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Table 2 Type of EES and its main characteristics

From: Strategies for the development of volcanic hazard maps in monogenetic volcanic fields: the example of La Palma (Canary Islands)

EES TypeVEIColumnHazardsE. Impact A.
AHawaiian magmatic effusive eruption0-10-1 kmLava flows, ash fall, gases1-2 km, longer downstream
B1Hawaiian-Strombolian, magmatic effusive-explosive1-21-5 kmLava flows, ash fall, gases, blockandash2-5 km, longer downstream
B2Hawaiian-Strombolian, magmatic effusive-explosive, mechanical interaction with sills1-21-5 kmLava flows, ash fall, gases, blockandash2-5 km, longer downstream
B3Hawaiian-Strombolian-Violent Strombolian, hydromagmatic explosive eruption1-31-10 kmLava flows, ash fall, gases, blockandash, PDC5-10 km, longer downstream
C1High-deep (>500 m)
C2Medium-deep (500- ≈200 m. deep)Water acidifying, lava balloons, large bubbles1-2 km
C3Surtseyan (<200 m)1-31-5 kmlava flows, ash fall, gases, surges1-2 km