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Bromo Volcano (East Java, Indonesia): Continuing Ash Emissions

Ash emissions of varying intensity continue from the volcano, producing a plume that rises approx. 500-1500 m above the crater. It seems that the emissions are generated by mild explosive activity still relatively deep inside the crater. So far, no … Continue reading

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Village Covered in Film of Soot After Kamchatka Volcano Spews Ashes

A volcano in Russia’s Kamchatka region has spewed ashes, covering a local village with a thin layer of soot, the Emergency Situations Ministry said on Wednesday, the RIA Novosti news agency reported. The ash cloud from the Shiveluch Volcano reached … Continue reading

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JUST IN: Very Large Volcanic Eruptions Could Lead to Ice Sheet Instability

The next couple of paragraphs will sound trite and condescending, only because they are. I am sure you have noticed the bombardment of global warming alerts, warnings, flags etc, etc. I can only take so much of the political manipulation, … Continue reading

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November 4th Colima Volcano Erupts

November 4th Colima Volcano Erupts . .

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Massive Magma Chambers Might Erupt When the Roof Above Them Cracks

Supervolcanoes, massive eruptions with potential global consequences, appear not to follow the conventional volcano mechanics of internal pressure building until the volcano blows. Instead, a new study finds, such massive magma chambers might erupt when the roof above them cracks … Continue reading

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Scientists Develop a New Method for Predicting Volcanic Eruptions

Researchers from the Department of Earth Sciences at Royal Holloway, University of London, have developed a new method which could more accurately determine the conditions needed for a volcano to erupt. The study was published in Scientific Reports. The team … Continue reading

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Turrialba Volcano Steams

Turrialba Volcano has been steaming — literally — after the attention Arenal Volcano got for releasing smoke-like vapor in recent days. The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) reported Wednesday that the same phenomenon that attracted attention to … Continue reading

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