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"Volcano Tourism" A Growing Concern For Iceland  Reykjavík Grapevine

The phenomenon known as "volcano tourism" is both a cause for concern—and to tour companies, an opportunity—that Iceland must contend with.


The mystery of volcanic lightning continues to intrigue researchers  AccuWeather.com

Many of the complex intricacies that cause volcanic lightning are still mysteries to researchers.


The year without summer  Juneau Empire

Two-hundred and thirty-six years ago, when General George Washington marched back into New York City as British troops were walking out, a volcano ...


Volcanoes in Iceland | TRIVIA QUIZ  Guide to Iceland Now

Iceland is one of the most volcanically active countries on earth, its high level of activity a consequence of sitting upon a hotspot known as a deep mantle plume.


No, the giant Katla volcano in Iceland isn't about to erupt  USA TODAY

Despite screaming headlines in the British tabloids and even the Sunday Times, there is no sign that Iceland's Katla volcano will erupt any time soon, scientists ...


Experts Warn That Volcano Tourism Is Dangerous And Distracting  TheTravel

A study released by the society shows that volcano tourists fail to see the danger involved in getting too close to an active volcano.


Volcano in Iceland Is One of the Largest Sources of Volcanic CO2  Eos

High-precision airborne measurements, in combination with atmospheric modeling, suggest that the Katla subglacial caldera may be one of the planet's biggest ...


Iceland's Northern Lights turn deadly for tourists  IOL

Spending a clear winter night under an Arctic sky lit up by spectacular streaks of colour from the Northern Lights is an ...


Katla volcano eruption: Scientists warn huge Iceland volcano is about to erupt, and it could even dwarf 2010 ash cloud  Evening Standard

Scientists have warned that a huge volcano in Iceland is about to erupt, dwarfing the explosion that disrupted air travel across the world eight years ago. Katla ...


Reports of a volcanic eruption in Iceland are fake news at its worst  Quartz

The Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull made worldwide headlines in 2010 when it erupted ash that was blown towards Europe, so that air traffic was grounded ...


Iceland volcano eruption concerns, scientists disagree  IceNews

Katla volcano has been a point of interest in recent weeks due to the release of a scientific paper revealing how much carbon dioxide is being produced by the ...



Nordic Film Market Selects Latest Palmason, Hakonarson, Hafstrom, Ganslandt  Variety

Göteborg Nordic Film Market: Works in Progress frame latest films by Hlynur Pálmason, Grímur Hákonarson, Mikael Håfström, Jesper Ganslandt.


The Elusive Volcanic Eruptions That Plunged Europe Into The Dark Ages  Forbes

The years after 536 CE were characterized by widespread famine and a devastating plague swept across Europe. Scientists believe a powerful volcanic ...


Iceland volcano SHOCK: Katla volcano is releasing HUGE amounts of gas  Express.co.uk

HUGE amounts of potentially dangerous methane gas are being released from a glacier connected to Katla volcano - one of Iceland's most active volcanoes.


All aboard for adventure on these expedition cruises  The Australian

These expedition voyages go above and beyond the ordinary cruise experience.


New study confirms monster volcano Katla is charging up for an eruption  Iceland Magazine

Katla, a giant volcano hidden beneath the ice cap of Mýrdalsjökull glacier, is busy filling its magma chambers, new research confirms. An eruption in Katla would ...


Filmed in Iceland – behind the scenes of Arctic  KFTV

Independent movie Artic filmed on location in Iceland to tell the story of Mads Mikkelsen's plane crash survivor struggling to stay alive in a frozen wilderness.


21st Century problems are old news here in Clydesdale!  Carluke Gazette

When it comes to modern issues like climate change and leaving Europe, Clydesdale's been through it all before.Around 9000 years ago, in actual fact!


Sharp earthquakes in Iceland's second deadliest volcano Öræfajökull at midnight  Iceland Magazine

A brief but sharp earthquake swarm was detected in Öræfajökull, one of Iceland's most powerful volcanoes shortly before midnight, yesterday Monday.


Öræfajökull Volcano: Will It Or Won't It Erupt?  Reykjavík Grapevine

Speculation has been swirling about the glacier-covered volcano in southeast Iceland, but the activity of volcanoes is notoriously difficult to predict.


Breaking: Clear signs of unrest in Öræfajökull volcano  Iceland Monitor

The Department of Civil and Emergency Management in Iceland have issued a new status for Öræfajökull volcano saying that it shows clear signs of unrest.


