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Satellite Data, Aircraft and Volcanic Ash

Special | 55m 30s

Mike Pavolonis, physical scientist, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Mike Pavolonis explains how large-scale volcanic eruptions, such as the April 2010 eruption of Eyjafjallajokull in Iceland, disrupt daily life and international travel. He details how his organization works to ease the blow of these natural events through tracking volcanic ash clouds to prevent travel delays.

Aired: 09/15/10

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

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