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VOLCANO WATCH: Puna Resiliency Block Party - Big Island Now

Fri, 10/30/2015 - 10:15am

Big Island Now

VOLCANO WATCH: Puna Resiliency Block Party
Big Island Now
In September 2014, during one of many community meetings held in Pāhoa to address concerns about Kilauea Volcano's June 27th lava flow, USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientist Kevan Kamibayashi points out the flow's advance as of that week.

Mexico: Popocatepetl volcano erupts spewing ash and smoke - International Business Times, India Edition

Fri, 10/30/2015 - 9:02am

International Business Times, India Edition

Mexico: Popocatepetl volcano erupts spewing ash and smoke
International Business Times, India Edition
Mexicos Popocatepetl volcano erupted on Thursday (29 October), belching ash and smoke across blue skies, authorities reported. A spectacular column of ash erupted from the volcano at 8.57am local time. The volcano is located 50 miles southeast of the ...
Volcano erupts near Mexican Grand Prix F1 race siteAutoweek
Volcano erupts near Mexico GP siteGrandPrix

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An Unexpected Eruption From Chile's Lascar Volcano - WIRED

Fri, 10/30/2015 - 5:36am

An Unexpected Eruption From Chile's Lascar Volcano
WIRED
Lascar, in the northern Andes of Chile, erupted unexpectedly today, producing a small plume of light grey ash that reached 2.5 kilometers (~8,200 feet) above the volcano (see above). The fact that there seemed to be little in the way of precursory ...

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Smoke and Ash Spew From Costa Rica Volcano - Sputnik International

Thu, 10/29/2015 - 2:06pm

The Costa Rican Times

Smoke and Ash Spew From Costa Rica Volcano
Sputnik International
The skies over central Costa Rica filled with 800-meter clouds of gas and ash as the active Turrialba erupted. ... of eruptions over the last few weeks. The Turrialba Volcano National Park has been closed since 2009 due to the volcano's increased activity.
Turrialba Volcano video eruptionThe Costa Rican Times
VIDEO - Watch as Costa Rica volcano eruptsWeatherWatch.co.nz

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Costa Rican Volcano Spews Ash; Latest in a Continuing Series of Eruptions ... - The Weather Channel

Wed, 10/28/2015 - 1:48pm

The Weather Channel

Costa Rican Volcano Spews Ash; Latest in a Continuing Series of Eruptions ...
The Weather Channel
Costa Rican Volcano Spews Ash in Powerful Eruption. Costa Rica's Turrialba volcano released a column of gas and ash into the sky on Tuesday in the latest of a series of eruptions at the majestic volcano.
Costa Rica: Turrialba volcano spews ash in powerful eruptionInternational Business Times, India Edition
Amazing footage of a volcano in Costa Rica eruptingStuff.co.nz

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Costa Rican volcano spews ash in powerful eruption - Reuters

Wed, 10/28/2015 - 1:00am

Reuters

Costa Rican volcano spews ash in powerful eruption
Reuters
Costa Rica's Turrialba volcano erupts, sending a column of ash high into the sky. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). △ Hide Transcript. ▷ View Transcript. ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Costa Rica's Turrialba belched a column of gas and ash ...

The daredevil volcano farmers who harvest MOLTEN LAVA hotter than MERCURY - Express.co.uk

Mon, 10/26/2015 - 9:09am

Express.co.uk

The daredevil volcano farmers who harvest MOLTEN LAVA hotter than MERCURY
Express.co.uk
The 'farming work' is a regular occurrence, as it is the best way to study molten lava in depth. The scientists realise the Hawaiian craters could produce a sudden eruption but the local lava flows are generally known to be slow-moving and safe to ...

Rinjani volcano (Lombok Island, Indonesia): small eruption reported this morning - VolcanoDiscovery

Sun, 10/25/2015 - 8:29am

VolcanoDiscovery

Rinjani volcano (Lombok Island, Indonesia): small eruption reported this morning
VolcanoDiscovery
Rinjani volcano erupted again on Saturday and Sunday (22-23 May, 2010), sending ash to up to 2 km height and causing ash falls in surrounding villages. New reports mention lava flows from the active Baru Jari cone inside the Rinjani caldera into the lake.

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VIDEO: Costa Rica's Turrialba Volcano launches ash 800 meters into the sky ... - The Tico Times

Sat, 10/24/2015 - 1:28pm

VIDEO: Costa Rica's Turrialba Volcano launches ash 800 meters into the sky ...
The Tico Times
According to the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI), the volcano spewed gas and vapor and launched ash 800 meters into the air. The eruption lasted for 30 minutes. OVSICORI geologists report that the ash is being ...

Yellowstone Volcano: Scientists Claim Supervolcano Eruption Prediction ... - The Inquisitr

Fri, 10/23/2015 - 2:01am

The Inquisitr

Yellowstone Volcano: Scientists Claim Supervolcano Eruption Prediction ...
The Inquisitr
“Its ash cloud would overwhelm humanity across globe, so predicting an eruption could be matter of life and death. The impact would be on the scale of an asteroid impact.” They are not underestimating the damage caused by a supervolcano. Computer ...

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