Terrawatch: Katla volcano may erupt - but not just yet  The Guardian

Scientists are monitoring CO2 released by the Icelandic volcano, which may help predict an eruption more accurately.


Katla: Iceland's most notorious volcano is kept under close surveillance  Iceland Magazine

When Eyjafjallajökull volcano erupted explosively in 2010, it shut down all aviation across the North Atlantic for one week. The dispersal of the ash cloud led to ...


Sunday Times apologize for Katla eruption story  Iceland Monitor

British newspaper The Sunday Times have apologized for their cover story of an imminent eruption in the Katla volcano in Iceland, a story that was factually ...


Strong earthquake swarm in Bárðarbunga volcano early morning  Iceland Magazine

A strong earthquake swarm was detected in the central caldera of the monster volcano Bárðarbunga shortly after six this morning. The most powerful quake was ...


Öræfajökull, Iceland's 2nd deadliest volcano, is preparing for eruption, scientists confirm  Iceland Magazine

Scientists have confirmed that Iceland's 2nd deadliest volcano is still very active, despite having remained dormant for more than 250 years. Measurements ...


Strong earthquake swarm in Bárðarbunga volcano at midnight  Iceland Magazine

A strong earthquake swarm hit the monster volcano Bárðarbunga late yesterday evening, Monday. Two separate 4+ earthquakes, including a 4.6 magnitude ...


The third major volcano of Vatnajökull stirs: Sharp tremors in Grímsvötn volcano  Iceland Magazine

Vatnajökull glacier, the largest glacier in Iceland and Europe, hides five or six active volcanoes. In addition to Bárðarbunga and Öræfajökull, which have been ...


With Hawaii's Kilauea erupting, here's how one Icelandic town fought a volcano and won  CBC.ca

The townspeople of Vestmannaeyjar in Iceland fought lava with water and saved their town in 1973.


Intrepid Travel: Best cycling holidays around the world in 2019  Body and Soul

For many of us, cycling is a great way to clock up some cardio while getting from A to B - not to mention, skipping the escalating blood pressure levels that come ...


Exception or Rule? The Case of Katla, One of Iceland's Subglacial Volcanoes  GlacierHub

A recent study about Katla, a subglacial volcano in Iceland, revealed that despite previous assumptions, Katla emits CO2 at a globally significant level.


Oh Yeah! 100 Years Ago Today, Iceland's Katla Erupted  Reykjavík Grapevine

It's time to celebrate. To be fair, it's always time to celebrate. But today it's time to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the last major eruption of Iceland's beloved ...


Öræfajökull: Iceland's second deadliest volcano  Iceland Magazine

It seems fitting that Iceland's tallest peak also Hvannadalshnjúkur is located in one of Iceland's deadliest volcanoes. For more than 250 years Öræfajökull has ...


The Krafla fires: One of the largest volcanic eruptions of Iceland's modern history  Iceland Magazine

The eruptions in Krafla in North East Iceland, which began in December 1975, were one of the largest volcanic eruption in modern Icelandic history.


The story behind Iceland's volcanic elephant  Mother Nature Network

Elephant Rock in Iceland is a volcanic rock formation that looks just like an elephant dipping its trunk in the water.


Iceland's second deadliest volcano stirs: A sharp earthquake swarm detected in Öræfajökull  Iceland Magazine

Several relatively strong earthquakes have been detected in one of the most powerful volcanoes in Iceland sinc yesterday. A total of 15 quakes have been ...


Iceland Possibly To Blame For "Worst Year To Be Alive" In World History  Reykjavík Grapevine

A cluster of volcanic eruptions in the 6th century may have been responsible for what is being called " the worst year to be alive" in human history.


A Photographic Tour Of Some Of Iceland's Most Beautiful Volcanoes  Forbes

I absolutely adore snow and ice. I'm fascinated with these curious characteristics of nature in much the way people love Instagramming their food: it borders on ...


Öræfajökull eruption could paralyse all air traffic in Europe  Iceland Monitor

If a major eruption were to occur in Öræfajökull, this could paralyse all air traffic across Europe for days on end, according to a research group at the University of ...


Experts Warn Iceland's Biggest Volcano Is 'Ready To Erupt'  Forbes Now

Geologists are closely monitoring Iceland's biggest volcano after a string of recent activity. The earthquake activity is often a telltale sign that the volcano is ...


