A satellite’s view of a deadly 2019 eruption could improve volcano monitoring

06/18/2021
Media Credits: JENS BLUDAU/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS
Media Credits: JENS BLUDAU/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

(Science News) -- On December 9, 2019, a cloud of steam and volcanic gases blasted out of New Zealand's Whakaari, or White Island, volcano. Relative to eruptions at other volcanoes, the explosion was small. But it claimed the lives of 22 people and injured another 25...(read more