Volcanic eruptions influence the flow of major rivers
from Updated News
A new study, published recently in the journal
, offers the first exploration of the relationship between major river flows and volcanic eruptions. Previous research has suggested that major volcanic eruptions can cause a shortage of precipitation in places around the world. Volcanic ash can block sunlight and thwart rain cloud formation. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh looked at how this climatic domino effect influences rivers.
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