Iceland's geography- a volatile mixture of volcanic and seismic activity  Iceland Monitor

Formed roughly 25 million years ago, Iceland is situated where two of the world's biggest tectonic plates, the Eurasian and North American, literally pull apart in ...


Iceland Volcano and Glacier Are Releasing Huge Amounts of Methane, Scientists Discover  Newsweek

Huge amounts of methane are being released from a glacier connected to Katla—one of Iceland's largest and most active volcanoes. Researchers found that up ...


Iceland’s biggest volcano STRUCK by powerful earthquakes  Express.co.uk

ICELAND'S largest volcano has been struck by two powerful earthquakes which is a sign that Bardarbunga could be about to erupt.


Seven years ago today: Eruption in Eyjafjallajökull, the volcano with the un-pronouncable name  Iceland Magazine

NOTE: In our "This week in Iceland" newsletter on May 13 we incorrectly linked to this article when we had intended to link to an article about the earthquake ...


The Real Lava Experience: A Visit To Vík's Brand New Icelandic Lava Show  Reykjavík Grapevine

This September, almost 100 years after Katla's last eruption, a particularly volcanic piece of history is brought back to life. Fittingly located in the middle of the ...


Quake in monster volcano Bárðarbunga early morning  Iceland Magazine

A sharp earthquake swarm was detected in the Bárðarbunga caldera early morning today, Monday. A 3.0 magnitude quake, with an epicenter 7.6 km (4.7 mi) ...


Domenica Brockman Starts off 2019 Season at CAP  ithaca.com

A new year means new art shows and, as with any given month, as gallery night remains as popular as ever, Ithaca hit it off strong with this month's batch.


The Arctic-ready VW Amarok has its own coffee maker  Top Gear

Tackling the world's gnarliest weather? You'll need a skinny latte, then. Ollie Kew. 15 Jan 2019. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Mailto · Copy link.


Iceland's Largest Volcano Bardarbunga May Be Ready to Erupt  National Geographic

The earthquakes are a telltale sign that pressure is building up in the Bárðarbunga volcano system, triggering an eruption down the line.


Deadly Volcanic Eruption Linked To Iceland's Conversion To Christianity  Forbes Now

Researchers from the University of Cambridge found evidence that Iceland's conversion to Christianity was linked to a massive eruption shortly after the island ...


True polar shift: Wandering magnetic field could point to change  NEWS.com.au

The Arctic's melting ice may be having a far deeper impact than expected. We're seeing large, unexpected shifts in the magnetic north pole. And this could be ...


How A Volcano (Sort Of) Caused The Middle Ages  Forbes

In 536 CE, a titanic eruption covered Europe in a cloud. A new collaboration between scientists and historians shows what that meant, the rich possibilities of ...


Icelandic Volcano Accused of Causing the Worst Year in History  Guide to Iceland Now

Harvard historian, Michael McCormick, asserts that the year 536 AD was the worst year to be alive in human history, and the catalyst for a century-long spell of ...


10 ways Iceland can kill you  The Seattle Times

Iceland may be the most dangerous place in Europe. Before you visit, consider these 10 ways a trip to Iceland could put you in danger.


A Violent Volcanic Eruption Immortalized in Medieval Poem May Have Spurred Iceland's Adoption of Christianity  Smithsonian.com

A new study looks for traces of the devastating volcanic event in a poem composed in approximately 961 A.D..


Sharp quake in Öræfajökull a somber wake-up call from Iceland's 2nd deadliest volcano  Iceland Magazine

Yesterday's sharp 3.1 magnitude quake in Öræfajökull is a reminder that Iceland's second deadliest volcano is waking up from centuries of slumber. It is still too ...


Sharp earthquake swarm in Öræfajökull volcano late yesterday evening  Iceland Magazine

A sharp earthquake swarm was detected in Öræfajökull, one of Iceland's most powerful volcanoes. More than two dozen tremors have been recorded, including ...


An Icelandic Epic Predicted a Fiery End for Pagan Gods, and Then This Volcano Erupted  Live Science

A series of Earth-shattering volcanic eruptions in Iceland during the Middle Ages may have spurred the people living there to turn away from their pagan gods ...


Volcanoes and Religion  Popular Science

In his research article, Oppenheimer compared Eldgjá's devastating eruption to accounts in the Icelandic poem Voluspá, written some 60 years later as Iceland ...


