Estimating the eruptive volume of a large pyroclastic body: the Otowi Member of the Bandelier Tuff, Valles caldera, New Mexico

@article{Cook2016EstimatingTE,
  title={Estimating the eruptive volume of a large pyroclastic body: the Otowi Member of the Bandelier Tuff, Valles caldera, New Mexico},
  author={Geoffrey William Cook and John A. Wolff and Stephen Self},
  journal={Bulletin of Volcanology},
  year={2016},
  volume={78},
  pages={1-11}
}
The 1.60 Ma caldera-forming eruption of the Otowi Member of the Bandelier Tuff produced Plinian and coignimbrite fall deposits, outflow and intracaldera ignimbrite, all of it deposited on land. We present a detailed approach to estimating and reconstructing the original volume of the eroded, partly buried large ignimbrite and distal ash-fall deposits. Dense rock equivalent (DRE) volume estimates for the eruption are 89 + 33/−10 km3 of outflow ignimbrite and 144 ± 72 km3 of intracaldera… 

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