Monday, April 30, 2018

Mysterious Yellowstone Geyser Eruptions Stump Scientists

The world’s largest active geyser has erupted three times in the past six weeks and scientists don’t know why. The latest event, which was photographed by a visitor to Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, occurred on Friday. The last time there was a major eruption of the Steamboat Geyser was in 2014. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, all of this year’s eruptions have been smaller than the 2014 event. Although scientists can’t explain why the geyser has become so active, they don’t believe the eruptions in the northwest section of the park signal pending trouble with the supervolcano beneath Yellowstone. “There is nothing to indicate that any sort of volcanic eruption is imminent,” Michael Poland, head of the USGS’s Yellowstone Volcano Observatory, told Reuters...MORE

I'm sure they will eventually attribute it to global warming,,,

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Surely, one doesn't have to be a "scientist" to understand how steam is made under the surface of the earth. Evidently the source of heat is rising closer to the surface. Any thinking person would pack up and head for different country. But the "scientist" will continue to scratch their heads, peer into the depths of the earth, and as at most active volcanic sites get their empty heads removed by an explosive missile of rock and hot water.
It's not global warming, it is collective global stupidity or were the folks at Mount St. Helen's just misinformed?