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Journey to Etna

Produced by Teachers TV, this video shows Clive Oppenheimer, a volcanologist working on the latest techniques to monitor and predict volcanic eruptions. He demonstrates his work at Mount Etna, an active volcano in Sicily. Volcanic eruptions pose a real threat to communities living nearby. At their most violent, volcanoes have wiped out whole cities.

Clive meets with his research students who monitor the volcanoes. He takes a trip to Mount Etna to view old lava flows and collect fresh lava samples.

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