Thursday, 20 July 2017

The world’s most dangerous volcano ?

Say the word “supervolcano” and you’ll immediately think of Yellowstone and its violent past – but what about its future? When will the next super-eruption be? The thing is, this is far from the only supervolcano on Earth, and many of them could easily rival the power of Wyoming’s own. So where are these supervolcanoes and which one of them really is the most dangerous in the world?

  
Let’s take a look, .................

Thursday, 13 July 2017

Antarctica A86 Iceberg is now free

A one trillion tonne iceberg – one of the biggest ever recorded - has calved away from the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica. 

The calving occurred sometime between Monday 10th July and Wednesday 12th July 2017, when a 5,800 square km section of Larsen C finally broke away.
The iceberg, which is likely to be named A68, weighs more than a trillion tonnes. Its volume is twice that of Lake Erie, one of the Great Lakes.

Source : Project MIDAS >>> 






An article on Cleantechnica >>>>
Updates from the Larsen C research team : Project MIDAS >>> 

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Effect caused by the Montana earthquake

The Montana Earthquake on the 6th of july From bar stools to bed frames, hundreds of Montanans felt the magnitude 5.8 earthquake early Thursday morning that originated a few miles southeast of Lincoln. The U.S. Geological Survey has received more than 10,000 reports from people who felt the temblor, some as far away as Lethbridge, Canada, and Spokane, Washington.

Sunday, 9 July 2017

Seismicity in Yellowstone

Last month more swarms reported arond the Yellowstone volcano 



During June 2017, the University of Utah Seismograph Stations, responsible for the operation and analysis of the Yellowstone Seismic Network, reports 1171 earthquakes were located in the Yellowstone National Park (YNP) region. The largest event was a light earthquake of magnitude 4.4 on June 16, at 06:48 PM MDT, located about nine miles north northwest of West Yellowstone, MT. The earthquake was reported felt in the towns of Gardiner and West Yellowstone, MT.


The USGS Yellowstone monitoring map >>>>

Thursday, 6 July 2017

Volcanic activity from the Popocatepetl

Mexico's massive Popocatepetl volcano erupted over last weekend; the ash cloud rose about 6,500 feet above the crater.

Saturday, 1 July 2017

The crack in the Larsen C Iceshelf is growing

The large rift in the Larsen C Ice Shelf  has continued to grow at a rapid rate since , with a further 10 kilometers of length added since January 1st according to the researchers at the MIDAS Project. 



  

Watch the crack growing in the larsen c iceshelf


Read the full article on Cleantechnica >>>>
Updates from the Larsen C research team : Project MIDAS >>>