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This is How A Volcano Created Frankenstein’s Monster – Gizmodo


Gizmodo

This is How A Volcano Created Frankenstein's Monster
Gizmodo
When Indonesia's Mount Tambora volcano erupted in 1815, the eruption killed over 100,000 people who lived in the volcano's shadow. The ash it blasted high into Earth's atmosphere took a toll worldwide, causing unseasonably cool summers, harsh winters, …

Posted on 30 August 2015 | 9:24 pm

COLUMN: Volcano mulching erupts in disease – SCNow


COLUMN: Volcano mulching erupts in disease
SCNow
A very poor horticultural practice, volcano mulching, or the piling of mulch at the trunk of a tree, can be seen all over Florence. I call volcano mulching the pink flamingo of gardening because it is out in your front yard signaling to everyone that

Posted on 30 August 2015 | 7:11 am

Six scientists begin 365-day stay in simulator on Hawaiian volcano – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Six scientists begin 365-day stay in simulator on Hawaiian volcano
Daily Mail
Six scientists entered a solar-powered dome atop dormant volcano Mauna Loa in Hawaii to begin their year-long stay. The fourth and longest mission by the Hawaii Space Exploration Analog Simulation (HI-SEAS) began on Friday to help researchers learn …
20-ft dome on dormant Hawaiian volcano houses six in NASA experimentBABW News
NASA 'astronauts' begin year-long isolation experiment on slopes of volcano to Mirror.co.uk
NASA Begins A New Year Long Mars Isolation Experiment On Hawaiian VolcanoPioneer News
Newsmax -BBC News
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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 7:33 pm

Lava Erupts From Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano, Creeps Into Nearby Forest | The … – The Weather Channel


The Weather Channel

Lava Erupts From Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano, Creeps Into Nearby Forest | The
The Weather Channel
The lava lake at the summit of Kilauea Volcano, located within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park near the southern end of the island, was still active Friday, according to officials with the U.S. Geological Survey office that monitors the volcano. The
Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Sees A Mesmerizing River Of LavaHuffington Post
Kilauea volcano spews out molten lava in HawaiiBBC News
Lava flows from Hawaii's Kilauea VolcanoStuff.co.nz
Las Vegas Review-Journal
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Posted on 28 August 2015 | 8:02 pm

Large Lava Breakout On Volcano’s Northeast Flank – Big Island Video News


Big Island Video News

Large Lava Breakout On Volcano's Northeast Flank
Big Island Video News
HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK – A large lava breakout on the northeast flank of Puʻu ʻŌʻō began early this morning, and now scientists are keeping en eye out to see how the event will affect the June 27th lava flow. The breakout occurred at 1 …

Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:30 am

avalanches spark volcano worries – The Press West Coast


The Press West Coast

avalanches spark volcano worries
The Press West Coast
A series of avalanches on Mount Ruapehu set off alerts to volcanologists when it disturbed the crater lake on Tuesday night. Up to 50,000 cubic metres of ice and snow became loose on the mountain top, plummeting into the lake and causing a temperature …
Avalanche in Ruapehu crater lakeHerald Sun

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Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:20 pm

Unforgettable Images Capture Volcano Rumbling to Life – Live Science


Live Science

Unforgettable Images Capture Volcano Rumbling to Life
Live Science
The towering volcano of Cotopaxi, which looms over Ecuador, recently began erupting. Photographers Jorge Castillo and Lucas Bustamante recently captured photos of the stunning ash plumes emerging from the volcano. The volcano has blanketed nearby …
Cotopaxi Keeps Rumbling as Ecuador Prepares for EruptionWired
Ecuador Earmarks $500M as Cotopaxi Volcano Keeps Spewing AshteleSUR English
Cotopaxi Volcano spews huge column of ashEconomic Times
Prensa Latina -TheNewsTribune.com
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Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:15 pm

WATCH: Reunion Island volcano erupts – WFLA


WFLA

WATCH: Reunion Island volcano erupts
WFLA
The volcano on Reunion Island erupted Monday after a dramatic increase in seismic activity throughout the day. The Piton de la Fournaise captured the world's attention last month when it erupted after beach cleaners found a piece of wreckage believed

Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:41 am

Blasts inside Ecuador volcano stir fear among locals – Aljazeera.com (blog)


Aljazeera.com (blog)

Blasts inside Ecuador volcano stir fear among locals
Aljazeera.com (blog)
Ecuador's Cotopaxi volcano, located near the capital Quito, has exploded, sending clouds of steam and ash more than a kilometre above its rim. Many residents had already evacuated last week but those who stayed behind were struggling to herd sheep and …
Ecuador's Cotopaxi volcano roars back to life, locals speak of lava flow fears ABC Online
Aftermath of Cotopaxi volcano eruption in EcuadorBaltimore Sun
Few linger in shadow of Ecuador's rumbling Cotopaxi volcanoGlobalnews.ca
BBC News
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Posted on 22 August 2015 | 7:41 pm

