Listen Current: Close Up Look at an Active Volcano

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A month ago, earthquakes below a volcano in Iceland alerted scientists that an eruption was beginning. Ash, fire and lava continue to spout from the Bardarbunga volcano. Use this story, with its sounds of the lava fields, to discuss the science behind volcanos and the risks that this continuous eruption poses for the surrounding community.

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