Icelandic Glacier And 'Gassy' Volcano Are Releasing A Surprising Amount Of Methane  IFLScience

One of Iceland's largest and most active volcanoes sits below a massive ice cap covering nearly 595 square kilometers (230 square miles) of the Arctic nati.


Follow Me: Hiking in an Icelandic volcano  Ruidoso News

What does one do on an island formed by volcanoes? Climb the volcano, of course. Follow me to Heimaey, the largest and only inhabited island in the ...


All of Iceland's major volcanoes showing unusually high levels of activity  Iceland Magazine

Growing seismic activity in the major volcanic systems of Iceland has put scientists and civil protection authorities on alert. While there are no signs of immediate ...


Is volcanic activity on the rise – and if so, where's next?  The Telegraph

In November Mount Agung on Bali erupted, sending plumes of smoke and ash 30,000 feet into the air and shutting the popular holiday island's only airport.


Volcano erupts in Indonesia days after devastating earthquake and tsunami  USA TODAY

The eruption of Mount Soputan on Indonesia's Sulawesi island just days after a devastating earthquake and tsunami prompted authorities to warn of possible ...


Iceland volcano ERUPTION: Scientists make shock discovery about Eldgja volcanic apocalypse  Express.co.uk

THE eruption of Iceland's Eldgja volcano could be the key to uncovering a shocking discovery which will forever change the history of Iceland, scientists have ...


100 Years Since Katla’s Last Eruption—Iceland’s Most Feared Volcano is Long Overdue  Guide to Iceland Now

Situated under south Iceland's Mýrdalsjökull glacier, Katla is among the world's fiercest and most active volcanos. Of all the volcanoes in Iceland, this is the one ...


Powerful earthquake swarms in Bárðarbunga, Torfajökull volcanoes  Iceland Magazine

Two powerful earthquake swarms were detected in sub glacial volcanoes yesterday afternoon. The quakes in Bárðarbunga and Torfajökull are not believed to ...


When the residents of Vestmannaeyjar woke up to discover a volcano erupting on the outskirts of town  Iceland Magazine

On January 23 1973 one of the most dramatic eruptions in recent Icelandic history began when a long lava spewing fissure opened up along the eastern shore ...


Sleeping giant volcano Katla trembles: Sharp earthquake swarm in caldera  Iceland Magazine

Katla, a giant volcano hidden beneath the ice cap of Mýrdalsjökull glacier in South Iceland, which towers over the town of Vík, has been relatively calm and quiet ...


Sharp quakes in Bárðarbunga volcano, Krýsuvík geothermal area, south of Reykjavík  Iceland Magazine

Yesterday evening a sharp earthquake swarm was detected 5.8 km (3.6 mi) North East of Krýsuvík on the Reykjanes peninsula. The epicenter of the quake was ...


Outburst flood from Iceland's most active volcano underway: no threat to people, infrastructure  Iceland Magazine

A glacial outburst flood is underway from Grímsvötn volcano, one of the major subglacial volcanoes of Vatnajökull glacier. The ice cap covering the Grímsvötn ...


Hawaii and Guatemala aren’t the only tourist destinations with active volcanoes  MarketWatch

On any given day, roughly 20 volcanoes are actively erupting.


This Is Why Icelandic Eruptions Can Be So Problematic For Air Travel  Forbes

Ever wanted to know why Iceland's volcanoes can cause so much trouble for air travel, or why the 2010 eruption came as a surprise to experts all over the planet ...


Volcanologist unhappy about Sunday Times Katla report  Iceland Monitor

Volcanologist Evgenia Ilyinskaya is very unhappy about a Sunday Times article which appeared this weekend titled "Giant Iceland Katla about to erupt."


The volcanoes likely to erupt next  The Week UK

Scientists have identified high-risk sites by tracking tectonic activity.


A primer on Öræfajökull, Iceland's tallest peak and second deadliest volcano  Iceland Magazine

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 ...


How to pronounce "Öræfajökull", the latest Icelandic volcano to make the news  Iceland Magazine

The latest Icelandic volcano to make international headlines is Öræfajökull. Recently the volcano has been showing signs it might be waking up from a 290 year ...


Unrest in Öræfajökull, Iceland's second deadliest volcano, continues to grow  Iceland Magazine

Öræfajökull seems determined to unseat Katla and Bárðarbunga as the most terrifying glacier to threaten travelers. The Icelandic Meteorological Office has ...


