I couldn’t figure out at first why looking back at Mount St. Helens’ eruption on May 18, 1980, seemed a little special this year. Sure,
h/t to Dr. Brad Pitcher’s tweet for this. Also, remember this video if you are ever exposed to volcanic ash- try not to breathe it
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.
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
Why does the same volcanic zone produce two kinds of volcanoes?