Effects of a supervolcano

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  • Geography: Supervolcano case study-Yellowstone
    • Global effects
      • Lower global temperatures by 20 degrees
      • The UK would receive the ash in 5 days
      • 1 in 3 people affected would die
    • Local effects
      • An eruption would likely destroy 10,000km squared of land
      • All life in the park would be wiped out by pyroclastic flows
      • The ash would cause lahars
        • Affect electricity and water


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