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Contrary to the advice of pretty much everyone that has seen it, I went to see Prometheus at the weekend. A big reason for going was that I knew they had filmed part of it in Iceland. I had seen … Continue reading
Last week was the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Chapman Conference on Volcanism and the Atmosphere in Selfoss, Iceland. It covered topics such as explosive eruptions, satellite detection of volcanic ash, aviation hazards and climate modelling. Unlike larger meetings, where sessions … Continue reading
Yesterday was the first anniversary of the 2011 eruption of Grímsvötn. Despite being the largest eruption in Iceland in 50 years, the day passed without much fanfare as the eruption had a relatively small impact compared to a certain other … Continue reading
A splinter session yesterday drew a larger-than-expected crowd to talk about the use of free and open source software (FOSS) in the geosciences. Those in attendance spanned the range from developers to end-users and the main outcome is that there … Continue reading
There is a problem with the wifi in the conference centre at EGU2012. Some people can log on, but others cannot. They can connect to the wireless, but trying to browse the web results in ‘Page not found’ or DNS … Continue reading
When you have the right tools to do a job, it is a lot easier to do it well. Consider making a poster for a science conference. Two software programs commonly used to make posters are Powerpoint and Adobe Illustrator … Continue reading
Eyjafjallajökull was a relatively small eruption This month marks the second anniversary of the eruption of Eyjafjallajökull that left millions stranded across Europe, and cost airlines an estimated €150 million a day for six days. But alarmingly, this eruption was … Continue reading
This is a post that I originally wrote in June 2007. It contains sound files that let you hear the crashings and rumblings that go on beneath the ground near Volcán de Colima, Mexico. I’m reposting it today because a) … Continue reading
This week is the first anniversary of the volcan01010 blog. With this post, I want to pick out some highlights from 2011, and to whet your appetites for some things to come in 2012. Top 3 posts: The main aim … Continue reading