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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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Plumbing the Depths of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō

The following is the weekly Volcano Watch article, written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, with additional information about the Pāhoa Transfer Station lava viewing area added by staff at… 970 more words

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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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