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Phivolcs raises alert level of Kanlaon volcano – Inquirer.net


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Phivolcs raises alert level of Kanlaon volcano
Inquirer.net
BACOLOD CITY—The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has raised the alert status of Kanlaon volcano to level 1 or “from normal to abnormal,” according to the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) in Negros provinces. The OCD …

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 4:13 am

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for August 17, 2017 – Hawaii 24/7 (press release)


Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for August 17, 2017
Hawaii 24/7 (press release)
Mauna Loa is not erupting. During the past week, small-magnitude earthquakes continued to occur beneath the volcano, primarily in the upper Southwest Rift Zone, at depths less than 5 km (3 mi). GPS measurements continue to show deformation related to …

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Posted on 18 August 2017 | 1:23 am

Cocoon-like villas offer sweeping volcano views in Rwanda – Curbed


Curbed

Cocoon-like villas offer sweeping volcano views in Rwanda
Curbed
Traditional yet statement-making, thatched structures are a popular choice for new nature retreats these days. The latest example comes by way of a striking luxury villa development in Rwanda, with wide views of nearby volcanoes and proximity to a

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 8:20 pm

Flagstaff hike: Explore an extinct volcano at Red Mountain – AZCentral.com


AZCentral.com

Flagstaff hike: Explore an extinct volcano at Red Mountain
AZCentral.com
Few things in life are certain but we do know that wet dogs stink, Star Trek is great, some hikers think beer is the fifth food group and Red Mountain is one of the most magical places on Earth. OK, those first three might be open to opinion, but the

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 5:21 pm

Lakes formed by ancient super-volcano eruptions contain ‘critical’ lithium that could power smart devices and … – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Lakes formed by ancient super-volcano eruptions contain 'critical' lithium that could power smart devices and
Daily Mail
The massive eruptions produced by supervolcanos, such as the Yellowstone supervolcano, contain as much as 10,000 times more magma than a typical eruption from a Hawaiian volcano, according to the researchers. As the eruption launches debris, …
New source of energy-critical lithium found in supervolcanoes, Stanford researchers findStanford University News

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Posted on 16 August 2017 | 8:25 pm

Another climate-change nightmare: 91 new volcanoes beneath Antarctica’s ice – Washington Post


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Another climate-change nightmare: 91 new volcanoes beneath Antarctica's ice
Washington Post
Antarctica has been having a rough time of it lately, you may have heard. You know — greenhouse gases, warming oceans, trillion-ton icebergs breaking off the continent like a middle-aged man losing hair in the sink. Not the best century for the old
Another Climate-Change Nightmare: 91 New Volcanoes Under Antarctica's IceNDTV
Huge Volcano Region Was Found Under The Icy AntarcticaNews4C
Fears dozens of newly-discovered volcanoes below Antarctica could ERUPT triggering mass flooding and global chaosThe Sun

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Posted on 15 August 2017 | 9:39 pm

Volcano of Monte Busca is the smallest volcano in Italy | Daily Mail … – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Volcano of Monte Busca is the smallest volcano in Italy | Daily Mail …
Daily Mail
It is known as 'The volcano of Monte Busca' and has been attracting tourists for decades, with thousands making the climb up the hill near Tredozio village, …

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Posted on 15 August 2017 | 8:31 am

Antarctica is home to considerably more volcanoes than previously thought – The Verge


The Verge

Antarctica is home to considerably more volcanoes than previously thought
The Verge
Antarctica's ice sheet hides a massive system of volcanoes, one that is comparable to volcanic regions in East Africa and western North America, according to a new study, which found 91 previously undiscovered volcanoes, some over 12,600 feet tall.
Study finds massive volcano range hidden in Antarctica's iceEngadget
Student's idea leads to Antarctic volcano discoveryPhys.Org
Nearly 100 Hidden Volcanoes Detected Beneath Antarctic IceLive Science
USA TODAY –Stuff.co.nz –Fox News –The Guardian
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Posted on 13 August 2017 | 5:27 pm

Scientists discover 91 volcanoes below Antarctic ice sheet | World … – The Guardian


The Guardian

Scientists discover 91 volcanoes below Antarctic ice sheet | World …
The Guardian
This is in addition to 47 already known about and eruption would melt more ice in region affected by climate change.

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Posted on 12 August 2017 | 10:11 pm

The timebomb under Yellowstone: Experts warn of 90000 immediate deaths and a ‘nuclear winter’ across the US if … – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

The timebomb under Yellowstone: Experts warn of 90000 immediate deaths and a 'nuclear winter' across the US if …
Daily Mail
The volcano at Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming and Montana sits atop a huge reserve of molten rock and last erupted 640,000 years ago. It is one of the largest active continental silicic volcanic fields in the world. Silicic is used to describe

Posted on 7 August 2015 | 6:30 pm

Volcanoes News — ScienceDaily

Supervolcanoes: A key to America’s electric future?

Researchers show that lake sediments preserved within ancient supervolcanoes can host large lithium-rich clay deposits. A domestic source of lithium would help meet the rising demand for this valuable metal, which is critical for modern technology.

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 12:49 pm

Scientists improve forecast of increasing hazard on Ecuadorian volcano

Researchers have shown an increasing volcanic danger on Cotopaxi in Ecuador using a powerful technique known as Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR).

Posted on 7 August 2017 | 7:17 pm

‘Shadow network’ keeps communities safe from deadly volcano

‘Shadow networks’ linking volunteers with authorities can help keep some of the millions of people living near dangerous volcanoes safer, suggests a new study. These informal networks see community members working in close collaboration with scientists and government officials on monitoring, communications, training and evacuation processes.

Posted on 19 July 2017 | 1:01 pm

New research uses satellites to predict end of volcanic eruptions

Infrared satellite data could be used to predict when lava flow-forming eruptions will end, researchers recently discovered.

Posted on 14 July 2017 | 1:38 pm

Crystals help volcanoes cope with pressure

Researchers have discovered that volcanoes have a unique way of dealing with pressure — through crystals. If enough crystals can develop in rising magma then a network of microscopic crystals can lessen the internal pressure of rising magma and reduce the explosiveness of eruptions.

Posted on 11 July 2017 | 1:28 pm

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