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This Tech Could Completely Change How We Predict Volcanic Eruptions  Popular Mechanics

Volcanologists are using powerful supercomputers to forecast volcanic eruptions. See why scientists say this new technique could be a game-changer.


This sulfur-spewing Russian volcano is turning sunsets purple  Science Magazine

Sunrise and sunset chasers discovered something odd this summer: In rural Colorado and the rest of the Northern Hemisphere, Earth's daily light shows were ...


Mount Etna latest: Sicily volcano spewing ash and lava bombs in intense explosions  Express.co.uk

MOUNT Etna is blasting lava bombs and massive plumes of ash in Sicily, Italy.


New Volcanic Eruption Forecasting Technique Unveiled by Geologists  SciTechDaily

Volcanic eruptions and their ash clouds pose a significant hazard to population centers and air travel, especially those that show few to no signs of unrest ...


Volcano apocalypse: How mega-eruption could out blot and sky and cause ‘volcanic winter’  Express.co.uk

A MAJOR volcanic eruption could plunge Earth into a deep winter for decades, leading to global food shortages and putting the human race on the “brink of ...


Volcano super eruption: It is coming ‘sooner or later’ - shock warning  Express.co.uk

A supervolcano by definition is one which has had an eruption of magnitude 8 – the highest and most violent possible - on the Volcano Explosivity Index in the ...


Purple Skies Caused by Volcano Eruption?  The Weather Channel

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder say stunning purple skies spotted in the state this summer were caused by a big eruption at Russia's Raikoke ...


This Volcanic Eruption Set Off a Phytoplankton Bloom  The New York Times

Lava from Kilauea in Hawaii flowed into the Pacific last year and pushed nutrients to the surface. The result was a banquet for light-loving microbes.


VOLCANO WATCH: Scientists Gather To Talk Volcanic Eruption Response  Big Island Video News

VANCOUVER, Washington - Volcanic gas scientists with the USGS will meet for a workshop under CONVERSE, the Community Network for Volcanic Eruption ...


Volcanic eruption may explain recent purple sunrises | CU Boulder Today  CU Boulder Today

Early one morning in late August 2019, Colorado photographer Glenn Randall hiked several miles to a stream flowing into Lake Isabelle in the Indian Peaks ...


‘Mysterious’ Volcanic Eruption That Plunged Europe Into The Dark Ages Pinpointed In Central America  Forbes

A massive volcanic eruption set the stage for a cold snap in Europe, contributing even to the collapse of the Roman Empire. But where — or precisely when — it ...


How A Volcanic Eruption In Hawaii Triggered A Massive Algae Bloom  Forbes

Within three days of Mount Kilauea's eruption in 2018, an algae 'superbloom' was in full swing. Now scientists think they know why.


Alarmed tourists watch huge volcanic eruption on Italy's Stromboli island  The Telegraph

A powerful volcanic eruption on the Italian island of Stromboli sent a huge cloud of ash into the sky, nearly two months after a similar eruption killed a hiker.


Yellowstone volcano: Steamboat geyser breaks annual eruption records – in September!  Express.co.uk

YELLOWSTONE volcano's Steamboat Geyser has broken yearly eruption records with still almost four months to go of 2019.


Stromboli volcano latest: Three new eruptions spew blanket of ash covering Italian island  Express.co.uk

THREE *fresh* eruptions have rocked the volcanic Italian island of Stromboli, covering the rocky outcrop with a blanket of ash.


Volcano behind huge eruption that kick-started mini ice age identified  New Scientist

A mini ice age that lasted 125 years started in the 6th century. Now we may have identified the volcano that kicked it all off.


Yellowstone eruption warning: ‘We are closer to a super eruption’ – shock expert warning  Express.co.uk

THE next Yellowstone supereruption is edging closer, according to experts who have revealed the true catastrophe which would ensue following an eruption.


Stromboli volcano eruption – where is Stromboli and when did the volcano last erupt?  The Sun

DRAMATIC pictures shared of the volcanic eruption from the island of Stromboli showing gigantic plumes of smoke filling the sky have left many people ...


Volcano shock: Eruptions creating purple skies - stunning images  Express.co.uk

VOLCANIC eruptions are turning sunsets purple and creating mesmerising skies across the globe, researchers have revealed.


California's Mount Shasta Loses a Historical Eruption  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 ...


