Bruno Faria received the 2017 Africa Award for Research Excellence in Earth Science at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, held on 13 December 2017 in New Orleans, La. The award honors an early-career scientist from the African continent for “completing significant work that shows the focus and promise of making outstanding contributions to research in Earth or ocean sciences.”
Simulations that melded volcano topography, satellite observations, and virtual lava accurately anticipated the destruction of villages 18 months ago by Cape Verde's Fogo volcano.
The European Space Agency's Sentinel-1 satellite captures volcanic surface changes that reveal the flow below.
The suspected sudden collapse of a nearby volcano's flank may have triggered an enormous wave that carried large boulders high onto Santiago Island in Cape Verde, a new study finds.