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Volcanoes: Free database on major volcanic eruptions available

Details of around 2,000 major volcanic eruptions which occurred over the last 1.8 million years have been made available in a new open access database, complied by scientists at the University of B

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Tue, 29/01/2013 - 10:56
latitude: 
51.4574
longitude: 
-2.60867

CATHALAC publishes satellite imagery of Guatemala volcano eruption

UN-SPIDER's Regional Support Office CATHALAC (Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean) quickly reacted to yesterday's eruption of Guatemala's Fuego Volcano.

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Fri, 14/09/2012 - 07:33

Satellites track seismic activity on Greek islands

Over the past year and a half, parts of the Greek Santorini islands have risen by 14 cm.

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Mon, 10/09/2012 - 12:25

Ecuadoran Geophysical Institute of the National Polytechnic School (IG-EPN)

The IG-EPN is the main research centre in Ecuador for the diagnosis and monitoring of seismic and volcanic hazards.

Volcano Disaster Assistance Programme help diminishing the effects of Nevado del Ruiz eruption, Colombia

On June 30th, the volcano Nevado del Ruiz in Colombia erupted causing small volcano-related earthquakes and emitting a column of ash approximately eight kilometers high.

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Mon, 13/08/2012 - 12:41

Guatemala volcano eruption: Charter activated

On Saturday evening 19 May 2012, the Volcano "Fuego" in Guatemala had a strong eruption, which led to the evacuation of some communities located on its foothills.

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Wed, 23/05/2012 - 08:11
latitude: 
14.473
longitude: 
-90.88

Earthquakes: Inaccuracy of GPS as a tool for prediction

The inaccuracy of GPS devices could be a valuable tool to predict earthquakes as an Indian studies describes.

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Thu, 05/04/2012 - 15:25

CERN to tap new Europe cloud computing project

Three key research centers and a consortium of Internet companies said on Thursday they would work together on a European cloud computing platform to handle the continent's rapidly growing

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Thu, 08/03/2012 - 11:18
latitude: 
46.1984
longitude: 
6.1423

German satellite could help Chile predict natural disasters

A conference of geological and scientific experts met in the southern Chilean city of Punta Arenas last week to discuss using the TerraSAR-X satellite system to assist Chile in predicting volcanic

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Tue, 22/11/2011 - 14:58
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-53.1667
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-70.9333

Volcano

Volcano

Volcano is a mountain opening downwards to the reservoir of molten rock towards the surface of earth. Volcanoes are made by the accrual of igneous products.