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EjafjallajÖkull 2010 Iceland case study

Nature of the volcanic hazard:

Constructive margin
Also a hot spot
1st eruption basaltic lava 2nd a little more andesitic
2nd eruption released large amounts of ash because as the magma rose it was blocked and
so built up a lot of pressure when this…

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The political impacts of EyjafjallajÖkull eruption lied on the facts that the volcanic cloud
floating miles above the earth was able to knock out jet engines and wrecked travel plans of
thousand people such as tourists, business travellers, and politicians.
The United States' president, Barack Obama, was not able…

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