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As used herein, the term 'volcanic plume' means a cloud of volcanic ash. In particular, this invention relates to systems and methods for onboard optical detection of volcanic ash suspended in the atmosphere through which an aircraft is flying.
Recent advances in drone technology made it possible for this drone to fly into the rim of an active volcano in Vanuatu and capture some amazing footage - all while dodging volcanic ejections of more than 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit.
Geologists frequently examine sedimentary rocks in order to reveal the history they record.
The region is known as 'Burning Mountain', a hill North of Sydney that was first documented by European explorers.
This winter, the continental U.S. has experienced such long periods of cold weather that some have started to wonder whether scientists have somehow gotten the signs wrong, and instead of global warming we are experiencing a mini ice age.
This week's feature story, Over the Volcano , details 36-year-old New Yorker Alex Sverdlov's adventure gone wrong on Mauna Loa, a massive Hawaiian volcano.
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief, Heiner Bielefeldt, today urged States to promote and protect everyone's right of freedom of religion or belief, in order to tackle the growing problem of collective religious hatred in the world.
By studying current lava flows over lava and ice, scientists are learning how volcanic eruptions through ancient ice sheets can hold clues to past ice ages Standing eye level with oncoming lava, in a snow pit he is digging at Tolbachik volcano in Russia, Ben Edwards is hoping his world doesn't violently explode in the next few minutes.
The days of using baking soda and vinegar are over for a group of Massey University scientists, who have started simulating genuine volcanic eruptions on the Turitea campus.
Antarctic volcanoes, like Mount Erebus above, contain underground magma chambers, which can raise surface temperatures in areas near the crater.
Alex Sverdlov had climbed the volcano alone a year ago. It took him three and a half days to reach the top and get back to sea level.
In view of the possible reasons for the 17-20 year global temperature plateau and further to Willis' post a couple of weeks ago " Volcanoes Erupt Again ", I have been working on the same subject from a different angle.
Two distinct volcanic eruptions have flooded this area of Daedalia Planum with lava, flowing around an elevated fragment of ancient terrain.