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Using a volcano's eruption 'memory' to forecast dangerous follow-on explosions

Added: 28.10.2020 23:20 | 10 views | 0 comments

Stromboli, the 'lighthouse of the Mediterranean', is known for its low-energy but persistent explosive eruptions, behaviour that is known scientifically as Strombolian activity. Occasionally, however, tense and sudden explosions occur, most recently in July and August last year (2019). These are known as 'Strombolian paroxysms'. During such events several of Stromboli's craters are active simultaneously and much greater volumes of pyroclastic materials are erupted than is usual for the volcano.

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ALMA Spots Volcanic Plumes on Jupiter’s Moon Io

Added: 22.10.2020 20:42 | 22 views | 0 comments

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have spotted airborne plumes of sulfur dioxide (SO2), sulfur monoxide (SO), and potassium chloride (KCl) from Io’s active volcanoes. Jupiter’s satellite Io is unique amongst planetary bodies in the Solar System. It hosts more than 400 active volcanoes, spewing out sulfur gases. Its yellow-white-orange-red coloration is produced [...]


South American Twists And Asian Inspiration At Avenue Restaurant And Bar

Added: 05.04.2018 10:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

Simon Wittenberg heads to St.James’s Street to sample Avenue’s cuisine which stems from the culinary regions that surround the “Ring of fire”, the volcanic belt containing more than 75% of the world’s active and dormant volcanoes. Avenue Restaurant and Bar was first unveiled in the nineties with more of an American theme by the former...

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