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1 hr ago | Wired

Science and Sensationalism: Is Japan's Fuji in a "Critical State" for an Eruption?

Sometimes, it's the sales pitch that gets you rather than the actual car. That seems to be the case with the latest rash of media coverage over the "critical state" at Japan's Fuji .


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake

5 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Jeju Island is a live volcano

Thse are pictures of the sedimentary layer containing charcoal found on a stony mountain developing site in Sangchang-ri, and the carbonized wood sample used for the radiocarbon dating.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, South Korea, World News,

9 hrs ago | Earth & Sky

Reservoir of molten rock under Yellowstone is 2.5 times bigger than thought

Yellowstone National Park and the surrounding area in North America is the site of some of the most powerful volcanic eruptions to have ever occurred on Earth.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Ukraine Joins N. Korea No-Fly Zone as Carriers Seek Firmer Rules

A no-fly area declared in eastern Ukraine after the downing of the Malaysian Air Flight 17 is a rare restriction shared with rogue states like North Korea , prompting airlines including Deutsche Lufthansa AG to question whether rules for flights over war zones need tightening.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Natural Disasters, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Man awoke to flames in north side home

According to the Indianapolis Fire Department, Terry Alan Thomas, 55, said he heard a crash at the front window and then saw flames erupt around 7:45 p.m. Monday night at his home in the 3900 block of Boulevard Place.


Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Natural Disasters, Fire

Houston Chronicle

Rice scientist part of study to map Mount St. Helens' depths

Mount St. Helens erupted on July 22, 1980. Now, geophysicists are planning to use explosions to map the volcano's interior.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Rice University, Oregon State University, University of Texas at El Paso, University of Washington, Earthquake

Criminal Report Daily

Could 2011 Quake Trigger an Eruption of Mount Fuji?

When astronauts looked out the window of the International Space Station in early July, they noticed a swirling mass of clouds over the Atlantic Ocean, which turned out to be the beginning of a tropical storm and, later, Hurricane Arthur.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Natural Disasters, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur


Northwest fires burn almost 1 million acres, dozens of homes

An eruption of lightning-sparked wildfires across the northwestern United States over the last two weeks has scorched almost a million acres of land in Washington and Oregon while threatening thousands of houses and buildings.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire


Planet's Hottest June On Record Follows Hottest May

The June global sea surface temperature was 0.64 C above the 20th century average of 16.4 C , the highest for June on record and the highest departure from average for any month .


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, US News, Liberal Political News


Pressure from 2011 Earthquake Leaves Mt. Fuji Ready to Blow its Top

Long-revered and much-climbed, Japan's Mount Fuji looks like it's ready to blow it's top after more than 300 years of dormancy.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

Encyclopaedia Britannica

Holocene Epoch

The sediments of the Holocene, both continental and marine, cover the largest area of the globe of any in the geologic record, but the Holocene is unique because it is coincident with the late and post-Stone Age history of mankind.


Related Topix: Italy, World News, Natural Disasters


Sandstone Arches Shaped By Downward Pressure & Erosion, New Study Suggests

The fantastical arch shapes of sandstone formations have long been thought to be sculpted by wind and rain.


Related Topix: Czech Republic, Travel, Europe, World News, Europe Travel, Czech Republic Travel, Provo, UT, Natural Disasters

The Columbian

Morning Press: Lost in the wilderness, blasting under a mountain, pot ...

Last year, there was a record number of search and rescue missions in Skamania County - the rural area containing Mount St. Helens, along with other popular outdoor destinations such as Beacon Rock, Silver Star Mountain and the vast Gifford Pinchot National Forest.


Related Topix: Skamania County, WA, Vancouver, WA, Natural Disasters, Clark County, WA

West Hawaii Today

Description of Kilauea eruptions started at opportune time

William Ellis led a team of missionaries on a tour of the Island of Hawaii starting on July 18, 1823, from the village of Kailua.


Related Topix: Kilauea, HI, Kailua, HI, Pahala, HI, Natural Disasters, Volcano, HI

International Business Times

End of Times Indicators: Japan's Mount Fuji in 'Critical State' ...

Villagers affected by the Mount Sinabung eruption earlier this year head to a polling station in Medan, Sumatra July 9, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Natural Disasters, Indonesia, Earthquake

Sun Jul 20, 2014

ABC News

Mr Fluffy asbestos: Anger over 'forgotten' NSW victims with loose asbestos roof insulation

Residents in New South Wales are turning up the pressure on the State Government to provide assistance to home owners with potentially deadly asbestos roof insulation.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Natural Disasters


Thrilling ride over fairyland

Most tourists start with a glowing description of the balloon ride when they talk about Cappadocia, a district in the middle of the Anatolia region in Turkey which features such weird landscapes you half expect Mary Poppins or Fred Flintstone to pop up around the next fairy chimney.


Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Travel, Turkey Travel, Middle East Travel, Natural Disasters


Mount Rainier Magma Mapping

A team of geologists and geophysicists have imaged the path of a Pacific Northwest volcano 's molten rock, from the subducting slab to the upper crust.


Related Topix: Geology, Science, Natural Disasters

The Island Packet

Mars secrets unlocked at Craters of the Moon

When you're talking about textures in terms of the micro-scale topography of 618 square miles of lava flows formed between 1,500 and 2,000 years ago, that's no small feat.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Idaho State University, Natural Disasters


New Answer To MRSA, Other 'Superbug'...

Image Caption: Blue and white clay zones in the Oregon deposit, separated by a vein of rock containing sulfur.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters