Category Archives: volcanoes

Antarctica field log: Penguin Island? Surely you mean Volcano Island!

But yes, there were penguins too. Continue reading

Categories: Antarctica, outcrops, photos, tectonics, volcanoes

A land of basalt and chalk

We’ve just spent a great week exploring Ireland, which included very sunny days on the Antrim Coast of Northern Ireland. Anne sometimes teases me for picking holiday itineraries based more on the the prevailing geology more than the prevailing weather, … Continue reading

Categories: outcrops, photos, rocks & minerals, structures, volcanoes

Scenic Saturday: Water and Lava in the Oregon High Cascades

Today we launch the second major stage of our summer adventure – departing for the UK and Ireland later this evening. But a week ago today, we were in my PhD field area, the McKenzie River watershed in the central … Continue reading

Categories: geomorphology, hydrology, outcrops, photos, volcanoes

Scenic Saturday: Mount Hood

We’ve both had a great week in Oregon, with some science (and, for Chris, some field excursions with Lockwood in the Coast Ranges) at the start of the week and some more recreational explorations at the end. This was the … Continue reading

Categories: photos, volcanoes

Scenic Saturday: White Island before the spiny lava invasion

Last week, Erik drew my attention to this odd spiny lava dome spotted on New Zealand’s White Island. It is rather strikingly weird, like the country that brought us the Lord of the Rings had decided to now bring us … Continue reading

Categories: geohazards, photos, volcanoes