Volcano Breath

Liz Cottrell, Director, Global Volcanism Program, National Museum of Natural History

February 2, 2013 | 5:15pm - 6:45pm
Museum in Washington, DC
Free, Tickets Required
  • 4:00-5:00 pm Discovery Station
  • 5:15-6:45 pm Lecture and Q&A
  • 6:30-8:30 pm Observatory Open

Tour volcanoes on a global scale and learn how their gaseous contents propel their explosions and impact our climate. Hear the latest about microanalytical- satellite-, and cyberinformatics-assisted volcanic gas research as we explore the latest discoveries about how the deep Earth is recycling the air we breathe.

Smithsonian's Stars lectures are suitable for ages 13 and up.

The Smithsonian's Stars Lecture Series is made possible by a grant from NASA.