Strombolian Eruption Simulation

This applet simulates the eruption of a volcano under different conditions. The simulation's statistics are displayed on the bottom half of the screen. The windspeed velosity and direction are represented by an arrow on the middle-lower left side of the display.

To begin the simulation, click on the Erupt button on the left side of the screen. To pause the eruption at any time, click on stop. Once you have stopped, you may continue the simulation by clicking on Continue. Note that if you have made any adjustments to the simulation's parameters they will not take effect until you restart the simulation by clicking Erupt button.

You can zoom in and out of the simulation by dragging the mouse over the main display area.

You can experiment with the parameters by clicking on the Adjustments button.

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