New way to estimate magma beneath Yellowstone supervolcano

Posted by on June 4, 2018 7:54 pm
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Researchers have found a new way to estimate how fast magma is recharging beneath the Yellowstone supervolcano. While their findings offer no help in predicting if the volcano will erupt, they can now get a better understanding of a key factor — a pool of basalt magma recharging the system — in how it works.

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