Conditions that formed Amazonian age valleys may have been hospitable to microbial life.
Mechanical modeling suggests that previous, undetected eruptions released tectonic stress near the ice-covered Bárðarbunga volcano.
Scientists say the dramatic increase in flows is likely due to the arrival of younger, hotter magma in the system.
Sinking magma levels and rockfalls prompt warnings, flight restrictions, and the shutdown of Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park.
American Geophysical Union Chapman Conference: Merging Geophysical, Petrochronologic, and Modeling Perspectives of Large Silicic Magma Systems; Quinamavida, Chile, 7–12 January 2018
Researchers use trial and error to develop a technique to create volcanic lava bombs.
Sparse seismic data can accurately predict volcanic eruptions.
Water pressure on mid-ocean ridges may affect magma production kilometers beneath the ocean floor.
How the very slow moving African Continent, with a lithosphere of quite varied age elements and thickness, has responded to ongoing asthenospheric modification.
A National Academies report highlights challenges and opportunities in volcano science.