The ongoing eruption of Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung is causing many locals to flee. In the wider context of the region, how large is this volcanic event?
Volcanoes are strange things. Like earthquakes, they follow scientific principles to a sufficient extent to be generally understood, but their behaviour remains unpredictable. Evaluating magma crystals formed as the result of seismic activity over time, may hold the key to understanding volcano behavior.
Iceland is one of the most geologically active places on Earth. Periodically shaken by minor earthquakes, and regularly subject to volcanic eruptions, it is a geologist’s paradise. Iceland was chosen by Jules Verne as the place to start his protagonists off on their journey to the center of the Earth; and it has given the […]