• This mountain (at that time having an elevation of 1,745 metres, or 5,725 feet) lacked the classic conical shape of a volcano because erosion had carved its summit into a ragged ridge with steep jungle-covered slopes, and there was no written record of any eruptions. (britannica.com)
  • Nevertheless, scientists at the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) took the awakening of Pinatubo very seriously, knowing that the longer the repose between eruptions, the more dangerous a volcano may be. (britannica.com)
  • The findings also illustrate that large volcanic systems such as Aira caldera can respond to smaller eruptions at nearby volcanoes if fed from a common deep reservoir but not all the time, since magma pathways open and close periodically. (eurekalert.org)
  • As such, an "active volcano" can be best described as one that's currently in a state of regular eruptions. (universetoday.com)
  • Almendros J, Ibanez JM, Alguacil G, Morales J, Del Pezzo E, La Rocca M, Ortiz R, Arana V, Blanco MJ (2000) A double seismic antenna experiment at Teide Volcano: existence of local seismicity and lack of evidences of volcanic tremor. (springer.com)
  • Almendros J, Ibanez JM, Carmona E, Zandomeneghi D (2007) Array analyses of volcanic earthquakes and tremor recorded at Las CaƱadas caldera (Tenerife Island, Spain) during the 2004 seismic activation of Teide volcano. (springer.com)
  • On April 2, steam explosions opened up three large steam and sulfur-gas vents, or fumaroles , along a fissure 3 km (1.9 mile) in length located high on the north flank of the volcano. (britannica.com)
  • Halfway to the top, they stopped to rest near a dark scar on the volcano's northern flank known as the Sciara del Fuoco, where the volcano has collapsed on itself. (phys.org)
  • Alaska boasts more national park land than any other state, including Kenai Fjords National Park and Denali National Park, home to North America's tallest peak, Mount McKinley. (holbrooktravel.com)
  • The danger the volcano poses is illustrated in this image, captured by the Quickbird satellite on July 12, 2002. (nasa.gov)
  • Earthquakes and steam explosions announced the reawakening of Mount Pinatubo in 1991, surprising many geologists because Pinatubo was not even listed in catalogs of world volcanoes. (britannica.com)
  • Now, we have to look whether this connnection is particular for these volcanoes in southeastern Japan or are widespread and occurr around the world," said Amelung. (eurekalert.org)
  • The snow-capped inactive volcano, surrounded at lower levels by clouds in this image, lies several miles south of Tokyo. (cia.gov)
  • Mount Bachelor stands 3 miles (4.8 km) southeast of the Tumalo Mountain volcano and 18 miles (29 km) to the southwest of the city of Bend, in the Deschutes National Forest. (wikipedia.org)
  • Constructed towards the end of the Pleistocene Epoch, these mountains are underlain by more ancient volcanoes that subsided due to parallel north-south faulting in the surrounding region. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thomas and the 12 other students on the trip visited Stromboli as part of a three-week seminar in southern Italy focused on volcanoes, archaeology and the science of Roman concrete - an exceptionally durable material that may hold insights for future materials that are more sustainable or even suitable for building habitats on Mars. (phys.org)
  • They believe it will not erupt," said Sight Raharjo, a spokesman for the local government close to the mountain in the heart of the country's densely populated Java island. (taipeitimes.com)
  • The rocks have many unusual qualities, including the ability to naturally take up vast amounts of atmospheric carbon and convert it to solid carbonate. (columbia.edu)
  • Though the majority of the Alaskan population is of Caucasian descent, approximately 15 percent of Alaska's population consists of American Indians and Alaskan Natives, among which there are many distinct groups including Inupiaq, Yupik, Aleut, Eyak, Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian and a number of Northern Athabaskan cultures. (holbrooktravel.com)
  • The findings confirm that volcanoes with no distinct connection at the surface can be part of a giant magmatic system at depth. (eurekalert.org)
  • Alaska is also home to many different species of birds, including albatross, cranes, and puffins. (holbrooktravel.com)
  • This includes daily trips to the Anchorage Trial Courts and the Anchorage division of the federal court for the District of Alaska, as well as regular live coverage of the majority of other state courts including the trial courts in Fairbanks, Palmer and Juneau. (courthousenews.com)
  • Alaska recognizes 21 languages including English and the 20 Alaska Native languages declared as official languages by the state Legislature in 2014. (courthousenews.com)
  • Comment: Examples of biological hazards include outbreaks of epidemic diseases, plant or animal contagion, insect or other animal plagues and infestations. (who.int)
  • Clark Air Base , a major U.S. Air Force base in the Philippines, also abutted the volcano. (britannica.com)
  • Observation of the volcano was greatly hindered by the arrival of a major typhoon on June 15. (britannica.com)
  • This entry usually highlights major historic events and current issues and may include a statement about one or two key future trends. (cia.gov)
  • The coauthors include: Elodie Brothelande, Falk Amelung and Zhang Yunjun from the UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmosheric Science and Shimon Wdowinski of Florida International University. (eurekalert.org)
  • A set of ordinances or regulations and associated standards intended to control aspects of the design, construction, materials, alteration and occupancy of structures that are necessary to ensure human safety and welfare, including resistance to collapse and damage. (who.int)
  • Comment: Capacity may include infrastructure and physical means, institutions, societal coping abilities, as well as human knowledge, skills and collective attributes such as social relationships, leadership and management. (who.int)
  • They use this information to measure and "price in" the potential for volcanoes, hurricanes, earthquakes and other discrete, catastrophic events. (governing.com)
  • Naples is northwest of the volcano beyond the edge of the image. (nasa.gov)