Volcanologist Parcheta to focus on Kilauea fissure eruptions


“What is a fissure eruption and how does it work?”

Find out 7 p.m. Thursday when volcanologist Carolyn Parcheta talks about Kilauea fissure eruptions and how they work in the University Classroom Building. Room 100, at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, 200 W. Kawili St. in Hilo.

The program is free and open to the public. No reservations are needed.

This event is one of many offered during Hawaii Island’s fifth-annual Volcano Awareness Month. Details are posted on the HVO website at hvo.wr.usgs.gov. For more information, email askHVO@usgs.gov or call 967-8844.

 

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