Tag Archives: Puyehue-Cordón Caulle

Weathering it out

Last night the NASA Earth Observatory posted up a natural colour satellite image of Puyehue Cordon Caulle – the volcano in Chile which has been erupting since June (and which I wrote about here).  The eruption itself started on the … Continue reading

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Hazard Assessment Part 3: Ashclouds and Aircraft

Probably the last of these I’ll do for a little while, but perhaps the one with the broadest current public interest. One of the interesting things about the shutting of airspace due to volcanic ash is that – for most … Continue reading

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The risk of Melbourne-based melancholy

So, next week is the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) General Assembly.  Held once every 4 years, it’s one of the biggest volcanology and geophysics conferences in the world.  I’m due to be presenting two papers; one to … Continue reading

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