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St. Vincent - Bibliography

Anderson, J. 1784. An account of Morne Garou, a mountain in the island of St. Vincent with a description of the volcano on its summit. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 125:32.

Anderson, T. 1903. Recent volcanic eruptions in the West Indies. The Geographical Journal.

Anderson, T. 1908. Report on the eruptions of the Soufrière in St. Vincent in 1902, and on a visit to Montagne Pelèe in Martinique - The changes in the district and the subsequent history of the volcanoes. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Series A, 208 (Part II):275-352.

Anderson, T., and J.S. Flett. 1903. Report on the eruption of the Soufrière of St. Vincent in 1902 and on a visit to Montagne Pelèe in Martinique. Part I. Royal Society Philosophical Transactions Series A-200:353-553.

Aspinall, W.P., H. Sigurdsson, and J.B. Shepherd. 1973. Eruption of the Soufriere volcano on St. Vincent island, 1971-19721. Science 181:117-124.

Aspinall, W.P. 1973. Eruption of the Soufrière volcano on St. Vincent island, 1971-1972. Science 181:117-124.

Aspinall, W.P., H. Sigurdsson, J.B. Shepherd, H. Almorales, and P.E. Baker. 1972. Eruption of the Soufrière Volcano on St. Vincent island, 1971-72. In Smithsonian Institute for Short-Lived Phenomena.

Baker, P.E. 1972. The Soufrière volcano, St. Vincent and its 1971-72 eruption. Journal of Earth Sciences, Leeds 8 (Pt. 2):205-217.

Barr, S., and J.L. Heffter. 1982. Meteorological analysis of the eruption of Soufrière in April 1979. Science 216:1109-1111.

Blong, R.J. 1984. Volcanic Hazards - A sourcebook on the effects of eruptions. Australia: Academic Press.

Brazier, S., A. N. Davis, H. Sigurdsson, and R. S. J. Sparks. 1982. Fallout and deposition of volcanic ash during the 1979 explosive eruption of the Soufrière of St. Vincent. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 14 (3-4):335-359. 

Briden, J.C., D.C. Rex, A.M. Faller, and J.F. Tomblin. 1979. K-Ar geochronology and palaeomagnetism of volcanic rocks in the Lesser Antilles island arc. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London A291:485-528.

Brown, G.M., J.G. Holland, H. Sigurdsson, J. F. Tomblin, and R.J. Arculus. 1977. Geochemistry of the Lesser Antilles volcanic island arc. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 41:785-801.

Carey, S.N., and H. Sigurdsson. 1978. Deep-sea evidence for distribution of tephra from the mixed magma eruption of the Soufrière on St. Vincent, 1902: Ash turbidites and air fall. Geology 6:271-274.

DeGraff, J.V. 1988. Landslide hazards on St. Vincent and the Grenadines, West Indies. Washington, D.C.: Dept. Reg. Div., Organisation of American States.

Earle, K.W. 1924. The Geology of St. Vincent and the neighbouring Grenadines. Kingstown: Geological Survey of the Windward & Leeward Islands.

Earle, K.W. 1928. Report on the Geology of St. Vincent and the neighbouring Grenadines. 

Fiske, R. S., and J. B. Shepherd. 1990. 12 Years of Ground-Tilt Measurements On the Soufrière of St- Vincent, 1977-1989. Bulletin of Volcanology 52 (3):227-241.

Fiske, R. S., and H. Sigurdsson. 1982. Soufrière Volcano, St. Vincent - Observations of Its 1979 Eruption From the Ground, Aircraft, and Satellites. Science 216 (4550):1105-1126.

Fiske, R.S. 1984. Volcanologists, journalists, and the concerned local public: A tale of two crises in the Eastern Caribbean. In Studies in Geophysics: Explosive Volcanism: Inception, Evolution and Hazards. Washington D.C.: National Academy Press.

