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Volcano Watch: Volcanoes of American Samoa

Ta’u Volcano in American Samoa experienced volcanic unrest in the form of a swarm of earthquakes that was felt across all of the Manu’a Islands (Ofu-Olosega and Ta’u Islands) from late July to early September 2022. At its peak, up to 30-40 earthquakes were detected per hour. Most earthquakes were too small to feel, but […]

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Nicaragua: the land of lakes, volcanoes and more

ECO & ADVENTURE Nicaragua offers an incredible ecological experience, with 200 private wildlife reserves, four biosphere reserves, 74 protected areas and 26 volcanoes, seven of which are currently active. Ana Carolina Garcia, from the Nicaraguan Tourism Board, shared the many ways nature lovers can enjoy the destination, including “cycling, hiking and the thrilling experience of […]

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is America’s Hot Spot

“],”renderIntial”:true,”wordCount”:350}”> 63 Parks Traveler started with a simple goal: visit every national park in the United States. Avid backpacker and public lands nerd Emily Pennington saved up, built a little van to travel and live in, and hit the road, practicing the best COVID-19 safety protocols along the way. Parks as we know them change […]

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From mud volcanoes to bustling bazaars, here’s why you should visit Azerbaijan

Located at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia, lies Azerbaijan, a patchwork of cultures, traditions and influences. Bordering the Caspian Sea to the east, its neighbors include Iran, Turkey, Georgia and Russia, all of which have helped make Azerbaijan the unique country it is today. Once a member of the Soviet Union, Azerbaijan […]

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Discoveries from Fagradalsfjall eruptions in Iceland change what we know about how volcanoes work | UCSB

The Icelandic volcano Fagradalsfjall. (UCSB) It’s not every day that we learn something that fundamentally changes the way we understand our world. But for Matthew Jackson, an Earth scientist at UC Santa Barbara, and the thousands of volcanologists around the world, such a revelation has happened. While sampling magma from the Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland, […]

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Our understanding of volcanoes has undergone a revolutionary change

What we thought we knew about volcanoes before the recent revelations of Fagradalsfjall eruptions in Iceland, is now radically different. It is not often that we acquire knowledge that revolutionizes our view of the world. Such an epiphany, however, has just been revealed to Earth scientist Matthew Jackson of the University of California, Santa Barbara […]

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Fundamental changes to what we know about how volcanoes work

Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland erupting at night. Recent findings from Iceland’s Fagradalsfjall eruptions are changing what we know about how volcanoes work. Learning something that fundamentally changes the way we understand our world doesn’t happen very often. But for the University of California, Santa Barbara Earth scientist Matthew Jackson and the thousands of volcanologists around […]

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Recent discoveries from Iceland’s Fagradalsfjall eruptions change what we know about how volcanoes work

It’s not every day that we learn something that fundamentally changes the way we understand our world. But for Matthew Jackson, an Earth scientist at UC Santa Barbara, and the thousands of volcanologists around the world, such a revelation has happened. While sampling magma from the Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland, Jackson and his collaborators discovered […]

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Volcanoes and lakes on a road trip in Chile’s Lake District

Puerto Varas on the shores of Lake Llanquihue. Volcanoes are never far away in this region. Photo: iStock Chile’s Araucaria region takes its name from the monkey-puzzle forests that historically criss-crossed the countryside, along the sides of volcanoes and to the very shores of the dozens of lakes that dot this extraordinary part of the […]

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Are there volcanoes near Whistler, BC?

Here in the weekthere Under Museum Musings, we mostly explore and share stories from the past. Rarely, however, do we go back thousands or millions of years as necessary when discussing the geological history of our region. To celebrate the Sea to Sky Fire and Ice Aspiring Geopark, the Museum is showcasing the landscape in […]

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Fire of Love: a documentary narrated by Miranda July on volcanoes and desire

A fascinating new film tells the story of Katia and Maurice Krafft – a daredevil married couple of volcanologists who have spent their lives filming erupting volcanoes the globe Katia and Maurice Krafft were like the Tom Cruise of volcanologists. With a camera, the French couple searched for erupting volcanoes around the world, teetering dangerously […]

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Volcanoes, oceans and weather | The Spectator Australia

