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Mayon Volcano lava flows

(Image above: False color composite generated from Sentinel-2 data draped over Google Earth terrain)

Although I’ve to several volcanoes and have studied and worked on volcanic deposits before, this is the first time I’ve seen an eruption in person. 382 more words

Natural Hazards

Happy Presidents Day and updates

It’s Presidents Day, so I thought I would wish everyone a Happy Presidents Day! It sucks that we don’t get off for school like MLK Jr. 211 more words


Mayon Volcano

Mayon Volcano, the most active volcano in the Philippines, is erupting again. The activity started last January, and it’s still continuing until now. Eruption types have ranged from Strombolian to Vulcanian. 23 more words

Natural Hazards

Campi Flegrei, Neanderthals Extinction & Now

There was a giant eruption of Campi Flegrei about 40,000 years ago. Just about the time the Neanderthal population plunged. This isn’t all that surprising when you consider that this eruption basically covered most of the Neanderthal range with ash, killing them and their food supply. 3,521 more words

Science Bits

"Glass Floor" ~ The Wave | Coyote Buttes, Arizona

by Sean

 Stumbling through life, taking snapshots along the way. Khmer 🇰🇭 | San Diego | Sony A7 Ambassador: @thenomadik


Piraeus, the main port of Athens, was an island from 4 800 – 3 400 BC

Piraeus, the main port of Athens, was an island from 4 800 – 3 400 BC, in other words 4 500 years before the Parthenon was built on the Acropolis. 648 more words