Mount Redoubt Article

Mount Redoubt Article - Michael Bustin 10/29/09 Volcano...

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Michael Bustin 10/29/09 Volcano finds followers aflutter on Twitter In a day where anyone can follow their favorite celebrity, the social networking giant Twitter, not only boasts humans as users but as well as inanimate objects. What could possibly have its own page on Twitter? The answer is a volcano, Mount Redoubt located in Alaska. The volcano received its own page after frequent volcanic occurrences. Since Mount Redoubt is within striking distance of the Alaskan capital city of Anchorage, geologists at the Alaskan Volcano Observatory (AVO) wanted to find a new medium to expand knowledge of the volcano as well as have a new way to warn people if an eruption were to occur. So far there plan has worked and there is around 7000 people who are currently following Mount Redoubt (Oppmann). The benefits of putting Mount Redoubt far exceed and negatives that could arise. Some of the positives include daily posts on the status of the volcano, the easy of logging on to Twitter and looking at news about the mountain and it also will attract a newer and younger audience to
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course GLG 101 taught by Professor Holm during the Fall '09 term at Miami University.

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