Bárdarbunga Vulkan: Nachrichten
Bardarbunga volcano update: Lava field now more than 77 squake km, no end of eruption in sight
Freitag Dez 12, 2014 11:37 | VON: T
Landsat 8 image of the lava field at Holuhraun yesterday
A sea of lava at the eruption seen during an overflight on 8 Dec (Univ. Iceland)
According to the latest measurements, the lava field from Holuhraun now covers 77,5 km². The eruption which had its 100th day on 9 Dec, continues with little changes and there is no end in sight.
Active breakout with lava advancing over snow (Univ. Iceland)
Active breakouts are located on the northern margin of the lava field, now called "Nornahraun".
Earthquake activity under the central volcano remains elevated, but over the past weeks, earthquakes larger than magnitude 4 have become more rare. Recent geochemical studies of the lava show that it seems to rise directly from a source at 9-20 km depth, i.e. is generated by decompressing mantle material.
Freitag, Dez 05, 2014
The eruption continues to with fluctuating intensity. Lava effusion rates are still very high, but overall seem to follow a decreasing trend. Also, gas supply to the lava lake above the vent seems to be becoming less. ... [mehr]
Mittwoch, Dez 03, 2014
The eruption continues with little changes. While most of the lava now remains on top of the already emplaced lava field, more than 75 square km large, several lateral outbreaks are active as well. ... [mehr]
Dienstag, Dez 02, 2014
The eruption continues at similar intensity as during the past weeks. It also continues to produce spectacular images and videos such as this one from an overflight in late November: ... [mehr]
Samstag, Nov 29, 2014
These two images were posted on the twitter account of the University of Iceland after their recent field expedition. As the lava field continues to expand, new branches of red hot rivers reach its edge and cascade down on the sandy plain below in a spectacular ‘water’fall of glowing lava. Scientists report that by now the Holuhraun lava field covers almost 75 square kilometres which represents an area bigger than the Reykjavik metropolitan area. ... [mehr]
Dienstag, Nov 25, 2014
The eruption at Holuhraun continues strongly. The only apparent change is that during the past days, the intensity of lava output seems to be less stable and fluctuating. ... [mehr]