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Is it gonna blow? Measuring volcanic emissions from space

Late last month, a stratovolcano in Bali named Mount Agung began to smoke. Little earthquakes trembled beneath the mountain. Officials have since evacuated thousands...

Researchers document one of planet’s largest volcanic eruptions

Washington State University researchers have determined that the Pacific Northwest was home to one of the Earth's largest known volcanic eruptions, a millennia-long spewing...

New study analyzes volcanic fatalities in more detail than ever before

It is hoped the findings, published recently in the Journal of Applied Volcanology, will help increase our understanding of volcanic hazards and the subsequent...

Large volcanic eruptions in Tropics can trigger El Niño events

Explosive volcanic eruptions in the tropics can lead to El Niño events, those notorious warming periods in the Pacific Ocean with dramatic global impacts...

Siberian volcanic eruptions caused extinction 250 million years ago

A team of scientists has found new evidence that the Great Permian Extinction, which occurred approximately 250 million years ago, was caused by massive...

Scientists locate potential magma source in Italian supervolcano

Scientists have found the first direct evidence of a so-called 'hot zone' feeding a supervolcano in southern Italy that experts say is nearing eruption...

Massive Antarctic volcanic eruptions linked to abrupt Southern hemisphere climate changes

New findings published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) by Desert Research Institute...

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...

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