Posts Tagged ‘Volcano’

WFS News: A Time-Lapse Bathymetry Study of the Kick-‘em-Jenny Volcano

@WFS,World Fossil Society,Riffin T Sajeev,Russel T Sajeev Researchers got a rare opportunity to study an underwater volcano in the Caribbean when it erupted while they were surveying the area. The research, published today in the journal Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, provides new insight into the little-studied world of underwater volcanoes. It investigated a volcano named Kick-’em-Jenny (KeJ), […]

Deep magma reservoirs are key to volcanic super-eruptions!

A new study shows the importance of large reservoirs in creating Earth’s most powerful volcanic eruptions and explains why they are so rare.

Jeju Island, Korea is a live volcano

In Jeju, Korea, a place emerging as a world-famous vacation spot with natural tourism resources, a recent study revealed a volcanic eruption occurred on the island. The Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM) indicated that there are the traces that indicated that a recent volcanic eruption was evident 5,000 years ago. This is […]

Earthquakes due to volcanic pressure : A warning signal of Volcanic eruptions

Source: Wiley New research in Geophysical Research Letters examines earthquake swarms caused by mounting volcanic pressure which may signal an imminent eruption. The research team studied Augustine Volcano in Alaska which erupted in 2006 and found that precursory earthquakes were caused by a block in the lava flow. 36 hours before the first magmatic explosions, […]