Science in 180: Undersea Volcanos

NOW PLAYING: In this episode of Science in 180 we hear from JISAO's Joe Resing who led a team of scientists who captured rare video footage of the deepest underwater volcanic eruption ever seen. The West Mata volcano was discovered 4,000 feet beneath the surface in the Pacific Ocean near Samoa. In May 2009, Resing and his team used a remote-controlled robot called Jason to get close-up images of the eruption.

Includes interview with Joe Resing.

Hosted by Jed Thompson.

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