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Lava Gushes From Iceland Volcano – NBCNews.com


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Lava Gushes From Iceland Volcano
NBCNews.com
Fountains of lava up to 200-feet high spurt from a fissure in the ground on the north side of the Bardarbunga volcano in Iceland on Tuesday. The alert warning for the area surrounding Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano remained at orange, indicating that it

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 5:23 pm

Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano continues dramatic lava eruption – BBC News


BBC News

Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano continues dramatic lava eruption
BBC News
A dramatic lava eruption that began early on Sunday near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has continued into Monday. At the weekend, lava fountains more than 50m (165ft) high prompted the Met Office in Iceland to raise its ash warning for aviation to red
Iceland's Bardarbunga Volcano Puts on Breathtaking Lava DisplayMashable
Move over Iceland: Tavurvur in Papua New Guinea is the volcano to watchArs Technica
Volcanic eruption in Iceland blasts lava high into the airCBS News
U-T San Diego -Chicago Tribune
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Posted on 2 September 2014 | 3:01 pm

Intense photos of lava bursting from Iceland volcano – Toronto Sun


Toronto Sun

Intense photos of lava bursting from Iceland volcano
Toronto Sun
The lava flows on the the ground after the Bardabunga volcano erupted again on August 31, 2014. Scientists estimate the fissure to be at least 1.5 kilometres long. The lava is estimated to be six to eight metres thick and flowing at a rate of about 1

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 2:26 pm

Here’s What Would Happen if Yellowstone’s Super-Volcano Erupted Today – Mic


Mic

Here's What Would Happen if Yellowstone's Super-Volcano Erupted Today
Mic
Graphic depiction of the electrical conductivity that feeds the Yellowstone volcano, provided by University of Utah geologists. Source: AP. Of course, Middle America would be hit the hardest: Projected damage to the Midwest and Rocky Mountain states …
Yellowstone Volcano Eruption's Impact Can be Predicted by New Computer ModelHeadlines & Global News
Yellowstone Volcano Eruption: New Map Models Show Ash From Supervolcano The Epoch Times
Yellowstone supervolcano Eruption as scary not catastrophic: StudyWallStreet OTC
Argyll Free Press -The Inquisitr -Capital OTC
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Posted on 2 September 2014 | 1:13 pm

Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador: Increased activity – BBC News


BBC News

Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador: Increased activity
BBC News
About 40 explosions were registered on Monday and even though their intensity diminished, experts have not ruled out a renewed sudden increase. An ash cloud up to 3km (1.8 miles) in height has been rising from the volcano over the past few days.
Increased activity in Ecuador volcanoUPI.com
Ecuador's Tungurahua Volcano increases activityGlobalPost

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Posted on 2 September 2014 | 10:25 am

The ‘Burning question’ on the Iceland volcano – Chicago Tribune


The 'Burning question' on the Iceland volcano
Chicago Tribune
Iceland has lowered its aviation alert on its largest volcano after a fresh eruption on a nearby lava field prompted authorities to enforce a flight ban for several hours. Iceland has lowered its aviation alert on its largest volcano after a fresh

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 3:54 pm

Lava trailer offers first glimpse of Pixar’s lovesick volcano – The Guardian


The Guardian

Lava trailer offers first glimpse of Pixar's lovesick volcano
The Guardian
The dream technicians at Pixar have given us anthropomorphic toys, robots, cars, fish and rats. But none of the Emeryville production house's previous efforts truly prepares one for the sight of a lovelorn, crinkly-eyed Hawaiian volcano crooning its
We Are In 'Lava' With Pixar's Lovesick VolcanoMTV.com
Meet Pixar's singing volcano in 'Lava' shortEntertainment Weekly (blog)
First Clip From Pixar's Singing Volcano Short Is Immensely Charmingio9
Huffington Post
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Posted on 1 September 2014 | 2:06 pm

Ecuadoran volcano called ‘Throat of Fire’ in local language starts spewing ash … – The Independent


The Independent

Ecuadoran volcano called 'Throat of Fire' in local language starts spewing ash
The Independent
Ash from the Tunguarahua volcano, whose name means 'Throat of Fire' in the local Quechua language, was blown five miles, 28,000 ft, into the sky and drifted west. It was the latest eruption from the volcano after a period of calm. Tunguarahua volcano …

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 12:28 pm

Red Alert Issued For Volcano – The Weather Channel


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Red Alert Issued For Volcano
The Weather Channel
Iceland's Meteorological Agency once again raised the aviation alert to red after a nearly undetectable lava eruption was reported near the subglacial Bardarbunga volcano. According to the agency a red alert means that an "eruption is imminent or in …
Bardarbunga volcano: Iceland lowers aviation warning after no ash detectedCBC.ca
Iceland issues new Bardarbunga volcano alertBBC News
Footage shows latest eruption at Bardarbunga volcanoBBC News
Yahoo News -Sky News
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Posted on 31 August 2014 | 11:07 am

Pictures: Volcanoes Erupting Around the World This Week – National Geographic


National Geographic

Pictures: Volcanoes Erupting Around the World This Week
National Geographic
The Mount Tavurvur volcano in eastern Papua New Guinea jolted awake early Friday morning, belching rocks, ash, and steam (see above) nearly 60,000 feet (18,288 meters) into the air. Local residents evacuated their homes on Friday, and Qantas Airways …
Volcano erupts in Papua New GuineaBBC News
How to Follow the Iceland and Papua New Guinea Volcano EruptionsCityLab
Iceland's volcano finally erupts — but there's a bigger eruption in Papua New Vox
The Guardian
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Posted on 29 August 2014 | 9:32 pm

Breaking Volcano News

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

Sinabung Volcano, Indonesia

Activity continues at Sinabung volcano, Indonesia. During the week 8-15 March 2014 earthquake tremor was recorded at the volcano. An average of 5 volcanic earthquakes were measured per day indicating intrusion of magma. Avalanche earthquakes produced by growth of lava dome have increased over past week with an average of 223 events per day. A […]

Posted on 17 March 2014 | 12:35 pm

Volcanoes News — ScienceDaily

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

Jeju Island, Korea is a live volcano

In Jeju, Korea, a place emerging as a world-famous vacation spot with natural tourism resources, a recent study revealed a volcanic eruption occurred on the island as recently as 5,000 years ago. Judging from the findings, Jeju Island is not an extinct volcano, but seems to a potentially live volcano; volcano that has erupted within 10,000 years is defined to be a live volcano on a geological basis.

Posted on 22 July 2014 | 2:22 pm

Catastrophic debris avalanches: A second volcanic hazard

Volcanic hazards aren’t limited to eruptions. Debris avalanche landslides can also cause a great deal of damage and loss of life. Stratovolcanoes, with their steep, conical shapes made up of lava and unconsolidated mixed materials, can reach a critical point of instability when they overgrow their flanks. This leads to partial collapse, and the product of this slope failure is a large-scale, rapid mass movement known as a catastrophic landslide or debris avalanche.

Posted on 18 July 2014 | 1:54 pm