HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK – January was Volcano Awareness Month on Hawaii Island, and all through the month scientists with the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory gave talks detailing modern understanding of Madame Pele.
This video series, presented in several parts, reformats portions of a January 7 After Dark in The Park presentation by geologist Tim Orr of the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. It was filmed by the National Park Service. The entire video of the presentation can be found on the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park website.
Part 1 – The eruption begins (1983 to 1986)
Part 2 – Kalapana burns (1986 to 1992)
Part 3 – The long ocean entry (1992 to 2007)
Part 4 – The perched channel (2007 to 2011)
Part 5 – Komoamoa (2011)