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This photo from a video clip shows HVO geologist Tim Orr sampling lava from an active pāhoehoe breakout on the episode 61g lava flow. The chemistry of these lava samples provides information on the magma plumbing system. Sampling has been a regular part of monitoring Kīlauea Volcano's ongoing Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō eruption. Photo taken Wednesday, May 31, 2017 courtesy of USGS/HVO

Volcano Watch: HVO’s masked geologist heads north to Alaska

A USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory geologist collecting lava samples wears a face mask to protect against the intense radiant heat. The mask also conceals the wearer’s identity, “Who is that masked geologist?”

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'After Dark in the Park' to focus on volcanic highlights from 2011 (Jan. 3)

Kilauea’s East Rift Zone Eruption: 29 years and counting

‘After Dark in the Park’ to focus on volcanic highlights from 2011 (Jan. 3)

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park's superstar has been erupting continuously since Jan. 3, 1983

Day 10,000: Kilauea hits an epic milestone

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park’s superstar has been erupting continuously since Jan. 3, 1983

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Intrepid geologists on a mission to reinstall the camera

Volcano Watch: Over the edge or the Webcam takes a plunge

Intrepid geologists on a mission to reinstall the camera

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As part of Volcano Awareness Month, USGS scientists led a hike to the Waikupahana ocean entry flow

Walking to the edge of the earth

As part of Volcano Awareness Month, USGS scientists led a hike to the Waikupahana ocean entry flow

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