|Thermophiles produce some of the bright colors of Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
Sounds like a fairly bleak scenario to me but its a real possibility by anyone's standards. I hope it doesn't happen for a really long time. I saw some type of television documentary that the people most likely to survive this eruption in the long term would be groups like the Amish. Perhaps the meek will inherit the United States sooner than most people anticipate.