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‘Amazing snapshots’ plumb volcanic depths

Dr Ubide and her team have analysed variations in the chemical composition of volcanic crystals ‘Amazing snapshots’ plumb volcanic depths Research shedding light on the internal “plumbing” of volcanoes may help scientists better understand volcanic eruptions and unrest. The University ...

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When magma prevents volcanic eruptions

Following a large caldera-forming eruption (picture) some magma remains in the magma reservoir. This magma cools, its viscosity increases, and when new magma is injected, the magma left over after the caldera-forming eruption stops the fresh magma from propagating to ...

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Giant earthquakes help predict volcanic eruptions

Imaging seismic susceptibility makes it possible to detect regions affected by high-pressure volcanic fluids. The image in the background is catalogued as ‘Red Fuji’ (Katsushika Hokusai, 1830). Credit: Copyright Florent Brenguier Giant earthquakes help predict volcanic eruptions Researchers at the ...

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