New Insights from Kīlauea Volcano’s 2018 Lower East Rift Zone Eruption.

New Insights from Kīlauea Volcano’s 2018 Lower East Rift Zone Eruption. 
 

The May to August 2018 lower East Rift Zone eruption resulted in numerous new insights into how Kīlauea Volcano works, and provided scientists new opportunities to improve their understanding of volcano hazards.
Matt Patrick, a geologist with USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, describes the expected and unexpected aspects of this eruption and discusses how the activity might be used to improve his and other scientists’ ability to forecast future hazards on Kīlauea.
 
Part of Hawai‘i Volcanoes’ ongoing After Dark in the Park series.
Free (park entrance fees apply).
 
When: Tuesday, July 9 at 7 p.m. 
Where: Kīlauea Visitor Center Auditorium 

Event Properties

Event Date 07-09-2019 7:00 pm
Event End Date 07-09-2019 8:30 pm
Location Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

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