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A volcano of cinema – The Hindu


A volcano of cinema
The Hindu
For many, Iceland is synonymous with Eyjafjallajokull, the volcano that erupted and disrupted hundreds of international flights, or the 2008-2011 financial crisis. My discovery of the country, however, came through its cinema. It happened by chance

Posted on 30 April 2016 | 9:34 am

Hiking too close to a volcano could be deadly – Washington Post


Washington Post

Hiking too close to a volcano could be deadly
Washington Post
As a volcanologist who has worked at the Santiaguito lava domes in Guatemala, I was dismayed to read the April 17 Travel article “Labor of lava,” about hiking to the active dome. Such a hike would be extremely dangerous, and I would not recommend it to …

Posted on 29 April 2016 | 10:45 pm

VOLCANO WATCH: Mahalo Nui Loa, Darryl Oliveira! – Big Island Now


Big Island Now

VOLCANO WATCH: Mahalo Nui Loa, Darryl Oliveira!
Big Island Now
The Island of Hawai'i has recently lived up to its worldwide reputation as a beautiful and dynamic place that is frequently vulnerable to many natural hazards. These include hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, and wildfires, as well as eruptions

Posted on 29 April 2016 | 6:14 pm

Terrifying mud volcano eruption throws gigantic 4-metre ‘earthquake fish’ out of water – Mirror.co.uk


Mirror.co.uk

Terrifying mud volcano eruption throws gigantic 4-metre 'earthquake fish' out of water
Mirror.co.uk
The volcano erupted early Thursday morning in the city of Pingtung following a 5.6-magnitude earthquake . Fishermen were delighted to find the oarfish, also known as earthquake fish, both measuring 4.4 metres – twice as long as beanpole footballer
Horrifying moment mud volcano blast throws giant 13 FOOT 'earthquake fish' out of the waterThe Sun

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Posted on 29 April 2016 | 12:09 pm

Turrialba Volcano vapor plumes are normal, experts say – The Tico Times


The Tico Times

Turrialba Volcano vapor plumes are normal, experts say
The Tico Times
A plume of vapor that formed Thursday morning at Turrialba Volcano, located about 50 kilometers east of San José, alarmed residents of Cartago province, who posted messages and photos on social media. The white column coming out of the crater was …

Posted on 29 April 2016 | 9:19 am

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 28, 2016 – Hawaii 24/7 (press release)


Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for April 28, 2016
Hawaii 24/7 (press release)
Time-lapse movie of Kīlauea Caldera from Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. April 21-28, 2016. Images courtesy of USGS/HVO. (Activity updates are written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) Kīlauea continues to erupt …

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Posted on 29 April 2016 | 6:45 am

Volcano Watch: Right person at the right time for the right job—Mahalo nui loa, Darryl Oliveira! – Hawaii 24/7 (press release)


Volcano Watch: Right person at the right time for the right job—Mahalo nui loa, Darryl Oliveira!
Hawaii 24/7 (press release)
On Hawai'i Island's two most active volcanoes, Kīlauea and Mauna Loa, changes in activity are the norm. This means that response planning and coordination by Hawaii County CD are never far around the corner, even when things look relatively quiet and …

Posted on 29 April 2016 | 6:24 am

Shaun vs. the volcano: Survivalist from Faribault leads team on new TV show – Rick Kupchella’s BringMeTheNews


Shaun vs. the volcano: Survivalist from Faribault leads team on new TV show
Rick Kupchella’s BringMeTheNews
Ever since he left his hometown of Faribault for Navy SEAL training, Shaun Keilen has usually worked in front of an audience confined to his fellow team members. But on Friday night his skills as a survivalist will be on display for a national

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Posted on 29 April 2016 | 4:30 am

Annotated Volcano: A Spectacular View of Tenerife From the ISS – WIRED


WIRED

Annotated Volcano: A Spectacular View of Tenerife From the ISS
WIRED
On Wednesday, astronaut Tim Peake (currently on the International Space Station) posted a stunning image of Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands. In it, you can clearly see the tallest peak in the Atlantic Ocean (Teide), but also the giant Las

Posted on 28 April 2016 | 7:10 pm

Forget Yellowstone… Snake River Plain’s volcano is a MUCH BIGGER threat to America – Express.co.uk


Express.co.uk

Forget Yellowstone… Snake River Plain's volcano is a MUCH BIGGER threat to America
Express.co.uk
… 1,900 km3 and created a 1.3km thick caldera. Furthermore, the Snake River Plain is situated on the Yellowstone Hotspot track, a region which spans from Nevada, through Oregon and Idaho and then to Wyoming where Yellowstone Volcano is located.

