It’s almost a century since the largest volcanic eruption in historic time. Tambora, in Indonesia, created so much pollution that it caused temporary global cooling – the so-called ‘year without a summer.’
Jennifer Young holds a degree in geography, and a geoscience degree from the Open University. She is currently pursuing a masters degree in earth science. Jennifer Young is an enthusiast about all things past - often very deep in the past. She has a deep interest in and enthusiasm for the way the workings of our planet have influenced human history. Landscape and geology influence where kingdoms have been established and where and why battles have been fought; they form the basis for many a myth and offer explanations for some of the world's great stories and mysteries. Earthquakes and volcanoes have changed the face of human civilization and sometimes even our approach to it.