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Here’s one curious consequence of Iceland’s volcanic ash clouds grounding airplanes across Europe: Scientists attending a volcanology meeting in Paris are temporarily stuck there. That’s where the AGU Geohazards blog reached John Eichelberger, [...]
An impressive combination of Northern Lights and the erupting Eyjafjajokull Volcano make a spectacular photo that should be a favorite of Earth
Sitting at the Philadelphia departure gate at 11.00 pm last night on a flight completely packed (presumably as a result of Easter and British Airways strike problems), the pilot informed us that he was "in conference" with Icelandic air [...]
Here in the US, just about everybody knows about that annoying, purple dinosaur “Barney,” but kids in Finland are more likely to be familiar with the hard-rockin’ metal group Hevisaurus. Dressed up in green dinosaur costumes [...]
Pássaros ostentando suas presas, prontos para ataque ou fugindo de um incêndio florestal estão entre as 36 cenas vencedoras do concurso Avistar de fotografia de aves deste ano. Ciro Albano, Dimitri Matoszko e Simone Cemin Tomaz ganham os [...]
My friend Barry R., now residing in PostDocVille, Denmark, took a trip to Iceland last week to check out the eruption of Eyjafjallajökull. Unfortunately, by the time he got to the volcano, it was no longer spouting lava, but the scene is dramatic [...]
The steam and ash plume from the Eyjafjallajökull subglacial eruption that started early morning, April 14, 2010.
Well, after the brief respite when there was speculation Eyjafjallajökull-Fimmvörduháls eruption might be over, we now know what [...]
Here is what USGS wrote about the M6.3 earthquake Monday, April 12, 2010 at 12:08:10 AM at epicentre (Location 37.078°N, 3.470°W = 25 km SE of Granada, Depth 616.7 km.
“The seismotectonics of the April 11, 2010 M6.3 Spanish earthquake is [...]
For those friends who wonder what the hell is geology all about (and that keep asking me how can I make a living out of this thing) this has been a revealing week with a major quake in China (Qinghai province) and a sub-glacial eruption in [...]