After the Volcano Erupts
The catastrophic eruption of Japan’s Ontake-san allowed residents to reconsider and reinvent their relationships to the mountainous landscape.
Volcanic Ecosystems in the Deep Ocean
Undersea volcanoes, like Hawaii's Kīlauea, foster diverse ecosystems in an environment far from sunlight—and as acidic as lemon juice.
Volcanoes, Climate Change, and The Birth of Christianity
The massive, deadly eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eldgjá in 10th century brought climate change and Christianity to the island colony.
Can a Single Volcano Cool the Earth?
Even one volcano can have impacts that affect the planet. There have been eruptions that affected the temperature over the entire hemisphere.
Raging Seas, Blazing Smoke, and (Maybe) a Supervolcano
Have humans angered the planet? Smothering air pollution in California, rising seas in Oceania, and supervocanos that could cause global catastrophe.
Tambora: The Volcano Felt Around the World
Tambora's explosion was one of the largest volcanic events in recorded history,
Life with Lava
Lava from the Kīlauea volcano in Hawaii has been used to answer questions about life on Mars.
Volcanoes or “Volcanoes”? Gleaning Insights from Informal Research
When informal research are used for scientific sources