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New research uses satellites to predict end of volcanic eruptions

Researchers from the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa (UHM) School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) recently discovered that infrared satellite data...

Crystals help volcanoes cope with pressure

University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers have discovered that volcanoes have a unique way of dealing with pressure -- through crystals. According to a new study...

A fresh view on volcanic plumbing systems

Volcanic eruptions such as Mount St. Helens' in 1980 show the explosiveness of magma moving through Earth's crust. Now geologists are excited about what...

Tree rings pinpoint eruption of Icelandic volcano to half a century...

An international group of researchers has dated a large volcanic eruption in Iceland to within a few months. The eruption, which is the oldest...

‘Bulges’ in volcanoes could be used to predict eruptions

A team of researchers from the University of Cambridge have developed a new way of measuring the pressure inside volcanoes, and found that it...

Predicting eruptions using satellites and math

Volcanologists are beginning to use satellite measurements and mathematical methods to forecast eruptions and to better understand how volcanoes work, shows a new article...

Role aerosols play in climate change unlocked by spectacular Icelandic volcanic...

A spectacular six-month Icelandic lava field eruption could provide the crucial key for scientists to unlock the role aerosols play in climate change, through...

Volcanic eruptions triggered dawn of the dinosaurs

Huge pulses of volcanic activity are likely to have played a key role in triggering the end Triassic mass extinction, which set the scene...

Deep magma reservoirs are key to volcanic ‘super-eruptions,’ new research suggests

New study shows the importance of large reservoirs in creating Earth's most powerful volcanic eruptions and explains why they are so rare Large reservoirs of...

Researchers discover hottest lavas that erupted in past 2.5 billion years

An international team of researchers led by geoscientists with the Virginia Tech College of Science recently discovered that deep portions of Earth's mantle might...

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