AGU Blogosphere - Fast-forward your volcano

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Mt. St. Helens crater and landslide in 1980

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American Geophysical Union (AGU)


This short article details 5 different volcanoes and how they've changed over the past 30 years. Using Google Earth Timelapse technology, students can see changes in Montserrat, Santiaguito, Kilauea, Mt. St. Helens, and Mount Pinatubo from 1984 to 2016. Each interactive map features zoom features, one for time (years) and another for distance (closer or farther away).

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