Despite the green/ABC propaganda, the recent Australian floods were not caused by coal, livestock or cars. Time is driven by the winds; solar energy powers the winds and draws moisture from the oceans to them. These eternal natural rainmaking processes have recently been aided by two additional factors. First, a large La Niña weather event […]

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Azerbaijan launches scientific research project on mud volcanoes

By Laman Ismayilova Mud volcanoes in Azerbaijan have been placed under scientific control, reports Azernews. Speaking to reporters, Vice President of the National Academy of Sciences Ibrahim Guliyev said the work was being carried out under the project implemented with the funds of an international grant won by the academy. The National Academy of Sciences […]

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park extends to Pohue Bay

The Trust for Public Land transferred ownership of Pōhue Bay to the National Park Service, making the 16,451 acres of land part of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. The terrain area will now be maintained and protected by the NPS. “Aloha ‘āina begins with our commitment to preserving the precious natural and cultural systems of our […]

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Review “Fire of Love”: science, volcanoes and romance erupt

The visually spellbinding volcano documentary “Fire of Love” chronicles a magnificent obsession and might even make that obsession your own. It didn’t have to work very hard in my case. I was already a budding volcanophile when I decided, at age 8, that I had never seen anything more beautiful than the lava geysers raining […]

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Space volcanoes: origins, variants and eruptions

Volcanoes represent some of Earth’s most interesting and violent geographic features, a force of destruction and creation. However, volcanic activity is not limited to our planet, and space volcanoes are often found on other planets and moons. In our solar system, the moon and Mars are rich in evidence of volcanoes and fiery volcanic activity, […]

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Probing the depths of Costa Rica’s volcanoes

I am fascinated by the raw power of volcanoes. As a volcanologist, being in a crater and feeling the movement and pressure beneath your feet is almost a spiritual experience. I am based at the National University of Costa Rica in Heredia (I also have an affiliation with the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque). […]

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Fire risk causes Hawaii Volcanoes National Park road closure

(BIVN) – Dry conditions prompted Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to temporarily close part of the Hilina Pali Highway to motorized vehicles, according to the National Park Service, and officials are reminding the public of existing campfire restrictions . From the NPS: Hilina Pali Road from the gate past the Mauna Iki trailhead to the Hilina […]

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Scientists discover new way volcanoes form | NSF

Geoscientists have discovered the first direct evidence that material from deep within the Earth’s mantle transition zone – a layer rich in water, crystals and molten rock – can seep to the surface to form volcanoes. Researchers have long known that volcanoes form when tectonic plates converge or as a result of mantle plumes that […]

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Volcano Watch: What other volcanoes are currently erupting on Earth?

This map from the Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism Program shows the 48 volcanoes that were in a state of continuous eruption as of March 17, 2022. “Continuous” does not always mean persistent daily activity but indicates at least intermittent eruptive events without a 3-month break or more . PC: HVO Kīlauea, one of Earth’s most […]

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Ancient volcanoes may have created a scarce resource for lunar explorers | New

Ancient volcanic eruptions on the Moon could provide an unexpected resource for future lunar explorers: water. Between 2 and 4 billion years ago, the moon was a volcanic hotspot. Tens of thousands of volcanoes were erupting on the surface, releasing hundreds of thousands of square kilometers of lava onto the lunar surface. This activity created […]

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Ancient volcanoes may have created a scarce resource for lunar explorers

By Ashley Strickland, CNN Ancient volcanic eruptions on the Moon could provide an unexpected resource for future lunar explorers: water. Between 2 and 4 billion years ago, the moon was a volcanic hotspot. Tens of thousands of volcanoes were erupting on the surface, releasing hundreds of thousands of square kilometers of lava onto the lunar […]

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Ancient volcanoes are said to have created water reserves on the Moon

Between 2 and 4 billion years ago, the moon was a volcanic hotspot. Tens of thousands of volcanoes were erupting on the surface, releasing hundreds of thousands of square kilometers of lava onto the lunar surface. This activity created massive lava rivers and lakes similar to features of today’s Hawaii, but on a much larger […]

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Recent earthquakes in Lake Taupō in New Zealand indicate active volcanoes

