Yellowstone Volcano 'Colossal Eruption' Not Biggest Worry as US Warned of Forgotten Danger
Daily Express - Volcanologist and Yellowstone volcano expert Clive Oppenheimer argued that a super eruption is unlikely. During an interview with Express.co.uk, he said a danger that was concerning were large and small steam explosions. He said these were much more frequent than a massive eruption.
Mr Oppenheimer said: "Well, there are a lot of potential scenarios for a future eruption at the Yellowstone volcano.
"The one that people get excited about and keen on is the chance of a colossal eruption, what we might call a super eruption but that is a very rare event.
"The probability of that is exceedingly low probably less than 1 in a million per year.
"But what is more likely are smaller events as there are a whole range of things volcanos can do."....READ MORE
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