Riveting Footage Captures the Destruction of Last Year's Volcanic Eruptions in Hawai'i and Guatemala  Smithsonian.com

A new documentary from Smithsonian Channel shows the explosive activity at the Kilauea and Fuego volcanoes.


Terrifying moment huge gas cloud from Stromboli volcano eruption closes in on fleeing sailboat crew  The Sun

THE moment a small sailboat crew flees from being engulfed by an enormous gas cloud erupting from a volcano in Italy has been captured on film. Dramatic ...


Ebeko Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20190916/0014Z FL120 EXTD NE REPORTED OBS VA DTG: 16/0020Z  VolcanoDiscovery

Ebeko volcano (northern Kuriles, Russia): news & activity updates / VolcanoDiscovery.


How this Russian volcano is turning Canadian skies purple  The Weather Network

First, it supplied some of the most stunning images of a volcanic eruption ever captured, and now it turns out that Raikoke is the volcano that keeps on giving ...


Yellowstone volcano: 133 earthquakes registered in one month leads to eruption fears  Express.co.uk

YELLOWSTONE volcano has seen more than 130 earthquakes rock the park over the last month, leading to fears that the massive caldera could blow.


Volcano eruption shakes eastern Japan  Anadolu Agency

Japan weather agency warns against flying debris, pyroclastic flows near crater following eruption of Mt. Asama - Anadolu Agency.


Colossal volcano behind 'mystery' global cooling finally found  National Geographic

The eruption devastated local Maya settlements and caused crop failures around the world.


Gigantic Pumice Raft from Underwater Eruption Is on a Wild Ride Across the Pacific Ocean  Gizmodo

In early August, sailors in the southwest Pacific Ocean began to see their environment transmogrify. As far as the eye could see, the ocean turned from an azure ...


Volcanic Eruption Creates Temporary Islands of Pumice  Eos

Rafts of pumice, spewed from an undersea volcano, recently appeared in the South Pacific. These transient, movable islands are important toeholds for marine ...


Yellowstone volcano: 'Overdue' claim sparks USGS admission for next super eruption date  Express.co.uk

YELLOWSTONE VOLCANO scientist Jacob Lowenstern revealed just how overdue an eruption the supervolcano is during a USGS video in 2014.


Chileans rehearse evacuation as southern volcano rumbles  Reuters

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chilean authorities in the country's south have begun rehearsing evacuation plans amid concern an active volcano could potentially ...


We’re Barely Listening to the U.S.’s Most Dangerous Volcanoes  The New York Times

Seth Moran is worried about Mount Hood. In the 1780s, the volcano rumbled to life with such force that it sent high-speed avalanches of hot rock, gas and ash ...


Honduras protests: Clashes erupt on Independence Day  BBC News

Riot police and protesters clash in Honduras as the country marks its independence from Spain.


Yellowstone's Steamboat geyser breaks record | Earth  EarthSky

With 33 eruptions as of August 27, Steamboat geyser in Yellowstone National Park is having an exceptionally active year.


‘Worst year to be alive’ caused by ancient volcanic eruption that plunged world into darkness – and may have l  The Sun

A DEVASTATING plague that killed 50million people may have spread across Medieval Europe thanks to an explosive volcano. The eruption in 536 AD belched ...


Tonga Islands: new submarine volcanic eruption discovered near Fonualei Island  VolcanoDiscovery

A new eruption, likely submarine, has occurred (or is still in progress) during the past days west of Vava'u Island in the Tonga archipelago. Its origin volcano is ...


Funding recovery: County has so far spent nearly $10M in response to 2018 Kilauea eruption  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Hawaii County could receive more than $300 million in state and federal funding to support recovery and response efforts stemming from the 2018 eruption of ...


Shiveluch Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS ERUPTION OBS AT 20190915/1650Z FL240 EXTD N OBS VA DTG: 15/1730Z to 24000 ft (7300 m)  VolcanoDiscovery

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 24000 ft (7300 m) ...


Study: Purple Colorado Sky Caused By Raikoke, A Russian Volcano  CBS Denver

BOULDER(CBS)- One of the best things about living in Colorado are the vibrant blue and orange sunsets we are treated to almost daily. But, if you have been ...


Ecuadorian town runs drills amid potential volcano eruption  SBS News

Over 30000 Ecuadoreans living near the massive Cotopaxi volcano took part in evacuation drills as the government prepared residents for an eruption.


