volcanic eruption

Lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Reaches the Ocean

Caitlin Dempsey

This image captured by the USGS-HVO shows the active ocean entry of a branch of lava from the Kīlauea Volcano in Hawaii.

A map showing a dark red area measuring heat from an erupting volcano in Far East Russia.

Kambalny Volcano Erupts for the First Time in Almost 250 Years

Caitlin Dempsey

While the Kamchatka Peninsula has the highest concentration of active volcanoes on Earth, until recently the Kambalny Volcano had been dormant for almost 250 years.

Tracking Ash Plumes

Caitlin Dempsey

Data pulled from several satellites has been put to use in understanding the behavior of ash plumes from the recent ...