Life in a Volcano

Life in a Volcano

Follow geobiologist Jeffrey Marlow and filmmaker Sam Cossman to a lava lake in Vanuatu where they use drones to capture 3D images of the caldera. Explore the Ring of Fire, animations illustrating two types of volcanoes, and what Marlow’s search for microbes in this extreme environment can teach us about the ability of life to survive.


5 - 12


Earth Science, Geology

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André Gabrielli, National Geographic Society
Last Updated

October 19, 2023

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