Volcanoes

Guests: Steve Sparks Bristol University, England Chief Scientist Montserrat Volcano Observatory, Montserrat David Hill Geophysicist Chief Scientist for the Long Valley Caldera U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California Steve Malone Research Professor of Geophysics University of Washington Seattle, Washington Lassen, Kilauea, Rainier and Redoubt are among the 65 active volcanoes in the United States. How serious a hazard do they pose? What can we do as individuals, and as a nation, to protect ourselves from volcanic eruptions? In this hour of Science Friday, volcanic dangers, and how to mitigate them.

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