Volcanoes – GBRI
 

At the European Geosciences Union General Assembly, a presentation made by a PhD student Gioachino Roberti at the University of Clermont Auvergne revealed that besides rising sea levels, climate change could also be responsible for triggering volcanic eruptions across the globe. Volcanic eruptions alter the climate by spewing smoke and ash into the atmosphere, but scientists now also […]

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Bali’s Mount Agung is spewing smoke again, and if it erupts, hundreds of thousands of people might have to be evacuated. Already, around 40,000 families are being supported by the army and volunteers. Locals are praying for a miracle but preparing for a disaster. Boxes filled with food, cookers and protective equipment are stacked around […]

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Towards the end of October, Iceland’s largest volcano – the Bardarbunga volcano – was racked with a string of earthquakes. According to experts, the earthquakes are often a sign of pressure building up in the magma chamber of the volcano in preparation for an eruption. The Bardarbunga volcano is 6,590 feet tall and lies hidden […]

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