Flett, J.S. 1902. Note on a preliminary examination of the ash that fell on Barbados after the eruption at St. Vincent, West Indies. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 58:368-370.

Flett, J.S. 1908. Petrological notes on the products of the eruptions of May 1902, at the Soufriere in St. Vincent. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 208 (Series A):225-253.

Geotermica Italiana, srl. 1992. Exploration for geothermal resources in the Eastern Caribbean. Island Report: St. Vincent. Pisa: United Nations - DTCD, CARICOM - Secretariat.

Graham, A. M., and M. F. Thirlwall. 1981. Petrology of the 1979 Eruption of Soufrière Volcano, St. Vincent, Lesser Antilles. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 76 (3):336-342.

Hay, R.L. 1959a. Origin and weathering of late Pleistocene ash deposits on St. Vincent, B.W.I. Journal of Geology 67:65-87.

Hay, R.L. 1959b. Formation of the crystal-rich glowing avalanche deposits of St. Vincent, B.W.I. Journal of Geology 67:540-562.

Heath, E. 1997. Genesis and evolution of calc-alkaline magmas at Soufrière volcano, Lesser Antilles arc. PhD, Institute for Environmental Sciences, Lancaster University, Lancaster.

Heath, E., R. MacDonald, H. Belkin, C. Hawkesworth, and H. Sigurdsson. 1998a. Magmagenesis at Soufrière Volcano, St Vincent, Lesser Antilles arc. Journal of Petrology 39 (10):1721-1764.

Heath, E., S. P. Turner, R. Macdonald, C. J. Hawkesworth, and P. van Calsteren. 1998b. Long magma residence times at an island are volcano (Soufrière, St. Vincent) in the Lesser Antilles: evidence from U-238-Th-230 isochron dating. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 160 (1-2):49-63.

Huppert, H. E., J. B. Shepherd, H. Sigurdsson, and R. S. J. Sparks. 1982. On Lava Dome Growth, With Application to the 1979 Lava Extrusion of the Soufrière of St-Vincent. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 14 (3-4):199-222.

Khan, M.A. 1965. A note on the magnetic properties of some volcanic rocks from the island of St. Vincent, West Indies. Paper read at 4th Caribbean Geological Conference, at Trinidad.

Lacroix, A. 1949. Sur des enclaves endopolygenes des Saint-Vincent - interpreted by E. Jeremine and Orcel. Bull. Soc. Franc. Miner. Crist. 72:571-590.

Lekkerkerker, C.L. 1985. Resistivity survey in Saint Vincent: UN Water in Small Islands of the Caribbean Project, Project RLA/82/023.

Lewis, J.F. 1973a. Petrology of the ejected plutonic blocks of the Soufrière volcano, St. Vincent, West Indies. Journal of Petrology 14 (1):81-112.

Lewis, J.F. 1973b. Mineralogy of the Ejected Plutonic Blocks of the Soufrière Volcano, St. Vincent: Olivine, Pyroxene, Amphibole and Magnetite Paragenesis. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 38:197-220.

Martin-Kaye, P.H.A. 1969. Summary of the geology of the Lesser Antilles. Overseas Geology & Mineral Resources 10:172-206.

Mauk, F.J. 1979. Earth tides and the activity of Soufrière de St. Vincent: Seismological Observatory, Department of Geology & Mines, University of Michigan.

McCormick, M.P., G.S. Kent, G.K. Yue, and D.M. Cunnold. 1982. Stratigraphic aerosol effects from Soufrière volcano as measured by teh SAGE Satellite System. Science 216:1115-1118.

Michel, B. 1980. Geodetic measurements on Soufrière volcano - St. Vincent Island 1979: Institut de Physique du Globe de paris.

Pushkar, P., A.M. Steuber, J.F. Tomblin, and G.M. Julian. 1973. Strontium isotopic ratios in volcanic rocks from St. Vincent and St. Lucia, Lesser Antilles. Journal of Geophysical Research 78 (8):1279-1287.

