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Eyjafjallajökull Volcano Eruption – A Brief Approach

Author(s): OROIAN I.

Journal: Proenvironment Promediu
ISSN 1844-6698

Volume: 3;
Issue: 5;
Start page: 5;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: tectonic plates theory | Iceland | farming | aircraft | climatic change

The paper summarizes the main aspects of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano eruption in Iceland. The process ispresented in the context of Iceland location on tectonic plates’ distribution. Aspects concerning Eyjafjallajökull positionon volcanic landscape of Iceland, both eruption phases and ash composition are briefly described. There are alsoemphasized the effects of the event on main common life aspects it affected (aircraft in Europe and farming in Iceland).The influence of the volcano eruption on the climate change is also discussed.
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