Volcano
Icelandic volcano swell signals potential eruption  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Small earthquakes and a so-called "inflation" of the mountain, signalling a potential volcanic eruption, have been reported near Iceland's famous "Blue Lagoon," local authorities said Monday. more
New clues of the Zanclean megaflood found in the Alboran Sea  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
New research has identified a body of sediments that may have been deposited by a giant flood ending the Messinian Salinity Crisis. These sediments were transported... more
Philippine volcano alert lowered, thousands return home  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Philippine authorities on Sunday lowered the alert level at Taal Volcano, two weeks after it began spewing ash, steam and rocks, a move that will allow many of the more than 376,000 displaced villagers... more
Image: Taal volcano blanketed by ash  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
The Philippines' Taal volcano erupted on 12 January 2020—spewing an ash plume approximately 15 km high and forcing large-scale evacuations in the nearby area. more
Taal volcano blanketed by ash  ESA · 5 days
Image: The Philippines’ Taal volcano erupted on 12 January 2020 – spewing an ash plume approximately 15 km high and forcing large-scale evacuations in the nearby... more
An asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs. Then, a volcano helped life flourish.  LIVE SCIENCE · 7 days
A massive meteorite impact and extreme volcanic activity occurred around the same time that Earth's large dinosaurs went extinct. But, did the volcanic activity... more
Signs of life at 'no-man's land' around Philippine volcano  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A desolate landscape of ash dunes and bare trees left by the eruption of the Philippines' Taal volcano lay in contrast with a few signs of life at ground zero... more
Evacuation crackdown ordered as Philippine volcano seethes  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Philippine officials ordered a crackdown Monday on people being allowed daily visits to the homes they fled after Taal volcano erupted, citing threats it could still explode at any time. more
Huge Philippines Volcano Blasts Ash 9 Miles Up As Satellites Watch (Video)  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
The Taal volcano eruption in the Philippines this week sent ash plumes 9 miles (14 kilometers) into the air, new satellite imagery shows. more
In death of dinosaurs, it was all about the asteroid -- not volcanoes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Volcanic activity did not play a direct role in the mass extinction event that killed the dinosaurs, according to an international team... more
In death of dinosaurs, it was all about the asteroid—not volcanoes  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Volcanic activity did not play a direct role in the mass extinction event that killed the dinosaurs, according to an international, Yale-led team of researchers. It... more
On impact and volcanism across the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
The cause of the end-Cretaceous mass extinction is vigorously debated, owing to the occurrence of a very large bolide impact and flood basalt volcanism near the boundary. Disentangling their relative importance is... more
Predicting hydraulic fracture propagation more accurately  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers at EPFL have developed a new model to calculate hydraulic fracture propagation. Acclaimed for its accuracy by experts, the model better predicts fracture geometry and the energy cost of hydraulic fracturing—a widely used technique in... more
Philippines says danger high despite volcano 'lull'  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The threat of the Philippines' Taal volcano unleashing a potentially catastrophic eruption remains high, authorities warned Thursday, saying it was showing dangerous signs despite a "lull" in spewing ash. more
The 22 December 2018 tsunami from flank collapse of Anak Krakatau volcano during eruption  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
On 22 December 2018, a devastating tsunami struck Sunda Strait, Indonesia without warning, leaving 437 dead and thousands injured along... more
Huge Eruption of Philippines Volcano Seen from Space  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Taal volcano in the Philippines rumbled to life on Jan. 12, sending steam and sulfur skyward. Satellites have captured images of the eruption. more
Philippine volcano trembles more, spews lava half-mile high  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A volcano near the Philippine capital spewed lava into the sky and trembled constantly Tuesday, possibly portending a bigger and more dangerous eruption, as tens of thousands of people fled villages darkened... more
Volcano erupts on ecologically sensitive Galapagos island  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A volcano erupted on an uninhabited island in the Galapagos, Ecuadorian authorities said, spewing lava on the ecologically sensitive environment. more
Philippines Volcano Could Erupt Again in Hours or Days, Threatening a Million People  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Taal volcano in the Philippines has erupted, and scientists are worried it could soon erupt even more violently, putting almost a million... more
Lava gushes from volcano near Manila; tens of thousands flee  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Red-hot lava gushed out of a volcano near the Philippine capital on Monday, as tens of thousands of people fled the area through heavy ash and frightening tremors.... more
Lava gushes from Philippine volcano as ash spreads to Manila  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Red-hot lava gushed out of a Philippine volcano Monday after a sudden eruption of ash and steam that forced villagers to flee and shut down Manila's international airport,... more
Volcano erupts near Manila; villagers flee, airports shut  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A small volcano near the Philippine capital that draws tourists for its picturesque setting in a lake erupted with a massive plume of ash and steam Sunday, prompting the evacuation of tens... more
Volcano erupts near Manila; airport shut, villagers flee  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A small volcano south of the Philippine capital that draws many tourists for its picturesque setting in a lake erupted with a massive plume of ash and steam Sunday, prompting thousands of... more
WHOI underwater robot takes first-known automated sample from ocean  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
WHOI's robot, Nereid Under Ice (NUI), samples a patch of sediment from the mineral-rich floor of Kolumbo volcano off Santorini Island, Greece. This is the first known automated sample taken... more
Aleutian volcano spews up ash cloud in two strong bursts  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A volcano in Alaska's Aleutian Islands spewed ash into flight paths, prompting a warning to pilots by the National Weather Service. more
Formation of a huge underwater volcano offshore the Comoros  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A new submarine volcano was formed off the island of Mayotte in the Indian Ocean in 2018. This was shown by an oceanographic campaign in May 2019. Now, an international... more
Scientists find evidence that Venus has active volcanoes  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
New research led by Universities Space Research Association (USRA) and published today in Science Advances shows that lava flows on Venus may be only a few years old, suggesting that Venus could... more
New ‘Petit-Spot’ Volcano Discovered beneath Pacific Ocean  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
A team of Japanese scientists has discovered a 3-million-year-old petit-spot submarine volcano in one of the oldest parts of the Pacific Plate.... more
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