Volcano
The return to Venus and what it means for Earth  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Sue Smrekar really wants to go back to Venus. In her office at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, the planetary scientist displays a 30-year-old image of... more
Volcanoes an ever-present, if usually distant danger  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The eruption of an island volcano in New Zealand's Bay of Plenty killed up to 16 people, injured dozens and prevented rescuers from retrieving the bodies of eight victims believed to be on the... more
New Zealand Has Ordered More Than 1,200 Square Feet of Skin for Volcano Victims  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
New Zealand medical officials have ordered 1,292 square feet of skin to treat victims of the White Island volcanic eruptions. more
Would it have been possible to predict the New Zealand volcano eruption?  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
The agency that monitors geological activity in New Zealand, GeoNet, had issued warnings that a volcano off the country's North Island was showing signs... more
White Island: A look inside New Zealand's most active volcano  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
New Zealand's White Island exploded suddenly on Monday and almost instantly became the scene of unimaginable horror, but as the country's most active volcano a disaster was not... more
Why White Island Volcano Erupted Without Warning  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
Five people have been confirmed dead, 31 remain in hospital with injuries and eight are still missing after sudden volcanic eruptions on White Island off New Zealand. more
Volcano F is the origin of 'floating stones'  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Stones do not float in water—this is a truism. But there is hardly a rule without exception. In fact, some volcanic eruptions produce a very porous type of rock with a density... more
Dozens feared dead in eruption of New Zealand volcano  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A volcano on a New Zealand island erupted Monday with a towering blast of ash and scalding steam as tourists were exploring the moon-like surface, killing five people and leaving... more
Volcano F is the origin of pumice-rafts near Australia  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Since August a large accumulation of pumice has been drifting in the Southwest Pacific towards Australia. Researchers have now identified the origin of this pumice raft. It is a so... more
New Zealand Volcano Erupts, Killing at Least 5  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
A volcano erupted violently on a New Zealand island today local time, sending ash up to 12,000 feet (3,700 meters) into the air, leaving five people dead and many missing. more
A Baby Volcano Was Just Discovered in the Pacific, and It's Adorable  LIVE SCIENCE · 6 days
A newfound volcano discovered near Minamitorishima Island, Japan, is a mere 3 million years old, which is quite young for the area. more
One dead, tourists stranded as New Zealand volcano erupts  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
A volcano that erupted without warning on a New Zealand island popular with tourists killed one person and stranded at least two dozen more Monday, with rescues too dangerous to... more
A Tiny Leak Led to a Massive, Unexpected Collapse at Kilauea Volcano  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
The 2018 eruption of Kilauea in Hawaii featured the spectacular collapse of the volcano's caldera, creating a hole nearly as deep as One World... more
New, young volcano discovered in the Pacific  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have discovered a new petit-spot volcano at the oldest section of the Pacific Plate. more
Magma reservoir failure and the onset of caldera collapse at Kilauea Volcano in 2018  Science Magazine · 1 week
Caldera-forming eruptions are among Earth’s most hazardous natural phenomena, yet the architecture of subcaldera magma reservoirs and the conditions that... more
Cyclic lava effusion during the 2018 eruption of Kilauea Volcano  Science Magazine · 1 week
Lava flows present a recurring threat to communities on active volcanoes, and volumetric eruption rate is one of the primary factors controlling flow behavior and hazard. The time... more
Silverswords may be gone with the wind  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Silversword plants of Hawai'i—known by their Hawai'ian name 'ahinahina which translates to very grey—are unique to the Maui's Haleakalā volcano summit area and to the Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa volcanoes on the Big... more
Researchers discover a new, young volcano in the Pacific  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers from Tohoku University have discovered a new petit-spot volcano at the oldest section of the Pacific Plate. The research team, led by Associate Professor Naoto Hirano of the Center... more
Breathing? Thank volcanoes, tectonics and bacteria  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new study suggests Earth's first burst of oxygen was added by a spate of volcanic eruptions brought about by tectonics. In addition to explaining the appearance of significant concentrations of oxygen in the Great Oxidation... more
California is famous for earthquakes and wildfires—but don't forget about its volcanoes  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Margaret Mangan didn't sleep well in the weeks following the Ridgecrest, Calif., earthquakes. The July shaking triggered a swarm of smaller tremors in the... more
Crustal seismic velocity responds to a magmatic intrusion and seasonal loading in Icelands Northern Volcanic Zone  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Seismic noise interferometry is an exciting technique for studying volcanoes, providing a continuous measurement of seismic... more
Living at the edge of an active volcano: Risk from lava flows on Mount Etna  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
On Mt. Etna volcano, inhabited areas have been inundated repeatedly by lava flows in historical times. The increasing... more
Living at the edge of an active volcano: Risk from lava flows on Mount Etna  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
On Mt. Etna volcano, inhabited areas have been inundated repeatedly by lava flows in historical times. The increasing... more
New technology developed to improve forecasting of earthquakes, tsunamis  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
University of South Florida geoscientists have successfully developed and tested a new high-tech shallow water buoy that can detect the small movements and changes in the Earth's seafloor that are... more
Life under extreme conditions at hot springs in the ocean  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Marine researchers decipher adaptation mechanisms of biological communities to an active volcano in Taiwan. more
Life under extreme conditions at hot springs in the ocean  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The volcanic island of Kueishantao in northeastern Taiwan is an extreme habitat for marine organisms. With an active volcano, the coastal area has a unique hydrothermal field with... more
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