Volcano Research (rebroadcast)

A plane flies over the Bardarbunga volcano in Iceland in Sept. 2014. (courtesy Bernard Meric/AFP/Getty Images via NPR)
Volcano Research (rebroadcast from 1/17/17)

When you think of volcanoes, you don’t really think of Florida. But researchers with USF’s Geology program are conducting important research on volcanic eruptions and their damaging effects. University Beat on WUSF 89.7 sits down with one of the scientists whose recently published work looks at a 2010 eruption in Iceland that interrupted air travel throughout Europe for almost a week.

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Professor Chuck Connor, USF Department of Geology

Study published in the journal Earth and Planetary Science Letters

WUSF News story on Professor Connor's work

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Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM

Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV since 2007. He has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992.

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