International Volcano Research Centre

INDEX OF CHANGES FOR THE UPDATE OF:

23 August 2008

Note: Three special links; one for Mt. St. Helens, including a "live-cam" links, & one for Mammoth Lake (Long Valley), and a link to volcano Mt. Rainier are located at the bottom of this section. Also, find links to Tsunamis, Severe Storm Warnings, & Earthquakes.

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(Report Last Updated: 22 August 2008)

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(Report Last Updated: 22 August 2008)

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Erupting  volcano CURRENT ERUPTIONS (Click Here For Details or click on the volcano of interest and it will take you directly to that write-up !))

  1. Update of the continuing eruption of volcano SOUFRIERE HILLS on Montserrat in the Caribbean.
  2. Update of the continuing eruption of volcano KASATOCHI in Aleutian Islands.
  3. Update of the continuing of volcano OKMOK in the Aleutian Islands.
  4. Update of the continuing of volcano Mt. CLEVELAND in the Aleutian Islands.
  5. Update of the continuing eruption of volcano KILAUEA in Hawaii.
  6. Four (4) new images of volcano KILAUEA in Hawaii have been loaded.
  7. Update of the continuing eruption of volcano POPOCATEPETL in Mexico.
  8. Update of the continuing eruption of volcano COLIMA in Mexico.
  9. Update of the continuing eruption of volcano TUNGURAHUA in Ecuador.

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  1. There are currently no staff positions open here at the INTLVRC. But, if interested, check the "Staff Openings (Click here)" on the home page for future openings, details & check them out !
  2. INTLVRC Question Distribution List (Click here) feature is still available. SIGN UP NOW !
  3. News on INTLVRC staff members (Click on What's New at INTLVRC section for further details).

      • Phil G. "Tuff" Andersen - Stands by for computer operational assignments.
      • Dr. "R. B." Trombley -Prepares a new paper for a future conference and prepares new files for the year 2009 season.
      • Dr. Jean-Paul Toutain - Prepares for an expedition to MERAPI in Java (Indonesia) in September.
      • Florin V. Ivan - Stands by for software engineering needs as necessary.

  4. Summary of # of questions for August.
  5. The volcano selected for the month of Setember as the "Volcano Of The Month" is volcano ESMERALDA BANK/B> An interesting submarine volcano in the Mariana Islands !
  6. Recap of eruptions in the month of July.
  7. Progress report on ERUPTION Pro 10.7 year to date.
  8. Many thanks for all your questions !! Keep them coming - WE APPRECIATE THEM !!
  9. Partial list of ERUPTION Pro 10.7 users.

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    • Miscellaneous items, Krafft Memorial Dedication, Links to papers, INTLVRC Key personnel CVs, etc.

  1. New papers written by INTLVRC's, Principal Research Geochemist, Dr. Jean-Paul Toutain, et al, and are now available in this section of the INTLVRC website. In this section, there are links to full copies as well as other articles. The new paper titles (with links) is:

    a. "Evidence for Zn isotopic fractionation at Merapi volcano."
    b. "Combined electromagnetic, geochemical and thermal surveys of Taal volcano (Philippines) during the period 20052006."
    c. "Taal volcano (Philippines): gearing toward a new eruption ? Combined land based self-potential, ground temperature and CO2 soil degassing surveys with the Crater Lake temperature monitored by satellite imagery."

  2. Papers & a new book co-authored by INTLVRC's, Principal Research Volcanologist, Dr. R. B. Trombley, is now available for ordering in this section of the INTLVRC website. The book and paper titles are:

    a. "Using Science ! Exciting real life science activities - Be a Volcanologist", Order http://www.overstock.com/Books-Movies-Music-Games/Books/Ticktock-Media-Ltd,/publisher,/9/dept.html only. (Great for K-12 children.)
    b. "Potential Caribbean Mega-Tsunami Risk Assessment", as presented to the 18th Geological Conference of the Caribbean, held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on the 24th of March 2008.
    c. "Holocene Volcanic Activity in All Caribbean Plate Margins: Forecast and Risk Assessment.", Report #20 of 20, 10 January 2008, et al.
    d. "Scienceworks ! - Be a Volcanologist", Order Amazon.com or Barnes-Noble only. (Great for K-12 children.)

