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Hope no one minds my shameless plug here, but I get a lot of questions about books to read if you’re interested in learning about volcanoes. There are an awful lot of good books out there and we can add one more to that list: Volcanoes: Global Perspectives” by Jack Lockwood and Rick Hazlett. I’ve…

The servers and software behind the scenes here at ScienceBlogs will be getting upgraded tonight (7/21). After 7 PM (Eastern), commenting will be turned off (even though the comment form will still be visible). Hopefully things will be up and running by the morning, but if things seem squirrelly, rest assured the honchos at sB…

Eruptions Poll results

Thanks to everyone who has responded to my Eruptions poll so far. Looks like we have a couple clear favorites, based on the results right now: Profiles of historic eruptions – 35% Profiles of active volcanoes – 33% Discussion of monitoring techniques – 18% Discussion of volcanic hazards – 15% So, I’ll start thinking about some…

One more break …

Well, I’ll be taking one more break before summer ends here in California (yes, we run on the quarter system, so classes don’t start until the end of September). This trip is decidedly non-volcanically related, but I will likely not be posting again until 9/16. As always, be sure to check the Volcanism Blog and…

Welcome!

Welcome to the inaugural post on Eruptions, a weblog about volcanic eruptions, volcanoes and the people who live near them. I’m going to attempt to compile everything I can about volcanic eruptions currently going on worldwide on this weblog in a hope to foster better understanding of volcanic eruptions, clarify and correct popular media reports…