Eyjafjallajokull Volcano News


A very good YouTube compilation, some great clips of the erupting Eyjafjallajokull volcano.



Latest Eyjafjallajokull Volcano News


An Interview With Bytecoin CMO Jenny Goldberg  Blokt

Well, as you've probably heard, Bytecoin is one of the oldest cryptocurrencies and the first untraceable coin to be created based on CryptoNote technology.


How the 'Justin Bieber Effect' Has Taken Its Toll on Iceland's Most Fragile Spots  Travel Agent

An Icelandic canyon made famous by Justin Bieber has closed to the public after becoming overrun with tourists. Here's what it means.


Transformative Trips Are the New Midlife Crisis Splurge  Bloomberg

It's not inconceivable that your travel agent could soon take the place of your doctor—particularly if the doctor you see most frequently happens to be a therapist.


Cabinet Office compares no-deal Brexit to Iceland ash cloud chaos  The Guardian

Eyjafjallajökull seen as nearest recent example of what civil *service* could have to cope with.


Folklore: The Troll in Eyjafjallajokull Volcano  Guide to Iceland Now

The glacier volcano Eyjafjallajökull became notorious in 2010 after a sudden and violent eruption, causing havoc to European air traffic and stumping television ...


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 ...


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 ...


One Day In The Þórsmörk Dimension: A Wild Valley Behind Eyjafjallajökull  Reykjavík Grapevine

Living in Reykjavík, it's quite easy to get caught up in the routine of city life, and forget that this town is just a tiny dot on a coast of an island that's full of ...


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 ...


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 ...


Volcano 'Libraries' Could Help Plan for Future Volcanic Crises  R & D Magazine

Crystals from the 2010 Eyjafjallajökull eruption have demonstrated a new way to recognise pre-eruption signals at Eyjafjallajökull.


What are the biggest threats to humanity?  BBC News

Human extinction may be the stuff of nightmares but there are many ways in which it could happen. Popular culture tends to focus on only the most spectacular ...


Having a bad year? At least you weren't around in 536 CE  The National

The worst year in history has been revealed, featuring a volcanic eruption which led to widespread starvation and an outbreak of the bubonic plague.


Huge Icelandic volcano Katla set to blow - and it will be bigger than 2010 eruption  Bristol Post

A huge volcano in Iceland is predicted to erupt at any time with experts believing the fall out will be greater than a similar eruption back in 2010 which caused ...


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 ...


Volcanic ash impact on air travel could be reduced says new research  Science Daily

Volcanologists have developed a method and camera that could help reduce the dangers, health risks and travel impacts of ash plumes during a volcanic ...


Ash from Iceland's Glacier Volcano Threatens Health of Local Children  GlacierHub

The prolonged eruption of the glacier volcano Eyjafjallajökull in Iceland in 2010 released 250 million tons of ash, exposing residents to dangerous levels of the ...


Iceland’s last giant volcanic eruption cost the global economy $5bn. Is that about to happen again?  Quartz

The “seismic swarm” of thousands of earthquakes that's been rattling the Icelandic highlands for the past few days is getting worse. A 4.5 magnitude quake on ...


Living under one of Iceland's most dangerous volcanoes, as it starts rumbling  ABC News

For people living in the tiny town of Vik, in the shadow of one of Iceland's biggest volcanoes, the threat of an long-overdue violent eruption is part of normal life.


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 ...


Iceland Volcano Erupts Under Glacier, Triggers Floods  National Geographic

The Eyjafjallajökull volcano has erupted anew, this time under a glacier, triggering floods and forcing hundreds to evacuate.


Boom time: predicting Iceland's volcanoes  Geographical

Fears that volcano eruptions in Iceland are set to regularly disrupt air travel are being tempered by a new study into the frequency of such events.


Drone video follows a group of hikers to the summit of Eyjafjallajökull glacier  Iceland Magazine

Last week a group of 30 local hikers conquered the summit of Eyjafjallajökull glacier in South Iceland on mountain skis. After having conquered the top of the ...


Why Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull Volcano Erupted  LiveScience.com

A peek into the roots of the eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland earlier this year that disrupted flights across Europe could shed light on the ...


Can You Say 'Eyjafjallajokull'? Icelandic Volcano's Name Is A Tongue-Twister  NPR

Thousands of flights canceled across Europe. Tens of thousands of air travelers who can't get where they want to go. A plume of ash spreading across ...


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 ...


We don't know one way or another if Katla is preparing to erupt, geophysicist argues  Iceland Magazine

It is too early to say whether the enormous CO2 emissions from the monster volcano Katla are an indication of an imminent eruption, a geophysicist at the ...


