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In Depth (Congo Volcano) #654433

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 21, 2002
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The eruption of the volcano at Mount Nyiragongo outside Goma, Congo, reviewed.

(Goma: Rehema Ellis) The aftermath of the volcano in Goma featured; scenes shown of the explosion of gasoline tanks, of people returning home from Rwanda, a wall of lava on main street and the airport.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Robert Hager) The science of predicting the eruptions of active volcanoes examined; map shown of volcano locations. [Arizona State University professor Stanley WILLIAMS, Smithsonian Institution Richard FISKE - describe the energy in volcanoes and how hot particles can form an avalanche.] Concerns about volcanic activity from Mount Rainier in the US noted. [Geological Survey Chris NEWHALL - says volcano prediction is improving.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Further coverage of the anatomy of volcanoes on the MSNBC Website noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Ellis, Rehema;
Hager, Robert

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