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Volcano expert explains the science behind Kilauea's ongoing eruption
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has been a hotbed of explosive activity since early May, gushing lava and toxic gases that have destroyed more than 25 homes and forced thousands of area residents to flee. .... we know that earthquakes built up prior to ...
How Hawaii's Kīlauea Volcano eruption compares to others around the
Erupting Kilauea Volcano Is Making Hawaii BiggerNewsweek

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Geyser eruption in pictures: Iceland's Strokkur geyser violently ERUPTS
Almost all geysers are located close to volcano fields, as cooling magma provides a heat source. When water on the surface makes its way underground into the bedrock, it comes into contact with hot rocks and begins to boil. The pressure then builds up, ...


Volcano 'libraries' could help plan for future volcanic crises
Crystals from the 2010 Eyjafjallajökull eruption have demonstrated a new way to recognise pre-eruption signals at Eyjafjallajökull and potentially other, similar volcanoes around the world. A team of volcanologists from the University of Leeds, Iceland ...

Iceland Magazine (press release)

A primer on Öræfajökull, Iceland's tallest peak and second deadliest volcano
Iceland Magazine (press release)
It seems fitting that Iceland's tallest peak also one of the deadliest volcanoes of Iceland. Öræfajökull is one of two major volcanoes hidden beneath Vatnajökull glacier which have shown growing activity in recent months. The other, Bárðarbunga ...

Wow Air stopover: Here's what The Enquirer did in 82 hours in Iceland
Seljalandsfoss is fed by melting water from the famous glacier-capped Eyjafjallajokull volcano. The volcano erupted in 2010 and put Iceland on the map. Mainly because of the financial crisis at that time and also because no on-air reporter could ...

A California volcano once obliterated a forest and propelled ash 280 miles. Experts say it offers a warning
The Herald-Times
Volcanic ash could bring down jetliners and disrupt hundreds of flights daily passing through Northern California or the Mammoth Mountain area. In 2010, the eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano forced the cancellation of 100,000 flights in a ...


Magma Flow in a Major Icelandic Eruption
Researchers have long had a general understanding of the eruption's mechanics: Two weeks beforehand, magma began traveling underground away and upward from the ice-covered crater of the volcano in a formation known as a dike. Cutting through the ...


Kilauea Eruption: Five Other Volcanoes That Could Explode Next
Iceland gets two volcano nominations on this list, the Bárðarbunga and Öræfajökull volcanoes, both of which are listed as “in normal, non-eruptive states.” The first is for the country's biggest volcano, Bárðarbunga. The volcano last erupted in 2015 ...
An Active Volcano in Hawaii Started Spewing Lava. One Airline Is Already Responding.Fortune
Kilauea volcano active since 1983, some perspective on volcanoesFOX31 Denver
When planning a hike on an active volcano, safety before

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Iceland Magazine (press release)

Powerful earthquake in Bárðarðarbunga, one of Vatnajökull's monster volcanoes
Iceland Magazine (press release)
The monster volcano Bárðarbunga, one of the most active and powerful volcanoes in Iceland and Europe, trembled yesterday afternoon. A sharp 3.9 magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:13 on Sunday afternoon, followed by a handful of smaller quakes.

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