Ecuador Volcanoes Expedition

Welcome to the website for our Ecuador Volcano Expedition, 2010! Thanks to the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Office of Interanational Science and Engineering (OISE) for funding our expedition of discovery. Our team consists of scientists and students from California State University Los Angeles, the University of Wyoming, the University of South Carlolina and the Instituto de Geofisico in Quito Ecuador,teaming up with classrooms in the U.S.A and Ecuador to bring science from the field into the classroom.


Questions and Discussions

How many more days do you have on your expedition? (Gina, Ivywild Elementary school)

Gina, We have three days left! Jessica, Ricardo, Chris and Tim leave tomorrow, 21 December. Ken leaves on Wed. Jennifer and Gene will stay until the 24th so they can collect more samples from another volcano called Ruminahui.

Were you afraid at Reventador Volcano? (Chris, Laramie, WY)

Chris, we were not very afraid at Reventador, since the siesmic activity was telling us that there would not be a big eruption soon. There is some activity, like small explosions, but we were camping in a very safe zone.



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El Reventador Volcano, August 20-08