Kilauea Volcano Eruption In Hawaii Caused Phytoplankton Bloom In The Ocean  Tech Times

Lava from the erupting Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii last year simulated a massive phytoplankton bloom in the ocean. Researchers explained how the molten rock ...


Rare metallic asteroids might have erupted molten iron  Phys.org

The metallic asteroid Psyche has mystified scientists because it is less dense than it should be, given its iron-nickel composition. Now, a new theory could ...


Ebeko Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20190914/2048Z FL100 EXTD E REPORTED OBS VA DTG: 14/2100Z  VolcanoDiscovery

Ebeko volcano (northern Kuriles, Russia): news & activity updates / VolcanoDiscovery.


Volcano Watch: Volcano scientists gather for a volatile meeting  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

P. NADEAU/U.S. Geological Survey photo by P. Nadeau/August 2018 A USGS gas geochemist and colleagues from the United Kingdom carry multi-gas sensors ...


The surprising way a volcanic eruption fueled a bloom of ocean algae  Phys.Org

When Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupted in 2018, it destroyed some 700 homes and sent hundreds of millions of tons of lava pouring into the ocean, creating ...


How a volcanic eruption set off a phytoplankton bloom  TODAYonline

HAWAII — The eruption last year of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii produced the equivalent of 320000 Olympic-size swimming pools of lava. Much of it ended up ...


‘World’s biggest pumice raft’ bigger than PARIS set to crash into Australia after deep-sea volcanic erupt  The Sun

A HUGE floating mass of pumice rocks has been discovered by sailors as they made their way to Fiji. The pumice raft the size of Paris completely took over the ...


Steamboat geyser eruptions set new record | News  KULR-TV

The world's largest geyser recently set a new record for the most eruptions it's had in one year. And, it's still spouting off. In Yellowstone, Steamboat Geyser ...


Underground links between quakes and eruptions of Japan's biggest active volcano  Science Daily

To better understand subsurface processes associated with earthquakes and eruptions of Mount Aso, researchers investigated a very long period (VLP) ...


Oregon's Mount Hood active volcano lacks adequate monitoring, scientists say  Fox News

Scientists warn that Mount Hood, an active volcano outside Portland, Ore., lacks adequate monitoring equipment and bureaucratic red tape has left them blind to ...


UN chief Guterres fears eruption of 'full civil war' in Libya  Al Jazeera English

Libya conflict could spiral into all-out civil war unless 'political solution' reached soon, UN secretary-general warns.


Giant pumice raft from underwater volcanic eruption makes its way to Great Barrier Reef  ABC News

An island of floating rock known as a pumice raft is gradually heading for Australian shores across the Coral Sea and is so expansive it can be tracked via ...


Krakatau volcano (Indonesia): continuing eruptions with up to 9 hours duration  VolcanoDiscovery

Krakatoa volcano news & eruption update (Indonesia>Sunda Strait) / VolcanoDiscovery.


Mt. Hood volcano could erupt with little warning and devastating consequences, New York Times warns  OregonLive.com

We're not doing nearly enough to monitor Mount Hood (and other active volcanoes in the U.S.) so that we get a decent amount of warning before they go off.


UFO sighting: ‘Alien white disk’ spotted flying through erupting volcano  Express.co.uk

AN ALIEN UFO has been filmed flying through smoke spewed from a volcano erupting in Mexico, an self-proclaimed alien life conspiracy theorist has ...


Fires erupt near Amazon tourist town in Brazil  CityNews Vancouver

RIO DE JANEIRO — Fires have broken out near a Brazilian town popular among tourists for its beaches on an Amazon river tributary. Officials in Brazil's Para ...


Scientists Saw an 'Energetic Eruption' Under Jupiter's Clouds for the First Time  VICE

The observations provided a "missing link” in theories about storms that rage in Jupiter's atmosphere.


Soccer Fans Erupt In Boos When 'President' Is Mentioned At Military Swearing-In  HuffPost

The Portland, Oregon, crowd jeered during the halftime event when enlistees reached the phrase: “I will obey the orders of the president of the United St...


Tolentino’s 33-point eruption not enough as Choco Mucho yields to Motolite  FOX Sports Philippines

Towering Kat Tolentino came out swinging when Choco Mucho slugged it out in cardiac five-setter battle against Motolite in the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) ...


