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Russia’s Sheveluch erupts in a 6.4 km (21 000 feet) high ash plume

25 февраля 2016 No comments

Russia's Sheveluch erupts in a 6.4 km (21 000 feet) high ash plume Sheveluch volcano in Kamchatka, Russia, erupted on February 24, 2016, Tokyo VAAC reported. Based on the satellite data, an eruption plume rose to approximately 6.4 km (21 000 feet) altitude and drifted northwest at a speed of 46.3 km/h (28.8 mph). On February 24,... Read more...

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Greenland ‘Warm Blob’ surface water responsible for abrupt climate swings in the last ice age

25 февраля 2016 No comments

Greenland «Warm Blob» surface water responsible for abrupt climate swings in the last ice age New research shows a «warm blob» of surface water in the Atlantic played a significant role on the wild climate swings in Greenland during the last ice age. Researchers used the foraminifera fossils to compare the changes in the ocean temperature with the... Read more...

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Active volcanoes in the world: February 17 – 23, 2016

25 февраля 2016 No comments

New activity/unrest was observed at 3 volcanoes from February 17 — 23, 2016. During the same period, ongoing activity was reported for 15 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Bulusan, Luzon (Philippines) | Telica, Nicaragua | Zhupanovsky, Eastern Kamchatka (Russia).... Read more...

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