Essays Tagged: "Mount Pinatubo"

Mount Pinatubo, the volcano itself.

Mount PinatuboIn June 1991, the second largest volcanic eruption of the twentieth century took place ... o the atmosphere. This resulted in a decrease in the temperature worldwide over the next few years. Mount Pinatubo is part of a chain of volcanoes along the Luzon arc on the west coast of the island. ... (62 miles) northeast of the Pinatubo region, later discovered to be a result of the reawakening of Mount Pinatubo. In mid-March 1991, villagers around Mount Pinatubo began feeling earthquakes and vol ...

(4 pages) 56 0 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Ozone Layer Speech Outline

0X more times chlorine than man produces. Ozone Center of WA states: "The 1991 volcanic eruption of Mount Pinatubo led to temporary severe ozone depletion but recent observations have shown that ozone ... years hole being almost non existent.d.IV.The Antarctic - The problem exists because of the small amount of the hole that is not refilled each yeara.From June to September cold winds blow around the ...

(3 pages) 153 1 2.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Earthquakes and Volcanic Eruptions: Protection versus Prediction.

or even from satellites with thermosensors helps, and such volcanoes as Vesuvius, Etna, Kilauea, or Mount St. Helen are excellent examples of successful predictions and even short-term forecasts.Forec ... part of human self-protection. This was excellently demonstrated during the sudden 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in Luzon, the Philippines. The volcano had been dormant for six centuries. However, c ...

(6 pages) 50 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Eruption of Mt. Saint Helens in 1980

Mt. St. Helens is part of the Cascades mountain range in the United States. Cascades mountain range settles on a destructive margin. Juan D ... late (oceanic crust) moved towards the North American Plate (Continental Crust) and formed Cascades mountain range.Over 120years, Juan De Fuca plate had moved towards the North American Plate bit by b ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

The Volcano eruption of Mt. Pinatubo in the Philipines. Short, concise and to the point.

describe in detail what is known as the second most powerful volcano eruption of the 20th century, Mount Pinatubo eruption, as well as how it erupted and what effects it had on the people in the surr ... uption of the 20th century occurred. It was in the northern Philippines. The name of the volcano is Mount Pinatubo.The Mt. Pinatubo erupted because the small Philippine Plate moved west and slid under ...

(6 pages) 19 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Mt Pinatubo

Mount Pinatubo is an active stratovolcano located on the island of Luzon in the Philippines, at the ... the zone.•5th April 1991 - 40 earthquakes are recorded. A portable monitor was taken into the mountain to measure gas levels of Sulphur Dioxide, and other various volcanic gases. Also a tiltmete ... ons are measured. From now on the alert system is put into operation.•Over April and May high amounts of Sulphur dioxide gas were detected: for example, 500 tons of this gas were being produced f ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography