VIDEO – USGS Geologist Takes Lava Sample from Lava Tube Skylight
USGS geologist Rick Hoblitt describes taking a lava sample from a lava tube skylight. This work took place downslope from Pu'u 'O' o vent on Kilauea Volcano, Island of Hawai'i in 2002. As of 2013 the eruption continues and sampling is done every few weeks. [youtube=http://youtu.be/OzJ74KKuYmo]