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Yellowstone Eruptions (Part 3 of 3)

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Title: Yellowstone Eruptions (Part 3 of 3)

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USGS Scientist-in-Charge of Yellowstone Volcano Observatory, Jake Lowenstern, answers the following questions to explain volcanic eruptions at Yellowstone: When was the last supereruption at Yellowstone?", "Have any eruptions occurred since the last supereruption?", "Is Yellowstone overdue for an eruption?", "What does the magma below indicate about a possible eruption?", "What else is possible?", and "Why didn't you think the Yellowstone Lake earthquake swarm would lead to an eruption?"

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Location: USA

Date Taken: 1/30/2009

Length: 0:00

Video Producer: Stephen M. Wessells , U.S. Geological Survey


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Visit the USGS Volcano Hazards Program and USGS Open-File Report 2009-1067 for more information.

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