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Volcanic activity worldwide 7 Dec 2016: Pacaya volcano, Dukono, Turrialba, Sabancaya, Cayambe, Copah… – VolcanoDiscovery


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Volcanic activity worldwide 7 Dec 2016: Pacaya volcano, Dukono, Turrialba, Sabancaya, Cayambe, Copah…
VolcanoDiscovery
Pacaya (Guatemala): The volcano's activity has been comparably calm recently, characterized by strong degassing from the intra-crater cone that formed during the latest period (2015-16) of strombolian activity and has become impressively large, filling

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 3:59 pm

Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica): new ash emissions – VolcanoDiscovery


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Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica): new ash emissions
VolcanoDiscovery
The volcano continues to be restless with intermittent mild eruptive phases. After 5 days of no visible activity, it restarted to emit low-energy plumes of gas, steam and ash yesterday. According to OVSICORI-UNA, the new phase of eruptive activity
Turrialba Volcano Scatters Ash on Costa Rica's Central ValleyThe Costa Rica Star
Turrialba Blew Its Stack This Morning After 5 Days Of No ActivityQ Costa Rica News

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Posted on 7 December 2016 | 11:53 am

Cayambe volcano (Ecuador): increased earthquakes show volcano has become restless – VolcanoDiscovery


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Cayambe volcano (Ecuador): increased earthquakes show volcano has become restless
VolcanoDiscovery
The volcano has become restless. Scientists from Ecuador's Institute of Geophysics (IGEPN) recorded an increased number of earthquakes under the volcano a new report shows. The increased seismicity could be (but not must be) a precursor of renewed …

Posted on 7 December 2016 | 11:31 am

News – Video: Kilauea Volcano rockfall causes lava lake explosion … – The Weather Network


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News – Video: Kilauea Volcano rockfall causes lava lake explosion …
The Weather Network
A rockfall from the south wall of Halema'uma'u Crater triggered a small explosive event in the summit lava lake.
Part of Kilauea volcano's wall collapses again, causes explosion in …Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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Posted on 5 December 2016 | 8:45 pm

Is there an alien base INSIDE A VOLCANO? ‘UFO hovering over’ active mount sparks frenzy – Express.co.uk


Express.co.uk

Is there an alien base INSIDE A VOLCANO? 'UFO hovering over' active mount sparks frenzy
Express.co.uk
He regularly suggests that aliens have bases here on earth, and they are deep inside volcanoes – because it is one of the last places you would expect to find anyone. Mr Waring makes the claim despite there being no scientific evidence for it happening
UFO shock: Blinking light spotted hovering above volcano in shock footageDaily Star

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Posted on 5 December 2016 | 1:45 pm

Mount Rinjani reopened for hikers after sub-volcano eruptions – Jakarta Post


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Mount Rinjani reopened for hikers after sub-volcano eruptions
Jakarta Post
Mount Rinjani reopened for hikers after sub-volcano eruptions Smoke plume: Mount Barujari , the sub-volcano of the better known Mount Rinjani, spews volcanic ash as seen from Bayan subdistrict in North Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, on Sept. 27.

Posted on 5 December 2016 | 10:51 am

What will happen when Taranaki erupts? New 35m volcano simulator reveals secrets inside deadly plumes – Stuff.co.nz


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What will happen when Taranaki erupts? New 35m volcano simulator reveals secrets inside deadly plumes
Stuff.co.nz
The volcano simulator has been built in an old boiler room from a 13-metre high container (top middle), that can drop up to 1.5 tonnes of volcanic dust to form a miniature pyroclastic flow in a 35m long clear channel (right) rigged with measuring

Posted on 4 December 2016 | 9:55 am

Dozens of Earthquakes Rattle a Chilean Volcano, Raising Alerts – WIRED


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Dozens of Earthquakes Rattle a Chilean Volcano, Raising Alerts
WIRED
The number of earthquakes hasn't increased much above the baseline activity at an active volcano like Hudson, but energy released by the largest earthquakes has been increasing over the past few months. Combine that with the fact that the earthquakes …