Roundup: Tardigrade, Glacier Modeling, and Eyjafjallajökull Eruption  GlacierHub

In this week's roundup, read about Tardigrade populations in glaciers, glacier modeling in response to climate change, and the potential health effects of the ...


Iceland's volcano site rises from the ashes  BBC News

The BBC's Matt Cole asks how those living near the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland have been affected since March's eruption.


Doug Ford’s cellphone distraction  Maclean's

Tabatha Southey: Ontario's cellphone ban is the 'Buck-a-Beer' of education policy. All catchphrase. No cattle.


Iceland Volcano Makes 27-story "Mountain"  National Geographic

After more than three weeks of fiery, crowd-pleasing fountains, a volcano in southern Iceland has finally quieted down—leaving behind a new, 270-foot ...


What We Know From the Icelandic Volcano  Smithsonian

Smithsonian's Global Volcanism Program has been following the eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull. Elizabeth Cottrell, a geologist at the National ...


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.


DFNI live coverage of ACI Commercial & Retail Conference 2019  DFNIonline.com

DFNI has touched down in Reykjavik, Iceland for the 28th Airports Council International (ACI) Commercial & Retail Conference. Follow live updates from the ...


Iceland's fire decimates its ice: Eyjafjallajökull  GlacierHub

A new scientific study reveals previously unknown subglacial interactions between the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull's lava and overlaying ice cap.


Iceland volcano: an eyeful of Eyjafjallajökull  Telegraph.co.uk

The power and wrath of Eyjafjallajökull came into dramatic clarity this weekend as the clouds parted for the first time since the glacier-topped volcano threw ...


Iceland: The tourism epidemic | Iceland  Aljazeera.com

Iceland, a small North Atlantic island of 335,000 inhabitants, has become the latest destination for travellers looking for stunning scenery. By the end of 2017, ...


Earthwatch: In the shadow of Eyjafjallajökull | Science  The Guardian

Four years after an Icelandic volcano grounded Europe's air traffic, Kate Ravilious wonders if the worst is yet to happen.


'Volcano plane' takes flight - CBBC Newsround  CBBC Newsround

Have you ever wondered what happens to planes when volcanoes erupt? In 2010, the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland erupted, filling the sky with large, thick ...


Iceland Volcano Pictures: Lightning Adds Flash to Ash  National Geographic

Intense lightning storms mixed with ash clouds to electrify the night sky over Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano on Sunday.


Which way to Eyjafjallajökull? Struggle no more with hard to pronounce places  Lonely Planet Travel News

How do you pronounce Eyjafjallajökull anyway? From Ptuj to Chao Phraya and Park Güell, these are some of the common cities and landmarks that native ...


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.


Volcano project scours Iceland for early warning signals  BBC News

Work is under way to improve monitoring of Iceland's volcanoes and give earlier warning of possible eruptions. The FutureVolc project is funded by the ...


Iceland volcano: First came the floods, then the smell of rotten eggs  The Guardian

Locals describe volcano's eruption, leaving them evacuated and homeless.


Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano reduces activity  BBC News

The Icelandic volcano disrupting air traffic for weeks is showing a marked drop in activity, new findings suggest.


Are too many tourists visiting Iceland?  BBC News

An explosion in tourism has saved Iceland's economy. But in a country of just 300000 people, how much tourism is too much?


'Fake news' about volcanic eruptions could put lives at risk  Phys.Org

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 ash cloud triggers plankton bloom  BBC News

The 2010 Icelandic volcanic eruption, which disrupted European flights, also had a "significant but short-lived" impact on ocean life, a study shows. Ash from the ...


Iceland waits for volcanic shoe to drop  New Scientist

If history is any guide, a second, more destructive volcano could blow after this weekend's eruption, even threatening transatlantic flights.


One Word: Eyjafjallajokull  New York Times

Close-up views of a volcano erupting on a glacier in Iceland.


Volcano Forecast? New Technique Could Better Predict Eruptions  Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the ...


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 ...


Secret to Iceland’s Tourism Boom? A Financial Crash and a Volcanic Eruption  The New York Times

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — Iceland has discovered the secret to a booming tourist industry: First have a mammoth financial implosion, then an enormous volcanic ...


Q&A: Why Iceland’s Volcanoes Have Vexed Humans for Centuries  National Geographic

As another volcano rumbles in Iceland, author and reporter Alexandra Witze explores the nation's long history of powerful eruptions.


Kilauea volcano eruption in Hawaii: 7 things to know about volcanoes  Vox.com

There are few things in the world more awesome than a volcanic eruption. The earth itself comes apart, and from its depths blast fiery molten rock, acrid gas, and ...


