Volcanic Ash Impacts & Mitigation - Impact of Eyjafjallajökull Eruption
Ash advisories derived from dispersion-model output were issued by the London VAAC, depicting the presence of ash over large parts of Europe and the North Atlantic. Based on those advisories, over airports in about two dozen countries, and a correspondingly large airspace, were closed in Europe during April This resulted in massive impacts on air travel worldwide. To reopen airspace, European aviation authorities endorsed the creation of a new type of concentration chart advisory product that delineated hazard zones based on dispersion model output of ash concentrations. So called 'low' ash concentrations were deemed to be defined as 3.
Many schools are missing teachers and students who are stranded abroad and, quite ironically, hundreds of UK geographers are stuck in the USA following the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Here are a few suggested resources to support teachers who are responding to requests from students who want to find out more about the eruption. This is yet another opportunity to remind students of the vital significance of a geographical understanding of global events, and the interconnectedness of the world.
Location : The eruption began on 20th March and ended 7 months later in October You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Google account.