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End of effusive eruption at Etna volcano (?)

Sunday Mar 20, 2005 15:37 PM | DOOR: TOM PFEIFFER

During the past week, lava emission from the last active vent at 2620 m elevation has ceased completely and the effusive eruption that started in early Sept. 2004 is likely to be over.
Sporadic ash emission from the SE crater continues, and weak seismicity above average level is being recorded below the summit area of the volcano at 5-10 km depth. Renewed activity in the following weeks or months is very likely.

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Enjoying a break during a long hike (Bob, Phil, Tom, and Pam; l. to r.)
Saturday, Feb 26, 2005

The two volcano tours on Hawai'i have come to an end, or better, the time to enjoy these fresh memories has now started. We look back on 10 days packed with impressions from exceptional activity at Kilauea volcano,- we have been incredibly lucky both as to activity (Kilauea was/still is in one of its most active phases since the start of the eruption in 1983), and the weather and last but not least thanks to the great mix of people we have had on board. Not only got we to see lots of lava during the 5 days each, but we also had our great share of fun, met interesting new people from all over and did many other interesting and nice activities aside.
Tom took many photos, some of which will soon be available (mainly on www.decadevolcano.net).

Due to the sucess of the tour, the VolcanoDiscovery Hawai'i team (Tom, Phil and Philippe) can offer to repeat the tour for individuals or small groups at almost any date on request, in English and/or French as well as Portuguese. In addition, two new fixed dates, now open for inscriptions, are now set up for mid November: 13-18 and 20-25 November, 2005. Details of the tour can be found at this page. 
(Since Tom will be on location as well during these tours, the languages the tour can be done, are: German, English, French, Danish, Italian, Greek and Portuguese or a mix of these).

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Monday, Feb 21, 2005

Kilauea is erupting a lot of lava and the expedition is a huge sucess (so far)... Two active ocean entries, uncountable breakouts on the flowfield and the upper slopes as well as an intense activity at and around the Pu'u O'o cone are present. Tom and his small group are on location,- more photos and reports will be posted when time permitting.

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Wednesday, Jan 12, 2005

After weeks of intense work, the new website of VOLCANO DISCOVERY is finally online and the small company has found its virtual "home". I am now running VOLCANO DISCOVERY together with my friend and partner Tobias Schorr, whom some of you might know from Methana already.

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