Category Archives: volcanoes

Scenic Sunday: a hike across Hawaiian lava

Fortunately, the schedule for my recent trip to the Big Island of Hawaii included a couple of days of field excursions – I think the conference organisers realised that they would happen regardless, so they decided to make them official … Continue reading

Categories: outcrops, photos, volcanoes

Geological mayhem and destruction in 2012: not the end of the world, just business as usual

We don’t live on a boring planet. 2012 will be plagued by natural disasters, but so is every other year. Continue reading

Categories: antiscience, climate science, earthquakes, geohazards, palaeomagic, public science, volcanoes

Scenic Halloween Saturday

As the leaves turn and colder nights draw in, let us journey to a mysterious country that holds an even more mysterious glowing orange pit. Halloween is upon us, so could we be looking on a newly-opened gateway to the … Continue reading

Categories: bloggery, photos, volcanoes

Scenic Saturday: the remnants of volcanism past

When you live in Edinburgh, you can’t ignore geology even if you were foolish enough to want to: the summit of Arthur’s Seat is visible from virtually every decent vantage point in the city. The guidebooks will tell you that … Continue reading

Categories: geology, outcrops, photos, volcanoes

Scenic Saturday: Ropy pahoehoe on a biogenic beach

In this inaugural Scenic Saturday post, I offer up very happy volcano/landscape nerd enjoying the stunning geologic scenery on Isabella, Gal├ípagos Islands, July 2011. I was there as a participant in the Chapman Conference on the Gal├ípagos as a Laboratory … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, geomorphology, hydrology, photos, volcanoes