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Volcanoes tied to shifts in Earth's climate over millions of years

A new study in the April 22 edition of Science reveals that volcanic activity associated with the plate-tectonic movement of continents may be responsible for climatic shifts from hot to cold over tens and hundreds of millions ...

Researcher studies volcanic gases in remote areas of world

Researchers will often go to the ends of the Earth in search of answers to the mysteries of science. Forming the Aleutian Arc in the Northern Pacific Ocean, approximately 3,400 miles from Albuquerque and the University of ...

Ecuador volcano spews giant ash column

Ecuador's Cotopaxi volcano, which began erupting in August after being dormant for 138 years, on Thursday coughed up a two-kilometer-high column of ash, officials said.

Twin volcanic chains above a single hotspot with distinct roots

Many processes inside the earth are still enigmatic. One of the open questions is how neighboring chains of volcanoes, supplied by the same volcanic hotspot, can emit material of distinct geochemical composition over tens ...

Undersea volcano called Kick 'em Jenny rumbling off Grenada

An active underwater volcano off Grenada's northern coast called Kick 'em Jenny was rumbling Thursday and regional disaster authorities were put on alert, though they said it posed no threat of triggering a destructive tsunami.

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