The tiny sign that New Zealand’s supervolcano is active – and what it could mean for the island nation Several small earthquakes have been recorded in Lake Taupō in New Zealand Geonet has reported a total of 84 tremors in the region over the past three weeks Earthquakes in the area prove that the Taupō […]

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The Titanic-sized tree powering Earth’s volcanoes from a small French island

Researchers have discovered a creeping network of volcanic plumes below the Earth’s surface that could erupt and destroy Africa in tens of millions of years Video loading Video unavailable The video will start automatically soon8Cancel play now La Palma: Lava pours from the volcano onto the tourist beach A fascinating, if not slightly terrifying, discovery […]

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Some volcanoes could warm the climate and destroy the ozone layer, according to NASA

WSHINGTON: Extremely large volcanic eruptions called “flood basalt eruptions” could dramatically warm Earth’s climate and devastate the ozone layer that protects life from the Sun’s ultraviolet rays, a new NASA climate simulation suggests. The simulation contradicts previous studies indicating that these volcanoes cool the climate. It also suggests that while extensive basalt eruptions on Mars […]

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Pluto has giant ice volcanoes that could hint at the possibility of life, NASA photos show

Images of Pluto captured by NASA’s New Horizons mission have revealed a new surprise: ice volcanoes. The spacecraft conducted a flyby of the dwarf planet and its moons in July 2015, and the information gathered then still rewrites almost everything scientists understand about Pluto. Pluto was relegated to dwarf planet status in 2006 when the […]

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NASA: Giant ice volcanoes identified on Pluto by New Horizons spacecraft

The observation was made by analyzing images taken by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft. A study suggests Pluto’s interior was warmer much later than previously thought. Strange lumpy terrain on Pluto, unlike anything seen before in the solar system, indicates that giant ice volcanoes were relatively recently active on the dwarf planet, scientists said Tuesday. The […]

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Pluto has ICE VOLCANOES that were “recently” active – including one the size of Hawaii’s Mauna Loa

Pluto has ice volcanoes, including one the size of Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, new images taken by NASA’s New Horizon spacecraft have revealed. The images show an area of ​​the dwarf planet that contains volcanoes up to 4.3 miles (7 km) high that were “relatively recently” active. Ice volcanoes have already been discovered in several other […]

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Canary Islands cruise – from volcanoes and fiery drinks to a life-size chocolate statue of Cristiano Ronaldo and fried cheesecake

I am amazed to watch an erupting volcano with pungent gases and echoing, unearthly sounds filling the air. But enough of those onion bhajis I had eaten the night before… I am less than two miles from the main vent of Cumbre Vieja, La Palma in the Canary Islands, enjoying the mesmerizing fury of nature. […]

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Monsters, time travel and super-volcanoes make John Elizabeth Stintzi’s ‘My Volcano’ a captivating read

A fever dream that mixes 2016 homicide statistics with an array of outlandish sci-fi tropes. An allegory on the mutability of all things. A disturbing meditation on the strange reality of the 21st century. An apocalyptic or bizarre phantasmagoria Kaiju roam the lands and wreak havoc. A lyrical treatise on volcanoes as metaphors. A wild […]

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Water content controls depth of magma storage under many volcanoes, study finds

Water content controls depth of magma storage under many volcanoes, study finds A possible key to better eruption predictions overturns conventional theory Water content controls how deep magma is stored beneath active volcanoes, a new study finds. Here, lead author Daniel Rasmussen of Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory collects volcanic ash from the Fisher Caldera […]

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China’s Magma Flow park is inspired by volcanoes

The designers of the new Magma Flow public space in Ningbo, China, used a mighty volcano as a muse to create a “hectic and eye-catching” pedestrian walkway. 100 Architects’ Magma Flow Park in Ningbo, China. Shanghai-based 100 Architects was commissioned by the local government to “activate[ing] this pedestrian crossroads” in a brand new commercial and […]

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in Hawaii is the highest rated in the world

Posted in Hawaii Nature February 14, 2022 by Megan McDonald The Hawaiian Islands are full of breathtaking vistas left and right. But Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park in Hawaii is guaranteed to take your breath away! Powerful, colorful and filled with unique and fun information and exploration, this national park was […]

