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Study: Emergency managers should plan for volcanic eruptions in the southwest

The southwestern United States has thousands of volcanoes that have only been active for a very short time, and a new analysis published in the journal Geosphere urges emergency managers to be aware of the potential for additional volcanic activity. The study’s authors counted 2,229 volcanoes in 37 volcanic fields located in the southwestern United […]

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Combine muography with existing technology to improve volcanic eruption forecasting

Credit: Unsplash / CC0 Public domain An international team of researchers proposes that vulcanologists consider using muography with existing technology to improve predictions of volcanic eruptions. In their article published in Proceedings of the Royal Society A, the group describes ways they think muography could be combined with existing technology to provide vulcanologists with more […]

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Coffis Brother & AJ Lee & Blue Summit at Volcanic | Volcanic Theater Pub | Live Music | The Weekly Source

Jamie and Kellen Coffis, born and raised in the Santa Cruz Mountains of Northern California, don’t tend to think too much about their music. Nothing in their repertoire is overworked or exceeds its welcome. It’s pure roots rock, focused on melody, harmony, rhythm and ambiance. There are echoes of The Byrds, Tom Petty and The […]

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Red-Hot ‘Lava Bomb’ rolling down volcanic slope seems to come straight from hell

The 3-foot-wide lava bomb rolls down the slope of the Cumbre Vieja volcano in La Palma, Spain. GIF: Harri Geiger / Gizmodo Rocks rolling down mountains at high speed are a frightening sight, and even more frightening when they are still glowing with volcanic heat. Geochemist Harri Geiger from Albert-Ludwigs University in Germany is currently […]

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La Garrotxa: the Spanish region containing 40 volcanic cones – and there is an isolated church in a

The Spanish Costa Brava is rightly coveted for its stunning beaches and beautiful coastline. But visitors to the area should get away from the sands and sangria and add a diversion a short distance inland to their itinerary – to the beautiful La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park. It is about an hour’s drive from […]

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Volcanic islands at boiling point

There is nothing we can do about flank collapses except have a good early warning system. Don’t worry about it ”, the mainstream media are running the risk that the volcanic eruption in La Palma, in the Canary Islands, turns into a mega-tsunami. The media definitely overstated this risk when it was first suggested twenty […]

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A Guide to Visiting Lassen Volcanic National Park in Northern California

This national park is home to some of the most unique landscapes in all of California, and here’s what to do while there. Lassen Volcanic National Park is one of the national parks in Northern California. The main attraction is Lassen Peak, one of the largest plug-in dome volcanoes in the world. Lassen Peak is […]

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Volcanic ash meets the Saharan air layer in a unique display above La Palma

Volcanic ash meets the Saharan air layer in a unique display above La Palma Mother Nature can work in mysterious ways to create a work of art out of something that seems nothing out of the ordinary. In the case of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the island of La Palma in the Canary Islands, […]

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Satellite captures rare weather phenomenon after volcanic eruption

Cumbre Vieja volcano, located on the Spanish island of La Palma, has been erupting since mid-September. In addition to the destructive lava flows and airport closures, the volcano produced a fascinating cloud formation when it erupted on October 4. On Thursday, La Palma airport was closed for the second time in about two weeks due […]

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Volcan Fuego, Popocatépetl, Reventador, Kilauea, Sangay, L … / VolcanoDiscovery

Wed Oct 6, 2021, 9:00 PM 9:00 p.m. | BY: SEVERAL CONTRIBUTORS Map of today’s active volcanoes View of the eruption on La Palma this morning (Image: live broadcast from Canarias TV) Ash plume from the eruption of La Palma on the evening of October 5, 2021 Satellite image of Lewotolo volcano on October 6, […]