You might have heard that supereruptions are VEI 8 events, right at the top of the scale. Could there ever be a magnitude 9 eruption?
Say “supervolcano” and most of us think of Yellowstone — a smoldering but scenic giant. Geologists, however, look to the Central Andes, where these great
Want to experience a supereruption? The BBC has you covered. But in the real world, believe it or not, people can walk around in a
Don’t panic, but we’re living in an age of supereruptions. Seriously, don’t panic. It’s taking place on Earth’s time scale, not our own — we’re
The excellent visuals in this video show that the western coast of South America is a subduction zone, just like the coast of Sumatra where
I’m pinning this post to the top of the page for newcomers who may be wondering why there are so many reposts just now. Also,
Though ancient supereruptions have shaped this place into an otherworldly landscape, it’s teeming with life. Where? Here! “I really LOVE this rock!”–Andes mountain cat. Perhaps