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Hecates Tholus Volcano In 3D
Hecates Tholus volcano as seen by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on Mars Express during orbit 32 from an altitude of 275 km. The 3D image on the left requires stereoscopic (red/green) glasses to view. See: The colour image (with north at the top) shows the summit caldera of Hecates Tholus, the northernmost volcano of the... View News Article (2004-03-01)

Connecting people and geology on volcanoes
In October 2011, heavy rainfall poured down the sides of El Salvador's San Vicente Volcano, nearly four feet of water in 12 days. Coffee plantation employees, working high up on the volcano's slope began noticing surface cracks forming on steep slopes and in coffee plantations.  View News Article (2015-08-03)

Months of geologic unrest signaled reawakening of Icelandic volcano
Months of volcanic restlessness preceded the eruptions this spring of Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull, providing insight into what roused it from its centuries of slumber. View News Article (2010-11-19)

Dramatic developments at Kilauea Volcano: Scientists work to keep public safe and informed
Explosive eruptions and noxious gas emissions at Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii this week have prompted scientists to work around the clock to understand what will happen next and how to keep the public out of harm's way. View News Article (2008-03-28)

The year of the Alaska volcano: Eruptions keep observatory busy
Three Alaska volcanoes erupted in midsummer 2008. Cleveland, Okmok and Kasatochi volcanoes, all located in Alaska's Aleutian Chain, made for a hectic 20th anniversary for the Alaska Volcano Observatory. View News Article (2008-12-17)

Iceland volcano: Pitt researcher compiles first high-res images; plume receding but internal heat up
High-resolution visible and thermal infrared images captured by a joint NASA-Japanese satellite sensor and compiled by University of Pittsburgh volcanologist Michael Ramsey provide the first clear glimpse of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull that has disrupted air travel worldwide since it began erupting April 14. View News Article (2010-04-26)

Scientists find that lightning is good indicator of volcanic activity
Although it's been more than a year since Mount Augustine had its memorable eruption, work continues for University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers. The work of Alaska Volcano Observatory employees from UAF's Geophysical Institute will be appearing in the upcoming issue of the journal Science. View News Article (2007-03-29)

Expert challenges earthquake theory behind Indonesian mud volcano
A leading expert today repeated his assertion that an Indonesian mud volcano was almost certainly manmade despite a new study claiming the eruption might have been triggered by an earthquake. View News Article (2007-08-01)

10 years of Soufriere Hills Volcano research published
The Soufriere Hills Volcano on Montserrat erupted in 1995, and an international team of researchers has studied this volcano from land and sea since then to understand the workings of andesite volcanos more completely. View News Article (2010-11-19)

UM researchers find existence of large, deep magma chamber below Kilauea volcano
A new study led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science uncovered a previously unknown magma chamber deep below the most active volcano in the world - Kilauea. View News Article (2014-01-30)

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