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Grand challenges to better prepare for volcanic eruptions

Despite broad understanding of volcanoes, our ability to predict the timing, duration, type, size, and consequences of volcanic eruptions is limited, says a new...

First global maps of volcanic emissions use NASA satellite data

Volcanoes erupt, they spew ash, their scarred flanks sometimes run with both lava and landslides. But only occasionally. A less dramatic but important process...

Can tree rings predict volcanic eruptions?

Scientists made a surprising discovery on their mission to find better indicators for impending volcanic eruptions: it looks like tree rings may be able...

Mount Etna erupts lava in Sicily

Mount Etna has erupted in a fiery show of lava in eastern Sicily. The volcano's latest eruptions, which can last days and even weeks, began...

The secret of the supervolcano

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...

Are we ready for another massive volcanic eruption?

An enormous volcanic eruption would not necessarily plunge the world into a new societal crisis, according to a new study of the biggest eruption...

Fossilised tree and ice cores help date huge volcanic eruption 1,000...

An international team of researchers has managed to pinpoint, to within three months, a medieval volcanic eruption in east Asia the precise date of...

New study estimates frequency of volcanic eruptions

Holidaymakers concerned about fresh volcanic eruptions causing flight-disrupting ash clouds might be reassured by a study setting out the first reliable estimates of their...

Clues from past volcanic explosion helps research team to model future...

Researchers led by The University of Manchester have developed a model that will help civil defence agencies better judge the impact of future volcanic...

Etna’s volcanic ashes and extreme cold boost life in the abyssal...

Volcanic ashes from the Etna eruption (March, 2012) and the extreme cold from the previous winter, created an authentic shower of manna in the...

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