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Volcanic Activity Worldwide 13 Dec 2014: Fuego Volcano, Bardarbunga, Kilauea, Fogo, Stromboli, Santiaguito

13 Dec 2014: Volcano Discovery

Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): Activity has remained low – there is no lava effusion. At the vents in the summit craters, there are occasional small explosions and strong degassing. 1,149 more words

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Volcanic activity worldwide 29 Nov 2014: Aso Volcano, Bardarbunga Volcano, Nyamuragira, Fogo, Zhupanovsky

Bardarbunga (Iceland): These two images were posted on the twitter account of the University of Iceland after their recent field expedition. As the lava field continues to expand, new branches of red hot rivers reach its edge and cascade down on the sandy plain below in a spectacular ‘water’fall of glowing lava. 1,246 more words

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Volcanoes Today, 27 Nov 2014: Semeru volcano, Pavlof, Aso, Fogo

Fogo (Cape Verde): The eruption continues, but the situation is critical inside the Cha caldera. The northern lava flow branch has started to enter the village of Portela and today destroyed and/or damaged several buildings, including the headquarters of the Fogo Nature Park. 469 more words

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Volcanoes Today, 22 Nov 2014: Stromboli volcano, Colima, Reventador, Dukono, Cerro Negro de Mayasquer

Stromboli (Eolian Islands, Italy): Lava effusion seems to have stopped completely since about a week ago. Small strombolian explosions continue to occur sporadically from vents in the northern and central crater terrace at the summit. 398 more words

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Cut CO2, But What About The Environment?

Reducing CO2 emissions can carry a high cost to the environment, as explained by The Climate Skeptic.  The tradeoff is all too real because the resources available for mitigating environmental damage are scarce. 393 more words

Volcanoes Today, 19 Nov 2014: Shiveluch volcano, Sinabung, Dukono, Reventador, Copahue

Shiveluch (Kamchatka): A series of eruptions occurred during the past days from the volcano’s growing lava dome. Tokyo VAAC issued alerts about ash plumes rising up to 30,000 ft (9 km) altitude. 168 more words

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Satellite Images: Plumes from Pavlof Volcano

Acquired November 15, 2014 download large image (2 MB, JPEG, 3600×2400)

Acquired November 15, 2014 download GeoTIFF file (9 MB, TIFF)

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