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2010-12-10 13:30:00

New research shows that lightning could be used as part of an integrated approach to estimate volcanic plume properties.

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2010-05-27 13:05:00

According to experts, an Icelandic volcano neighboring Eyjafjoell, whose eruptions paralyzed Europe's skies last month, could come to life in the near future.

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2010-05-27 08:30:32

In the first peer-reviewed scientific paper to be published about the Icelandic volcano since its eruption in April 2010, UK researchers write that the ash plume which hovered over Scotland carried a significant and self-renewing electric charge.

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2010-05-14 06:20:00

An Internet company from Iceland has capitalized on the volcanic ash plume that led to Europe’s biggest aerial shutdown since World War II by turning the crisis into a charity money-maker.

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2010-04-21 12:30:00

The development of the ash plume from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajoekull volcano between April 17-20 is tracked in this series of Envisat images.

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2010-04-19 15:20:00

Over the last three days NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites have provided visible and infrared imagery of the ash plume from the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland.

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2010-04-19 15:10:00

New techniques under development could provide better tracking of volcanic plumes.

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2010-04-16 15:15:00

Thousands of planes are grounded across Europe due to the spread of volcanic ash following the recent eruption under Iceland's Eyjafjallajoekull glacier.

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2010-04-16 14:30:00

The volcanic eruption in Iceland that has put a halt to air traffic throughout much of Europe could also cause trouble for people with already significant breathing problems.

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2010-04-16 07:45:00

European air travel was in a state of chaos early Friday morning, as the continued eruption of ash from a volcano in Iceland has forced airports across the continent and in the UK to close.


Word of the Day
chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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