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New study documents aftermath of a supereruption, and expands size of...

The rare but spectacular eruptions of supervolcanoes can cause massive destruction and affect climate patterns on a global scale for decades - and a...

Deep mantle chemistry surprise: Carbon content not uniform

Even though carbon is one of the most-abundant elements on Earth, it is actually very difficult to determine how much of it exists below...

Modeling magma to find copper

Copper is an essential element of our society with main uses in the field of electricity and electronics. About 70% of the copper comes...

Cyclic change within magma reservoirs significantly affects the explosivity of volcanic...

A new study published in Geology uses pockets of melts trapped within crystals to understand the conditions occurring beneath volcanoes before explosive eruptions. Volcanologists...

Enormous dome in central Andes driven by huge magma body beneath...

A new analysis of the topography of the central Andes shows the uplifting of the Earth's second highest continental plateau was driven in part...

Magma movements foretell future eruptions

Geologists at Uppsala University have traced magma movement beneath Mt. Cameroon volcano, which will help monitoring for future volcanic eruptions. The results are published...

When Magma Meets Water

Scientists are trying to determine the potential dangerous effects of introducing water into a pressurized pocket of magma underground.

Magma build-up at active Japanese volcano poses threat to ‘Naples of...

One of Japan's most active volcanoes could be close to a major eruption, threatening the safety of hundreds and thousands of residents of a...

Magma accumulation highlights growing threat from Japanese volcano

A research team led by the University of Bristol has found magma build-up beneath Japan's Aira caldera and Sakurajima volcano may indicate a growing...

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