Deadly clouds and volcanic flows

Thu 7 Sep • 14:30 – 15:30

Auditorium • Attenborough Centre
University of Sussex

Organised by:
  • British Science Association
  • Suitable for: 16+

    Pyroclastic density currents, the deadliest volcanic phenomenon, have caused over 90,000 deaths yet are extremely difficult to monitor. Rebecca Williams developed a novel technique to study the deposits left by these currents and demonstrates how we understand these fatal flows as well as other catastrophic natural events.

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