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Posted on 27 April 2016 | 10:54 am

Breaking Volcano News

Magnitude 7.0 earthquake in Japan

Magnitude 7.0 earthquake in Japan may disrupt nearby volcanoes on Kyushu. Unzen, Aso, Sakurajima, Kuju, Tsurumi, and Kirishima. Volcanoes of Japan…

Posted on 16 April 2016 | 3:46 am

Nyiragongo Volcano, D.R. Congo

A second lava lake formed at Nyiragongo volcano, Democratic Republic of Congo. A fissure opened inside the summit crater at the beginning of March 2016. More on Nyiragongo Volcano…

Posted on 9 March 2016 | 8:33 am

Kilauea volcano, Hawaii

The summit lava lake at Kilauea volcano, Hawaii has risen and is intermittently visible from Jaggar museum. More on Kilauea volcano…

Posted on 1 March 2016 | 12:58 am

Soputan volcano, Sulawesi

On 6th February 2016 ash 20,000 ft altitude over volcano, and extending 55 nautical miles southwest to 13,000 ft. Soputan Volcano is located in northern Sulawesi, Indonesia. The volcano is only 3 km from Sempu, which is essentially the same volcanic system. More on Soputan volcano…

Posted on 6 February 2016 | 9:30 pm

2016 Eruptions

The world’s first eruptions of 2016 occurred at Yasur and Ambrym volcanoes in Vanuatu. Eruptions occurred at UT+11 hours. More on Yasur volcano… More on Ambrym volcano…

Posted on 3 January 2016 | 12:55 am

Bromo Volcano, Indonesia

Bromo volcano Indonesia was raised to level 3 alert (Siaga) on 4th December 2015 after an increase in volcanic earthquakes. An exclusion zone of 2.5 km radius was placed around the crater. More on Bromo volcano…

Posted on 5 December 2015 | 12:26 am

Momotombo Volcano, Nicaragua

The first eruptions at Momotombo volcano in 110 years began on 4th December 2015. Ash reached an altitude of 8,000 m and fell on the towns of La Concha, Amancitan, Los Arcos, La Piedra, La Seiba, Lechecuagos, Chacraseca, Papalonal and Puerto Momotombo. Volcanic tremor was recorded and explosions every 4 seconds. A 6 km exclusion […]

Posted on 4 December 2015 | 11:51 pm

Volcanoes News — ScienceDaily

Accounting for volcanoes using tools of economics

Scientists can read old descriptions of eruptions and analyze ash deposits captured in polar ice, but consistently estimating the climate impact of past eruptions has been difficult. A new technique may change that.

Posted on 20 April 2016 | 3:12 pm

Two volcanoes trigger crises of the late antiquity

Contemporary chronicles, archaeological studies and physical evidence all point to severe climatic changes and ensuing social crises in the middle of the 6th century. New data from ice cores suggest that these events were caused by two major volcanic eruptions. An international team of scientists has reconstructed the effects using state-of-the-art climate models. As they present now the volcanic double event was likely the strongest volcanic driver of Northern Hemisphere climate over the past one and a half millennia.

Posted on 19 April 2016 | 12:32 pm

Volcanic eruptions: How bubbles lead to disaster

Why are volcanologists interested in vapor bubbles? Because they can accumulate in a magma reservoir underneath a volcano, priming it to explode. Researchers have now discovered how bubbles are able to accumulate in the magma.

Posted on 13 April 2016 | 5:57 pm

Shifting sands on Mars

Researchers are traveling to Iceland to better understand sand dunes found all over the planet Mars. They hope the Iceland site will show how Martian sands have changed, which could yield more clues about Mars’s geological history and the possibility of discovering microbial life entombed there.

Posted on 4 April 2016 | 2:05 pm

Ancient super-eruptions in Yellowstone Hotspot track ‘significantly larger’ than expected

Researchers report 12 giant eruptions around the Snake River Plain in the United States between 8 and 12 million years ago.

Posted on 24 March 2016 | 2:47 pm