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Icelandic volcano: ‘Fire fountains burst into the air. It is a truly awesome … – The Guardian


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Icelandic volcano: 'Fire fountains burst into the air. It is a truly awesome
The Guardian
The fissure has produced a larger area of lava than any volcano on Iceland in a century – and could potentially continue erupting for more than a year, “so even as an Icelandic volcano, it's a big one,” says Professor Simon Redfern from Cambridge
A flyover tour of an Icelandic volcano in actionMiamiHerald.com
Cameraman Valdimar Leifsson risks his life to capture pictures of Iceland Daily Mail
Breathtaking Photos of Iceland's Bardarbunga VolcanoThe Weather Channel
NBCNews.com -The Independent -USA TODAY
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Posted on 19 September 2014 | 12:16 pm

VOLCANO WATCH – HVO, Civil Defense Team to Track Lava Flow – Big Island Now


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VOLCANO WATCH – HVO, Civil Defense Team to Track Lava Flow
Big Island Now
The USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) and Hawai'i County Civil Defense (HCCD) are working closely together to gather and share information about the June 27th lava flow through daily helicopter overflights. Currently, Darryl Oliveira (HCCD …
VIDEO: Morning Lava Flow Update – Thursday, Sept. 18Big Island Video News
Kilauea Daily Update issued Sep 18, 2014 09:23 Volcano Alert Level WARNING Newsroom America

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Posted on 19 September 2014 | 12:21 am

Mount Tavurvur: Rabaul residents describe life alongside active volcano in … – ABC Online


Mount Tavurvur: Rabaul residents describe life alongside active volcano in
ABC Online
She tells me the smoke from the bonfires is nothing compared to the clouds of hot, sulphurous volcanic ash that was blown across the area in the latest eruption of a volcano that broods just across the harbour. "It is really hard to breathe with the

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Posted on 18 September 2014 | 9:04 pm

Image of Asia: Lava Flows From Indonesian Volcano – ABC News


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Image of Asia: Lava Flows From Indonesian Volcano
ABC News
In this photo by Idhad Zakaria, lava erupts from Indonesia's Mount Slamet volcano early Thursday morning as seen from Pandansari village in Central Java province. Ash has fallen on some villages and activity is banned within 4 kilometers of the peak.
Indonesian Volcano Mt. Slamet Erupts After Four Days of QuietNBCNews.com

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Posted on 18 September 2014 | 12:51 pm

Most flee when volcanoes erupt — but not volcanologists – Washington Post


Most flee when volcanoes erupt — but not volcanologists
Washington Post
Volcanoes are oozing across the world. The Philippines' most active volcano, Mayon, glowed red Wednesday morning as molten rocks ran down its slopes some 200 miles southeast of Manila. Earthquakes continue to rock Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano in …
Primal sights as Hawaii lava flows — and threatensThe Seattle Times
Hawaii volcano is spitting a lot of lavaiStreet Research
Flows from Hawaiian volcano being monitoredTribune-Review
The Weather Channel -Newser -Honolulu Star-Advertiser
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Posted on 18 September 2014 | 9:41 am

The Philippines’ Most Active Volcano Is Now Shooting Lava and Super-Heated … – TIME


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The Philippines' Most Active Volcano Is Now Shooting Lava and Super-Heated
TIME
Evacuations are continuing on the island of Luzon in the Philippines after an active volcano began billowing smoke and spewing lava and heated boulders. Seismologists have raised the alert level at Mount Mayon to critical. The Philippine Institute of …
In pictures: Mayon volcano rumblesBBC News
More than 36000 people evacuated with fears Philippines Mount Mayon volcano Daily Mail
Rush to flee as volcano spews lavaNEWS.com.au
The Weather Channel -GMA News
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Posted on 18 September 2014 | 6:18 am

AOL.com Article – Isolated N. Korea asks for international help with volcano – AOL News


AOL.com Article – Isolated N. Korea asks for international help with volcano
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One of the chief scientists involved with this project told Imperial College London, "A volcano that may erupt can have local impacts, it can have regional impacts and it can have global impacts. It's something we really need to understand. There is

Posted on 17 September 2014 | 10:44 am

Lava Flows From Philippine Volcano; Thousands Flee – ABC News


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Lava Flows From Philippine Volcano; Thousands Flee
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The Philippines' most active volcano has sent more huge lava fragments rolling down its slopes in an ongoing gentle eruption that has prompted authorities to evacuate thousands of villagers, officials said Wednesday. The Philippine Institute of
'It's Already Erupting, But Not Explosive': Lava Flows From Philippine Volcano TheBlaze.com
Thousands to be evacuated after 'critical' alert issued for Philippine volcanoCNN
Philippines orders evacuation as Mayon volcano threatens to eruptThe Guardian
NBCNews.com -TIME
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Posted on 17 September 2014 | 4:48 am

Hawaiian Volcano Sends Lava Oozing Toward Town, With No Telling When It … – National Geographic


National Geographic

Hawaiian Volcano Sends Lava Oozing Toward Town, With No Telling When It
National Geographic
"It's sending flows in directions that haven't been threatened in a very long time," says Matthew Patrick, a geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory on the rim of the Kilauea caldera. The outflow from Kilauea—which has
Lava From Kilauea Volcano Enters Kaohe HomesteadsBig Island Now
Tourists and locals concerned about Hawaii's Kilauea volcanoeTurboNews
Lava from Hawaii volcano flowing toward homes has slowedGlobalnews.ca
Daily Mail -NBCNews.com -Honolulu Star-Advertiser
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Posted on 16 September 2014 | 8:29 pm

