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BREAKING: Mars colony discovered on Hawaiian volcano – Washington Post


The Japan Times

BREAKING: Mars colony discovered on Hawaiian volcano
Washington Post
On a desolate looking section of a Hawaiian volcano, 8,000 feet above sea level, a crew of six people closed the door to a white vinyl dome in which they will be isolated for eight months. These are not Ebola preppers — this crew is part of a NASA
Hawaii dome a testing ground for Mars missionStuff.co.nz
NASA Mission to Mars Starts in HawaiiGuardian Liberty Voice
Six bedrooms, a kitchen, bathroom, dining room and a pantry: Welcome to the Daily Mail
Clapway
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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 10:18 am

Japan warns of increased activity at volcano near nuclear plant – Reuters


The Independent

Japan warns of increased activity at volcano near nuclear plant
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan warned on Friday that a volcano in southern Japan located roughly 64 km (40 miles) from a nuclear plant was showing signs of increased activity that could possibly lead to a small-scale eruption and warned people to stay away …
Japanese volcano 40 miles from nuclear plant shows signs of possible eruptionThe Independent

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Posted on 24 October 2014 | 5:00 am

Volcano could destroy Japan – News24


News24

Volcano could destroy Japan
News24
The Kobe University researchers said their study was critical because Japan is home to about seven percent of the volcanoes that have erupted over the past 10 000 years. A disaster on the southernmost main island of Kyushu, which has been struck by …
Enormous volcanic eruption could destroy Japan within 100yrs – studyRT
Major Volcanic Eruption Could Make Japan 'Extinct,' Study WarnsWall Street Journal (blog)
Study: 1% chance of catastrophic eruption striking Japan in 100 yearsAsahi Shimbun

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Posted on 23 October 2014 | 8:31 pm

And now, the volcano forecast – Phys.Org


Phys.Org

And now, the volcano forecast
Phys.Org
Volcanoes are the vents through which our planet exhales. Yet, not all volcanoes experience spectacular releases of energy, or even erupt at all: of the 500 or so volcanoes that are currently active worldwide, 20 might be expected to erupt in any one year.

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 1:05 pm

Stunning View of Solar System’s Largest Volcano and Valles Marineris … – Universe Today


Universe Today

Stunning View of Solar System's Largest Volcano and Valles Marineris
Universe Today
India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has delivered another sweet treat – a stunning view of our Solar System's largest volcano and the largest canyon. Just days ago, MOM captured a new global image of the Red Planet dominated by Olympus Mons and …

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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 12:28 pm

Villages around Indonesia’s erupting Sinabung to be turned into volcano … – The Straits Times


Villages around Indonesia's erupting Sinabung to be turned into volcano
The Straits Times
This long exposure photograph taken before dawn on Oct 18, 2014 shows super heated lava and giant ash clouds spewing from the crater of Mount Sinabung volcano threatening villages during an eruption as seen from Karo district on Sumatra island.

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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 5:16 am

Colombia-Ecuador border earthquake sparks concern of possible imminent … – Colombia Reports


Colombia Reports

Colombia-Ecuador border earthquake sparks concern of possible imminent
Colombia Reports
Authorities in southwestern Colombia have raised alert levels on Tuesday after a 5.6M earthquake hit the border region, raising concerns that two nearby volcanoes might erupt in a matter of days. Colombia's Geological Service have changed the alert

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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 5:48 pm

Researchers find evidence of Earth’s formation trapped in Samoan volcano – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Researchers find evidence of Earth's formation trapped in Samoan volcano
Daily Mail
Researchers have found an unusual glimpse of the beginning of Earth deep in a Samoan volcano. Known as hotspots, volcanic island chains such as Samoa can have ancient primordial signatures from the early solar system that have somehow survived …
Volcanoes offer 'time-lapse' clues to early EarthFuturity: Research News

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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 6:36 am

Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano: Don’t Underestimate Its Explosive Power – The Weather Channel


The Weather Channel

Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano: Don't Underestimate Its Explosive Power
The Weather Channel
Estimated at between 300,000 and 600,000 years old, Kilauea is the youngest of the five volcanoes that make up Hawaii's Big Island. Tradition holds that Kilauea is the home of the Hawaiian volcano goddess Pele, who has expressed her anger in nearly …

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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 12:24 am

7 weeks of eruption: Stunning aerial video of Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano – RT


RT

7 weeks of eruption: Stunning aerial video of Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano
RT
A breathtaking video filmed by an Icelandic helicopter pilot has documented the continuous eruption of the Bardarbunga volcano in northeast Iceland. Enormous fiery bubbles of lava and steam can be seen bursting from the ridges in the ground. Helicopter …

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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 8:51 pm

Breaking Volcano News

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

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

Volcanoes News — ScienceDaily

Australian volcanic mystery explained

Scientists have solved a long-standing mystery surrounding Australia’s only active volcanic area. The volcanism springs from a unique interaction between the continent’s movement north and local variations in its thickness.

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 10:37 pm

Journey to the center of the Earth: Geochemist uses helium and lead isotopes to gain insight into makeup of planet’s deep interior

A geochemist studying Samoan volcanoes has found evidence of the planet’s early formation still trapped inside Earth. Known as hotspots, volcanic island chains such as Samoa can ancient primordial signatures from the early solar system that have somehow survived billions of years.

Posted on 16 October 2014 | 6:40 pm

Suomi NPP satellite data used for mitigating aviation-related volcanic hazards

A joint NOAA/NASA satellite is one of several satellites providing valuable information to aviators about volcanic hazards.

Posted on 26 September 2014 | 1:13 pm

Mysterious volcanic eruption of 1808 described

New light has been shed on one of the biggest volcanic eruptions in the last 500 years — the so-called ‘Unknown eruption’ — thanks to an unusual collaboration between a historian and a team of earth scientists.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 3:12 pm

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