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May 27, 2017

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May 27, 2017

Apr. 19, 2017 — Volcanologists spent two weeks collecting samples from Yasur, a continuously erupting volcano on Tanna, an island in the remote South Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu, to study its chemical composition ... read more

Jan. 26, 2017 — Researchers have now found an explanation for what triggered the largest volcanic eruption witnessed by humankind. The volcano’s secret was revealed by geochemical clues hidden inside volcanic ... read more

New Study Will Help Find the Best Locations for Thermal Power Stations in Iceland

Jan. 19, 2017 — A new research article gives indications of the best places in Iceland to build thermal power ... read more

Jan. 13, 2017 — Even though carbon is one of the most-abundant elements on Earth, it is actually very difficult to determine how much of it exists below the surface in Earth's interior. Analysis of crystals ... read more

Jan. 3, 2017 — Holidaymakers concerned about fresh volcanic eruptions causing flight-disrupting ash clouds across Northern Europe might be reassured by a study setting out the first reliable estimates of their ... read more

Clues from Past Volcanic Explosion Helps Research Team to Model Future Activity

Dec. 20, 2016 — Researchers have developed a model that will help civil defense agencies better judge the impact of future volcanic eruptions – including those that threaten the UK ... read more

Dec. 15, 2016 — Seismic data from the 2015 eruption of Axial Volcano, an underwater volcano about 300 miles off the Oregon coast, has provided the clearest look at the inner workings of a volcano where two ocean ... read more

Nov. 30, 2016 — Temperature and water content cycles within magma reservoirs, and this is linked to eruptive style of a volcano, suggests new ... read more

Nov. 16, 2016 — 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, ... read more

Nov. 8, 2016 — 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 ... read more

Oct. 25, 2016 — 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 ... read more

Oct. 20, 2016 — 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 ... read more

Magma Movements Foretell Future Eruptions

Oct. 7, 2016 — Geologists have traced magma movement beneath Mt. Cameroon volcano, which will help monitoring for future volcanic ... read more

Oct. 6, 2016 — On average, 40 volcanoes on land erupt into the atmosphere each month, while scores of others on the seafloor erupt into the ocean. A new time-lapse animation uniting volcanoes, earthquakes, and ... read more

Volcano Emissions Linked to Increases in Asthma Attacks

Sep. 27, 2016 — A new study from the active volcano K?lauea, which is on the big island of Hawaii, reports that people -- especially children -- with asthma are at greater risk of having serious asthma attacks if ... read more

Sep. 13, 2016 — One of Japan's most active volcanoes could be close to a major eruption, threatening the safety of hundreds and thousands of residents of a nearby city, a new study has ... read more

Sep. 2, 2016 — Volcanoes are geology at its most exciting. They seem so fiery, dangerous and thrillingly explosive. That may be true, but most old and mature volcanoes are surprisingly stuck in their ways and even ... read more

Aug. 7, 2016 — New research shows what happens when magma meets limestone on its way up to the surface. Magma-limestone interaction might help explain why volcanoes like Vesuvius in Italy and Merapi in Indonesia ... read more

Aug. 2, 2016 — Geoscientists have discovered accumulations of magma in the Andes sufficient to have set off a super-eruption but which, in fact, did not. Such eruptions, which expel enormous quantities of magma, ... read more

July 25, 2016 — Volcanic climate perturbations that delivered cold and stormy weather to much of the Northern Hemisphere generated a combination of conditions in the Sonoran Desert that were just right for ... read more

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