Daily Archives: February 18, 2010

Partial Dome Collapse at Soufriere Hills : Natural Hazards

via earthobservatory.nasa.gov Near constant emissions from the Soufriere Hills volcano on Montserrat Island in the northeastern Caribbean are well known to residents, tourists and pilots but late last week the volcano experienced a partial dome collapse which is being described as the most severe incident in almost four years. With the collapse, the ash plume […]

What To Do With All That Snow?

via ksdk.com Can’t figure out what to do with all the snow on the ground? One family in Pennsylvania decided to turn their backyard into a 650 foot winding luge. This seems pretty fitting as the 2010 Winter Olympics are underway in Vancouver. And in Philadelphia the snow conditions seem to be better than they […]