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    Hi

    I needed a case study on Mount Pinatubo but was unable to find a sufficient amount of information.

    I just wanted to ask if anyone has these facts/ i will appreciate it highly.
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    * Landslides started and parasitic cones erupted, indicating tectonic activity.
    * Exploded with a scale of 6 on VEI (Volcanic Expolsivity Index)
    * When it erupted it blanketed the surrounding area in ash and dust. This affected agriculture (plants can't photosynthesise). Effects were worsened by a typhoon that occurred at the same time as the volcano.
    * 26 million tonnes of sulphur into the atmosphere - global temperatures were affected.
    * Large danger from pyroclastic flows and lahars.
    Impacts:
    * 650,000 jobs lost
    * 200,000 evacuated around Pinatubo. Poor management - many died of disease in the evacuation camps.
    * 50,000 homes lost
    * 800 dead
    Facts
    * Ocurred in East Asia, Philippines
    * Destructive plate boundary
    * Triggered by 7.8 Richter earthquake
    * Huge lahars.

    Hope this helps
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    (Original post by skuka)
    Information:
    * Landslides started and parasitic cones erupted, indicating tectonic activity.
    * Exploded with a scale of 6 on VEI (Volcanic Expolsivity Index)
    * When it erupted it blanketed the surrounding area in ash and dust. This affected agriculture (plants can't photosynthesise). Effects were worsened by a typhoon that occurred at the same time as the volcano.
    * 26 million tonnes of sulphur into the atmosphere - global temperatures were affected.
    * Large danger from pyroclastic flows and lahars.
    Impacts:
    * 650,000 jobs lost
    * 200,000 evacuated around Pinatubo. Poor management - many died of disease in the evacuation camps.
    * 50,000 homes lost
    * 800 dead
    Facts
    * Ocurred in East Asia, Philippines
    * Destructive plate boundary
    * Triggered by 7.8 Richter earthquake
    * Huge lahars.

    Hope this helps
    Wow thanks for that I was missing it. appreciate it mate
 
 
 
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