Archive | Volcano

halemaumau-overlook-vent-hvo-2017-01-10-063008-t

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for January 12, 2017

This past week, the summit lava lake level varied between about 16.5 and 33.5 m (54–110 ft) below the vent rim.

Read the full story

Posted in Featured, Gallery, Sci-Tech, Videos, Volcano0 Comments

USGS_Redoubt2009-t

Volcano Watch: Exploring USGS volcano observatories—Part 2: Alaska

Hawaii may be the most volcanically active state in the U.S., but in terms of sheer numbers of volcanoes, Alaska is the hands-down winner.

Read the full story

Posted in Featured, Sci-Tech, Volcano0 Comments

20160729-usgs-halemaumau-t

Vog presentation at HPA in Waimea Wednesday (Jan 18)

Hawaii Preparatory Academy welcomes Tamar Elias, USGS/HVO scientist, who will present ‘Volcanic Air Pollution: The What, Where, and How of Vog in Hawaii’ at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 18, 2017.

Read the full story

Posted in Environment, Featured, Health, Sci-Tech, Volcano0 Comments

VW 2016 01-05_USGS-t

Volcano Watch: How well do you know USGS volcano observatories? Part 1: Cascades

We start our exploration with the second oldest USGS observatory—the David A. Johnston Cascades Volcano Observatory (CVO) in Vancouver, Washington.

Read the full story

Posted in Featured, Sci-Tech, Volcano0 Comments

20170103-usgs-map-kamokua-02-t

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for January 5, 2017

The 61g lava flow was still active and entering the ocean near Kamokuna. On December 31, nearly all the eastern Kamokuna lava delta collapsed into the ocean.

Read the full story

Posted in Featured, Gallery, Photographs, Sci-Tech, Videos, Volcano0 Comments

New lava cascade at Kamokuna in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park on Monday, January 2. NPS Photo/J.Ferracane

New Kamokuna lava ocean entry site open to public Tuesday (Jan 3)

Park rangers opened a newly established lava viewing area at the Kamokuna ocean entry in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park Tuesday (Jan 3)

Read the full story

Posted in Education, Entertainment, Environment, Featured, Gallery, Photographs, Sci-Tech, Volcano0 Comments

Eruption Crew Rangers work to reestablish lava viewing area at Kamokuna. NPS Photo taken Monday, January 2, 2017.

New photos and video show lava pouring from newly exposed sea cliff

Park officials hope to reopen the Kamokuna Lava Viewing Area by noon on January 3, 2017 which will be the 34th anniversary of the Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō eruption.

Read the full story

Posted in Featured, Gallery, Photographs, Sci-Tech, Videos, Volcano0 Comments

20161231-nps-delta-collapse-01-t

New Year’s Eve delta collapse causes temporary closure at Kamokuna lava ocean entry

Within 15 minutes, the section of cliff where the visitors were standing crashed into the ocean.

Read the full story

Posted in Education, Entertainment, Featured, Sci-Tech, Volcano0 Comments

20161225-nasa-hawaii-summits-mk-t

Wish you were here? A white Christmas on Hawaii’s snow-capped summits

Nearly every year, the peaks of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa volcanoes are temporarily dusted with snow.

Read the full story

Posted in Environment, Featured, Sci-Tech, Volcano0 Comments

mokuaweoweo-pano-2016-12-28-180005

Volcano Watch: Kilauea activity update for December 29, 2016

Mauna Loa is not erupting. During the past week, only a few small-magnitude earthquakes occurred beneath the volcano.

Read the full story

Posted in Featured, Gallery, Sci-Tech, Videos, Volcano0 Comments

On May 24, 2016, two new flows broke out on the flanks of the Puʻu ʻŌʻō cone on Kīlauea Volcano's East Rift Zone. The silvery sheen of new lava erupting from the northern 61f breakout (center) and eastern 61g breakout (upper left) stands out in contrast to the older flows on and around Puʻu ʻŌʻō (right). The 61f flow stagnated within two weeks, but the 61g flow, which advanced downslope and reached the ocean on July 26, 2016, remains active today. USGS photo.

Volcano Watch: Kīlauea Volcano’s East Rift Zone eruption – here’s what happened in 2016

When 2016 began, lava was erupting from the June 27th vent on the north flank of the Puʻu ʻŌʻō cone. This was the same vent that fed flows toward Pāhoa in 2014 and early 2015.

Read the full story

Posted in Featured, Sci-Tech, Volcano0 Comments

This building housed the Kīlauea cyclorama at the Chicago World’s Fair in1893. Positioned above the entrance to the cyclorama was a statue of Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess, standing on a lava flow and holding a flame. For more info, please see https://chicagology.com/columbiaexpo/fair052/

Volcano Watch: 19th century virtual reality brings Hawaiian volcano to life

The simulation of real and imaginary worlds for video games, movies, and other purposes has become big business in the 21st century. Virtual reality technology is improving rapidly, but the basic concept is not new.

Read the full story

Posted in Featured, Sci-Tech, Volcano0 Comments

 

 

Become a fan on facebook

Photos on flickr

Stock Quotes

NASDAQ5545.66  chart+6.93
S&P 5002268.91  chart+1.02
AAPL120.13  chart+0.13
FB127.71  chart-0.16
GOOG802.94  chart-1.67
INTC36.74  chart-0.06
MSFT62.435  chart-0.095
ORCL39.15  chart+0.05
QCOM64.90  chart+0.71
ALEX44.01  chart+0.10
BOH86.80  chart+0.33
BRN1.72  chart+0.00
BYD19.55  chart-0.04
CAGU0.35  chart+0.00
CPF29.68  chart+0.08
CYAN4.5889  chart+0.0000
HA56.45  chart+0.20
HCOM24.89  chart+0.32
HE33.47  chart-0.13
MLP7.05  chart+0.05
MRPI0.00205  chart+0.00015
NNUTU2.83  chart+0.00
PLFF0.035  chart+0.000
TBNK32.97  chart+0.33
TSO81.62  chart+0.79
Jan 18, 2017 / 3:27 pm

 

 

Quantcast