Articles | Volume 10, issue 3
Solid Earth, 10, 725–740, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-10-725-2019
Solid Earth, 10, 725–740, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/se-10-725-2019

Research article 29 May 2019

Research article | 29 May 2019

On the link between Earth tides and volcanic degassing

Florian Dinger et al.

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Evidence for tidal impacts on volcanism have been gathered by numerous empirical studies. This paper elucidates whether a causal link from the tidal forces to a variation in the volcanic degassing can be traced analytically. We model the response of a simplified magmatic system to the local tidal gravity variations, find that the tide-induced dynamics may significantly alter the bubble coalescence rate, and discuss the consequences for volcanic degassing behaviour.