After a few weeks of quiet, two Alaskan volcanoes had big explosions this week, while Etna rumbled but didn't pop. The post Volcanic Explosions Rock an Alaskan Island as Etna Rumbles appeared first on WIRED.
A new study suggests that the Campi Flegrei might be closer to an eruption than we thought. But don't let that keep you up at night. The post Everyone Stop Freaking Out Over Italy's Supervolcano appeared first on WIRED.
Poás in Costa Rica had its biggest explosion in years, while Etna keeps having a busy year and Nishinoshima wakes up for the first time since 2015. The post A Costa Rican Volcano Sees Its Biggest Blast in Years appeared first on WIRED.
Volcanoes can be dangerous, but certain volcanoes pose the most danger to the people living in and around them. Let's count them down. The post Ranking the 10 Most Dangerous Volcanoes, From Vesuvius to Santa Maria appeared first on WIRED.
Now that we have a grasp on what might make a volcano dangerous, how might you rank how dangerous each volcano is? The post All the Ways To Know If That Volcano Might Kill You appeared first on WIRED.
People love to think about how dangerous volcanoes are, but really, what makes a volcano the "most dangerous" on Earth? The post The 'Most Dangerous' Volcano Can Be a Tricky Thing to Pin Down appeared first on WIRED.
Kambalny, the southernmost volcano in Kamchatka, erupted unexpectedly over the weekend, sending ash up over the Pacific Ocean. The post A Russian Volcano Just Erupted for the First Time in Centuries appeared first on WIRED.
Surprise eruptions like Bogoslof in Alaska would wreak havoc if it happens in the lower 48 states. The post The US Needs to Seriously Beef Up Its Volcano Monitoring appeared first on WIRED.
You voted. Now let's count down the top 10 volcanic events of 2016. The post And the Winner of the Volcanic Event of 2016 Is... appeared first on WIRED.
Lots of volcanoes made news in 2016, but which deserves to walk away with the award for the greatest? The post Vote for the 2016 Pliny for Volcanic Event of the Year appeared first on WIRED.