Volcanoes

Volcano Activity Triggers Aviation Warnings After Spewing Ash And Lava

Activity from one of Alaska's 80 volcanoes triggered aviation warnings after it began to spew ash and lava over the weekend.
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Spock Versus The Volcano

Kolumbo volcano--which sits 500 meters below the surface within the fault-heavy Hellenic Volcanic Arc just off Santorini--is the Aegean Sea's most active and potentially dangerous volcano.

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Rising Magma May Cause Major Eruption Of Philippines’ Taal Volcano, Seismologists Warn

Tens of thousands of people have already been evacuated from areas adjacent to the Taal Volcano which seismologists in the Philippines said manifested “increased steaming activity in at least five spots inside the main crater”.

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Evacuation Crackdown Ordered As Philippine Volcano Seethes

Philippine officials ordered a crackdown Monday on people being allowed daily visits to the homes they fled after Taal volcano erupted, citing threats it could still explode at any time.Over 110,000 people have taken refuge in evacuation centers...

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Philippines Looks For Safer Homes For Volcano Residents

Philippine officials say the government will no longer allow villagers to return to a crater-studded island where erupting Taal volcano lies
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Taal Volcano Emits Ash, Threatening More Eruption

MANILA, Philippines — The Taal volcano near the Philippine capital emitted more ash clouds on Saturday, posing the threat of another eruption.Read more...

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Philippine Citizens Learning To Live With Active, Urban Volcano

When Mount Taal started spewing plumes of ash in the Philippines a few days ago, thousands were ordered to evacuate and the president himself handed over aid money. It did not take Rodrigo Duterte long to get there or see the gravity of the...
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In Death Of Dinosaurs, It Was All About The Asteroid—not Volcanoes

Volcanic activity did not play a direct role in the mass extinction event that killed the dinosaurs, according to an international, Yale-led team of researchers. It was all about the asteroid.
Related topics: Dinosaurs, Paleontology, Asteroids

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Nearly Barren Icelandic Landscapes Guide Search For Extraterrestrial Life

New research on microbial lifeforms living in nearly barren volcanic landscapes in Iceland may help scientists understand how best to search for life on other planets.
Related topics: Space

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Duterte Shocks Public By Saying He Could ‘pee’ On Taal Volcano To Deal With Ash

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is no stranger to making bold statements – and not always in relation to his political views. The head of state has previously openly boasted about the size of his physical endowment, while also vowing to shoot...

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After Taal Volcano Eruption, Rescuers Save Abandoned Pets And Livestock

In the rush to evacuate when the Taal volcano erupted, some residents abandoned their pets and livestock. Animal rescuers are responding accordingly.

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Philippines Says Danger High Despite Volcano 'lull'

The threat of the Philippines' Taal volcano unleashing a potentially catastrophic eruption remains high, authorities warned Thursday, saying it was showing dangerous signs despite a "lull" in spewing ash.
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Neandertals Went Underwater For Their Tools

Neandertals collected clam shells and volcanic rock from the beach and coastal waters of Italy during the Middle Paleolithic, according to a study published January 15, 2020 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Paola Villa of the University of...

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'soil Photosynthesis' Helps To Mitigate Environmental Pollution

NOx gases is the generic term used to refer to the group of gases made up of nitric oxide and nitrogen dioxide, gases that result from burning fossil fuel, and also from forest fires, volcanic eruptions and natural processes of transforming nitrogen...
Related topics: Fossils, Paleontology

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Philippines Volcano: un aid Operation in place as Thousands told To flee

The UN is concerned over warnings issued by Philippines’ authorities that volcanic eruptions on the country’s most populous island could last “days, months or even years”. 
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1d Model Of Global Sst Shows 40% Of Warming Since 1979 Due To Early Volcanic Cooling

From Dr. Roy Spencer’s Blog January 14th, 2020 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. In 2017, Christy & McNider published a study where they estimated and removed the volcanic effects from our UAH lower tropospheric (LT) temperature record, finding that...
Related topics: Global Warming

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As Taal Volcano Erupts, A Philippine Tourist Town Grinds To A Halt Under A Cloud Of Ash

Tagaytay, a hilltop destination popular for weddings and selfies, is coated in ash as officials lament the eruption’s economic impact.
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As Philippine Volcano Belches Ash And Lava, Authorities Warn Of New Eruption

Authorities say they fear the possibility of an event similar to the massive 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo, which killed hundreds and blanketed the countryside in thick ash.(Image credit: Dante Diosina Jr. /Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
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Volcano Erupts On Ecologically Sensitive Galapagos Island

A volcano erupted on an uninhabited island in the Galapagos, Ecuadorian authorities said, spewing lava on the ecologically sensitive environment. La Cumbre volcano on Fernandina island, one of the youngest in the archipelago, began erupting Sunday...
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Volcano Erupts On Ecologically Sensitive Galapagos Island

A volcano erupted on an uninhabited island in the Galapagos, Ecuadorian authorities said, spewing lava on the ecologically sensitive environment.
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