Like people, each volcano has its own unique “personality”

Published November 30, 2017

An article in Scientific American about Bali’s Mount Agung, which has been rumbling since August and is now propelling ash thousands of feet into the atmosphere, prompting evacuations and halting flights into and out of the island’s international airport, quotes Tracy Gregg, associate professor of geology. “We don’t yet know if Agung is currently giving us two weeks, two months or two years (or more) of warning because we don’t know precisely what it did before its 1963 eruption,” she said.

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In addition, an article by Gregg, which looks at volcanic eruptions and the unique warning signs that an eruption is about to occur and appeared in The Conversation, was picked up by news outlets that include Discover Magazine, Yahoo and Newsweek.

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