In volcanic Iceland, eruptions bring risk, and tourism boom  National Post

Iceland is home to 32 active volcanic sites and its history is punctuated with eruptions, some of them catastrophic.


Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano is nothing to 'Angry Sister' Katla  Christian Science Monitor

Every time in recorded history that Eyjafjallajökull volcano has erupted, the much larger Katla volcano has also erupted. Scientists are watching Katla carefully.


How To Be Alone: Finding Unexpected Solitude On Sólheimasandur  Reykjavík Grapevine

The idea of having any part of Iceland to yourself has, in recent years, become increasingly unlikely. At every spot, from the misty Skógafoss to the colourful hills ...


Volcanoes, Climate Change, and The Birth of Christianity  JSTOR Daily

The massive, deadly eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eldgjá in 10th century brought climate change and Christianity to the island colony.


Iceland volcano ALERT: First eruption expected in CENTURIES which could spark travel chaos  Express.co.uk

A MONSTER volcano could be on the brink of erupting for the first time in almost 300 years which would throw travel in Europe into chaos.


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 ...


Eyjafjallajökull and the Biggest Volcanic Eruptions - WSJ  Wall Street Journal

Iceland's blowouts pale before Tambora, Krakatoa and other giants that may have sped U.S. settlers and led to the writing of 'Frankenstein'


Iceland volcano ash cloud: When will Eyjafjallajökull eruption stop?  Christian Science Monitor

Scientists have several ways of forecasting when the Eyjafjallajökull eruption will stop. But their data – and history – suggest the Iceland volcano's ash cloud ...


Why Icelanders love an explosive eruption  BBC News

Icelandic journalist Thora Arnorsdottir explains her country's affection for "majestic" volcanoes.


Is Iceland about to experience its biggest volcanic eruption yet?  The Independent

There have been over 500 earthquakes in Iceland in the last four days, leading experts to believe that a volcanic eruption could be imminent. A series of 40 ...


Underground chain reaction caused 2010 Eyjafjallajökull eruptions  IceNews

A new report has said that a massive underground chain reaction triggered the 2010 eruptions of Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano.


Will the Iceland Volcano Change the Climate?  LiveScience.com

While volcanoes can cause changes to Earth's climate, recent eruption in Iceland too small to have an impact.


Why the Icelandic eruption caught us off guard  Irish Times

Months before Eyjafjallajökull blew its top, volcanologists knew something big was going on.


Volcanic ash cloud: British attempts to pronounce Eyjafjallajökull causes hilarity in Iceland  Telegraph.co.uk

Ever since British air space was choked by the volcanic ash cloud, Icelanders have been laughing at our faltering attempts to pronounce the name of their ...


Q&A: What happens when a volcano beneath a glacier erupts? | NSF  National Science Foundation

Scientists studying Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano took a close look. Researchers Jim Ciarrocca, Ben Edwards and Ellie Was study lava under Iceland's ...


How an Iceland volcano works: what Eyjafjallajökull might do next  Christian Science Monitor

Scientists trying to forecast the behavior of the Iceland volcano, Eyjafjallajökull, use words like 'Surtseyan.' What does that mean?


Madam Secretary Tonight: "Eyjafjallajökull"  KSiteTV

“Eyjafjallajökull” is the title of the new episode of Madam Secretary airing tonight (November 11) on CBS. Series regular cast member Geoffrey Arend directed ...


Eyjafjallajokull volcano eruption ash for cash in Iceland  IceNews

For some businesses in Iceland, the Eyjafjallajokull volcano has had a positive impact and been a great boost for Icelandic tourism and entrepreneurship.


'Better estimate' of volcanic ash cloud return  BBC News

Potentially disruptive volcanic ash clouds cross Northern Europe more frequently than previously thought, according to a new study.


What it's like to chase Iceland's biggest volcanic eruption in 200 years  Quartz

In 2014, researchers captured stunning footage of Iceland's biggest volcanic eruption in 200 years. The Bárðarbunga eruption spewed a Hiroshima atomic ...


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 ...


New Icelandic volcano eruption could have global impact  BBC News

Hundreds of metres under one of Iceland's largest glaciers there are signs of a looming volcanic eruption that could be one of the most powerful the country has ...


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 ...


In Iceland eruptions bring tourism boom  Stuff.co.nz

An Icelandic volcano brought much of the world's air travel to a halt. And then it brought the world to Iceland.


