Definition of volcanological in US English:


(also vulcanological)


  • See volcanology

    • ‘They say that it is critical for their research work, which is important seismological and volcanological research.’
    • ‘But we now know from volcanological research that a series of seismic episodes immediately preceded the eruption, causing further damage to structures that had already been repaired.’
    • ‘Numerous volcanological studies dealing with the reconstruction of the Somma-Vesuvius eruption and the on-land distribution of eruption products have been carried out.’
    • ‘He also made volcanological observations in the Andes, and he noted seismic events and structural features in the terrains of the Pacific coast.’