Here’s a repost from 2018 about using infrasound to study volcanoes. It’s timely because new research using this technique has revealed that Alaska’s Bogoslof Volcano,
You might have heard that supereruptions are VEI 8 events, right at the top of the scale. Could there ever be a magnitude 9 eruption?
The excellent visuals in this video show that the western coast of South America is a subduction zone, just like the coast of Sumatra where
[sound of crickets chirping] It’s surprisingly difficult to answer that question. In the above screencap of Indonesia’s online volcano monitoring graphic, Borneo (circled in white)
That’s a summer beach scene in Antarctica, taken on the shores of the ring-shaped caldera that is Deception Island. And here’s a video–too short, as
This is also in the Popocatepetl updates (see link at top of page), but it’s awesome enough to share in a separate post, too. The