Complexity Digest 2008.16 - 12.01
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The Volcano That Changed the World, News@Nature
The eruption in 1600 of Huaynaputina, a stratovolcano in the Andes mountains, blanketed nearby villages with glowing rock and ash, and killed some 1,500 people. But it may also have had a far wider effect, by injecting sulphur particles high into the atmosphere and disrupting the climate worldwide.
Did the Huaynaputina volcano, seen here from a satellite, inflict misery on the world?
ASTER Volcano Archive
- Source: The Volcano That Changed the World
[ http://www.nature.com/news/2008/080411/full/news.2008.747.html ], Alexandra Witze, DOI: 10.1038/news.2008.747, News@Nature, 2008/04/11