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Monitoring lava flows with boots on the ground and eyes in the sky

Volcano Watch is a weekly article and activity update written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey`s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. 

This month, our Volcano Watch articles are focusing on how the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) monitors Kīlauea’s June 27th lava flow.  710 more words


NASA researchers t return to Kilauea Volcano in March 2015. Post #151.

Source:  NASA/Hawaii Tribune-Herald, 16 January 2015.


NASA scientists will return to a fissure on Kilauea in March 2015 to continue mapping the narrow volcanic formation. 311 more words

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One day in June, newly minted geography graduate Jessica Williams (LAS ’14) stepped from a helicopter onto the Pu’u O’o Cinder Cone on the Big Island of Hawaii. 586 more words


HVO Kilauea Status, as of 9:13 a.m., 01 January 2015.

HVO Kilauea Status.


Please click the link below the headline to read the complete, detailed report.  USGS videos of the June 27 lava flow are also available.   45 more words


January 2015 is Volcano Awareness Month

January 2015 is Hawaiʻi Island’s 6th annual “Volcano Awareness Month.” With Kīlauea’s current lava flow impacting Puna residents, awareness is more essential than ever for us to live in harmony with the active volcanoes that are our island home. 1,229 more words

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