Adjective "volcanology" definition and examples

(Volcanology may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


The scientific study of volcanoes.
  1. 'The volcanology, mitigation and geological disaster office put the volcano on a ‘watch’ status on Monday after recording 24 tectonic earthquakes near Solok on April 10.'
  2. 'It had a major project studying New Zealand's volcanology that involved the bed of Lake Taupo.'
  3. 'Confirmation of the sill-sediment-complex nature of the Volcano-Sedimentary Complex highlights the need to reassess the physical volcanology of this volcanic unit to provide a basis for the ore-deposit modelling.'
  4. 'As well as the geological sciences, inputs from many other disciplines are needed, such as fluid flow, heat transfer, plate tectonics, vulcanology, planetary astronomy, and mathematics.'
  5. 'All aspects of oceanic island rocks, including petrography, volcanology, and geochemistry, are inter-related, Thus, no one scale of observation is entirely satisfactory to understanding their origin.'
  6. 'He is an internationally renowned authority in rock mechanics, seismology and volcanology.'
  7. 'Quantifying the facies architecture of flood basalt provinces is important as it can be used to understand the physical volcanology and rock property variations throughout the lava sequence.'
  8. 'Written to introduce high school and college students - as well as anyone without a serious science background - to the awe-inspiring science of volcanology, the book was not conceived as written only by female authors.'
  9. 'The programme goes on a quest for evidence, looking beyond the narrow confines of Biblical studies to bring in research from other fields, such as archaeology, anthropology, climatology, oceanography and vulcanology.'

More definitions

1. the scientific study of volcanoes and volcanic phenomena.

More examples(as adjective)

"institutes can be volcanology."