On 19th of February 1600 the Peruvian stratovolcano Huaynaputina exploded in the most violent eruption in South American recorded history
Revealing the Eruption Cycle of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai
The back-projection analysis of seismic P-waves revealed correlations with eruptions observed by satellite (Kotaro Tarumi, Kazunori Yoshizawa. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. January 15, 2023). Image credit: Kotaro Tarumi, Kazunori Yoshizawa.
“We didn’t see what we were expecting” Studying Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai island
“These types of volcanic eruptions happen all over the world, but they don’t usually produce islands. We had an incredibly unique opportunity. No one had ever comprehensively studied the microorganisms on this type of island system at such an early stage before.” Nick Dragone
“The volcano created one of the largest disturbances in space we’ve seen in the modern era”
When the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha‘apai volcano erupted on Jan. 15, 2022, it sent atmospheric shock waves, sonic booms, and tsunami waves around the world. Now, scientists are finding the volcano’s effects also […]
Volcanic Ash Shrouds the Islands of the Kingdom of Tonga
Extensive damage has been observed on Mango island as of 18 January 2022
Using the Sound of the Sea to follow the Feeder Route to Supervolcano Campi Flegrei
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen have used the sound of the sea to discover the route taken by hot fluids that feed a supervolcano in southern Italy.