قالب وردپرس درنا توس
Home / Tag Archives: Kilauea

Tag Archives: Kilauea

The Kilauea volcano on Hawaii unexpectedly triggered a gigantic phytoplankton bloom

The clearly visible green phytoplankton blooms during the Kilauea outbreak of 2018. Image: USGS Coastguard Volcanic eruptions usually go with death and But the latest outbreaks on Hawaii's Big Island have led to an unexpected biological boom – a giant algae plume that extends hundreds of miles into the Pacific Ocean. From May to August 2018, a sustained eruption on …

Read More »

Man survives 70-foot fall from the volcanic caldera of Kilauea

HAWAII ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) – A man was critically injured late Wednesday after he had climbed a railing at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and fallen 70 feet from the caldera of Kilauea volcano. The man fell on the ground About 70 meters deep and landed on a narrow ledge. (Source: Hawaii News Now) The man in his thirties was pulled out …

Read More »

Kilauea data suggests that the eruption was unprecedented

image credits: CC0 Public Domain A very large team of researchers from several US institutions came to the conclusion that the volcanic eruption in Kilauea, which took place this past summer, represented an unprecedented volcanic event. In their article published in the journal Science researchers describe the sequence of events and what sets them apart from other volcanic eruptions. The …

Read More »

Surprising was the 3-month outbreak of Kilauea

WASHINGTON – After a surprisingly explosive summer, Kilauea, the longest continuously erupting volcano in the world, finally seems to have taken a break. But the scientists who study it did not do it. Countless new data gathered during an unprecedented opportunity to monitor a sustained, accessible eruption is changing the knowledge about the behavior of some volcanoes. "It was hugely …

Read More »

Lava and eruptions continue in Hawaiis Kilauea

And more than two months later, Kilauea is still breaking out. On Monday, a lava bomb – a flying chunk of molten rock – hit a tour boat and injured 23 people. Thirteen of the injured were hospitalized and at least one woman was in serious condition, authorities said. Here's how the volcano has affected the area in recent months. …

Read More »