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Volcanic Eruptions MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Volcanic Eruptions
Tree Number(s)
G01.311.955
Unique ID
D018707
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018707
Annotation
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Scope Note
The ash, dust, gases, and lava released by volcanic explosion. The gases are volatile matter composed principally of about 90% water vapor, and carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, hydrogen, carbon monoxide, and nitrogen. The ash or dust is pyroclastic ejecta and lava is molten extrusive material consisting mainly of magnesium silicate. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Volcanic Ash
Volcanic Eruption
Volcanic Gases
Previous Indexing
Air Pollutants, Environmental (1982-1994)
Geology (1966-1979)
Natural Disasters (1982-1994)
Public MeSH Note
2009; see VOLCANIC ERUPTION 1995-2008, see NATURAL DISASTERS 1982-1994
History Note
2009 (1995); use NATURAL DISASTERS 1982-1994
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/05/23
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Volcanic Eruptions Preferred
Volcanic Ash Narrower
Volcanic Gases Narrower
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