Media Advisory: Busting Myths About One of the Largest Volcanic Systems in the World - Live Online Public Lecture
Contrary to popular belief, Yellowstone is not "overdue" for eruption. Yellowstone experiences thousands of earthquakes every year, but these are not a sign of the volcano getting ready to erupt. Despite its reputation, most eruptions from Yellowstone are lava flows, not massive explosions.
- What: Virtual presentation: “Busting Myths About One of the Largest Volcanic Systems in the World: The Top 10 Misconceptions about Yellowstone Volcanism"
- Who: Michael Poland, USGS Geophysicist and Scientist-in-charge of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory
- When: Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. PST — Public lecture open to all
- Where: Presentation will be live-streamed online from Washington, and archived for later viewing