Mount Saint Helens Eruption

By Jewells Escamilla 11-17-14 2nd period Ms.humphires

Volcanic Eruption

Short Term Change

How long it takes for the environment to recover from this change ?

30+ years for Mount Saint Helens

Effects that the change has on the organisms living there

The effects that the eruption had on the organisms is : all the plants will be destroyed in a wide area , livestock and other mammals will be killed by lava flows, ash fall, famine , and earthquakes related to the eruption .
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Give two examples of ways organisms might adapt to sustain the species after this environmental change.

Since volcanic soil is very rich , once it cools down , plants will come back .

The eruption will defintely influence , bird migration , roosting , flying ability , and feeding activity of the animals .