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2009-04-11 12:25:00

The US government will spend $15.2 million to modernize equipment for monitoring US volcanoes and improving warning systems.

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2009-04-08 09:05:01

Researchers hit the jackpot in late March, when, for the first time, they began recording data on lightning in a volcanic eruption--right from the start of the eruption.

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2009-04-03 16:55:00

The resourceful astronauts repaired the fender with duct tape, but even with all four fenders, Cernan had to dust off the rover at each stop. Getting rid of moondust remained a top priority.

2009-03-29 00:05:00

SEATTLE, March 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Airlines has suspended its remaining flights in and out of Anchorage for Saturday night after Mount Redoubt erupted again about 3:40 p.m. Alaska time and generated ash clouds that pose a significant risk to air travel.

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2009-03-28 12:05:00

Friday saw another round of volcanic explosions at Alaska’s Mount Redoubt, shooting ash clouds as high as 50,000 feet above sea level and sending drivers on a run to the auto parts store for replacement air filters.

2009-03-27 20:34:00

Travelers advised to check status of flights at alaskaair.com or 800-ALASKAAIR; delays, cancellations still possible pending further volcanic activity SEATTLE, March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Airlines resumed flights in and out of Alaska this afternoon following the clearing of ash clouds from Mount Redoubt.

2009-03-27 15:47:00

Travelers advised to check status of flights at alaskaair.com or 800-ALASKAAIR; Delays, cancellations still possible pending further volcanic activity SEATTLE, March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Airlines has resumed some flights in and out of Alaska following a volcanic eruption of Mount Redoubt at 8:40 a.m.

2009-03-26 17:57:00

Travelers advised to check status of flights at alaskaair.com or 800-ALASKAAIR SEATTLE, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Airlines has suspended all flights into and out of Anchorage, Alaska, due to the mid-morning eruption of Mt. Redoubt.

2009-03-24 13:42:00

Travelers advised to check status of flights at alaskaair.com or 800-ALASKAAIR; Delays, cancellations still possible pending further volcanic activity SEATTLE, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Airlines will resume flights in and out of Alaska this morning following the clearing of ash clouds from Mt.

2009-03-23 19:30:00

Travelers advised to check status of flights at alaskaair.com or 800-ALASKAAIR SEATTLE, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Airlines announced that the airline has canceled passenger flights in and out of the Alaska cities of Fairbanks, Bethel, Prudhoe Bay, Nome, Kotzebue and Barrow due to continued volcanic ash caused by last night's eruption of Mt.


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