Franck Lavigne and Jessica R. Rodysill and Karen Fontijn and Surono},
  journal={Bulletin of Volcanology},
The 1257 A.D. caldera-forming eruption of Samalas (Lombok, Indonesia) was recently associated with the largest sulphate spike of the last 2 ky recorded in polar ice cores. It is suspected to have impacted climate both locally and at a global scale. Extensive fieldwork coupled with sedimentological, geochemical and physical analyses of eruptive products enabled us to provide new constraints on the stratigraphy and eruptive dynamics. This four-phase continuous eruption produced a total of 33–40… Expand
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