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The ultimate natural hazard: supereruptions

Supereruptions represent enormous natural disasters which potentially impact the whole planet. They are unlike any other known and documented eruption.

06.06.2017 · Natural hazards / Volcanic eruption
Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
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Scientists discovered five submarine volcanoes north of New Zealand

An international team of scientists took rock samples at depths up to 8800m. Research will provide valuable insight into the earth’s past.

20.04.2017 · Natural hazards / Volcanic eruption
Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
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Colima – Living in the shadows of an active volcano

The geologist Irving Munguia talks about his experience of living with an active volcano.

12.02.2017 · Natural hazards / Volcanic eruption
Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
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Kilauea Volcano - Hawaii

Hot lava is erupting from Kilauea volcano for months.

06.10.2016 · Natural hazards / Volcanic eruption
Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
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Photo gallery: volcanic eruptions

Devastating ash clouds or high lava fountains? A photo gallery to explain eruption types of volcanoes.

27.05.2016 · Natural hazards / Volcanic eruption
Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
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Persistent activity of the Sinabung volcano in Indonesia

Since September 2013, the Sinabung volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra has repeatedly been active. Thousands of inhabitants were evacuated at the...

21.05.2016 · Natural hazards / Volcanic eruption
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)
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Research Topic: Volcanism

Volcanic eruptions endanger humans and nature. Scientists of the Helmholtz Association are explaing basics, impacts and risks.

15.04.2016 · Natural hazards / Volcanic eruption
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
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Video: Submarine volcano at El Hierro

For the first time ever researchers have inspected the submarine volcano at El Hierro with their own eyes.

31.03.2016 · Natural hazards / Volcanic eruption
Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
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Fire below the ice: volcanic activities in Alaska

The Pavlof volcano is one of the most active volcanoes in Alaska. During the eruption in March 2016, the ash cloud reached a height of over six kilometres.

29.03.2016 · Natural hazards / Volcanic eruption
Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
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Reading the landscape

HIERROseis and Poseidon cruise POS494. El Hierro, the youngest island of the Canaries is also the geologically most active one.

29.01.2016 · Natural hazards / Volcanic eruption
Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
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Volcanic Alert Systems

All over the world, Volcano Alert Level Systems are used to provide warnings and emergency information in relation to volcanic unrest and eruptive activity,...

20.08.2015 · Natural hazards / Volcanic eruption
Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
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Low level flight over the lava field

By flying only 70 meters above the lava field scientists surveyed the Bardarbunga eruption progress.

18.05.2015 · Natural hazards / Volcanic eruption
Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
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Explosive eruption at Calbuco Volcano in southern Chile

The Southern Chilean volcanic arc produced a highly-explosive eruption. An eruption column rose from the 2,000 m high summit crater of Calbuco Volcano 15 km...

27.04.2015 · Natural hazards / Volcanic eruption
Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel
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Chile: Villarrica Volcano erupted

In close vicinity of the popular travel destination Pucón in Chile, Villarrica Volcano erupted on Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Thousands of people were evacuated.

03.03.2015 · Natural hazards / Volcanic eruption
Helmholtz-Centre for Ocean Research Kiel