Iceland Volcanic Activity Could Go On For Months  NPR

Forecasters can do a good job of anticipating where the ash cloud from Iceland's spewing volcano is likely to spread in the coming days, but scientists can't tell ...


#IGCommodityChat: what is the future of gold?  Descrier

IG presents 'IG Commodity Chat' – a series of live discussions focused on trends in commodity markets; Our first chat will look at what the future might be for the ...


How the 2010 ash cloud caused chaos: facts and figures  Telegraph.co.uk

The eruption of Grimsvotn, Iceland's most active volcano, has rekindled memories of last year's ash crisis which shut European airspace and sent disruption ...


Icelandic Comedian Appears On Australian TV To Teach Hosts Icelandic  Reykjavík Grapevine

When Icelandic comedian Ari Eldjárn appeared on national Australian television, he found out that no matter where you go, the questions is always the same.


Eyjafjallajökull one year on: What have we learned (and not learned)?  Big Think

It has now been one year since the eruption that closed the skies over Europe and captured the world's attention. Before April 13-14, 2010, most people outside ...


Holy Cow, Look What Happened When Eyjafjallajökull Erupted In 1821  The Business Insider

The last time Eyjafjallajökull blew its top the eruption lasted for two years, spreading smoke and ash over Iceland causing significant damage. The last time ...


Scientists solve mystery of how Giant's Causeway was formed  The Guardian

Volcanologists use samples from Eyjafjallajökull in Iceland to recreate famous hexagonal columns in laboratory. Hannah Devlin Science correspondent.


Storm warning for all of southern Iceland on Wednesday afternoon  Iceland Magazine

Travelers heading for South or South East Iceland tomorrow should make revisions to their travel plans. The Icelandic Meteorological Office has issued a Yellow ...


Is Iceland's tallest volcano awakening?  The Conversation UK

Two women and a boy took refuge on the roof … but it was carried away by the deluge of water, and as far as the eye could reach, the three unfortunate persons ...


Volcano Live: Kate Humble visits Eyjafjallajökull  Telegraph.co.uk

Ahead of the BBC series 'Volcano Live', Kate Humble visits Iceland to see how one of the world's most explosive regions copes with the ever-present threat.


Role of gravitational instabilities in volcanic ash deposition: Example of Eyjafjallajokull  Phys.Org

Volcanic ash poses a significant hazard for areas close to volcanoes and for aviation. For example, the 2010 eruption of Eyjafjallajökull, Iceland, clearly ...


Why Mount Agung's volcanic ash is a particular problem for aircraft  The Conversation UK

The eruption of Mount Agung on the island of Bali in Indonesia has emitted a huge plume of volcanic ash over the region, reaching more than 9km up into the ...


In Photos: Aftermath of Iceland Volcano Floods  LiveScience.com

When Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano erupted in 2010, scientists took 3D laser scans of the impact of glacial floods to the landscape. Here are pictures of their ...


You've been saying your holiday destinations all wrong! The hardest spots to pronounce revealed  Daily Mail

A survey looked at the hardest-to-pronounce tourist destinations in the world, along with hard-to-say foods and the languages that most often stump ...


Nissan and BMW car production hit by volcano disruption  The Guardian

Nissan hit by shortage of air pressure sensors from Ireland while BMW cannot get hold of electronic components.


VIDEO: Skiing/hiking trip up Eyjafjallajökull volcano  Iceland Monitor

Mountain guide Ólafur Már Björnsson recorded a video on his drone in a skiing/hiking trip up Eyjafjallajökull glacier, a volcano that erupted in 2010 and closed ...


Government failed to act on volcanic ash threat, say MPs  Independent

The Government failed to plan for a possible volcanic eruption in Iceland that paralysed air traffic in the UK and caused hundreds of millions of pounds worth of ...


Is Katla crying wolf? Icelandic volcano's rumblings don't mean airspace chaos is imminent  The Conversation UK

There have been rumblings in Iceland recently. But given its position in the North Atlantic, this is perhaps no surprise. The location makes the country a notorious ...


Five myths about volcanoes  The Washington Post

Whenever volcanoes around the globe start making news, you'll see headlines like this one from Britain's Daily Star: “Earth's core in crisis? Volcanos erupt all ...


How Climate Change Leads to Volcanoes (Really)  TIME

Correction appended Jan. 30, 2015. Give climate change credit for one thing: it's endlessly versatile. There was a time we called it global warming, which meant ...


The oddball country where camping under a volcano is absolutely fine  Telegraph.co.uk

'You'll never see an Icelander using an umbrella,” chuckled Arsæll (“Saeli”) Hauksson, my bearded bear of a guide dressed in his thick hand-knitted sweater.