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Bárðarbunga – Plumbing the depths

The internet has lit up in the last three days or so with people getting (over?)excited about activity at the volcano of Bárðarbunga in Iceland, particularly since the Icelandic Meteorological Office have been gradually ramping up the Aviation Colour Code from green (“normal, non … Continue reading

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El Hierro update 2

I’ve been away in the field for the last few days, so I’ve been unable to post the update which I have been meaning to. As I highlighted last week, El Hierro in the Canary Islands has been experiencing some … Continue reading

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El Hierro activity

UPDATE: It has been reported that the ongoing activity has culminated in submarine eruption over the last 4 hours. Source. UPDATE 2: Still no confirmation of submarine eruption. However, the seismic trace is truly textbook. Note the increasing amplitude with … Continue reading

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