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2009 is over! If you missed the Volcanic Year in Review, check out my summary of the volcanic events that captivated many of us over the past year. However, only one event will get the coveted 2009 Pliny for Volcanic Event of the Year. A lot of you wrote in with votes and comments –…

2009: The Volcanic Year in Review

Here it is, my attempt to recap a year’s worth of volcanic events. By no means is this supposed to capture every event, but rather the highlight/lowlights and what most captivated me during 2009. I’ll be announcing the winner of the 2009 Pliny for Volcanic Event of the Year tomorrow. Waimangu Geothermal Valley in New…

Post Christmas Update

I’m back from my Christmas Eruptions break … time to play a little catch up! Popocatepetl in Mexico. Thanks to everyone for voting/commenting for the Volcanic Event of the Year – The Pliny. It sounds like I have my work cut out for me in determining the winner, but there is still time to vote!…

Chaiten in Chile erupting in May 2008 – likely the Volcanic Event of 2008. 2009 is almost over and it has been quite a busy year, volcanically speaking. This is not to say that is was anomalously volcanic – more that many of the volcanic events captured the media’s attention. I’ll be putting together a…