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Properties of magma influence volcano forecasts

Many volcanoes are located in densely settled areas. Every time one of these becomes active, large populations are put at risk. Hence, one of the primary goals of the current generation of volcanologists is to develop tools ...

dateAug 31, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Connecting people and geology on volcanoes

In October 2011, heavy rainfall poured down the sides of El Salvador's San Vicente Volcano, nearly four feet of water in 12 days. Coffee plantation employees, working high up on the volcano's slope began noticing surface ...

dateJul 31, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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