nonvolcanic

nonvolcanic

(ˌnɒnvɒlˈkænɪk)
adj
(Geological Science) not volcanic, not caused by a volcano
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Local industry, power plants, and vehicles produce nonvolcanic sources of S[O.
Furthermore, the microphysical module will be extended to include processes such as condensation/evaporation, nucleation but also photo- or gravito-phoresis and the addition of nonvolcanic aerosols (soot, meteoritic dusts).
2002) Nonvolcanic deep tremor associated with subduction in southwest Japan.
In January, University of Utah scientists reported that the Manefay slide was the biggest nonvolcanic slide in North America's modern history.
This combination of features is difficult to explain with fluvial or other nonvolcanic activity.
Earth scientists studying this subtle movement use terms such as slow quakes, silent quakes, aseismic slip, nonvolcanic tremor, slow transients and episodic tremor and slip.
Mechanisms of extension at nonvolcanic margins: Evidence from the Galicia Interior Basin, west of Iberia.
Part of the nonvolcanic mountain ranges in northern Guatemala and southern Mexico continue into the Caribbean to form the mountain islands of the Greater Antilles.
No trace of nonvolcanic sediment or paleosol development was found at any level within the sequence of volcaniclastic sediments (Fig.
ODP has chosen two of these pairs as prime examples of volcanic and nonvolcanic end-members of continental fragmentation and ocean-basin formation: southeast Greenland-Norway and Iberia Abyssal Plain-eastern Canada, respectively.
Thus it was logical to assign a volcanologist to lead the scientific investigation into how these perplexing breccia pipes were formed -- a process that was ultimately determined to be nonvolcanic.