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vol·ca·nol·o·gy

 (vŏl′kə-nŏl′ə-jē, vôl′-) also vul·ca·nol·o·gy (vŭl′-)
n.
The scientific study of volcanoes and volcanic phenomena.

vol′ca·no·log′i·cal (-nə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
vol′ca·nol′o·gist n.

volcanology

(ˌvɒlkəˈnɒlədʒɪ) or

vulcanology

n
(Geological Science) the study of volcanoes and volcanic phenomena
volcanological, ˌvulcanoˈlogical adj
ˌvolcanˈologist, ˌvulcanˈologist n

vol•can•ol•o•gy

(ˌvɒl kəˈnɒl ə dʒi)

also vulcanology



n.
the scientific study of volcanoes and volcanic phenomena.
[1885–90]
vol`can•o•log′i•cal (-nlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl) vol`can•o•log′ic, adj.
vol`can•ol′o•gist, n.

volcanology

Geology. the scientific study of volcanoes and volcanic phenomena. Also vulcanology.volcanologist, n. — volcanologic, volcanological, adj.
See also: Volcanoes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.volcanology - the branch of geology that studies volcanoesvolcanology - the branch of geology that studies volcanoes
geophysical science, geophysics - geology that uses physical principles to study properties of the earth
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There is at the moment no reliable data on the exact concentration of ash in the atmosphere and when an aircraft can fly, or not, through such plumes," Henry Gaudru, president of the European Vulcanological Society, said.