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Volcanos: From Fuming Vents to Extinction Events

Synopsis
Volcanologist Professor Tamsin Mather, winner of the 2017 Rosalind Franklin Award Lecture, explores some of the different types of volcanic activity that we see on Earth today and have seen over our planet’s geological history. She reveals how lessons learnt sitting on the edge of an active volcano today can give us insights into some of the most profound environmental changes in geological history including mass extinction events.[75 minutes]
Series
Rosalind Franklin Lecture 2018
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
2017
Subjects
Geology
Keywords
environmental disasters; volcanoes; environmental changes

Online availability

URI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GS7MVOx1Vc
Delivery
Streamed

Credits

Contributor
Professor Tamsin Mather

Sponsor

Name

Royal Society

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
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