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New light has been shed on one of the biggest volcanic eruptions in the last 500 years – the so-called 'Unknown eruption' – thanks to an unusual collaboration between a historian and a team of earth scientists at the University of Bristol.
How severely have volcanoes contaminated the atmosphere with sulfur particles in past millennia?
A team of atmosphere chemists has devised a chemical trick for determining which historical cooling periods are the results of volcanic eruptions.
Cooler than average weather patterns in the U.S.
Climate researchers have shown that big volcanic eruptions over the past 450 years have temporarily cooled weather in the tropics â€” but suggest that such effects may have been masked in the 20th century by rising global temperatures.
Researchers from The University of British Columbia and McGill University have simulated in the lab the process that can turn ordinary volcanic eruptions into so-called â€œsupervolcanoes.â€
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