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Mexico’s Colima volcano spews ash over nearby towns – Globalnews.ca


Globalnews.ca

Mexico's Colima volcano spews ash over nearby towns
Globalnews.ca
MEXICO CITY – The Colima volcano in western Mexico has erupted, sending a column of ash about 5 kilometres into the air. Mexico's federal civil defence office said Friday that ash has fallen on towns as far as 25 kilometres from the peak, which is also …
Mexico's Colima Volcano Spouts Ash, Hot RockABC News
Mexico's Volcano of Fire blows huge ash cloudYahoo News UK
Mexican Volcano of Fire spews 5km-high pillar of ash (VIDEOS)RT
The Australian
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Posted on 22 November 2014 | 3:51 am

Life on the Volcano Is Increasingly Tough for These Hawaiian Birds – Scientific American (blog)


Scientific American (blog)

Life on the Volcano Is Increasingly Tough for These Hawaiian Birds
Scientific American (blog)
“Because the species is now restricted to the southwestern slope of Mauna Kea Volcano, which has a relatively extensive system of dirt roads, it is possible to probe most areas of the palila's range during a day's outing , although that does not

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 11:10 pm

Volcano eruptions in Alaska could cause trans-Atlantic chaos for airlines – The Conversation UK


The Conversation UK

Volcano eruptions in Alaska could cause trans-Atlantic chaos for airlines
The Conversation UK
Given volcanoes erupt all the time it seems odd that the Iceland incident came as such a shock. Perhaps there is a failure to appreciate that volcanic eruptions often occur in cycles with busy periods followed by intervals of relative quiet during
Why Icelandic volcano threat remainsCNN
Alaskan volcano ash found in NIU.TV
1200-year-old ash of Alaska volcano found in Antrim bogBelfast Telegraph
Daily Mail
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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 5:00 pm

Icelandic volcano erupts: More holiday travel chaos ahead? – CNN


Icelandic volcano erupts: More holiday travel chaos ahead?
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

Posted on 20 November 2014 | 2:55 pm

Explosive Finding: Smaller Volcano Blasts Might Slow Global Warming – NBCNews.com


CBS News

Explosive Finding: Smaller Volcano Blasts Might Slow Global Warming
NBCNews.com
Global warming might be even worse were it not for the impact of a rash of smaller volcanic eruptions around the globe, a new study suggests. Those eruptions are blasting more of an atmosphere-cooling gas into the lower stratosphere than scientists …
Could volcanoes help slow global warming?CBS News
Volcano Eruptions Play a Crucial Role in Reducing Global WarmingDesign & Trend
Volcano Eruptions Can Pause Global WarmingCapital Wired
Christianity Daily
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Posted on 19 November 2014 | 10:53 pm

Hawaii volcano puts on a show, but travelers won’t have ringside seat – Los Angeles Times


Big Island Now

Hawaii volcano puts on a show, but travelers won't have ringside seat
Los Angeles Times
Anyone hoping to witness Kilauea's most recent drama up close is out of luck. Kilauea, the Big Island volcano that's been spewing lava for more than 30 years, in June let loose a stream of lava from a newly opened vent on its east side. The lava flowed
VOLCANO WATCH: Forecasting Future of June 27 Lava FlowBig Island Now
Lava flow steams through lush forests in HawaiiMiamiHerald.com
Hawaii volcano costing local taxpayers $14.5MThegardenisland.com
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
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Posted on 19 November 2014 | 6:28 pm

Volcano expert explains Icelandic lava field – CBBC Newsround


CBBC Newsround

Volcano expert explains Icelandic lava field
CBBC Newsround
There have been two major volcanic eruptions in Hawaii and Iceland in the last couple of weeks. Both are areas where volcanoes are active but they are very different types. Volcano Holuhraun in Iceland has been erupting for three months and has created

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Posted on 19 November 2014 | 6:07 pm

Active Alaska volcano calms down _ for now – U.S. News & World Report


NBCNews.com

Active Alaska volcano calms down _ for now
U.S. News & World Report
In this Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 photo provided by the Alaska Volcano Observatory, a view of the Pavlof volcano's eruption plume is seen from an aircraft. The National Weather Service warned airplanes to avoid airspace near the erupting volcano as it
Alaska's Pavlof Volcano Belches Out Ash CloudLive Science

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Posted on 18 November 2014 | 8:03 am

Airplanes warned to avoid airspace near Alaska volcano as ash cloud reaches … – Fox News


The Guardian

Airplanes warned to avoid airspace near Alaska volcano as ash cloud reaches
Fox News
The eruption intensified at 6 a.m. Saturday, sending the ash cloud higher, said Dave Schneider, a geophysicist at Alaska Volcano Observatory. It's not clear how long this eruption will last, Schneider said. Pavlof's eruptions may last for weeks or
Airplanes Warned to Avoid Alaska Volcano AirspaceABC News
Planes warned to avoid airspace near erupting Alaska volcanoThe Guardian
Airplanes warned to avoid erupting Pavlof volcanoKTUU.com
TheBlaze.com -Daily Mail
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Posted on 16 November 2014 | 4:17 am

National Guard Deployed in Hawaii as Lava from Kilauea Volcano Nears Town – Newsweek


Newsweek

National Guard Deployed in Hawaii as Lava from Kilauea Volcano Nears Town
Newsweek
The lava flow from the Kilauea Volcano burns vegetation as it approaches a property boundary in a U.S. Geological Survey image taken near the village of Pahoa, October 28, 2014. U.S. Geological Survey/Reuters …
Kilauea Update: Hawaii Lava Flow Complicates Volcano TourismInternational Business Times
Lava Flow from Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Speeds UpLive Science
Lava from Hawaii volcano edges closer to dozens of homes on the Big IslandABC Online
Reuters -USA TODAY
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Posted on 30 October 2014 | 10:22 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