Category Archives: Lusi

Lusi in Time

The latest from Lusi I’ve just come across an excellent article in Time about Lusi, the mud volcano currently engulfing eastern Java. Entitled ‘A Wound In the Earth’, it’s a good summary of the human impacts, the attempts to contain … Continue reading

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Lusi update

The latest from Lusi It’s been some time since I last checked in on Lusi, the mad-made mud volcano, but this account of conditions on the ground in the Christian Science Monitor prompted me to check out the latest satellite … Continue reading

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Kelud and Lusi

The latest from Lusi It seems that a certain mud volcano is situated less than a 100 km away from the grumbling Mount Kelud, and it is not responding well to the increased geological activity in the area: Separately, a … Continue reading

Categories: geohazards, geology, Lusi, volcanoes

Lusi: not man-made after all?

Was the mud volcano triggered by an earthquake rather than poor drilling practice?
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Categories: earthquakes, geohazards, geology, Lusi, paper reviews

Lusi: two methods of holding back the mud

The latest from Lusi The new, government approved method: Under the new scheme proposed by Japanese scientists, double-walled cofferdams will be built to fence in the mud so it serves as a counterweight to the mudflow… So that’s what “inverted … Continue reading

Categories: geohazards, geology, Lusi