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Japan volcano eruption hits flights – Channel News Asia


Channel News Asia

Japan volcano eruption hits flights
Channel News Asia
Flights in Japan were cancelled or diverted on Thursday (Nov 27) to avoid a cloud of ash and smoke spewing from Mount Aso's erupting volcano in Kumamoto. PHOTOS. Smoke rising from Mount Aso at Kumamoto on Japan's southern island of Kyushu.
Japan volcano Mount Aso eruption hits flightsThe Straits Times
Flights diverted, cancelled as Japan's Mount Aso volcano rumbles into lifeSouth China Morning Post (subscription)

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Posted on 27 November 2014 | 5:24 am

VOLCANO WATCH: ‘Moody’ Kīlauea Volcano – Big Island Now


Big Island Now

VOLCANO WATCH: 'Moody' Kīlauea Volcano
Big Island Now
What volcanoes are these? Kīlauea and Kīlauea, one and the same volcano, acting in two very different moods. One mood is violent and explosive, the other relentless and effusive—almost a dual personality. The explosive mood caused the fatalities in

Posted on 27 November 2014 | 2:48 am

Alaskan Volcano Eruption Photographed From Space – Slate Magazine (blog)


Slate Magazine (blog)

Alaskan Volcano Eruption Photographed From Space
Slate Magazine (blog)
That's why, as I pointed out in last year's article, we need the Alaska Volcano Observatory … which is generally under threat of a budget ax. That's nuts, but then, that's politics these days. When you have a group that denies the existence of
Volcanic activity worldwide 26 Nov 2014: Semeru volcano, Pavlof, Aso, FogoVolcanoDiscovery

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Posted on 26 November 2014 | 3:02 pm

Cape Verde Evacuations Ordered As Pico do Fogo Volcano Erupts | The … – The Weather Channel


Cape Verde Evacuations Ordered As Pico do Fogo Volcano Erupts | The
The Weather Channel
The Pico do Fogo volcano on the Cape Verde island of Fogo, off West Africa, erupted Sunday and prompted the evacuation of at least one nearby village. The government said it was the first time the volcano has erupted in 20 years. Post by Marcelo Batista.
Cape Verde volcano eruption forces evacuationseuronews
Volcanic activity worldwide 25 Nov 2014: Bardarbunga volcano, Zhupanovsky VolcanoDiscovery
Cape Verde Says Cha Das Caldeiras Town Destroyed by VolcanoBloomberg
AFKInsider -Chicago Tribune
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Posted on 26 November 2014 | 2:03 pm

World’s Newest Lava Lake Appears in Africa – Live Science


World's Newest Lava Lake Appears in Africa
Live Science
Heralded by fiery lava fountains and plumes of poisonous gas, a new lava lake has appeared atop one of Africa's most active volcanoes for the first time in 75 years. The lava lake at Nyamuragira volcano in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo
New lava lake appears in AfricaThe Weather Network

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Posted on 26 November 2014 | 12:03 pm

Couple’s bus crashes into VOLCANO on dream holiday in Ecuador – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Couple's bus crashes into VOLCANO on dream holiday in Ecuador
Daily Mail
A couple suffered the holiday from hell after their coach trip crashed into a volcano leaving them with £16,000 medical bill. Paulina Guevara, 26, and Xavier Boyle, 25, spent £4,000 on a trip of a lifetime to Ecuador to visit Paulina's family when

Posted on 25 November 2014 | 2:35 pm

Seismic activity increases at restless Shishaldin volcano – Alaska Dispatch


Alaska Dispatch

Seismic activity increases at restless Shishaldin volcano
Alaska Dispatch
View of Shishaldin from an Alaska Volcano Observatory monitoring site on the southwest flank of the volcano on June 28, 2014. The upper flanks of the volcano are darkened by ash erupted during low-level lava fountaining and small explosions deep in the …
Shishaldin Volcano Latest to Wake in AleutiansKUCB

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Posted on 24 November 2014 | 8:15 pm

Pico do Fogo volcano in Cape Verde erupts, residents evacuated – EarthSky


EarthSky

Pico do Fogo volcano in Cape Verde erupts, residents evacuated
EarthSky
According to volcanologists monitoring Fogo, the volcano had been showing signs of unrest “for awhile … ” Most of the activity at Fogo for the past 500 years has occurred within the main caldera of the volcano and the eruption in 1995 was centered on
Evacuations in Cape Verde After Volcano EruptsABC News
Cape Verde volcano eruption: Residents evacuatedBBC News
Cape Verde orders evacuation after Fogo volcano eruptsReuters
BBC News -Boston.com
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Posted on 24 November 2014 | 4:14 pm

