Tag: David Johnston

If Twitter Was Around When Mount St. Helens Blew

It’s wonderful (from a distance) to follow the ongoing eruption at Kilauea via the Web. Twitter is especially helpful. I’ve been wondering what the reawakening and eruption of Mount St. Helens would have been like on Twitter.

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Guest Video: Volcanologist v. Volcano

The best background to read for this video is in the book Volcano Cowboys. The short version: this is volcanologist David Johnston (and an equally crazy coworker) walking in the heart of a pre-eruption Mount St. Helens on April 30, 1980, for samples. They really needed the samples, but this was something beyond dangerous to

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