Rumbling volcano sees N. Korea warm to the West – CBS News


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Rumbling volcano sees N. Korea warm to the West
CBS News
A volcano responsible for one of the most violent eruptions in history is showing signs of life. Scientists know little about Mount Paektu because most of the mountain lies in North Korea, one of the world's most secretive countries. But for the first

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Posted on 16 September 2014 | 10:48 am

Breaking Volcano News

Kilauea volcano, Hawaii

On 13th September 2014 lava from Pu’u O’o crater flowed to within 170 m of Forest Reserve/Kaohe Homesteads. Kilauea volcano was raised to highest alert level WARNING on 4th September 2014.Kilauea Volcano…

Posted on 13 September 2014 | 11:40 pm

Rabaul Volcano, Papua New Guinea

A large explosive eruption occurred at Tarvurvur crater, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea,  on 28th August 2014. Ash emissions reached an altitude of 60,000 ft. More on Rabaul Volcano…

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 4:04 am

Bárdarbunga Volcano, Iceland

A subglacial eruption began at Bárðarbunga volcano, Iceland on 23rd August 2014 at 11:18. A magnitude 5.3 earthquake hit under volcano on 24th August 2014. The eruption was preceded by an earthquake swarm which began on 16th August 2014. An intrusion, 25 km long, formed beneath Dyngjujökull, at a depth of 5-10 km.More on Bárdarbunga […]

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 12:35 am

Bárdarbunga Volcano, Iceland

An earthquake swarm began under Bárdarbunga volcano, Iceland on 16th August 2014. Bárdarbunga volcano is located under NW part of the Vatnajökull icecap in southeastern Iceland.More on Bárdarbunga Volcano…

Posted on 17 August 2014 | 7:47 am

Ambang Volcano, Indonesia

Ambang volcano, Sulawesi was raised to level 2 alert on 3rd July 2014 after an increase in shallow earthquakes. A 1.5 radius exclusion zone was placed around the crater. More on Ambang Volcano…

Posted on 6 July 2014 | 12:56 am

Nishino-shima Volcano, Japan

Ash emissions to 10,000 ft altitude occurred at Nishino-shima Volcano, Japan on 30th June 2014. More on Nishino-shima Volcano

Posted on 30 June 2014 | 2:50 am

Sangeang Api Volcano, Indonesia

An eruption of Sangeang Api volcano, Indonesia occurred on 30th May 2014. Ash reached an altitude of 50,000 ft and extended 3000 km southeast to western Queensland, Australia. Flights were cancelled from Darwin, Australia. More on Sangeang Api Volcano…

Posted on 31 May 2014 | 9:05 am

Sheveluch Volcano, Kamchatka

Growth of lava dome, incandescence and avalanches occurred at Sheveluch Volcano, Kamchatka on 28th May 2014. Satellite images show a hotspot at the volcano. More on Sheveluch volcano…

Posted on 29 May 2014 | 9:55 am

Sinabung Volcano, Indonesia

Observations during a visit to Sinabung during last week of March 2014 showed continued activity at the volcano. At night a glowing lava dome was visible and glowing avalanches from the lava flow. Sounds of avalanches could be heard from areas close to the volcano. A 5 km radius exclusion zone remains in place around […]

Posted on 5 April 2014 | 4:05 am

Volcanoes News — ScienceDaily

How a change in slope affects lava flows

As soon as lava flows from a volcano, exposure to air and wind causes it to start to cool and harden. Rather than hardening evenly, the energy exchange tends to take place primarily at the surface.

Posted on 15 September 2014 | 3:45 pm

Iberian Peninsula endured tropical storms in the 18th century and severe droughts in Islamic times

The first meteorological measurements were taken in the Iberian Peninsula in 1724, which coincides with the year in which Portugal suffered one of the worst storms ever. Later, in 1816, Spain felt the effects of the eruption of the Mount Tambora volcano and almost one thousand years before, in 898, a drought in Al-Andalus was so severe that communities even resorted to cannibalism. These are facts recovered from old documents.

Posted on 12 September 2014 | 12:53 pm

Yellowstone supereruption would send ash across North America

In the unlikely event of a volcanic supereruption at Yellowstone National Park, the northern Rocky Mountains would be blanketed in meters of ash, and millimeters would be deposited as far away as New York City, Los Angeles and Miami, according to a new study.

Posted on 27 August 2014 | 4:26 pm

Citizen scientists saving lives around deadly ‘Throat of Fire’ volcano

Citizen scientists are saving the lives of people living in the shadow of deadly volcanoes, according to research. A report reveals the success of a volunteer group set up to safeguard communities around the ‘Throat of Fire’ Tungurahua volcano in the Ecuadorian Andes. The research shows that living safely in dangerous areas can depend on effective communication and collaboration between volcanologists, risk managers and vulnerable communities.

Posted on 22 August 2014 | 1:41 pm

Gasses from Kilauea volcano affected tropical storm Flossie formation

One might assume that a tropical storm moving through volcanic smog would sweep up the tainted air and march on, unchanged. However, a recent study from atmospheric scientists revealed that, though microscopic, gasses and particles from Kilauea volcano exerted an influence on Tropical Storm Flossie — affecting the formation of thunderstorms and lightning in the sizable storm.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 12:45 pm