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Giant sponge gardens spotted on extinct volcanoes in the Arctic Ocean

Scientists have been mystified by how the gardens of massive sponges at the bottom of the Arctic Ocean thrive in the cold, dark environment that is otherwise hostile to life. In the permanently frozen Arctic Ocean, there is little light and therefore low productivity of algae plants, which form the basis of the ocean food […]

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Experts Discover Pink Pumice as Evidence of the Immense Power of Underwater Volcanoes

Researchers have found that underwater eruptions are far more powerful than originally thought and can blast volcanic rocks through the air at “supersonic speeds” in just seconds. Last month, the Hunga Tonga Hunga Haapai volcano made global headlines, but underwater eruptions were still vastly underestimated. Pink pumice as evidence of a larger eruption? According to […]

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Massive sponge gardens discovered on tops of extinct underwater volcanoes deep in the Arctic

The dense sponge soils discovered on the seamount structure north of Langseth Ridge represent a surprisingly rich ecosystem, demonstrating the ability of sponges and associated microorganisms to exploit a variety of refractory food sources, including fossil seepage detritus. Credit: Alfred-Wegener-Institut / PS101 AWI OFOS System Sponges grow in large numbers and impressive size on the […]

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Volcanoes, plague and famine: Welcome to 536, the “worst year to live”

We are only in February and already 2022 looks bad. A huge volcanic eruption off Tonga, the prospect of war with Russia, the ongoing pandemic (and its economic disruption). Welcome to the new year: as horrible as the old one. A story of bad times I don’t write to shed light on the very real […]

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Explore Guatemala, the megadiverse country with 37 volcanoes

One of nineteen megadiverse countries in the world, Guatemala is so rich in natural wonders that even its currency – the Quetzal – is named after a tropical bird. With so much nature to discover, including 37 volcanoes, 5 lakes and 360 microclimates, the nation is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts with a sense of adventure. […]

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USGS places four US volcanoes on high watch due to increased unrest

Despite the recent focus on Tonga’s main volcanic eruption, the USGS continues to monitor volcanoes in the United States. Currently four are at high Watch/Orange status due to activity altogether. (Photo: Getty Images) Volcanoes placed in high standby/orange status Great Sitkin Volcano, Pavlof, Semisopochnoi and Kilauea are the four volcanoes showing signs of unrest or […]

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El Salvador is worth visiting just for its volcanoes

El Salvador is a beautiful Central American country full of great surfing beaches, ancient Mayan ruins, of course, scenic volcanoes. El Salvador sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire and is subject to significant tectonic activity. There are about 20 potentially active volcanoes in this small country (six of them are actively monitored). While many […]

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How are underwater volcanoes formed?

Wellington: It’s usually the volcanoes that we can see that grab our attention. But a violent underwater volcanic eruption on the Pacific island of Tonga in mid-January has people staring at volcanoes under the ocean. Two-thirds of all volcanic activity occurs on the high seas,” says Christoph Helo, a volcanologist at the University of Mainz […]

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Tonga Tsunami: What Are Underwater Or Submarine Volcanoes And How They Erupt

New Delhi: On Saturday January 15, an explosive eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano occurred, triggering a tsunami in the Pacific Ocean. The Undersea Volcano, also called Undersea Volcano, is located in the South Pacific kingdom of Tonga, an archipelago of more than 170 islands in the South Pacific Ocean 2,000 km northeast of […]

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Volcanoes: The plumes of rock that feed volcanic hotspots are surprisingly cold

Geologists may need to find a new explanation for sources of volcanic activity in places like Iceland and Hawaii Earth January 6, 2022 By Alex Wilkins Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupts in 2018 United States Geological Survey via Getty Images The rock plumes feeding Earth’s volcanic hotspots are much colder than previously thought, suggesting geologists need […]

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The 5 volcanoes that make up the Big Island of Hawaii

[ad_1] Nicknamed the “Aloha State”, The state of Hawaii is located approximately 3,200 km southwest of the contiguous United States in the Pacific Ocean. It is the only American state located outside the North American continent. The eight main islands of Hawaii, namely Hawai’i, Maui, O’ahu, Kaua’i, Moloka’i, Lana’i, Ni’ihau and Kaho’olawe, were formed by […]