Cape Verde Volcano Erupts on ‘Fire Island’ – NBCNews.com


Cape Verde Volcano Erupts on 'Fire Island'
NBCNews.com
The first test of an Ebola vaccine in people shows it's safe and appears to be working as designed, doctors reported Wednesday. A look at the first 20 people injected with the vaccine, which has been shown to protect monkeys from Ebola, shows no …

Posted on 24 November 2014 | 1:47 pm

Why Icelandic volcano threat remains – CNN


The Conversation UK

Why Icelandic volcano threat remains
CNN
(CNN) — For many people, any interest in the resurgence in Icelandic volcanic activity this year is now a distant memory. However, an eruption from Bardarbunga that began on August 31 continues to this day and has now emitted the most lava of any
Volcano eruptions in Alaska could cause trans-Atlantic chaos for airlinesThe Conversation UK
1200-year-old ash of Alaska volcano found in Antrim bogBelfast Telegraph

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Posted on 21 November 2014 | 2:10 pm

Breaking Volcano News

Heard Island volcano, Australian Territory, South Indian Ocean

Satellite image shows hotspot over Heard Island volcano, Australian territory, indicating new eruption, 16 November 2014. More on Heard Island volcano…

Posted on 18 November 2014 | 10:05 am

Kilauea volcano, Hawaii

Lava from Kilauea volcano continues to flow towards Pāhoa, Hawaii. The flow front has temporarily stalled, but breakouts and inflation are occurring 160 m upslope. This indicates lava is still flowing through the system from Pu’u ‘Ō’ō crater. Residents in the lava flow path have been advised of possible evacuation. Access to Pahoa Village Road, […]

Posted on 5 November 2014 | 2:08 am

Lokon volcano, Indonesia

Lokon volcano, Sulawesi, Indonesia remains seismically active. A thin white plume is visible over the crater on most days. More on Lokon volcano…

Posted on 4 November 2014 | 12:11 am

Sinabung volcano, Indonesia

Sinabung volcano, Sumatra, Indonesia remains active. On 28th October 2014 ash emissions reached 6000 ft above summit. The volcano remains at level 3 alert (out of maximum 4). More on Sinabung volcano…

Posted on 4 November 2014 | 12:06 am

Kilauea volcano, Hawaii

Lava has crossed cemetery road and is heading for Pahoa, on the Big Island of Hawaii. More on Kilauea volcano…

Posted on 27 October 2014 | 12:12 am

Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland

Fissure eruption continues at Holuhraun (north of Vatnajökull). More on Bardarbunga volcano…

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 9:52 am

Ambrym volcano, Vanuatu

Lava lake activity continues at the summit of Ambrym volcano, Vanuatu. On 11th September 2014 the alert status of Ambrym was raised from 1 to 2 (on a scale of 0 to 4) due to increased seismicity. More on Ambrym Volcano…

Posted on 23 September 2014 | 12:32 am

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

Volcanoes News — ScienceDaily

Volcanic ash clouds can cross Atlantic Ocean

Scientists have led the discovery of a volcanic ash cloud that traveled from Alaska to Northern Ireland and beyond — overturning previously held assumptions about how far ash deposits can drift, with major implications for the airline industry.

Posted on 20 November 2014 | 1:48 am

Small volcanic eruptions could be slowing global warming

Small volcanic eruptions might eject more of an atmosphere-cooling gas into Earth’s upper atmosphere than previously thought, potentially contributing to the recent slowdown in global warming, according to a new study.

Posted on 18 November 2014 | 8:32 pm

Kilauea, 1790 and today

Scores of people were killed by an explosive eruption of Kilauea Volcano, Hawai‘i, in 1790. Research suggests that most of the fatalities were caused by hot, rapidly moving surges of volcanic debris and steam that engulfed the victims. Deposits of such surges occur on the surface on the west summit area and cover an ash bed indented with human footprints.

Posted on 10 November 2014 | 5:40 pm

Magma pancakes beneath Indonesia’s Lake Toba: Subsurface sources of mega-eruptions

The tremendous amounts of lava that are emitted during super-eruptions accumulate over millions of years prior to the event in the Earth’s crust. These reservoirs consist of magma that intrudes into the crust in the form of numerous horizontally oriented sheets resting on top of each other like a pile of pancakes.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 6:20 pm

Icelandic volcano sits on massive magma hot spot

New research shows that high mantle temperatures miles beneath the Earth’s surface are essential for generating large amounts of magma. In fact, the scientists found that Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano lies directly above the hottest portion of the North Atlantic mantle plume.

Posted on 24 October 2014 | 6:20 pm