Reply to: "Ice cap thaw may awaken Icelandic volcanoes"

Guest post by Steven Goddard Scientific American has reported that global warming may cause an increase in volcanic eruptions, due to increased magma formation at lower pressures as glaciers melt. This caught my…

We knew, it was only a matter of time…

From “Scientific” American via Reuters, proof positive that global warming is omnipotent and is intertwined into anything you choose it to be. Why, even the inner Earth bends to its…

Ash Thursday – the day the UK was planeless

The eruption of a volcano in Iceland has the skies over the UK and Europe filled with ash. Like what happened on 9/11 in the USA, planes are landing everywhere…

Iceland's volcanic ash cloud – airports closed in UK, Europe

This image, acquired on 15 April 2010 by Envisat’s Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS), shows the vast cloud of volcanic ash sweeping across the UK from the eruption in Iceland,…

One more thing to worry about – undersea supervolcanoes

From the National Science Foundation via press release: Scientists explore origins of ‘supervolcanoes’ on the sea floor Ancient goliaths blamed for multiple mass extinctions “Supervolcanoes” have been blamed for multiple…

Icelandic fissure eruption triggers worries

A unique Iceland volcanic eruption covered  by BBC. Video clips follow. The eruption split a 1km chasm in the ice Volcano erupts near Eyjafjallajoekull in south Iceland An Icelandic volcano,…

Scientists Locate Apparent Hydrothermal Vents off Antarctica

The title is from Columbia, and I should point out that this discovery on the Pacific Antarctic Ridge is 2800 miles from tip of the Antarctic peninsula, where volcanic activity…

Major Philippine volcanic eruption seems imminent

Mayon – Shades of Pinatubo Here’s a recent AP report and bulletin from local authorities. Meanwhile, fools rush in as 2400 tourists a day flock to the area.

Equatorial Volcano shows signs of imminent eruption

Colombia volcano rumbles back to life. The volcano is about 1.2 degrees north of the Equator. From AFP BOGOTA, Colombia — Officials in southern Colombia have issued a code orange…

Previously Unknown Volcanic Eruption Helped Trigger Cold Decade

From the University of California, San Diego Press Release A team of chemists from the U.S. and France has found compelling evidence of a previously undocumented large volcanic eruption that…

Large eruption at Russian volcano Shiveluch

It appears that a major eruption is underway at the Shiveluch volcano in the Kamchatka peninsula. Here is the location from Google Earth: Here is a recent photo (August 27th) …

NASA video tour of the Cryosphere 2009

WUWT commenter Ray tips us to a new video from NASA “The Tour of the Cryosphere 2009”. With all the interest in sea ice right now, it seems like a…

Royal Society wants man-made volcanoes to fight climate change

Here’s an interesting story from the Times. One wonders if the Royal Society is ready to deal with all the unintended and unmodeled consequences of such actions? The last man-made…

ISS has best balcony seat for volcanic eruption

I can’t ever recall seeing a more stunning image of a volcanic eruption. The ash plume from it has spread quite a bit. What effect will it have?

Geothermal Ice Circles in Russia’s Lake Baikal?

In the “Steig et al – falsified” thread, since we have been discussing geothermal activity along the Antarctic peninsula, I thought I’d pass along these images that show other parts…

Mt. Redoubt Eruptions – What Effect If Any on the Summer? Winter?

By Joe D’Aleo CCM ICECAP Monday, April 6, 2009 Starting on March 22, a series of major eruptions have taken place from Mt. Redoubt in Alaska. The biggest exceeded 65,000…

Redoubt volcano erupts again

From the Alaska Volcano Observatory: The significant explosive event at 06:00 AKDT has ended. Continuing seismic activity and web camera images indicate that low level emissions of steam, gas, and…

Another volcano in Alaska erupts?

(h/t to Ron de Haan) This time it appears to be Mount Gareloi, something big is going on there seismically. The webicorder is going nuts. Update: I double checked the…

Mt. Redoubt in Alaska erupts

Video of the sixth eruption, from the Alaska Volcano observatory webcam system. (h/t to Ron De Haan) There is sound in this video. As first noticed by WUWT commenter Crosspatch…

Undersea Volcanic Eruption In Tonga

Guest post by Steven Goddard The Washington Post reports today: An undersea volcano erupts off the coast of Tonga, tossing clouds of smoke, steam and ash thousands of feet (meters)…