Mar. 29, 2015

The Earth Will Be Shaking ---What About Volcanic Eruptions?

Thanks to a viewer, Morris P., we are passing on to you a fascinating video on the science behind Iceland's volcanic eruptions, how a volcanic eruption affects life, the hazards, and what can be done.

  • one result:  fluorine dumped in the water kills fish
  • ash fall literally buries a hamlet of homes
  • ocean water is sprayed on magma to stop its flow, saving a harbour
  • people have to evacuate 
  • black spots in lungs of butchered lambs after eruption, humans also affected by fine ash?

To view this documentary, click here.