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Asked in Volcanoes
What can people do to stay safe before during and after a volcano eruption?
Asked in Geology, Chevy Suburban, Volcanoes
What do you do in case of a volcanic eruption?
How the volcanoes will affect the lives of the people living near them?
How the volcanoes will affect the lives of the people living near them? For me its not safe to live in areas near in volcanoes, for instance during volcanic eruption, they need to evacuate in safe areas and their properties will be destroy. Their houses will be covered by lava and its very hard to start again especially for those people who loss their properties because of volcanic eruptions.
Asked in Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Tsunamis
Why is it easier for people to keep safe from a volcanic eruption than from earthquake?
Asked in Volcanoes, Yellowstone National Park
What is available in terms of technology or the local environment that will help provide options for keeping people safe from yellowstone volcanic eruption?
Why is it easier for people to keep safe from volcanic eruption than from an earthquake?
Asked in Earthquakes
How could a family stay safe during a volcano eruption or an earthquake?
Asked in Volcanoes, Mount St. Helens
What preventable measures were taken to keep people as safe as possible during the 1980 Mount St Helen's Eruption?
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How do you remain safe during a volcanic eruption?
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What precautionary measures should be taken after a volcanic eruption?
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How can people keep themself safe from an earthquake eruption?
Asked in Ice Ages, Yellowstone National Park
How can the Yellowstone volcano create another Ice Age?
It can't. Although it is an active volcano, below is some information that may help you. Q: How imminent is an eruption of the Yellowstone Volcano? A: There is no evidence that a catastrophic eruption at Yellowstone National Park (YNP) is imminent. Current geologic activity at Yellowstone has remained relatively constant since earth scientists first started monitoring some 30 years ago. Though another caldera-forming eruption is theoretically possible, it is very unlikely to occur in the next thousand or even 10,000 years. Scientists have also found no indication of an imminent smaller eruption of lava. Q: Where would it be safe to be during an eruption? A: For the most likely type of volcanic eruption in Yellowstone, everywhere would be safe except in the immediate vicinity of the advancing lava flow. In the highly improbable event of a large catastrophic eruption, the greater the distance from the eruptive center, the safer it would be. It is impossible to know the effects of the eruption without guessing at the explosivity of the highly unlikely eruption and the total amount of the material erupted.
Asked in Travel & Places
How can a volcano afffect families?
Asked in Volcanoes, Iceland
How did Iceland cope with the volcanic eruption?
The volcanic eruption in 2011 was not large by Icelandic standards and didn't affect most Icelanders seriously. The people who had to go through the biggest struggles were farmers, who had to make sure all their animals would be safe. Icelandic farmers let their sheep, horses and usually cows be free in nature during the summer. The farms in southeast Iceland were most seriously affected. Iceland has learned to cope with volcanic eruptions because it has one of the highest concentrations of active volcanoes on Earth. This is a consequence of its location on the Atlantic ridge that is the boundary of two of Earth's major tectonic plates. Iceland has 13 volcanic systems that have shown activity since it was settled in AD 874. The most recent volcanic eruptions in Iceland were Eyjafjallajokull in 2010 and Grimsvotn in 2011. These were significant eruptions, but not large by the scale of Iceland's past eruptions. The eruption under Eyjafjallajökull ("glacier of Eyjafjöll") in 2010 made international news because the volcanic ash plume disrupted air travel in a large area of across western and northern Europe in April 2010. The eruption in May 2011 at Grímsvötn under the Vatnajökull glacier sent thousands of tones of ash into the sky in a few days. It was accompanied by small earthquakes and melting of the glacier, but the melting did not produce dangerous flooding as it had in past eruptions. The eruption produced a much greater volume of ash than the 2010 eruption but the ash was heavier and did not rise as high or travel as far as and caused much less disruption of air flights. Since late 2011 and into 2012 there were signs of activity at the much larger neighboring Katla caldera in Iceland. In the past, eruptions of this volcano have been preceded by its neighbor Eyjafjallajokull. Katla has produced some of the largest volcanic eruptions on Earth in the last thousand years.