Posted on 2 December 2016 | 8:11 pm

North Korean Volcano Provides Rare Chance For Scientific … – NPR – NPR


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North Korean Volcano Provides Rare Chance For Scientific … – NPR
NPR
In 2011, when North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il died, the state news agency reported that Mount Paektu took on a supernatural glow, and that at its summit, …

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Posted on 1 December 2016 | 10:04 am

The longest cat fence in the US was just built on a Hawaiian volcano – Washington Post


Washington Post

The longest cat fence in the US was just built on a Hawaiian volcano
Washington Post
Should you be lucky enough to find yourself on Hawaii's Big Island, you are welcome to visit Mauna Loa, the largest volcano in the world. Cats, however, are not — a point now being enforced by a new 5-mile-long fence constructed for the sole purpose

Posted on 30 November 2016 | 1:03 pm

Breaking Volcano News

Kilauea volcano, Hawaii

Kilauea volcano continues to erupt at 2 locations. A summit lava lake in continues to be active in a vent of Halemaumau crater. On the east rift zone, lava is entering the ocean at Kamokuna on the SE side of the volcano. More on Kilauea volcano…

Posted on 27 November 2016 | 4:02 am

Kilauea volcano, Hawaii

Lava continues to enter the ocean at Kamokuna. Small collapses occurred at the ocean entry this week, with the possibility of further collapses at east Kamokuna lava delta. A lava lake remains active in Halemaumau summit crater. More on Kilauea volcano, Hawaii…

Posted on 29 October 2016 | 10:31 am

Rinjani Volcano, Indonesia

Eruption of Rinjani Volcano, Indonesia on 27 September 2016. Ash reached 25,000 ft altitude. Danger zone 3 km radius from crater. More on Rinjani volcano…

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 8:36 am

Cryovolcanism on Ceres

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft discovered an ice volcano on the largest asteroid Ceres. More on the discovery in Science magazine…

Posted on 1 September 2016 | 11:03 pm

Ambae volcano, Vanuatu

Ambae volcano was raised to level 2 alert on 21 August 2016. Approaching the summit area is not considered safe. More on Ambae volcano…

Posted on 23 August 2016 | 12:53 pm

Kilauea volcano, Hawaii

Lava flow has reached the ocean at Kilauea volcano, Hawaii. Ocean entry is located at Kamokuna area. More on Kilauea volcano…

Posted on 29 July 2016 | 11:35 am

Stromboli volcano, Italy

Stromboli volcano, Italy. During summit climbs this week I observed mild to moderate explosions sending lava 150 m above the crater. More on Stromboli volcano…

Posted on 28 June 2016 | 5:54 am

Volcanoes News — ScienceDaily

Cyclic change within magma reservoirs significantly affects the explosivity of volcanic eruptions

Temperature and water content cycles within magma reservoirs, and this is linked to eruptive style of a volcano, suggests new research.

Posted on 30 November 2016 | 3:40 pm

Climate change may prevent volcanoes from cooling the planet

New research shows that climate change may impede the cooling effect of volcanic eruptions. Previous research has shown that as the planet warms, the lower layers of the atmosphere will expand, making it much harder for the gasses to reach the stratosphere.

Posted on 16 November 2016 | 4:42 pm

Massive ‘lake’ discovered under volcano could unlock why and how volcanoes erupt

A huge magmatic lake has been discovered, 15 kilometers below a dormant volcano in Bolivia, South America. The body of water, which is dissolved into partially molten rock at a temperature of almost 1,000 degrees Celsius, is the equivalent to what is found in some of the world’s giant freshwater lakes, such as Lake Superior.

Posted on 8 November 2016 | 6:01 pm

Enormous dome in central Andes driven by huge magma body beneath it

A new study reveals how magma injected into the crust from below has contributed to the uplift of the spectacular Altiplano-Puna plateau in the central Andes.

Posted on 25 October 2016 | 3:51 pm

Mt. Aso could erupt much sooner, scientists warn

Damage from the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake could hasten Mt. Aso’s eruption, volcanologists warn. In a new paper, scientists report new faults in the vicinity of Mt. Aso’s magma chamber and volcanic cones, which they say could alter spatial and mechanical properties of Aso volcano.

Posted on 20 October 2016 | 6:42 pm