Mount Semeru: Erupting volcano on Indonesia’s Java island

Indonesia’s Mount Semeru has erupted, pouring ash and smoke an estimated 5.6km (3.4 miles) into the sky above Java, the country’s most densely populated island.

Kilauea: Biggest Eruption Since 2018

Guest “geology” by David Middleton The world’s most active volcano is at it again… Happening now: a new eruption of Kīlauea inside Halemaʻumaʻu See live webcams inside Halemaʻumaʻu, courtesy of…

Claim: Alaska Okmok Eruption Volcanic Winter Caused Social Turmoil in Ancient Rome

Just after the time of Julius Caesars death ancient Rome experienced crop failures, disease, social upheaval and extremely cold Summers. Researchers are pointing the finger at Alaska’s Okmok Volcano.

Scientists “Discover” Largest Shield Volcano on Earth

Guest “How about that geology fans?” by David Middleton And it’s not Mauna Loa… UH researchers reveal largest and hottest shield volcano on EarthPosted on May 13, 2020 by Marcie…

Using Cosmic Rays to Predict Volcanic Eruptions?

Guest “cool schist” by David Middleton Are Cosmic Rays a Key to Forecasting Volcanic Eruptions?A combination of relativistic particles and artificial intelligence may provide a new way to forecast when…

1D Model of Global SST Shows 40% of Warming Since 1979 Due to Early Volcanic Cooling

From Dr. Roy Spencer’s Blog January 14th, 2020 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. In 2017, Christy & McNider published a study where they estimated and removed the volcanic effects…

Active Volcanoes on Venus?

Guest geology by David Middleton Recent analyses of data collected by ESA’s Venus Express spacecraft indicates that some of the lava flows on Venus might be very young… RESEARCH ARTICLE…

When Volcanoes Attack… White Island Edition

Guest commentary by David Middleton I’m sure many WUWT readers have read Eric Worrall’s post, the headlines and seen the videos. CNN: “14 feared dead in New Zealand volcano eruption”…

Volcanic Eruption in New Zealand, 20 Injured, 5 Dead, Many Unaccounted

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A large volcano has erupted in New Zealand, causing 20 injuries and at least 5 deaths. Some people remain unaccounted for. At least one US…

Geoengineering vs. volcanic activity for a cooler climate

[More crazy talk from Carnegie Institute’s Ken Caldiera… Anthony] Washington, DC– Major volcanic eruptions spew ash particles into the atmosphere, which reflect some of the Sun’s radiation back into space…