PubTalk-06/2022 - Keeping Tabs on the Volcanoes of the Last Frontier
Keeping Tabs on the Volcanoes of the Last Frontier
An Update from the Alaska Volcano Observatory
By Michelle Coombs, USGS Research Geologist
Scientist-in-Charge, Alaska Volcano Observatory
- Did you know Alaska is home to the most of the Nation's active and potentially active volcanoes, with three currently erupting?
- Eruptions in Alaska range in style and size from small events at remote volcanoes to the largest of the 20^th^ century – the Katmai-Novarupta eruption of 1912.
- Learn how the Alaska Volcano Observatory provides warnings of hazards from eruptions – most notably volcanic ash, which poses hazards to Alaskan Communities and to aviation.