Category Archives: 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

A new blog at All-geo: Volcan01010

I’m very pleased to announce a new blog here at All-geo. Volcan01010 is written by volcanologist John Stevenson, a compatriot from my undergraduate days. You might recall his excellent posts during last years’ eruption of Eyjafjallajökull, which provided expert commentary … Continue reading

Categories: bloggery, links, volcanoes

New at Erratics: Bubbling up

Your friendly Highly Allochthonous bloggers have already treated you to unconformicakes and edible debris flows today; now, if you head over to Earth Science Erratics, new contributors Kathy Cashman and Alison Rust present a fascinating discussion of the role of … Continue reading

Categories: links, volcanoes

Yellowstone: what lies beneath

The best evidence yet that the Yellowstone hotspot is the result of a mantle plume – one that had to burn through a subducting slab to get to the surface. Continue reading

Categories: geophysics, paper reviews, volcanoes

Yellowstone: where did all the ash go?

Another mark of eruptions at Yellowstone: thick layers of ash stretching across most of the continental US. Continue reading

Categories: outcrops, volcanoes