What is the science behind volcanic eruptions?

GS Paper 1 Syllabus:  Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, tsunamis, Volcanic activity, cyclones, etc.   Source: Indian Express Direction: This is a static portion. Just go through the article to understand volcanoes. Revise your notes too. Context: Mauna Loa, the world’s largest active volcano erupted after 38 years spewing ash and debris. Why do …

Elucidate the process of volcano formation and its types. Also, mention a few examples of the global occurrence of volcanic eruptions in recent times and their impact on the regional environment.

Topic: Volcanoes, Earthquakes, and Landslides 1.  Elucidate the process of volcano formation and its types. Also, mention a few examples of the global occurrence of volcanic eruptions in recent times and their impact on the regional environment. (Answer in 250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: The Hindu Why the question: The recent volcanic eruption in Tongo and …