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The unknown world of underwater volcanoes

ROV Jason studies an underwater hydrothermal vent (NOAA) Posted on Dec 17, 2021 3:53 PM by Brian Gicheru Kinyua Volcanic activity is emblematic of the destructive power of nature. When they occur on land, volcanic eruptions leave a trail of property destruction and loss of life. In 2015, about eight percent of the world’s population […]

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Mount Semeru eruption raises concerns about status of other active volcanoes in Indonesia | The Weather Channel – Articles from The Weather Channel

Representative image of the volcanic eruption. (IANS) The eruption of Mount Semeru in East Java province has raised concerns about the status of other active volcanoes across Indonesia, which are home to more than 270 million people. After Mount Semeru erupted on Dec. 4, three volcanoes were on Level Three alert, the second highest, according […]

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El Salvador plans the 1st “Bitcoin City”, fueled by volcanoes

[ad_1] El Salvador – the first country in the world to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender in September – plans to build the world’s first “Bitcoin City”, an entire city that will be funded by Bitcoin bonds and powered by geothermal energy from one of the many volcanoes in the country. , according to The […]

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Italian island of Vulcano orders partial evacuation after heightened activity | Volcanoes

[ad_1] The mayor of the island of Vulcano, in the Aeolian archipelago of Sicily, has ordered the evacuation of around 150 people and banned tourists due to increased volcanic activity and gas in the area. Last October, the Italian civil protection agency issued an orange alert for the small island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, about […]

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Scientific Breakthrough as Chinese Fossil Study Suggests Dinosaur Evolution Was Helped by Volcanoes | Science | News

Dinosaurs: a fossil shows a “different appearance”, according to an expert The ancient beast once roamed the planet freely with little to no opposition other than the other. They lived 230 to 66 million years ago through three periods called the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous. Species as varied as the herbivorous Diplodocus, the terrifying Tyrannosaurus […]

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Extensive survey of over 1,800 “young” monogenetic volcanoes in the Southwestern United States

A view of the crater of Dotsero volcano, a monogenetic volcano that erupted in Colorado about 4,000 years ago. Credit: Greg Valentine Study presents extensive investigation of monogenetic volcanoes less than 2.58 million years old in the southwestern United States. They were born. They live once, erupting for a period that can last for days, […]

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Explorations of Mars and the Moon begin from Spanish volcanoes

[ad_1] A team of astronauts, engineers and geologists travel to Spain’s Canary Islands, one of Europe’s volcanic hotspots, to learn how to best explore the Moon and Mars during the Pangea de ESA. The participants in this edition are ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen, ESA engineer Robin Eccleston and NASA astronaut Kathleen Rubins, who is part […]

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Identify an eruption “tipping point” in Hot Spot volcanoes

[ad_1] Hotspot volcanoes, those in which magma from mantle plumes reaches the surface, have long been considered clues to mantle mysteries. Spain’s hot volcanoes the Canary Islands, however, are a magmatic mystery in themselves. The magma from these volcanoes can have very different chemical compositions despite being part of the same volcanic system and in […]

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COVID-19 outbreak may pose threat to wild mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park

A COVID-19[female[feminine According to a modeling study published in Scientist Reports. SARS-CoV-2 infections have already been identified among captive western lowland gorillas, however, the potential risk COVID-19 poses to wild monkeys, including endangered mountain gorillas, is not light. Fernando Colchero and his colleagues simulated the likelihood that an outbreak of COVID-19 in a population of […]

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Astronaut training in the land of volcanoes

[ad_1] Standing at the edge of this volcanic edifice, the Pangea field team stops to take a 360 ° panoramic photo to show the science team remotely at ground control. Credit: ESA – A. Romeo A team of astronauts, engineers and geologists travel to Spain’s Canary Islands, one of Europe’s volcanic hotspots, to learn how […]

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Volcanoes have little to no effect on current climate change, scientists say

Scientists say volcanoes are impacting global warming on a non-human scale, meaning the change is too slow to observe in a lifetime. Billions of years ago, when the earth was a boiling cauldron of volcanoes and explosive gases, huge amounts of carbon dioxide were released, trapping heat as landmasses formed. However, today the effect of […]

