Volcano Under the City


Subject:
Geology , Geography , Volcanoes

Description:
Companion website to a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Nova program that follows a team of scientists studying Mount Nyiragongo, a volcano in eastern Congo. Dangers include molten lava and gas vents that release carbon dioxide so that there is a danger of asphyxiation. Features an evaluation of forecasting volcano eruptions, an anatomy of a volcano, and an overview of "some of the worst volcanic disasters of the past 400 years." Includes a teacher's guide and related links.

Publisher:
WGBH Educational Foundation

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/volcanocity/


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