Volcanic eruption in Iceland: effects

Effects of volcanic eruption

In brief: Effects of the eruption of Eyjafjallajokull volcano.

Immediately after the eruption of an Icelandic volcano experts had hoped that the dominant transport ash to happen to the north and north-east, in the Barents Sea. However, the ashes to the south and south-east, i.e. in Europe.

Volcanic eruptions have occurred before, but the region of intense air they had not caught. Thus, over the Pacific Ocean almost no one flies in the Far East area sparsely populated, but the Icelandic volcano very close and can affect many things, so the airlines have decided to play safe.

Scientists note that the current eruption are still a number of other not very good signs. The eruption formed a lot of ash, in addition, the volcano was closed down a glacier, and the ash was added water vapor. As a result of the Iceland cloud of black – due to volcanic glass. These particles are low melting and thus constitute a serious threat to aircraft.

Anrey Torbinski
2010-04-21 09:19, Society.

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