Volcanologist on White Island eruption

  • 10/12/2019

White Island's eruption has shocked New Zealand. The island has welcomed visitors for the past 30 years, seemingly without any strong indications of an eruption like this while tours are active.

After yesterday's events people want to know how this happened, and could these fatalities have been prevented?

Auckland University Volcanologist, Shane Cronin, described the environment before and during the eruption.

Watch the video.