Robertson, R.E.A. 1992. Volcanic Hazard and Risk Assessment of the Soufrière Volcano, St. Vincent, West Indies. MPhil, Earth Sciences, The University of Leeds, Leeds.

Robertson, R.E.A. 1995. An Assessment of the Risk From Future Eruptions of the Soufrière Volcano of St. Vincent, West Indies. Natural Hazards 11 (2):163-191.

Robertson, R.E.A. 2003. The Volcanic Geology of the Pre-Soufriere rocks of St. Vincent, West Indies. PhD, Department of Geography and Geology, University of the West Indies, Mona.

Robson, C.R., and J.F. Tomblin. 1966. Catalogue of the active volcanoes of the world. Part 20, West Indies. Rome: International Association of Volcanology.

Robson, G. 1965a. The volcanic history of the Soufrière of St. Vincent: Seismic Research Unit.

Rowley, K. 1978b. Late Pleistocene pyroclastic deposits of Soufriere Volcano, St. Vincent, W.I. Geological Society of America Bulletin 89:825-835.

Rowley, K.C. 1978a. Stratigraphy and geochemistry of the Soufriere Volcano, St. Vincent, West Indies. PhD, Seismic Research Unit, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine.

Sandrea, A. 1949. Les enclaves calcaires de laves de Saint-Vincent (Petites Antilles). Bull. Soc. Franc. Miner. Crist. 72:374-387.

Sapper, K. 1903. A report on a visit to St. Vincent.

Shepherd, J.B. 1989. Eruptions, eruption precursors and related phenomena in the Lesser Antilles. In Volcanic hazards: IAVCEI Proceedings in Volcanology 1, edited by J. H. Latter. Berlin, Heidelbery: Springer-Verlag.

Shepherd, J.B., and W.A. Aspinall. 1982. Seismological studies of the Soufrière of St. Vincent, 1953-1979: Implications for volcanic surveillance in the Lesser Antilles. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 12:37-55. 

Shepherd, J.B., W.P. Aspinall, K.C. Rowley, J.A. Pereira, H. Sigurdsson, R.S. Fiske, and J.F. Tomblin. 1979. The eruption of the Soufrière volcano, St Vincent, April-June 1979. Nature 282 (5734):24-28.

Shepherd, J.B., and H. Sigurdsson. 1978. The Soufrière Crater Lake as a Calorimeter. Nature 271 (5643):344-345.

Shepherd, J.B. 1982. Mechanism of the 1979 explosive eruption of the Soufrière volcano, St. Vincent. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 13:119-130.

Sigurdsson, H. 1977. Chemistry of the crater lake during the 1971-72 Soufrière eruption. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 2:165-186.

Sigurdsson, H. 1981. Geological observations in the crater of Soufriere volcano, St. Vincent: University of the West Indies.

Sparks, R. S. J., and L. Wilson. 1982. Explosive Volcanic-Eruptions .5. Observations of Plume Dynamics During the 1979 Soufrière Eruption, St Vincent. Geophysical Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society 69 (2):551-570.

Tomblin, J.F. 1970. St. Vincent. In International Field Institute Guidebook to the Caribbean Island Arc System. Washington, D.C.: American Geological Institute.

Tomblin, J.F., H. Sigurdsson, and W.A. Aspinall. 1972. Activity at the Soufrière Volcano, St. Vincent, West Indies, between Oct. 31-Nov. 15, 1971. Nature 235 (5334):157-158. 

Treves, F. 1908. The day when the sun stood still. In Cradle of the Deep. Bart.

Underwood McLellan & Associates, Ltd. 1969. Report on St. Vincent & the Grenadines: CIDA.

Wadge, G. 1986. The dykes and structural setting of the volcanic front in the Lesser Antilles island arc. Bulletin of Volcanology 48:349-372.

Walker, G.P.L. 1973. Lengths of lava flows. Philosophical Transacctions of the Royal Society of London 274 (A):107-118.