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This week is the Cities on Volcanoes conference – now in its sixth iteration. This year the conference is in Tenerife in the Canary Islands and while I wish I could be there, I’m not. However, we can all live vicariously through Dr. David Calvo, who will be sending daily updates from the meeting. He’s…

In case you don’t frequent the NASA Earth Observatory, I thought I’d call your attention to some images they recently posted that are, again, excellent shots of volcanism captured from space. The current plume from Tavurvur Crater at Rabaul was shot by the MODIS imager on Terra in early August. The plume is mostly made…

Satellite image of the island of Tenerife with the main vent of the volcano (El Teide) in the central part of the island. I will be out of town for the next few days, so I thought I’d leave this thread for breaking volcano news that any of you Eruptions readers notice. However, I couldn’t…

The Decade Volcanoes

Ulawun Volcano, Papau New Guinea, one of the “Decade Volcanoes” There was some discussion earlier about the so-called “Decade Volcanoes”, so I thought I’d elaborate a bit on them (doubly so in light of certain other lists.) These volcanoes are defined by IAVCEI – the International Association of Volcanology and the Chemistry of the Earth’s…