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Latest Prediction of volcanic activity Stories

2012-05-16 22:41:53

The early April earthquake of magnitude 8.6 that shook Sumatra was a grim reminder of the devastating earthquakes and tsunami that killed tens of thousands of people in 2004 and 2005.

2012-03-30 08:29:09

Two new studies into the "plumbing systems" that lie under volcanoes could bring scientists closer to predicting large eruptions.

astronomy
2011-09-03 06:13:20

In his new book, ‘Deep-Sky Companions: The Secret Deep,’ Stephen James O'Meara presents 109 new objects for stargazers to observe.

Mount Etna Begins 12th Eruption Of Year
2011-08-30 09:44:46

Italy’s famed volcano Mt. Etna has erupted for the twelfth time this year, spewing lava and ash into the upper atmosphere.

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2010-11-19 09:54:15

The Soufriere Hills Volcano on Montserrat erupted in 1995, and an international team of researchers has studied this volcano from land and sea since then to understand the workings of andesite volcanos more completely.

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2009-07-01 08:45:00

Alaska’s Mount Redoubt has gradually slowed down in activity since the last eruption three months ago.

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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.

2009-02-23 12:25:00

Scientists at volcano monitoring stations in Alaska say they are confident in their abilities to track volcanic activity at the active Redoubt Volcano.

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2008-12-09 13:35:00

A controversial new study based on findings from an analysis of records in southern Chile suggests that very large earthquakes can trigger an increase in activity in nearby volcanoes.

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2008-08-30 10:20:24

Scientists have exploited crystals from lavas to unravel the records of volcanic eruptions.


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Volcanology
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Volcanology is the study of volcanoes, magma, lava, and related geological, geochemical, and geophysical phenomena. The term volcanology comes from the Latin word Vulcan. Vulcan is the ancient Roman god of fire. A volcanologist is a person who studies the creation of volcanoes, and their current and historic eruptions. Volcanologists frequently visit volcanoes, particularly active ones, to observe volcanic eruptions, collect eruptive products including samples of tephra, lava, and rock....

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