Can you weigh a volcano with gravity?

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Can you weigh a volcano with gravity?
« on: 06/07/2010 18:05:21 »
The key to understanding the behaviour of a volcano must lie, partly at least, in understanding the plumbing system that brings magma from deep inside the earth up to the surface so that it can erupt.  One way to do this is to observe the changes in the gravity field that occur over a volcano.  To explain more, we’re joined by Dr. Hazel Rymer who is from the Open University...

Read a transcript of the interview by clicking here

or [chapter podcast=2743 track=10.07.04/Naked_Scientists_Show_10.07.04_6634.mp3] Listen to it now[/chapter] or [download as MP3]
« Last Edit: 06/07/2010 18:05:32 by BenV »