Satsuma-Iwoshima fumarole (Tokyo, Japan)

Aerial photo of Satsuma-Iwojima volcano, looking west-northwest.

Volcano: Satsuma-Iwoshima (see Satsuma-Iwoshima at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Fumarole
Description: Satsuma-Iwojima volcano, located 40 km south of Kyushu, Japan, continuously emits high-temperature volcanic gases from the rhyolitic cone of Iwodake. Present surface manifestations at Iwojima Island are solfataras, steam fumaroles, hot springs and diffuse degassing.

This location does not have flux data

Point of contact for this site:
Hiroshi Shinohara, shinohara-h@aist.go.jp (Geological Survey of Japan, AIST)

Number of measurements: 1
Measurement date (d/m/y) Added by Added on
Satsuma-Iwoshima fumarole_1811199911/11/1999 Emanuela Bagnato Oct. 4, 2014


Bibliographic references for this site

Shimoike Y. , K. Kazahaya, H. Shinohara, 2002,Soil gas emission of volcanic CO2 at Satsuma-Iwojima volcano, Japan, Earth Planets Space, vol.54, pp. 239-247


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