Volc Button VOLCANO PRODUCTS & ANALYSIS SERVICES (Click Here For Details)

  1. The new version of ERUPTION Pro 10.7 (MS-DOS) is available now ! Click Here

  2. Order our CD-ROMs,
    "SWVRC Expeditions - Volume I" Click Here
    "SWVRC Expeditions - Volume II" Click Here

  3. Book
    EPro-bk INTLVRC is pleased to announce that the book, "The Forecasting of Volcanic Eruptions", ISBN 0-595-41260-2, written by INTLVRC's Dr. R. B. Trombley is now available. The book is now available in both a CD version & a Paperback version. To order, go to the "Services & Products" section or Click Here to order --------->"Order Book" (NOTE: Available from INTLVRC of course, iUniverse.com, Barnes & Noble (BN.com) books and Amazon.com.

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    Island-bk INTLVRC is also pleased to announce that the book, "ISLAND BORN OF FIRE: Volcano Piton de la Fournaise", ISBN 0-595-41775-2, also written by INTLVRC's Dr. R. B. Trombley and originally published by McGraw-Hill in 1996, is now available in both a CD version & a Paperback version. To order, go to the "Services & Products" section or Click Here to order --------->"Order Book" (NOTE: Available from INTLVRC of course, iUniverse.com, Barnes & Noble (BN.com) books and Amazon.com.

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    Volcanologist-bk INTLVRC is also pleased to announce that the book, "SCIENCEWORKS !! - BE A VOLCANOLOGIST", authored by Suzy Gazlay of Fresno, CA and co-authored by INTLVRC's Dr. R. B. Trombley, published by Gareth Stevens Publishing in January, 2008, is now available in Hardcover, ISBN 0-8368-8930-4 or Paperback, ISBN 0-8368-8937-1 version. To order, go to Barnes & Noble (BN.com) books or Amazon (Amazon.com).

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    Volcanologist-ukbk INTLVRC is also pleased to announce that the book, "USING SCIENCE! Exciting real life science activities - BE A VOLCANOLOGIST", authored by Suzy Gazlay of Fresno, CA and co-authored by INTLVRC's Dr. R. B. Trombley, published by Ticktock Media Ltd. (UK), in May of 2008, is now available in Paperback, ISBN 978-84696-617-0 or Hardcover, ISBN 978-1-84696-679-8 versions. To order, go to Ticktock at http://www.overstock.com/Books-Movies-Music-Games/Books/Ticktock-Media-Ltd,/publisher,/9/dept.html) .

  7. There are several services now available to the petroleum and natural gas industries who may be building/drilling near active volcanoes. These services include:
    • Complete Eruption & Forecast Analysis
    • Repose Analysis
    • Volcano Frequency of Eruption Analysis (VFEA)
    • Volcano Explosive Index Analysis (VEI)
    • Health Risk Assessments (HRA)

  8. INTLVRC also has Educational and Presentation services available for all school grade levels, universities and other interested groups.

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Volc Button LAST MAJOR EXPEDITION (Click Here For Details)

  1. The 17 May 2008 expeditions to the SUNSET CRATER & HUMPHREYS PEAK both in or near Flagstaff, Arizona (USA), to perform a series of experiments is now on display.

Volc Button OTHER USEFUL LINKS

volcbtnConcerning South Sister Bulge of Oregon (USA)

volcbtnConcerning Mt. St. Helens (USA)

volcbtnConcerning Mt. Rainier (USA)

volcbtnConcerning Mammoth (Long Valley Area - USA)

earthbtnGlobal Earthquake Reports

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