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Lava Rises to the Occasion during National Park Week

The lava lake within Kīlauea volcano’s Halema‘uma‘u Crater began to rise earlier this week and is now visible from many viewpoints along the caldera rim in… 330 more words

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Latest USGS Eruption Photos

The following images were released by the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (USGS) (Dated April 3, 2015). Note: the photos were not taken in areas currently accessible to the public. 487 more words

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Mauna Loa lava flow blazes a trail for the Saddle Road

The following is this week’s edition of the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory‘s Volcano Watch:

With the recent downgrade of the Volcano Alert Level for Kīlauea’s June 27th lava flow that has been threatening the Pāhoa area, it’s interesting to take a look back at the 1880-1881 Mauna Loa lava flow and the threat that it posed to Hilo. 709 more words

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The Latest USGS Lava Flow Photos

The following photos were released by the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (USGS) (Dated March 17, 2015) . Note: these photos  were not taken in areas currently accessible to the public. 397 more words

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Christina Neal Takes Top Spot at USGS HVO

The following is this week’s edition of the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory‘s Volcano Watch:

The U.S. Geological Survey is pleased to announce the selection of Christina (Tina) Neal to serve as the new Scientist-in-Charge of the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. 639 more words

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USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory welcomes new staff scientist, Ingrid Johanson

Volcano Watch (http://hvo.wr.usgs.gov/volcanowatch/) is a weekly article and activity update written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey`s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. 

Over the past several weeks, our Volcano Watch articles have highlighted the methods used by USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) scientists to monitor and distribute information about threatening lava flows, with special focus on how those methods have evolved since Kalapana was overrun by lava in 1990. 590 more words

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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

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