Sources of information on the volcanoes of Vanuatu (New Hebrides Islands).

Department of Geology, Mines and Water Resources, Vanuatu.
ORSTOM assists with the monitoring of the active volcanoes in Vanuatu.

Crawford, A.J., Greene, H.G., and Exon, N.F., 1988, Geology, petrology, and geochemistry of submarine volcanoes around Epi Island, New Hebrides island arc in Greene, H.G., and Wong, F.L., eds., Geology and Offshore Resources of Pacific Island Arcs-Vanuatu Region, Circum-Pacific Council Energy Min. Resource Earth Sci. Ser., 8: p. 301-307.

Colley, H., and Warden, A.J., 1974, Petrology of the New Hebrides: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 85, p. 1635-1646.

Fisher, N.H., 1957, Part V, Melanesia: Catalogue of the active volcanoes of the world, International Association of Volcanology, Rome, Italy, 105 p.

Kibblewhite, A.C., 1966, The acoustic detection and location of an underwater volcano [unnamed SW pacific volcano]: New Zealand Journal of Science, v. 9, p. 178-199.

McCall, G.J.H., LeMaitre, R.W., Malahoff, A., Robinson, G.P., and Stephenson, P.J., 1970, The geology and geophysics of the Ambrym Caldera, New Hebrides: Bulletin Volcanology, v. 34, p. 681-696.

Monzier, M., Robin, C., Eissen, J-P, and Cotton, J., 1997, Geochemistry vs. Seismo-tectonics along the New hebrides centtal chain (Southwest Pacific): Jour. Of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, v. 78, p. 1-29.

Monzier, M., Robin, C., and Eissen, J-P, 1993, Kuwae (1425 A.D.): the forgotten caldera: Jour. Of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, v. 59, p. 207-218.

Robin, C., Eissen, J-P, and Monzier, M., 1993, Giant tuff cone and 12-km-wide associated caldera at Ambrym volcano (Vanuatu, New Hebrides arc): Jour. Of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, v. 55, p. 225-238.

Robin, C., Monzier, M., and Eissen, J-P, 1994, Formation of the mid-fifteenth century Kuwae caldera (Vanuatu) by initial hydroclastic and subsequent ignimbritic eruption: Bulletin Volcanology, v. 56, p. 170-183.

Simkin, T., and Siebert, L., 1994, Volcanoes of the World: Geoscience Press, Tucson, Arizona, 349 p.

Warden, A.J., 1967, The 1963-1965 eruption of Lopevi volcano (New Hebrides): Bulletin Volcanology, v. 30, p. 277-318.

Warden, A.J., 1970, Evolution of Aoba Caldera volcano, New Hebrides: Bulletin Volcanology, v. 34, p. 107-140.

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