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Shiveluch volano in Russia. Just like last summer seemed like a busy time for the Aleutians (Cleveland, Okmok and Kasatochi), this summer could be dubbed the “summer of Kamchatka-Kurils” (alright, it isn’t that catchy, sorry). The biggest news was/is, of course, the sizeable eruption from Sarychev Peak in the Kuril Islands, but not to be…

Busy busy analysing on the multicollector ICP-MS today (but not busy enough to miss this). Here’s your weekly volcano news roundup from the USGS/Smithsonian GVP. Highlights (not including Sarychev Peak) include: Continued dome growth and degassing at Bezymianny in Russia. Starting next year, there will be live webcams for three of the major volcanoes (Bezymianny,…

Your weekly dose of volcano news brought you by the Smithsonian Institute GVP and the USGS. This week’s highlights (not counting Sarychev Peak and Turrialba) include: 13,000 foot / 4 km ash plumes from Rinjani in Indonesia. This is part of the continuing eruption there. The alert level was lowered at Galeras, Colombia to “Orange”…

Eruption at Shiveluch from space

Shiveluch volcano in Russia. Image courtesy of KVERT. Over this past weekend, Shiveluch in Kamchatka experienced a plinian eruption, producing a 7-km / 23,000 foot ash column. The NASA Terra satellite caught a great image of the ash plume over the snowy landscape of the Kamchatkan Peninsula on April 26, 2009. KVERT issued these comments…

Has a week gone by already? It is time for another USGS/Smithsonian GVP Weekly Volcano Activity Report. Highlights (beyond Fernandina, Pagan and Redoubt) include: A new underwater eruption at NW-Rota 1 in the Mariana Islands. Increasing seismicity and incandescence from the rhyolite domes forming at Chaiten, Chile. A spike in sulfur dioxide emissions from Kilauea,…

Here’s the latest Global Volcanism Program activity report for worldwide volcanism. Some of the highlights (beyond Fernandina and Llaima) include: Vulcanian-style eruptions at Sakurajima, Japan. And guess what? There is a Sukarajima webcam! {Hat tip to Eruptions reader Jodie Morris for this link}. Strombolian-style explosions and avalanches associated with lava flows at Arenal, Costa Rica.…

News is filtering in that Koryak (aka Koryaksky) Volcano in Kamchatka might be heading towards an explosive eruption. The details are scarce, but it seems that a breach on the northwest slopes of the volcano might cause an explosive eruption, however, it is not clear why this is. All this talk has caused the Petropavlosvk-Kamchatsky Airport…

Continuing eruptions at Shiveluch

One of Kamchatka’s most active volcanoes is continuing to erupt. Shiveluch, in the northern part of the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia, produced a 26,000 foot (~8,000 meter) ash column today (November 6) as the eruptions that started in 2006 persist. The reports suggest little danger to people living on the peninsula, however the ash column…

Small eruption at Shiveluch

Shiveluch in Kamchatka experience a small eruption today. Russian authorities reported a ~4,500 meter ash column with associated local earthquakes, likely related to the eruption. In the same article, both Karymsky and Klyuchevskaya Sopka (also known as Kliuchevskoi) are erupting or showing signs of increased activity. Shiveluch is one of the many active volcanoes along the Kamchatkan arc that…