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Mount St. Helens shows signs of reawakening

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) – Ten years ago this week, Mount St. Helens awoke from an 18-year geological slumber.

The news media and volcano-watchers flocked to Johnston Ridge, the closest road with a crater view. 576 more words


Weekend eruption of Japanese volcano Ontake kills hikers... why was there no warning? #science

This past Saturday there was an unexpected eruption of Japan’s Ontake volcano. Below is a video of some first hand footage of the eruption. As usual, Erik Klemetti writing for  232 more words


Check your calendar... it might be volcano season. Robin Wylie explains @ConversationUK

Could there really be such a thing as volcano season?

By Robin Wylie, University College London

The Earth seems to have been smoking a lot recently. 900 more words


Iceland Eruption, Shows No Signs of Stopping, it is the most extensive eruption by area covered

Credit: University of Iceland/Ármann Höskuldsson

Update 9/11/14: This article has been amended to clarify that this is the most extensive eruption by area covered, not necessarily lava volume. 134 more words


The Long Wait?

Yesterday, the Bardarbunga crisis celebrated its first month. As our readers have already remarked, the IMO has put out an update that summarises the earthquake data over the past month. 848 more words


Iceland volcano much? NASA picture from space and aerial video of lava flow #science

Tweet from NASA showing Iceland volcano eruption and lava flow of Holuhraun Lava Field! And a very cool video from the air of the same lava field! 62 more words