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Volcano Forecast? Crystals Could Predict Eruptions

Live Science - ‎7 hours ago‎
The 1980 eruption of Mount Saint Helens may have been signaled by crystals moving in the magma beneath the Washington state volcano, years before it blew its top, scientists have found. Mount St. Helens' eruption on May 18, 1980, was one of the most ...

Volcanoes Get Quiet Before They Erupt, Here's Why

Nature World News - ‎Jun 29, 2016‎
In 2011, the Telica Volcano experienced a month-long run of ash explosions. In the lead-up to the eruption, the scientists noted a lack of significant seismic activity or ground deformation.

Why Liverpool University is monitoring volcanoes around the world

Study International News - ‎11 hours ago‎
The volcano is one of the most complex geological occurrences in the natural world. With the power to blast cascades of gas through an angry, ashen sky; to fire streams of molten lava and leave paths of smouldering destruction in the wake of its ...

How long will Aucklanders have to flee?

New Zealand Herald - ‎Jun 29, 2016‎
Researchers at Auckland University are looking into how much warning Aucklanders will get if one of their volcanoes erupt. The research team has been given $67,315 from an EQC grants programme to investigate how long it will take for magma to rise from ...

Death, volcanoes and Nazis in the family: Ragnar Kjartansson, wild man of Icelandic art

The Guardian - ‎Jun 28, 2016‎
Behind the drumkit in the studio, painted orange and yellow flames disguise a doorway, like a cartoonish portal to hell. “A lot of texts, written by Icelandic priests in the 18th century, had the idea that the Hekla volcano was the entrance to hell ...

Volcanoes Insider: Hops score in the bottom of the ninth to win

Statesman Journal - ‎17 hours ago‎
The Volcanoes lost to Hillsboro on Wednesday night on the road when the Hops scored in the bottom of the ninth inning. The Volcanoes scored two runs in the first and tacked a third in the fifth. The team scattered seven hits and committed two errors.
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Volcanoes: The prophetic silence before the violence

Gizmag - ‎Jun 24, 2016‎
We often think of volcanoes as sleeping giants that could erupt in a rain of fire with little notice. But it turns out that restless volcanoes do, in fact, give us some notice about when they're going to blow - and it's not quite the kind of warning ...
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Volcanoes Park to Celebrate Centennial in July

Big Island Now - ‎22 hours ago‎
Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park celebrates its 100th anniversary in this year, continuing its tradition of sharing Hawaiian culture and After Dark in the Park public programs in July.

Volcanoes get quiet before they erupt

Science Daily - ‎Jun 23, 2016‎
When dormant volcanoes are about to erupt, they show some predictive characteristics--seismic activity beneath the volcano starts to increase, gas escapes through the vent, or the surrounding ground starts to deform. However, until now, there has not ...

Volcanic Eruption Warning Sign: Active Volcanoes Become Silent Before They Erupt

Tech Times - ‎Jun 26, 2016‎
Scientists monitor potential volcanic eruptions because the ability to predict when volcanoes are about to blow up can save lives and reduce damages to properties.
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Volcanoes Insider: Offense runs dry in loss to Hillsboro

Statesman Journal - ‎Jun 28, 2016‎
The Volcanoes lost to the Hillsboro Hops 6-0 on the road Tuesday night in the first game a three-game series. The Hops took the lead with two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning, two in the six and two more seventh.

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park tops PBN's List of most-visited attractions: Slideshow

Pacific Business News (Honolulu) - ‎Jun 28, 2016‎
An increase in volcanic activity from Kilauea helped to increase the number visitors to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, making it the top visitor attraction in Hawaii last year.

Costa Rica Geologists Busy as Two Volcanoes Erupt

The Costa Rica Star - ‎Jun 26, 2016‎
Readers of The Costa Rica Star are likely to be familiar with the hyperactive state of the Turrialba volcano, located in the province of Cartago, which has been in a constant state of flux for about two years.

Volcanoes Insider: Tri-City wins series with victory in the finale

Statesman Journal - ‎Jun 27, 2016‎
The Volcanoes lost to Tri-City 7-2 on Monday night at home to conclude a five-game series. The Dust Devils won the series 3-2.
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Is Iceland's Hekla Volcano Really About to Blow?

WIRED - ‎Jun 20, 2016‎
The volcanoes of Iceland are some of the most closely watched on the planet. Not only is there an extensive seismic array that records all the earthquakes that occur on the island nation, but many volcanoes have both GPS monitoring of their shape and ...
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Iceland's Gateway to Hell Hekla volcano could explode 'at any moment'

Daily Mail - ‎Jun 21, 2016‎
Lava explodes from the Hekla volcano in an unpopulated area about 93 miles (150 kilometers) southeast of Iceland's capital Reykjavik on Sunday February 27, 2000.

Volcanoes win one in bottom of the ninth

Statesman Journal - ‎Jun 27, 2016‎
The Volcanoes won a 4-3 contest, tying the series with Tri-City at two games apiece, on Sunday. Shortstop Ryan Howard came through in the clutch in the bottom of the ninth inning with his third RBI of the game, giving Salem-Keizer its first walk-off ...

Tarryck Gabriel picked up by Windward Islands Volcanoes

St. Lucia News Online - ‎Jun 26, 2016‎
7900959778_3786fbacd7_b Saint Lucia's Tarryck Gabriel has been picked by the Windward Islands Volcanoes for the 2016 edition of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Professional Cricket League.
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Iceland braces for potential volcanic 'disaster'

Cosmos - ‎Jun 22, 2016‎
The volcano, located in the south of the country, has erupted approximately once every 10 years between 1970 and 2000, but has been quiet since then and geologists say that could mean trouble.
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