What is a fissure eruption and how does it work?

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200 W. Kawili St., Hilo, HI
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University Classroom Building, Room 100, University of Hawaii at Hilo
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Free
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808-967-8844

Fissure eruptions are common on Hawaiian volcanoes.  Dr. Carolyn Parcheta, University of Hawai‘i volcanologist, shares what she has discovered about Kilauea fissure eruptions and how they work.  Open to public.  More info: hvo.wr.usgs.gov.