Names considered for fissure created by Kilauea eruption  Thegardenisland.com

HILO, Hawaii — A Hawaii naming agency has scheduled a public meeting to narrow down potential names for a new state landmark formed during last year's ...


Spectacularly rapid and regular X-ray eruptions observed from an active galaxy  Nature.com

A galaxy has been seen producing strong, regular bursts of X-rays that recur on timescales of hours. The eruptions imply that the matter flowing onto the galaxy's ...


Pumice raft at sea after underwater eruption near Tonga  RNZ

A large raft of pumice is floating in the Pacific after an underwater volcanic eruption near Tonga earlier this month.


Astronomers Have Found a Black Hole That's Erupting With Strange Regularity  ScienceAlert

Astronomers have found a supermassive black hole (SMBH) with an unusually regular feeding schedule.


Volcanic eruptions cause an amazing twilight spectacle | Register  The Times

Something quite magical has appeared over parts of the UK recently. An unearthly purple colour has glowed in the twilight sky just after sunset, and this has ...


Rebels ride first half eruption to convincing win over JCHS  Citizentribune

KNOXVILLE — It was a tale of two halves for Jefferson County on Friday night against West High School.


Yellowstone's Steamboat geyser breaking records with 34 eruptions so far this year  WPXI Pittsburgh

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK - Yellowstone National Park's Steamboat geyser is breaking records with 34 eruptions so far this year as of early September.


Hawai'i County Council Passes Eruption Recovery Resolutions  Big Island Now

The Hawai'i County Council passed three resolutions this week relating to recovery from the 2018 Kīlauea eruption.


California boat fire: six crew members were asleep when fatal blaze erupted, report finds  The Independent

All six crew members were asleep when the fatal boat fire in California erupted, according to preliminary findings released on Thursday. There were 39 people ...


Fire erupted just as the Titans were preparing to kick off their home opener  NBC4 WCMH-TV

(AP NEWS) –A fire from a pyrotechnics machine burns on the field before an NFL football game between the Tennessee Titans and the Indianapolis Colts ...


Katla Could Erupt In The Next 1-50 Years  Reykjavík Grapevine

There are signs that Katla could erupt. A geophysicist told Stöð 2 (Channel 2) that he is reluctant to say whether it could happen in one year or fifty years. Halldór ...


Clashes erupt on Independence Day  FBC News

Riot police and anti-government protesters clashed in Honduras on Sunday, as the country marked its independence from Spain, declared in 1821. President ...


Nine-hour X-ray quasi-periodic eruptions from a low-mass black hole galactic nucleus  Nature.com

In the past two decades, high-amplitude electromagnetic outbursts have been detected from dormant galaxies and often attributed to the tidal disruption of a star ...


Minor eruption at Mt. Asama  NHK WORLD

A minor eruption has occurred at Mount Asama in central Japan. The mountain straddles Nagano and Gunma prefectures.


Steamboat Geyser continues to break historical yearly eruption record  LocalNews8.com

The Steamboat Geyser at Yellowstone National Park is no Old Faithful.


Flames erupt before Colts and Titans began play  Touchdown Wire

Flames and smoke erupted when a pyrotechnics machine malfunctioned at Nissan Stadium before the game between the Colts and Titans.


Black hole news: An 'erupting' black hole stuns astronomers - 'Completely unexpected'  Express.co.uk

A mysterious black hole at the core of the galaxy GSN 069 has stunned astronomers with its periodic eruptions of X-ray radiation. The active black hole sits an ...


Lake View Terrace: Haystacks erupt in flames near 210 Freeway, prompting brief closure of WB lanes  KABC-TV

Firefighters on Saturday afternoon battled massive flames after stacks of hay ignited near the 210 Freeway in Lake View Terrace.


Watch as Catalans erupt into Flower of Scotland during national rally in Barcelona  Daily Record

Men wearing kilts and playing bagpipes took over to celebrate the union between Catalonia and Scotland.


Violent protests erupt in Hong Kong  Yahoo News

Hong Kong police fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters over the weekend as pro-democracy demonstrations turned violent yet again. CBS News foreign ...


Astronomers find black hole erupting with 'strange regularity'  Dunya News

(Web Desk) – Astronomers have found a supermassive black hole (SMBH) with an unusually regular feeding schedule. The behemoth is an active galactic ...


