Latest Volcanic gas Stories
Beautiful views and exotic thrills draw millions of tourists to volcanic sites each year.
Volcanic-hydrothermal flow channels offer a chemically unique environment, which at first glance appears hostile to life.
Geochemist Albert Colman follows trail from Kamchatka microbes into the history of Earthâ€™s atmosphere.
The heat in the atmosphere of Venus, induced from a strong greenhouse warming, might actually have a cooling effect on the planet's interior.
Millions of years ago, volcanic eruptions in North America were more explosive and may have significantly affected the environment and the global climate.
On March 20, Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano woke from its nearly 200-year slumber to change the way the world viewed volcanoes forever.
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.
The gases which formed the Earth's atmosphere - and probably its oceans - did not come from inside the Earth but from outer space.
Science has unearthed the secret to what might have been alchemy at Oldoinyo Lengai volcano in Tanzania.
By Jolley, David W Widdowson, Mike; Self, Stephen Abstract: Research from biological and geological sources has highlighted the role of volcanoes in the outgassing of P, and thermal fixation and subsequent atmospheric oxidation of NO^sub x^ in volcanic environments.
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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