Insight Into Volcanic Eruptions, Courtesy Of Space

Paris, France (ESA) Oct 19, 2010 ![][1] Scientists are crediting satellite imagery with helping to predict where volcanic eruptions could strike. It is well known that earthquakes can stress Earth’s crust and trigger subsequent quakes, but there has been no proof of this for volcanoes until now. In September 2005, a volcanic event in Ethiopia’s Afar Desert forced magma up through rocks in a crack, known as a dyke, resulting in a

[1]: http://www.spacedaily.com/images/volcanic-event-ethiopia-afar-desert-3d-ground-movement-sept-2005-bg.jpg

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