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Henry Yang: ‘It has been an amazing journey for TMT, from idea to shovel-ready project’

Thirty Meter Telescope ready to begin construction

Henry Yang: ‘It has been an amazing journey for TMT, from idea to shovel-ready project’

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Spatter landed on wooden fencing laying on the ground at the closed tourist overlook, igniting it in a few places. Photo taken on Wednesday (July 23). Photo courtesy of USGS/HVO

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for July 24, 2014

A collapse at the Halemaumau Overlook Vent Wednesday (July 23) sent molten lava flying out of the vent and onto the abandonded visitor’s area burning the old wooden fencing.

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Composite false-color Landsat-8 satellite image of Semisopochnoi Island on July 14, 2014, produced by combining the shortwave infrared, near infrared, and visible wavelength data. This color combination enhances the visualization of vegetation, exposed rocks, and snow (light blue). This is a rare, partly cloudy satellite image and some of the volcanic features are indicated. The image does not show evidence of increased surface temperatures in response to the increased number of volcanic earthquakes that began in early June 2014. For information about Ladsat8 see the website: http://landsat.usgs.gov/index.php.

Volcano Watch: Five restless and erupting Alaska volcanoes keep scientists busy in June

Do you want to know which volcanoes in the U.S. are erupting or may be about to erupt? You can find answers on the U.S. Geological Survey’s Volcano Hazards Program website.

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Lava tree mold with pieces of partly charred wood, which are remnants of the top of tree, on the 1823 lava flow of Kilauea Volcano. Photo by H.T. Stearns, July 11, 1924.

Volcano Watch: Description of Kīlauea eruptions started at a very opportune time

William Ellis led a team of missionaries on a tour of the Island of Hawaiʻi starting on July 18, 1823, from the village of Kailua. They were the first to publish a description of Kīlauea Crater.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for July 17, 2014

On Kīlauea’s East Rift Zone, the lava pond constructed over the June 27 breakout point has been abandoned, and, instead, tube-fed lava flows have begun to advance toward the northeast.

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PAES summit in Hilo (July 21-25)

MEDIA RELEASE The second annual Pacific Astronomy and Engineering Summit (PAES), sponsored by the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) and hosted by the Imiloa Astronomy Center, will gather high school students and educators from the TMT partner countries: Japan, China, India, Canada and the United States (Hawaii Island). Set for July 21-25 at the Imiloa Astronomy […]

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A look at the lava shield formed from lava erupting from the June 27 vent with a thermal image camera June 30, 2014. The shield consists of a broad, and relatively flat, top with multiple narrow streams of lava flowing down the sides. Photo courtesy of USGS/HVO

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for July 10, 2014

On Kīlauea’s East Rift Zone, the June 27 breakout continues to build a low shield, topped by a lava pond on the northeast flank of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō.

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Volcano Watch: O-CO2, can you see by the dawn’s early light?

On July 4th NASA’s launched it’s first spacecraft dedicated to the study of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the Earth’s atmosphere.

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Researchers embark on expedition to Loihi Seamount

MEDIA RELEASE Starting June 25, UH Manoa will lead an expedition to Loihi Seamount, southeast of the island of Hawaii, whose base remains largely unexplored. Dr. Brian Glazer, lead scientist and Associate Professor of Oceanography, his team from UHM, and colleagues from the University of Minnesota, IFREMER Centre de Brest and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution […]

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A sketch by Joseph Nāwahī showing the 1881 lava flow approaching Hilo. (Courtesy of National Park Service, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, HAVO 394, Volcano House Guest Register 1873 to 1885, illustration by Joseph Nāwahī, February 21, 1881.)

Volcano Watch: Hilo was again threatened by a Mauna Loa lava flow in 1881

Hilo was threatened by lava during an eruption sequence that started at the summit in early May 1880. After a several-month hiatus, the sequence resumed on November 5, 1880.

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Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for June 26, 2014

A lava lake within Halema‘uma‘u produced nighttime glow that was visible via HVO’s Webcam during the past week.

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Bug expert to present ‘The Insect World’ at two Big Island libraries

In celebration of the 2014 HSPLS Children’s Summer Reading Program, “The Insect World,” a special event, will be presented at six selected Big Island and Oahu public libraries from Thursday, June 26 through Tuesday, July 8. Entomologist Dr. Ryan Caesar of the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Dept. of Plant & Environmental Protection Sciences will […]

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