Measure a Changing Volcano Demonstration

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Volcanologists monitoring Mt. St. Helens

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  • Videos or Animations

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UNAVCO, Inc.

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UNAVCO has a number of hands-on demonstrations to use at informal and formal group events like school visits, museum presentations, science days, or farmers markets. This video shows a demonstration illustrating how scientists use geodesy to measure the inflation and deflation of a volcano, and how rocks at the summit weaken and crack to form a crater.

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2017

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No

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