Mission Control needs you!
Protect the men, women, and children on beautiful Montserrat
Island. Form emergency response teams. Plan. Prepare. Live the
Apply now. Write a cover
letter, complete a resume, design a mission patch. If mission
control accepts your proposal, your class will be scheduled
for a mission.
Is Mt. Pinatubo volcano
like Montserrat's? Examine seismic data. Make predictions. Watch
out for lahars, pyroclastic flows, and exploding tephra!
An Atlantic Ocean storm
cell forms. Is it another Hurricane Georges? Will 150 mph gusts
rake the sleepy town of Plymouth? Math helps forecast the path
As you walk the crystal
white Caribbean beaches, do you feel the tremors? Can peaceful
Montserrat Island survive nature's violence? What is your emergency
Data tells stories. Data
helps predict the future. Data, graphs, charts, and rapid information
flow. Emergency response experts organize for the big day.
and meet the challenge. The Internet lifeline links your Emergency
Response Teams to Mission Control and a Caribbean island under
Wrap-it-up! Did your Emergency
Response Teams succeed? Did the volcano erupt? Did the hurricane
hit the island? Are the men, women, and children of Montserrat
Montserrat is based on a real historical event. The volcano on
the normally tranquil island of Montserrat has come to life. As
flaming pebbles and lava begin their devastation, emergency response
teams learn a hurricane is approaching. Using real-time hurricane
and seismic data, teams of student specialists assist Mission
Control in saving the residents from certain destruction