Emplacing a Cooling-Limited Rhyolite Lava Flow: Similarities with Basaltic Lava Flows

  title={Emplacing a Cooling-Limited Rhyolite Lava Flow: Similarities with Basaltic Lava Flows},
  author={Nathan Magnall and Mike R. James and Hugh Tuffen and Charlotte Vye-Brown},
  journal={Frontiers in Earth Science},
Accurate forecasts of lava flow length rely on estimates of eruption and magma properties and, potentially more challengingly, an understanding of the relative influence of characteristics such as the apparent viscosity, the yield strength of the flow core, or the strength of the surface crust. Consequently, even the most straightforward models of lava advance involve sufficient parameters that constraints can be relatively easily fitted within the uncertainties involved, at the expense of… 

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