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Dynamics and rates of rockfalls have been repeatedly studied in mountain environments with archival records as well as lichenometric, radiocarbon or dendrogeomorphic approaches. In this study, we test the potential of conifers growing at a low‐latitude, high‐elevation ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: EARTH SURFACE PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS Earth Surf. Process. Landforms 36, 1209–1217 (2011)
Augustine Volcano is the youngest and historically most active volcano in the Cook Inlet region of Alaska. This paper is about the earthquake evolution of this volcano.
Reference: "The 2006 Eruption of Augustine Volcano, Alaska Power, J.A., Coombs, M.L., and Freymueller, J.T., editors U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1769"
<p>Over the past several years, the Mt. Amiata volcanogeothermal area has drawn the attention of the Italian scientific community for an environmental impact assessment concerning any interactions between the geothermal exploitation and the fresh water resources ...
Reference: Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2010 Bali, Indonesia, 25-29 April 2010
Minimization differences on Cellular Automata approach to predict new inundated area of hot mudflow on LUSI mud eruption disaster which occurred in Sidoarjo area is proposed. There are three characteristics of hot mudflow that is unique such as surface material ...
Reference: International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Science, Volume XXXVIII, Part 8, Kyoto Japan 2010
Space borne differential synthetic aperture radar interferometry (DInSAR) has already proven its potential for mapping ground deformation phenomena, e.g. earthquakes, volcano dynamics, etc covering in continuity large areas. The innovative Persistent Scatterers ...
Reference: Proceedings of the 12th International Congress, Patras, May, 2010
Families of similar earthquakes at shallow depths occurring over multiple timescales have been identified prior to and during the 2005-2006 eruption of Augustine Volcano. The use of conventional and double-difference location methods failed to result in stable ...
Reference: Geophys. J. Int. (2009) 176, 1017-1022
In this paper is reported results of changes in elastic moduli measured during increasing amplitude cyclic stressing experiments on dry and water-saturated samples of Etna basalt.
Reference: Tectonophysics 471 (2009) 153–160
<p>In this paper, the earthquake-induced liquefaction phenomena are presented while a map of the area (NW Peloponnesus) was compiled showing their distribution.</p>
Reference: "31st General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission ESC 2008 Hersonissos, Crete, Greece, 7-12 September 2008"
In this paper waveform cross-correlation with bispectrum verification is combined with double-difference tomography to increase the precision of earthquake locations and constrain regional 3D P-wave velocity heterogeneity at Great Sitkin volcano, Alaska.
Reference: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, Vol. 98, No. 5, pp. 2428-2448, October 2008
This paper describes the hot mud that has been gushing from the ground near a gas exploration well, in Sidoarjo, East Java, 35 kilometres south of Indonesia's second largest city, Surabaya.
Reference: A Background paper prepared for Friends of the Earth International and Friends of the Earth Europe June 15 2007
Express   13 October 2017   USA   Wyoming  
<p>A YELLOWSTONE volcanic eruption could send a wave of lava and ash towards millions of Americans - with THESE US cities at risk.</p> <p>The supervolcano quietly bubbling away beneath Yellowstone National Park could devastate the western half of the USA if ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
ABC News   12 October 2017   Japan  
<p>A volcano in southwestern Japan is erupting for the first time in six years, spewing ash over nearby farms, cities and towns.</p> <p>Japanese broadcaster TBS showed elementary school students wearing helmets and masks Thursday on the way to their school ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
The Independent   11 October 2017   Spain   Canary Islands  
<p>La Palma, one of the Canary Islands, was hit by a series of mini-earthquakes at the weekend, measuring between 1.5 and 2.7 on the Richter scale.</p> <p>Between Saturday 7 and Tuesday 10 October the island experienced 50 tremors, with the biggest taking ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
Express   04 October 2017   USA   New York  
<p>EARTH&rsquo;S most devastating extinction was triggered by Siberian volcanic eruptions 250 million years ago, scientists claim.</p> <p>Hardly any species survived the Great Permian Extinction, known as the &ldquo;Great Dying&rdquo;.</p> <p>The event wiped ...
abc.net.au   27 September 2017   Republic of Vanuatu   South Pacific  
<p>Vanuatu's Government has declared a state of emergency after an erupting volcano forced at least 6,000 people to flee their homes on the island of Ambae.</p> <p>The Manaro volcano has been active since 2005, but a recent increase in activity has raised ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
The Guardian   25 September 2017   Indonesia   bali  
<p>Nearly 50,000 people have been evacuated from their homes amid fears of an imminent volcanic eruption on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.</p><p>Mount Agung, 47 miles (75km) from the tourist hub of Kuta, has been shaking since August and threatening ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
Newsweek   01 September 2017   USA   Utah  
<p>An ongoing earthquake swarm at Yellowstone volcano is now one of the biggest ever recorded, with over 2,300 tremors since it began in June.<br>As of August 30, 2,357 earthquakes had been recorded. The most powerful in recent weeks was magnitude 3.3; it ...
Express   22 August 2017   Italy   Ischia  
<p>The 4.5 magnitude quake hit the tourist hotspot at 8:57pm local time (7:57pm UK time), according to Italian authorities.</p><p>Two women died and 39 people are injured – at least one of them seriously – after the earthquake struck.</p><p>Seven are still ...
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<p>Alaska's tiny Bogoslof volcano erupted again Monday morning, sending an ash cloud about 6 miles into the sky.<br><br>The "significant explosive eruption" started around 10 a.m. on the remote island in the Bering Sea, northwest of Unalaska Island, and continued ...
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Newsweek   27 June 2017   USA   Yellowstone National Park  
<p>Updated | Over 800 earthquakes have now been recorded at Yellowstone supervolcano over the last two weeks, with the ongoing swarm taking place on the western edge of the National Park.<br />But there is virtually no risk of the volcano erupting, the United ...