The most dangerous volcano of the world! Talk part I

Deep Space Live 26.9.2013 Ars Electronica Center by Birgit Hartinger The most dangerous volcanoes of the world, presented in the series  „In Touch with the Earth“ in the AEC. While preparing for this speech I came to notice that people, especially younger folks do not really know what a volcano is and even less what…

The Decade Volcano Programme

The volcanic eruptions of Mount St Helens in 1980 and Nevado del Ruiz in 1985 made the general public aware of the dangers of co-existing with a large and potentially lethal volcano. It doesn’t take much imagination to see the possibilities of a lateral St Helens-type blast on a population of a great city as…