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QUINCY, Massachusetts, February 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- - Icelandair delivers the Aurora Borealis to passengers worldwide with the Hekla Aurora
A new collaborative project called FutureVolc is aimed at trying to improve monitoring of Iceland's volcanoes with newly developed up-to-date sensory equipment.
One of Iceland’s most active volcanoes, Hekla, has been showing signs of potential activity as of late, prompting National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police to declare an “uncertainty phase” for the snow-capped peak.
The 2010 ash cloud from Icelandâ€™s Eyjafjallajokull volcano that disrupted air travel in the UK and cost European businesses more than 2 and a hlaf billion dollars was likely a once in a lifetime event.
One of Icelandâ€™s most active and most feared volcanoes looks like is getting ready to erupt, with measurements indicating magma movement.
Study of volcano-ice interaction offers window into geologic past and clues about Earth's long-term climate cycles.
The eruption of an Icelandic volcano that sent a huge plume of ash into the atmosphere and caused sweeping disruptions of air traffic over Great Britain and Scandinavia today will likely dissipate in the next several days, according to a University of Colorado at Boulder atmospheric scientist.
Hekla is an active stratovolcano that is located southern Iceland and is part of a volcanic ridge that extends over an area of twenty-five miles. This volcano reaches an elevation of 4,882 feet and holds a unique shape that is a mixture of a stratovolcano and crater row, a trait that is found in very few volcanoes. Its name is translated as “hooded” but it also refers to a hooded cloak, so it is thought that the name could be inspired by the cloud cover that often occurs around the...