Volcano Crystals Hold Clues to Next Big Eruption

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Crystals can help predict volcano eruptions, scientists say
Los Angeles Times
The findings, published in Friday’s edition of the journal Science, link the movement of underground magma to earthquakes, gas emissions and other warning signs that are more accessible to experts who monitor active volcanoes above ground.
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Volcano Crystals Hold Clues to Next Big Eruption
BusinessWeek
By Elizabeth Lopatto on May 24, 2012 Crystals formed in the molten rock of a volcano may help predict the next eruption of Mount St. Helens or Mount Vesuvius as far as a year in advance, researchers said. Drawing from data of the explosions of Mount
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Can a Volcano’s Past Predict Its Future?
Popular Mechanics
New research going deep into the heart of Mount St. Helens could eventually help to predict when it and other volcanoes will erupt. By Miriam Kramer No one can forecast exactly when the next big volcanic eruption is going to happen.
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Popular Mechanics
Autopsy of a eruption: Linking crystal growth to volcano seismicity
Eureka! Science News
A forensic approach that links changes deep below a volcano to signals at the surface is described by scientists from the University of Bristol in a paper published May 24 in Science. The research could ultimately help to predict future volcanic
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Will a Volcano Erupt? The Answer’s in the Crystals
Science AAAS
Active volcanoes often send out signals advertising that they are awake: small earthquakes and venting gasses usually aren’t good news. But often, the messages aren’t clear. Now, researchers have another tool to help predict when a volcano may blow.
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Magma crystals hold valuable clues to volcanic eruptions
msnbc.com
More than 500 million people live close to volcanoes that could erupt with little or no clear warning, causing widespread devastation and even global effects on climate, as in the case of the 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo. Although scientists keep an
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Rolex Volcano Race : Jethou overall winner
BYM News (press release)
Sir Peter Ogden’s 60-foot Mini Maxi Jethou (GBR) is the overall winner of the 2012 Rolex Volcano Race. Jethou was the third boat to finish the Leg Two of the offshore race which concluded yesterday evening following a 300-nautical mile round trip from
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Carbon in rocks from Mars comes from volcanoes, not life
Ars Technica
And it would have had to reside in the mantle to come shooting out of a volcano mixed with molten rock later. Also, the metal oxides encasing the carbon are among the first to solidify as the molten volcanic rock cools. That means the carbon clusters
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Ars Technica
Landmark Volcano Study Brings to Life Huge Alaska Eruption on its Centennial
United States Geological Survey (press release)
This massive volcanic event once again comes alive for scholars and enthusiasts in a new centennial volume by two US Geological Survey scientists whose work has made major contributions to volcano science. “The Novarupta-Katmai Eruption of 1912
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