What Does a Volcanologist Do?


The role of a volcanologist is to study the remains of dead or dormant volcanoes and also understand how and the reason why volcanoes erupt. They do this by collecting rock samples from eruptions and analysing their age as well as type.
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A volcanologist is an individual who utilises scientific principles to study volcanoes. The observation of volcanic eruptions and volcanic phenomenon is used in volcanology investigation as well as in the advancement of the scientific filed of volcanology.
Volcanologists study and monitor both active and dormant volcanoes in search of the explanation of the processes that make them erupt and a way to forecast such eruptions.
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