Wired In: Patricia Gregg | Business  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Each week, staff writer Paul Wood profiles a high-tech difference-maker. This week, meet PATRICIA GREGG, a University of Illinois geologist who is co-author of ...


These 2 Top Dividend Stocks Could Erupt Next Week. Buy Them Today  Forbes

These income shares are set to release *fresh* financials in the days ahead. Should you load up or give them a wide berth? Safestore Holdings. I reckon ...


Brazil: fears for isolated Amazon tribes as fires erupt on protected reserves  The Guardian

Fires have been reported in protected indigenous reserves of the Brazilian Amazon, raising fears that loggers and land grabbers have targeted these remote ...


Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes erupt after thousands appeal to Trump  Reuters UK

Hong Kong police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the upmarket Causeway Bay shopping district on Sunday, after demonstrators had rallied at the U.S. ...


Watch chaos erupt on the floor of the N. Carolina House  CNN

Democrats in North Carolina accused Republicans of deceptive behavior after the state house held a vote to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of a ...


When will the next Antonio Brown eruption happen?  NBCSports.com

Somehow, agent Drew Rosenhaus brokered a compromise between the Raiders and receiver Antonio Brown that resulted in the Raiders not following through ...


1 week after Dorian struck, controversies erupt in Bahamas as death toll mounts  AccuWeather.com

An uncertain death toll, stranded evacuees, abandoned animal shelters and an oil spill have worsened a challenging recovery process one week after the ...


BBC Question Time: Labour suffer humiliating audience attack as Brexit tensions erupt  Express

TENSIONS erupted as BBC Question Time returned on Thursday night in Norwich after a monumental week in Parliament, which saw Prime Minister Boris ...


Hawaii to receive $12M in federal funds for roads damaged by eruption  Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii will receive more than than $12 million in federal funds to repair damaged roads, the U.S. Department of ...


Watch violent clashes erupt between Hong Kong police and protesters at metro station  The Telegraph

Parts of Hong Kong's metro system ground to a halt on Saturday as skirmishes from the day's protesting spread to the subway, with footage showing images of ...


Hong Kong protests: Further brawls erupt at shopping centre  Evening Standard

Further brawls have erupted in Hong Kong. Pro-democracy supporters clashed with pro-Beijing activists in a shopping centre on Saturday. Hundreds of the ...


Pack of thugs pounce on victim as footage shows street fight erupt after Republican marches in Glasgow  Daily Record

Another man was punched to the ground from behind by 'band member' as video captures shocking scenes beside Barrowland Park on Saturday.


Alabama fans erupt with Rammer Jammer after beating Gamecocks  247Sports

It's been awhile since Alabama fans have celebrated a win over South Carolina, but how sweet it was on Saturday afternoon at Williams-Brice Stadium.


Fiery protests erupt in Indonesia's West Papua region  Al Jazeera English

Government buildings and commercial establishments burned as angry Papuans protest against arrest of students.


Storage wars erupt after woman's inheritance destroyed by rats  Mirror.co.uk

Patricia stored her mum's belongings somewhere she thought was safe, and even made sure she had insurance, only for thousands of pounds of property to be ...


Sakurajima Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTED AT 20190915/2246Z FL130 EXTD SW OBS VA DTG: 15/2230Z  VolcanoDiscovery

Sakurajima volcano (Japan): news & eruption updates / VolcanoDiscovery.


Britain’s Conservatives Erupt Into Civil War as Unlikely Rebels Defy Boris Johnson  The New York Times

A group of renegade Tory lawmakers — who only months ago were holding the reins of power — are trying to thwart Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plans for ...


California Boat Fire Kills at Least 20; Haunting Pleas as Flames Erupt  The New York Times

OXNARD, Calif. — The frantic knocking came well before dawn and jolted awake Bob and Shirley Hansen on their 60-foot fishing boat, The Grape Escape, ...


Protests erupt as Boris Johnson suspends Parliament  New York Post

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson defiantly suspended Parliament until next month and said he would not seek a Brexit extension as opposition lawmakers ...


Squabbles erupt as G7 leaders open summit in French resort  Reuters

BIARRITZ, France (Reuters) - Squabbles erupted among G7 nations on Saturday as their leaders gathered for an annual summit, exposing sharp differences on ...