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 in. Mount St. Helens is much more peaceful these days: The view from Mount St. Helens this weekend was among the best I’ve seen it… gotta love spring! (Note: the
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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 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
Why does the same volcanic zone produce two kinds of volcanoes?