Not much news in the world of volcanoes this week so far. Must be the mid-summer lull in activity as the northern hemisphere heats up (just kidding!) Anyway, I thought I would post a picture of a recently erupting volcano that a friend of mine shared with me. This shot (above,Â picture by Arkadiy Groshev) was taken on July 25 of this year as Karymsky volcano in Kamchatka was erupting. The volcano emitted ash for ~1 hour that day and it almost seems like a volcano-as-tourist-attraction type of eruption! The group in the picture is theÂ PIRE (Partnership for Volcanological Research and Education) Kamchatka field group and Russians from Moscow State University and the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. The two groups are graduate students and professors who are studying the myriad of volcanoes on the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia. Make you wonder why anyone wouldn't want to study volcanoes?
Thanks to Theresa Kayzar (UW) for providing the picture!
That's a great shot. Almost looks like the group missed the eruption while looking the wrong way having their foto taken. :)
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Good stuff:) I will take a decent amount of time to ponder your post.