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No, there is no consensus. In fact, there's quite a bit of debate about it — around the 2 causes you mentioned. To sum up the proposed triggers: The eruption happened about 2 days after the 2006 Yogyakarta earthquake, which killed over 5000 people. Lupi et al (2013), Sawolo et al. (2011), and others including the Indonesian government, favour this as the ...


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I just saw this question while looking at Lusi 9th anniversary news. As an author of several studies on this topic, wanted to say that the answer provided by Matt is an excellent summary of the triggering debate. Two updates though. 1) I published a detailed reexamination and processing of the petrophysical and drilling data from BJP-1. This includes a ...


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This is an excellent question, and a topic about which there is a lot of literature. In addition to the volume linked above, I can also recommend: Geological Society of London Special Publication 216: http://sp.lyellcollection.org/content/216/1 Another good place to start is the extensive body of work done by Chris Morley and Pieter van Rensbergen that ...


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