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New view of Kilauea’s explosive past (Jan. 5)

New view of Kilauea’s explosive past (Jan. 5)

MEDIA RELEASE Recent research showing that Kilauea Volcano has experienced long periods of explosive eruptions during the past 2,500 years will be the topic of a presentation at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Don Swanson, a geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, will give the free presentation on Kilauea’s explosive history […]

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Celebrating the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory’s 100th anniversary

Public invited to an eventful month of volcano awareness

Celebrating the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory’s 100th anniversary

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Volcano Watch: Good vibrations are the Earth’s music

Volcano Watch: Good vibrations are the Earth’s music

(Volcano Watch is a weekly article written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) When an earthquake occurs, why do we feel the ground shake? The shaking we feel is from seismic waves radiating away from the earthquake. These waves are similar to waves radiating away from a stone thrown into water. […]

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Volcano Watch: Nobody’s talking about the 800-pound gorilla

Volcano Watch: Nobody’s talking about the 800-pound gorilla

(Volcano Watch is a weekly article written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) March 25 marks the 25th anniversary of the most recent eruption of Mauna Loa volcano. Although Kilauea, Mauna Loa’s younger and smaller sibling, gets all the attention these days, we would like to remind readers that Mauna Loa […]

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Volcano Watch: What’s white and wet and green all over?

Volcano Watch: Volcanic, man-made pollution cause similar effects

Volcano Watch: What’s white and wet and green all over?

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