Stephan Koester, Jens Hahne, Oliver Frohnauer (Deutschland)
Schlafende Riesen – Die Macht der Vulkane
A ticket for one of the main program blocks (Stefaniensaal, Steiermarksaal oder Kammermusiksaal) grants access to the whole Program of "Blauer Salon" and "Grner Salon" on the day the ticket is valid for.
This year, Mountainfilm Graz also offers special "Salon-only"-tickets.
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88 min
Stephan Koester, Jens Hahne, Oliver Frohnauer (Deutschland)
Nature and Environment
Compared to the length of a human life, huge volcanic eruptions are relatively rare. However, the impacts of former catastrophes reveal a lot of information for our future. Threat of plague, traces of sulphur in Greenland’s ice, and people vanished for ever – has this to do with volcanoes? Scientists reconstruct former volcanic eruptions and give an insight into the processes in the bowels of the earth. Seismic measurements, observations from the air and chemical analysis shall help to predict the time of a new eruption. However, is a complex society with high techniques really better prepared for the event of a catastrophe?