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Surono: A modern gatekeeper of volcanoes

  • Sri Wahyuni and Slamet Susanto

    The Jakarta Post

Yogyakarta | Fri, November 12 2010 | 10:30 am
Surono: A modern gatekeeper  of volcanoes

PREMIUM Antara/Regina Safri Whenever there is talk of volcanoes erupting in Indonesia, Dr. Surono is bound to get a mention. The 65-year-old head of the Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation Center (PVMBG) at the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry is seen as the most reliable source of information on volcano eruptions.It comes as no surprise he has been in the limelight recently, with the...