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Volcanoes Cause Climate Gas Concentrations to Vary

Trace gases and aerosols are major factors influencing the climate. With the help of highly complex installations, such as MIPAS on board of the...

Volcanoes Responsible For Coral Reef Diversity

A new study claims earthquakes and volcanoes are responsible for the diverse nature of the ocean’s coral reefs. With this information, scientists are now...

Alaskan Volcano Erupts, Spreading 60-Mile Stream Of Fire And Ash

The Alaska Volcano Observatory has reported that the remote Pavlof Volcano continues to erupt and is now spewing lava, ash and steam 20,000 feet...

Landsat Thermal Sensor Lights Up from Volcano’s Heat

As the Landsat Data Continuity Mission satellite flew over Indonesia's Flores Sea April 29, it captured an image of Paluweh volcano spewing ash into...

Unique Sulfur Isotopes in Plume Lavas Reveal Deep Mantle Storage of...

An international team of researchers, led by scientists at Boston University’s Department of Earth and Environment, has found evidence that material contained in young...

Lava Erupting On Sea Floor Linked to Deep-Carbon Cycle

Scientists from the Smithsonian and the University of Rhode Island have found unsuspected linkages between the oxidation state of iron in volcanic rocks and...

Unique Chemistry Reveals Eruption of Ancient Materials Once at Earth’s Surface

New study supports theory that Earth’s earliest crust was folded back into its mantle and returned to the surface in volcanoes An international team of...

No Redoubt: Volcanic Eruption Forecasting Improved

Forecasting volcanic eruptions with success is heavily dependent on recognizing well-established patterns of pre-eruption unrest in the monitoring data. But in order to develop...

Canada’s Distinctive Tuya Volcanoes Reveal Glacial, Palaeo-Climate Secrets

Deposits left by the eruption of a subglacial volcano, or tuya, 1.8 million years ago could hold the secret to more accurate palaeo-glacial and...

Research Aims to Settle Debate Over Origin of Yellowstone Volcano

A debate among scientists about the geologic formation of the supervolcano encompassing the region around Yellowstone National Park has taken a major step forward,...

3-D Model Mimics Volcanic Explosions

A 3-D model of a volcanic explosion, based on the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens in Washington state, may enhance our understanding of...

Second Source of Potentially Disruptive Icelandic Volcanoes Found

New research by The Open University and Lancaster University discovered another type of Icelandic volcanic eruption that could cause disruption. Published in Geology (February...

Scientists Image Deep Magma Beneath Pacific Seafloor Volcano

Mar. 27, 2013 — Since the plate tectonics revolution of the 1960s, scientists have known that new seafloor is created throughout the major ocean...

Megavolcanoes Tied to Pre-Dinosaur Mass Extinction

Mar. 21, 2013 — Scientists examining evidence across the world from New Jersey to North Africa say they have linked the abrupt disappearance of...

Massive Volcanic Eruption Puts Past Climate and People in Perspective

Nov. 5, 2012 — The largest volcanic eruption on Earth in the past millions of years took place in Indonesia 74,000 years ago and...

Studying Ancient Earth’s Geochemistry

Researchers still have much to learn about the volcanism that shaped our planet's early history. New evidence from a team led by Carnegie's Frances...

Scientists Describe a ‘New’ Type of Volcanic Eruption

Scientists based in the UK and New Zealand have described a "new" type of volcanic eruption. Volcanic eruptions are commonly categorised as either explosive or...

Ol doinyo lengai Volcano,Tanzania

Ol Doinyo Lengai is an active volcano located in the north of Tanzania and is part of the volcanic system of the East African...

Study explains connection between Hawaii’s dueling volcanoes

A new Rice University-led study finds that a deep connection about 50 miles underground can explain the enigmatic behavior of two of Earth's most...

Pompeii-Style Volcanic Ash Fall Preserved ‘Nursery’ of Earliest Animals

A volcanic eruption around 579 million years ago buried a 'nursery' of the earliest-known animals under a Pompeii-like deluge of ash, preserving them as...

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