New Icelandic volcanic threat to Irish air travel is fake news  IrishCentral

The potential eruption of Icelandic volcano Katla and its effect on Irish air travel is erroneously being likened to the 2010 eruption of other Icelandic volcano ...


Eight volcanic eruptions that scarred human history  The Weather Network

Sunday, December 23, 2018, 1:56 PM - An eruption from Anak Krakatau is the suspected cause of the tsunami that has devastated parts of Indonesia, adding ...


Iceland: inside the world’s only hollowed-out volcano and other extreme adventures  The National

Our writer bravely swims in freezing-cold water between tectonic plates and ventures inside.


Which Volcanoes Are Most Overdue for Eruption?  Gizmodo

The recent volcanic eruptions in Hawaii and Guatemala are potent reminders that our planet is capable of unleashing its pent up fury at virtually any given time.


"Anything could happen" at Öræfajökull volcano  Iceland Monitor

The Iceland Met Office say that there is nothing unusual about the earthquake of 3.1 detected yesterday afternoon at Öræfajökull volcano and there is no sign of ...


Magma Flow in a Major Icelandic Eruption  Eos

Iceland straddles a short stretch of the spreading boundary between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. New research by Spaans and Hooper ...


Your car could soon be powered by the fury of Icelandic volcanoes  Wired.co.uk

Icelandic methanol made with waste CO2 from the power plant that supplies hot water to Blue Lagoon is already being blended with gasoline in the UK.


Volcano and earthquake museum to open in Iceland  The Guardian

The Lava Centre, a new interactive attraction in the shadow of the infamous Eyjafjallajökull volcano, will bring to life the 'fiery heart of Iceland'. Will Coldwell.


Iceland volcano eruption: Öraefajökul 'watched carefully' after quakes | Daily Star  Daily Star

ICELAND'S biggest active volcano is being monitored “carefully” after being struck by 14 earthquakes in just one month.


Adventure of a lifetime: enter a volcano in Iceland  Times of India

Iceland volcano tour: If you want to be thrilled like never before, head to Iceland and embark on a journey extraordinaire that will take you inside a volcano.


Powerful earthquake in Bárðarðarbunga, one of Vatnajökull's monster volcanoes  Iceland Magazine

The monster volcano Bárðarbunga, one of the most active and powerful volcanoes in Iceland and Europe, trembled yesterday afternoon. A sharp 3.9 magnitude ...


Iceland's Most Dangerous Volcano Appears to Be Waking Up, Prompting Officials to Raise Alert  The Weather Channel

A 72-foot depression in the snow at the summit of Iceland's Oraefajokull volcano along with increased seismic activity has scientists worried that an eruption may ...


Can the Yellowstone Supervolcano Be a Geothermal Energy Source?  National Geographic

The national park could power the entire continental U.S. with clean energy. Here's why it remains untapped.


Iceland on high alert with volcano due to erupt  CBS News

When Katla erupts, it won't be fire but flood waters that will engulf the valley below it.


Explore Iceland's fiery volcanoes for a taste of imminent danger  South China Morning Post

Descend a few minutes into the throat of Thrihnukagigur volcano, or go snorkelling in Silfra Fissure.


Earthquakes Jolt Icelandic Volcano as It Refills with Magma  Scientific American

Earthquakes are shaking the ground around Iceland's explosive Bardarbunga volcano, but experts say there's a perfectly reasonable explanation for this: The ...


Tourists flock to Iceland volcano due for massive eruption  Fox News

VIK, Iceland – Sneeze next to the Katla volcano, goes the joke in this Icelandic village, and a seismologist in Reykjavik will analyze the disturbance.


Iceland: A golfer's paradise  CNN

(CNN) Extinct volcanoes, the unforgiving rage of the Atlantic Ocean and unrelenting wind and rain. When it comes golf there's no place more challenging and ...


Meet the VW Amarok built by Arctic Trucks  Top Gear Philippines

Top Gear writes about the VW Amarok pickup modified by Arctic Trucks.


The Legend Of The Icelandic Pastor Who Appeared To Stop A Lava Flow  Forbes

It's a story well known to volcanologists and icelanders, but for those who haven't heard it, this is the tale of the priest whose sermon appeared to stop a lava flow ...


Dangerous Iceland volcano Oraefajokull may be about to erupt for first time since 1728  Sky News

The Oraefajokull volcano last spewed out ash and lava in 1728, but is showing renewed signs of activity. A hole in the snow on the top of the mountain has been ...