TITLE

When sleeping giants wake

AUTHOR(S)
Bowler, Sue; Joyce, Christopher
PUB. DATE
July 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;7/6/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1776, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at volcanologists' prediction of a volcano eruption. Impact of the eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines; Capabilities of scientists to predict explosions and areas threatened by flows of mud, ash and lava; Benefits of the quick reaction of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology; Use of sulphur dioxide detectors in volcano watching; Palaeomagnetism technique of measuring the magnetic field remaining in rocks from their formation.
ACCESSION #
10491180

 

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