August 12, 2018: I’ve just read this scientific paper (open-access, freely downloadable from Springer), written by volcanologists in easy-to-understand English, that describes just how difficult
Indonesia is an exciting place for geoscientists, but the rest of us get a little confused by all the headlines about erupting volcanoes there: Tambora,
Air bubbles and other meterial trapped in mineral grains tell scientists many things about the Earth and its history.
Just saw in the online news that there is concern about increased seismicity at La Palma volcano in the Canary Islands. According to experts who
Vog is volcanic smog, and thanks to Kilauea’s longstanding eruption, there’s a lot of it in Hawaii right now. But this video from the University of Hawaii also shows somebody climbing a snow-covered volcano, and someone else snowboarding. In Hawaii. Cool!
Today, volcanic eruptions are spectator sports…whee! The volume of lava poured out by Bardarbunga volcano’s ongoing eruption just surpassed that of all other