Sizes, Volumes,and Emissions Estimates for CAMP

from maps and data compiled by J. Gregory McHone, November 1999
             
               
Basin Basalts basin basalttype area km2 avg t km vol km3    
               
  Fundy ITQ 22500 0.4 9000    
  Hartford ITQ 4500 0.3 1350    
  Newark ITQ 5600 0.3 1680    
  Gettysburg ITQ 2400 0.1 240    
  Culpeper ITQ 22500 0.2 4500    
  SoGeorgia ITQ/LTO 100000 0.2 20000    
  Argana ITQ 70000 0.2 14000    
  Offshore ITQ 100000 0.1 10000    
               
Basin basalt totals     327500   60770    
               
               
Sills region basalt type area km2 avg t km vol km3    
  NE USA ITQ 17500 0.2 3500    
  SE USA LTO 2000 0.2 400    
  Africa ITQ 150000 0.2 30000    
  SoAmerica ITQ 1000000 0.4 400000    
               
Sill totals     1169500   433900    
               
Dikes number length km total length depth km width km vol km3  
  5 500 2500 50 0.04 5000  
  15 200 3000 50 0.03 4500  
  50 100 5000 50 0.02 5000  
  300 20 6000 30 0.01 1800  
  300 10 3000 10 0.005 150  
  100 2 200 10 0.002 4  
               
Dike totals 770 832 19700     16454  
               
ECMIP length km width km thick km area km2 vol km3 aerial vol  
  2000 55 25 110000 2750000 1375000  
               
Emissions No.Amer ECMIP Europe Africa So.Amer totalCAMP in Basins
Area km2 1400000 60000 700000 4500000 3500000 10160000 327500
Vol km3 (1) 140000 1375000 70000 450000 350000 2385000 65500
Mass m.t.(2) 4.151E+14 4.08E+15 2.08E+14 1.33E+15 1.04E+15 7.07E+15 1.94E+14
avg CO2* 0.066 0.066 0.066 0.066 0.066 0.066 0.066
CO2 emitted** 1.37E+11 1.35E+12 6.85E+10 4.4E+11 3.42E+11 2.33E+12 6.41E+10
avg S* 0.046 0.046 0.046 0.046 0.046 0.046 0.046
S emitted** 9.547E+10 9.38E+11 4.77E+10 3.07E+11 2.39E+11 1.63E+12 4.47E+10
avg F* 0.032 0.032 0.032 0.032 0.032 0.032 0.032
F emitted** 6.642E+10 6.52E+11 3.32E+10 2.13E+11 1.66E+11 1.13E+12 3.11E+10
avg Cl* 0.064 0.064 0.064 0.064 0.064 0.064 0.064
Cl emitted** 1.328E+11 1.3E+12 6.64E+10 4.27E+11 3.32E+11 2.26E+12 6.21E+10
avg H2O+* 0.968 0.968 0.968 0.968 0.968 0.968 0.968
H2O emitted** 2.009E+12 1.97E+13 1E+12 6.46E+12 5.02E+12 3.42E+13 9.4E+11
               
(1) 1/2 CAMP area covered with 0.2 km avg.lava thickness (ECMIP=12.5); (2) 2.965 metric tons/m3              
*wt. % intrusive
**in metric tons, assuming 1/2 of wt. % total escapes to air
             
Last updated on 6Jan00 by Greg McHone