Latest Fumarole Stories
Gases rising from deep within the Earth are fueling the world's highest-known microbial ecosystems, which have been detected near the rim of the 19,850-foot-high Socompa volcano in the Andes by a University of Colorado at Boulder research team.
In the latest sign that an eruption could be imminent, further seismic activity has been detected at Alaskaâ€™s Mount Redoubt, scientists reported Saturday.
Deposits of nearly pure silica discovered by the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit in Gusev Crater formed when volcanic steam or hot water (or maybe both) percolated through the ground. Such deposits are also found in Yellowstone.
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