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Volcanic eruptions -- History

NOVA: Mystery of the Megavolcano

As if the possibility of a regular volcanic eruption wasn't disturbing enough to some readers, it turns out that there is another class of volcano whose destructive power is much more frightening. Known to scientists as a supervolcano, this type of volcano produces at least 240 cubic miles of magma in a single eruption. A recent documentary produced by NOVA looks into the possibility of a...
Eruptions, Earthquakes, and Emissions

In 2016, the Global Volcanism Program at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History released "Eruptions, Earthquakes, and Emissions." The project presents "a time-lapse animation of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes since 1960." In addition, this animation also incorporates data about sulfur dioxide emissions from volcanic eruptions for every year since 1978, which is when such data first...