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Evidence of 2 billion years of volcanic activity on Mars

Analysis of a Martian meteorite found in Africa in 2012 has uncovered evidence of at least 2 billion years of volcanic activity on Mars....

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 will help find the best locations for thermal power...

A new research article, with lead authors from the University of Gothenburg, gives indications of the best places in Iceland to build thermal power...

Fiery eruption of Mexican’s Colima volcano

Webcams have caught the dramatic eruption of Mexico's Colima volcano on 19 January 2017, which has seen an increase in activity since October. The explosion...

Alaska volcano Q&A

A remote volcano in Alaska's Aleutian Islands has erupted 10 times in less than a month, and experts say more eruptions are possible. Bogoslof volcano...

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...

Naples astride a rumbling mega-volcano

A slumbering Campi Flegrei volcano under the Italian city of Naples shows signs of "reawakening" and may be nearing a critical pressure point, according...

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...

Seafloor maps provide new information about 2015 eruption at Axial Seamount

Axial Seamount, a large underwater volcano about 470 kilometers (290 miles) offshore of the Oregon coast, is one of the most active volcanoes in...

Underwater volcano’s eruption captured in exquisite detail by seafloor observatory

The cracking, bulging and shaking from the eruption of a mile-high volcano where two tectonic plates separate has been captured in more detail than...

The Secret Life of Volcanoes

On a ledge just inside the lip of the crater, Philipp Ruprecht was furiously digging a trench. A thousand-foot drop loomed yards away, and...

Island volcano monitoring system tested at Nishinoshima

During the October cruise of KS16-16 a research team with members from the Kobe University Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo Earthquake...

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...

Why are there volcanoes on an island that isn’t near any...

Madagascar, the big island off the east coast of Africa with the lemurs and baobabs, is thought to be sitting in the middle of...

Mount Etna spews lava & ash “2013”

Mount Etna, Europe's most active volcano, erupted on Nov 2013. The eruption shot up a towering column of ash and fire to light up...

Climate change may prevent volcanoes from cooling the planet

New UBC research shows that climate change may impede the cooling effect of volcanic eruptions. When an eruption is powerful enough, volcanoes spew sulfur gasses...

Exploring gigantic volcanic eruptions that caused worldwide mass extinctions

A paper published in Nature Communications by Virginia Tech researchers confirms a major feature in the formation of large igneous provinces -- massive worldwide...

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