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Eyjafjallajökull anniversary: what we have learned

A year ago today, the summit eruption of Eyjafjallajökull began, producing a large ash cloud that wreaked havoc with aviation.  Last week, at the European Geosciences Union conference, scientists presented the results of their studies into how it all happened.  … Continue reading

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Ash cloud closes UK airports: what are the chances?

Quite high, actually. And I’m not just talking from a geologist’s perspective, where the planets whizz around the sun, the continents glide across the surface of the Earth, and volcanoes pop off continuously, like bubbles in a simmering stew.  A … Continue reading

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