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Drones armed with sensors fly through erupting volcano's ash clouds - CBS News
Drones can do more than capture high-flying footage, and researchers recently put the unmanned vehicles to work studying a volcano as it erupted. During a research trip to Guatemala, a team of volcanologists and engineers used customized drones (also ...and more »
UK Scientists Use Satellites to Monitor all 1500 Land Volcanoes on Earth - The Merkle
British scientists are looking to change all of that with their new satellite-oriented venture. To be more specific, the group wants to monitor every land volcano known to man from space by using satellites dedicated to this task. In doing so, the ...
All the Ways To Know If That Volcano Might Kill You - WIRED
Dangerous volcanoes are everywhere. But, how dangerous is dangerous or deadliest? Recently, I tried to tackle that notion and codify some ideas about what makes one volcano dangerous when it erupts, while another is merely spectacular. It turns out you ...
Ranking the 10 Most Dangerous Volcanoes, From Vesuvius to Santa Maria - WIRED
Time to count down some dangerous volcanoes. I've gone through what might make a volcano dangerous and how I tried to rank dangerous volcanoes, developing a points system based on population, magma type, volcano type, and past large explosive ...
Here's Why We Can't Just Plug Up Erupting Volcanoes - Forbes
Every now and then, I pop along to an institution, college, university or school and give a lecture or presentation about science or science communication. Almost invariably, the most glorious combination is going to a primary school and talking ...and more »
These Five Volcanoes Are the Deadliest and Most Dangerous in the World - Newsweek
Research shows that volcanic activity has shown no let up since the turn of the 21st century—it just hasn't been around population centers. Indeed, there remain a number of volcanoes poised to blow that pose a major threat to life and livelihood.and more »
These Sharks Thrive Inside an Underwater Volcano - National Geographic
“Sharkcano.” It's not the title of some campy summer blockbuster, but rather a real-world phenomenon that went viral in 2015, when scientists on a National Geographic expedition found sharks living inside one of the most active underwater volcanoes on ...and more »
The 'Most Dangerous' Volcano Can Be a Tricky Thing to Pin Down - WIRED
I know you've all seen lists like this before: what is the “world's most dangerous volcano?” Most of the time, that discuss devolves quickly into something about “supervolcanoes,” which is very exciting and all because they can generate massive eruptions.