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PH rugby hosts volcanoes trials in Brisbane, Australia

[ad_1] PH Rugby Trials in Brisbane, Australia. PH RUGBY PHOTO MANILA, Philippines — Philippine Rugby has identified new players for its national team program following a successful talent identification at Brothers Rugby-Brisbane in Australia. New talents that may one day be suitable for the Philippines are brothers George and James Nield, Takian-Lani Buchanan and Alana […]

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Examining the Over 1,800 “Young” Volcanoes of the Southwestern United States

[ad_1] A view of the crater of Dotsero volcano, a monogenetic volcano that erupted in Colorado about 4,000 years ago. Credit: Greg Valentine They were born. They live once, erupting for a period that can last for days, years, or decades. Then they darken and die. This story describes the life of a monogenetic volcano, […]

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Volcanoes are being mined to power El Salvador’s Bitcoin mining in this new pilot project

Although a small country, El Salvador is home to 30 volcanoesof which 20 are considered potentially active. The geothermal energy generated by these volcanoes is a rich source, which is now being tapped to mine Bitcoin in a new pilot project in the Central American country. Bitcoin has been an official currency of El Salvador […]

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More volcanoes found around Santorini, but they are inactive | archives, greece, history & science

[ad_1] ATHENS – After American and Greek researchers warned in early 2021 that Santorini, home to a now dormant volcano that erupted 3,666 years ago, could explode again, researchers have discovered other inactive volcanoes around the island. A seismic study of the seabed, using sound waves, revealed the discovery buried under volcanic eruption deposits to […]

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USGS monitors four U.S. volcanoes showing signs of activity and unrest

[ad_1] The USGS continues to closely monitor volcanoes around the United States, with four now at Orange / Watch elevated due to noted activity on all four of them. The Great Sitkin, Pavlof, Semisopochnoi and Kilauea are the four volcanoes showing signs of trouble. With the exception of Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, which remains yellow / […]

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The disease may pose a threat to wild mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park

[ad_1] Transmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles isolated from a patient. Credit: NIAID A COVID-19 outbreak among wild mountain gorillas in the Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda, could lead to population collapse, according to a modeling study published in Scientific reports. SARS-CoV-2 infections have previously been identified among captive western lowland gorillas, however, the potential […]

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Seismic “telescope” reveals titanic tree-like plume fueling Earth’s volcanoes

[ad_1] About 75% of the world’s volcanoes live along the aptly named Ring of Fire. It’s logic. Squeezing a boundary between tectonic plates, the Ring of Fire is an open seam within the planet. But then there’s Hawaii, a chain of volcanic islands right in the middle of the Pacific Plate, far from any border. […]

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Beyond the lava: where are volcanoes erupting and how long can they last? – National

[ad_1] The incandescent lava spurting from the Cumbre Vieja volcano continues to wreak havoc on the Spanish island of La Palma, destroying buildings and forcing massive evacuations. The volcanic eruption of La Palma which began on September 19 is one of more than 50 in the world that are marked as “continuous” as of October […]

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The explosive story of “space volcanoes” on 9 worlds close to “fire and ice”

[ad_1] Lava flows from Maat Mons, an 8 km high volcano located on the planet Venus. | Location: Venus. … [+] (Photo by Lee Corkran / Sygma via Getty Images) Sygma via Getty Images First it was Fagradalsfjall in Iceland. Now Cumbre Vieja is erupting in La Palma in the Canary Islands. 2021 has been […]

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Inside volcanoes, in front of trains: 10 stunning football fields around the world

[ad_1] It has now been two years since the first wave of the rise of the novel coronavirus in China was flatly ignored by virtually everyone. This has changed. We are now trying to follow the infection curves, to immerse ourselves in vaccine technology, to delve deep into the nature of zoonotics. Because, well, all […]

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Volcanoes in El Salvador have started mining Bitcoin

Key points to remember Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele has announced that the country has started leveraging volcanic energy to mine Bitcoin. El Salvador has implemented measures to strengthen Bitcoin infrastructure and adoption. Although mining via geothermal electricity (like volcanoes) is touted as clean bitcoin mining, the activity still has many critics. Share this article El […]

