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Which Volcanoes Are Most Overdue for Eruption?
Science & Tech  (tags: Volcanoes, Volcanology, Geology, International Association of Volcanology, Decade Volcanoes, scientists, study, science, safety, world, news )

Cat
- 3 days ago - gizmodo.com
Fascinating comments! Do read them. The recent volcanic eruptions in Hawaii and Guatemala are potent reminders that our planet is capable of unleashing its pent-up fury at virtually any given time
From Science Live: Volcano Facts And Types Of Volcanoes
Science & Tech  (tags: Geology, Volcanoes, Volcano Types, volcanic activity, discovery, habitat, health, history, humans, interesting, news, science, scientists, study, world )

Fiona
- 130 days ago - livescience.com
A volcano on Earth is a vent or fissure in the planet's crust through which lava, ash, rock and gases erupt. A volcano is also a mountain formed by the accumulation of these eruptive products.
Dormant B.C. Volcano Sparks With Activity
Science & Tech  (tags: volcanoes, volcanic activity, Mt. Meager BC, Melanie Kelman, Geology, Natural Resources Canadadiscovery, history )

Cat
- 617 days ago - cbc.ca
Fascinating! Experts are taking a closer look at Mount Meager, a dormant volcano north of Pemberton, after they discovered activity on the peak earlier this summer.
BBC - Earth - Secrets of Patagonia's Rare and Violent Volcanoes
Science & Tech  (tags: science, volcanoes, volcanic eruptions, Patagonia, BBC Earth, video, research, safety, technology )

Cat
- 988 days ago - bbc.com
I love volcanoes and I cannot lie. Investigating one of the world's rarest and most explosive types of eruption in Patagonia could help save lives across the globe, explains Hugh Tuffen
More Fatal Earthquakes to Come, Geologists Warn
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, earthquakes, extreme weather, tsunamis, volcanoes, water )

Julie
- 998 days ago - newsweek.com
Scientists predict the ebb and flow of rain and melting and shifting ice will put pressure on the Earth's grinding plates, which will lead to more earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes.
Japanese Volcano Mount Aso on Island of Kyushu Erupts | World News | The Guardian
Science & Tech  (tags: geology, volcanoes, volcanic eruptions, Mt. Aso, Japan, Kyushu Island, nuclear power )

Cat
- 1008 days ago - theguardian.com
Yet the Abe government is betting on nuclear power. Volcano sends mile-high plume of ash and smoke into the air as power company says the recently restarted Sendai nuclear plant would be unaffected
Large Volcanic Eruptions May Have Changed Climate and Altered Human History
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, society, investigation, climate-change, climate, pollution, volcanoes, science, discovery, ancient )

Michael
- 1072 days ago - iflscience.com
Volcanic eruptions have been known to affect the Earth's climate, but scientists have found it difficult to quantify by just how much.
Chile's Calbuco Volcano Erupts
Science & Tech  (tags: Volcanoes, Chile, safety, Calbuco Volcano, news )

Cat
- 1153 days ago - theguardian.com
A spectacular eruption at that. The Calbuco volcano has erupted for the first time in 42 years, billowing a huge ash cloud over a sparsely populated, mountainous area in southern Chile.
The Hidden Colours Inside Volcanoes
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, Colours, Volcanoes, University of Cambridge )


- 1474 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Igneous rocks - formed deep in the Earth's mantle and then spewed out of volcanoes - contain beautiful microscopic crystal structures not visible to the naked eye.
Volcano Under Antarctic Ice May Erupt, Accelerate Melting
Science & Tech  (tags: volcanoes, Antarctica, melting ice )

Freya
- 1674 days ago - nbcnews.com
A newly discovered volcano rumbling beneath nearly a mile of ice in Antarctica will almost certainly erupt at some point in the future, according to a new study. Such an event could accelerate the flow of ice into the sea and push up the already rising...
Largest Volcano on Earth Lurks Beneath Pacific Ocean
Science & Tech  (tags: volcanoes, geology )

Freya
- 1746 days ago - news.yahoo.com
he world's largest volcano lurks beneath the Pacific Ocean, researchers announced today (Sept. 5) in the journal Nature Geoscience. Called the Tamu Massif, the enormous mound dwarfs the previous record holder, Hawaii's Mauna Loa, and is only 25 percent...
Atlantic Canadian Mega-Volcanoes Blamed in Mass Extinction
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery, environment, research, study, science, volcanoes, extinction, world, Triassic )

Michael
- 1913 days ago - cbc.ca
The major extinction that paved the way for the rise of the dinosaurs was caused by the eruption of massive volcanoes in what is now Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, the northeastern U.S. and Morocco, a new study says.
Yellowstone Supervolcano Bigger Than Thought
Science & Tech  (tags: volcanoes, geology, disaster )

Freya
- 2625 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The gigantic underground plume of partly molten rock that feeds the Yellowstone supervolcano might be bigger than previously thought, a new image suggests.
Volcanoes Around The World
Science & Tech  (tags: science, ecology, Volcanoes, Earth Science, Science searcher, ecology )

Ghazali
- 2830 days ago - scienceray.com
Active volcanoes are currently erupting or showing unrest. Dormant volcanoes are not erupting but may erupt again.
Scientists Explore Origins of 'Supervolcanoes' on the Sea Floor: Ancient Goliaths Blamed for Multiple Mass Extinctions
Science & Tech  (tags: volcanoes, archaeology, research )

Suzane
- 2990 days ago - sciencedaily.com
"Supervolcanoes" have been blamed for multiple mass extinctions in Earth's history, but the cause of their massive eruptions is unknown.
 

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