Tag Archives: Volcanic Eruptions

1982: Understanding Volcanic Eruptions – The Volcanic Explosivity Index

The Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI) categorizes volcanic eruptions based on their explosivity, aiding in understanding their potential impact on local communities and global climate

c. 66 Million BCE: The Deccan Traps – A Volcanic Phenomenon

The Deccan Traps, an example of massive volcanic activity, dramatically altered Earth's landscape and climate, potentially contributing to the mass extinction at the end of the Cretaceous period, showcasing the interplay of gradual and catastrophic [...]