Ecuadorian Volcano Threatens 325000 – U.S. News & World Report


U.S. News & World Report

Ecuadorian Volcano Threatens 325000
U.S. News & World Report
Correa claimed this prior restraint to be necessaryto guarantee the safety of citizen's around the volcano. According to Decree 755 signed by Correa Saturday, information reporters use must come from the security ministry's official bulletins. This was
Ecuador's Cotopaxi volcano may threaten 325000 peopleBBC News
About 325000 Live in Shadow of Ecuador's Cotopaxi VolcanoABC News
Ecuador's Cotopaxi volcano could threaten up to 325000 if it eruptsCBC.ca
International Business Times
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Posted on 18 August 2015 | 6:19 pm

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Cotopaxi Volcano, Ecuador

An eruption of Cotopaxi volcano (Ecuador) occurred on 14th August 2015. Ash reached an altitude of 50,000 ft. Initial explosions were phreatic and didn’t indicate magma had reached the surface. Ashfall was reported north of the volcano. More on Cotopaxi Volcano…

Posted on 15 August 2015 | 5:07 am

Kick ’em Jenny Submarine Volcano, Grenada

A swarm of earthquakes began at Kick ’em Jenny Submarine volcano, Grenada on Thursday, July 23rd from 1:25am to 3:00am local time. Divers observed degassing off the west coast of Grenada in the Moliniere Sculpture Park area. On 23rd July 2015 the alert status was raised to ORANGE. Kick-’em-Jenny Volcano is an active submarine volcano […]

Posted on 26 July 2015 | 5:47 am

Raung volcano, Indonesia

Eruptions of Raung volcano, Indonesia produced Strombolian activity, lava flows, and ash emissions which drifted to Bali. On 10th July 2015 ash emission reached an altitude of 17,000 ft and extended 110 nautical miles southeast. Flights to airports in east Java, Bali, and Lombok were disrupted. Raung volcano was raised to level 3 alert (Siaga) […]

Posted on 10 July 2015 | 3:00 am

Heard Island volcano, Southern Ocean

Satellite images show hotspot at Heard Island volcano, Southern Ocean indicating renewed eruptions over past month (June-July 2015). More on Heard Island volcano…

Posted on 7 July 2015 | 1:58 am

Kuchinoerabu-jima Volcano, Japan

An explosive eruption occurred at Kuchinoerabu-jima volcano, Japan on 29th May 2015. Ash cloud 32,000 ft altitude. The island of Kuchinoerabu-jima in the northern Ryuku Islands contains three stratovolcanoes: Furu-dake, Shin-dake and Sankakuten-yama. The island contains approximately 140 residents and is located 130 km south of the city of Kagoshima. More on Kuchinoerabu-jima Volcano…

Posted on 31 May 2015 | 11:05 pm

Wolf Volcano, Galapagos Islands

An eruption of Wolf volcano, Galapagos Islands began on 24th May 2015. The eruption began with a magnitude 4.7 earthquake and explosive activity. Wolf Volcano is located in the northern part of Isabela Island, and is the tallest volcano in the Galapagos (1710 m). The previous eruption at Wolf volcano occurred in 1982. At 04:34 […]

Posted on 26 May 2015 | 10:11 am

Kilauea volcano, Hawaii

The lava lake in the Overlook crater at the summit of Kilauea volcano, Hawaii overflowed on 28th April 2015. The lava spilled out onto the floor of Halemaumau crater. Pāhoehoe lava flowed 130 m across the crater floor. The lava lake activity was accompanied by rockfalls, explosions and ashfall at Jaggar museum overlook. A perched […]

Posted on 30 April 2015 | 7:20 am

Volcanoes News — ScienceDaily

Identifying the factors that contribute to flood fatalities

Levels of economic development, population, investment, openness and education can all impact the total amount of human misery and economic devastation caused by floods, according to a new study.

Posted on 21 August 2015 | 12:37 pm

Helium anomaly preceded Mount Ontake eruption

Researchers discovered an increase in a helium isotope during a 10-year period before the 2014 Mount Ontake eruption in central Japan. The finding suggests that this helium isotope anomaly is related to activation of the volcano’s magma system and could be a valuable marker for long-term risk mitigation concerning volcanic eruption.

Posted on 19 August 2015 | 12:31 pm

Carbon dioxide-spewing volcano drives reef from coral to algae

A dramatic shift from vibrant coral communities to carpets of algae has been documented by researchers in remote Pacific Ocean waters where an underwater volcano spews carbon dioxide.

Posted on 10 August 2015 | 4:37 pm

NASA simulation indicates ancient flood volcanoes could have altered climate

Flood-basalt eruptions were enormous but not as explosive as eruptions like Pinatubo, which in 1991 propelled gases high into the stratosphere, causing a global cooling event. New simulations reveal flood-basalt eruptions also could have launched their gases high enough to alter climate.

Posted on 8 August 2015 | 2:07 am

Twin volcanic chains above a single hotspot with distinct roots

Many processes inside the earth are still enigmatic. One of the open questions is how neighboring chains of volcanoes, supplied by the same volcanic hotspot, can emit material of distinct geochemical composition over tens of millions of years?

Posted on 27 July 2015 | 2:46 pm