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Get a close look at Kīlauea Volcano in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. Last volcanic eruption

[ad_1] Photo by B. Carr for USGS When I was younger the volcanoes seemed so cold with all the glowing magma and seemingly slow lava. In adulthood, the idea of ​​a volcanic eruption is terrifying. And if you haven’t heard it, there is one right now. KÄ«lauea volcano in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park began to […]

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Lava from the Canary Islands volcano reaches the sea nine days after its eruption | News Volcanoes

Huge clouds of steam rise into the air as hot lava hits the water amid the risk of explosions and toxic gases. Hot lava from an erupting volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma has reached the Atlantic Ocean, nine days after it began flowing down the mountain, destroying buildings and destroying crops. Photographs […]

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El Salvador Takes “First Steps” Towards Bitcoin Mining With Volcanoes

In short El Salvador’s president said in June that the country would use its volcanoes to mine Bitcoin. The president released a video yesterday showing the country kicking off the project. The Salvadoran president said via a video on Twitter that the country has launched its project to use geothermal energy – from volcanoes – […]

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Where are most of the volcanoes located?

[ad_1] Volcanoes are found all over the world, forming primarily at the edges of tectonic plates but can also arise in “hot spots” like the one that created the Hawaiian Islands. In total, there are potentially a few 1,500 active volcanoes on Earth according to the US Geological Survey. From these, 51 are now in […]

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Dinosaur Rise Driven By Volcanoes Causing Climate Change

[ad_1] Ecological changes following intense volcanic activity during the Carnian rainfall event 230 million years ago paved the way for dinosaurs to become the dominant species. Credits: Pixabay The rise of dinosaurs coincided with environmental changes brought on by major volcanic eruptions more than 230 million years ago, a new study finds. The Carnian rainfall […]

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What are the most dangerous active volcanoes in the world

[ad_1] Nature conceals within it a multitude of events and magnificent formations that never cease to amaze us. One of them are volcanoes, a geological structure through which magma emerges and is divided into lava and gas from inside the Earth. Volcanoes can have many shapes and release different materials. There are also many submarine […]

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How many active volcanoes are there in the Canary Islands?

The eruption that began shortly after 3 p.m. Sunday has yet to peak and could continue for weeks or even months. The longest in Spanish history lasted six years! indeed, Vicente Soler a volcanologist from the Spanish National Research Council announced this evening that a new vent has opened on the volcano. The volcanologists were […]

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Secrets of Hot Spot Volcanoes Revealed • Earth.com

[ad_1] New research has yielded results that could potentially lead to the development of volcanic eruption warning systems. Previously, lava from “hotspot” volcanoes was thought to be virgin lava, coming from tens of kilometers deep in the mantle. This is not the case, explains Dr Teresa Ubide, a volcanologist at the University of Queensland. “It’s […]

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The secret to the fiery heart of volcanoes gives clue to predict eruptions

[ad_1] Australian researchers have unlocked a secret hidden in the fiery hearts of many volcanoes, which could lead to better detection of when they might erupt. While volcanoes typically form in places on Earth where tectonic plates meet, hot spot volcanoes can form anywhere and are fueled by magma pushed through cracks in the plates […]

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the internal “magmatic filter” that causes the eruption of oceanic island volcanoes

[ad_1] The volcanoes we see on the Earth’s surface are just the tip of the iceberg. Below the surface, they are fed by a complex network of conduits and reservoirs that bring molten rock, called magma, back to the surface. When the magma erupts, it can generate lava flows that cool down to become volcanic […]

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In Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, witness the power of the Earth

[ad_1] Each piece begins with a bird’s-eye view of the history and impact of a unique American site, then zooms in to reveal the experience on the ground. In this article, Hawaii-based writer Catherine Toth Fox explores the fiery magic of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. © Michael Parkin, Folio Art 35,000 feet: the beginnings of […]

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Venus is younger than Mars, still has active volcanoes like Earth: study

[ad_1] Venus is believed to be younger and emerged much later after the formation of our closest neighbor Mars, said a group of scientists who examined active volcanic sites first. Published in the journal Solar System Research, the conclusion was jointly drawn by a team of scientists from Russia, Spain, Finland, Italy and Spain. Scientists […]