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A new study on Australian volcanoes has changed what we know about explosive 'hotspot' volcanism

By Al-Tamini Tapu, Geoscientist, The University of Queensland
Paulo Vasconcelos, Professor, The University of Queensland
Teresa Ubide, Associate Professor - Igneous Petrology/Volcanology, The University of Queensland
As continents grind across ‘hotspots’ in Earth’s mantle, we can get volcanoes erupting on the surface. Studying these can reveal much about our planet’s evolution.The Conversation

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