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How Do Volcanologists Predict Eruptions and Other Questions From Our Readers

Smithsonian Geologist Liz Cottrell answers your questions in the National Museum of Natural History’s YouTube series, “The Doctor Is In.” (Smithsonian Institution)
Smithsonian Geologist Liz Cottrell answers your questions in the National Museum of Natural History’s YouTube series, “The Doctor Is In.” (Smithsonian Institution)

Join Smithsonian Geologist Dr. Liz Cottrell as she answers your questions about rocks, volcanoes and the great outdoors in the second season of the National Museum of Natural History’s YouTube series “The Doctor Is In.”

Find out which state is the best for collecting rocks, what to use when you’re out of toilet paper in the wild and how volcanologists predict eruptions using gas emissions in the latest episode. Check it out below and submit your questions on YouTube.

And don’t forget to subscribe so you don’t miss the season finale on August 6!

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Anna Torres

Anna Torres is a Public Affairs Specialist at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. She translates the museum’s science and history-based research and collections information into compelling stories through media relations and the museum’s blog, with additional duties in communications and public affairs. When she isn’t at the museum, Anna spends her time traveling and playing soccer. Anna holds an MA in history and public history from American University.

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