A research team from Ecuador’s Geophysical Institute keeps a close eye on an unusually active and unstable volcano in the nation’s remote jungles.
A new study sheds light on how magma erodes the conduit it flows through.
Volcanologists say it’s too soon to know whether the sudden drop in activity signals the end of the eruption or just a pause.
Evidence collected following the 2011 eruption of Japan’s Shinmoedake volcano suggests that the powerful event affected the behavior of an active caldera nearby.
Meanwhile, some scientists say that the 35-year eruption from the Pu‘u Ō‘ō vent has ended and that the flows since 3 May are a new eruption. Others take issue with this view.
Sinking magma levels and rockfalls prompt warnings, flight restrictions, and the shutdown of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park.
Workshops on Volcanoes; Santiaguito, Guatemala, 4–12 January 2016
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What’s it like to do field work mere miles away from an erupting volcano?