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Augustine volcano, Alaska: eruption on 12 January, 2006
In this photo from the Alaska Volcano Observatory's Augustine Island webcam, steam rises from Augustine Volcano 75 miles southwest of Homer, Alaska, Thursday Jan. 12, following its more powerful explosion at night 2006. (AP Photo/Alaska Volcano Observatory )
Update: according to news sources, the eruption DID take place and an ash plume rose to a reported height of about 5 miles (8 km) into the sky. A weather service flight advisory was issued for pilots for an area 20 miles east and west of the volcano and about 50 miles north.
As the AVO reports a few minutes ago, "at 4:44 a.m. (AST) this morning, AVO began recording seismic signals interpreted as explosions at the summit of Augustine Volcano that likely mark the onset of an eruption. The current activity may be emitting ash, steam, and volcanic gases." The color code for Augustine has been raised to RED.
For more details and current information, please visit the Augustine page at the AVO.
vendredi, déc. 23, 2005
2005 is soon over, and it's a good time to take a break and think about important things in life. The VolcanoDiscovery team wishes you a future without wars and tsunamis. Merry Christmas!
mercredi, oct. 12, 2005
The tours this year on Santorini are now over, too, with lots of fun and great company as well. Thanks to all participants!
Before we send out our formal newsletter, when the programs for 2006 are completed, a quick notice to announce that Tom will offer a new, 12-days tour / expedition to the Rift Valley including Lengai volcano in Feb. and summer 2006, Costa Rica in late March and (probably) July 2006. As well, Tobias (who is right now touring in the Saronic Gulf) awaits with a new, exciting program on Milos, a wonderful, volcanic island in Greece! Other new or recently developped programs include Nisyros (Greece) and the Eifel region in Germany (details will come soon).
Greetings from Athens! Tom
mercredi, sept. 14, 2005
Hello everybody on the tours in Indonesia this summer!
dimanche, juil. 17, 2005
Back from a very pleasant tour in Italy, I have posted new dates for the Grand Tour of Italy's Volcanoes for 2006. Inscriptions open now!
Plus sur VolcanoDiscovery:
Current activity of Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland
: An intense seismic crisis started at Bárdarbunga volcano on 16 August 2014 and is continuing at the time of writing (23 Aug). It may or may not lead to a volcanic eruption, possibly under the Vatnajökull ice cap.
Follow updates as news come in!
Divergent plate boundaries in oceans
: Two ocean plates move apart from each other. Hot upwelling mantle material forms magmas that continuously produce new oceanic crust. An ocean widens.
Etna's steam rings
: A collection of fantastic vortex rings ("smoke rings") we observed recently on Etna.