A massive flood of meltwater poured out of Iceland’s Myrdalsjoekull glacier on Saturday July 9th 2011, raising fears of an eruption from the powerful Katla volcano underneath, but experts said a large blast was unlikely. At around 3:00 am (0300 GMT) … we had a glacial meltwater runoff from underneath the glacier said Evgenia Ilyinskaya, [...]
Eyjafjallajokull volcano monitoring latest news: Eruption stopped, now just a plume of steam, with no ash. Scientists say the level of seismic activity is decreasing and is near that recorded before the eruption began last month with the lava flow stopping completely. http://mapped.at/volcano/index.html Eyjafjallajoekull – Volcano Ash – monitoring stopped on Monday May 24, 2010 [...]
See the source of the ash cloud in this beautiful Eyjafjallajökull video by Sean Stiegemeier who took 4 days to get to Iceland in order to capture these amazing shots of the volcano, ash cloud, melt water etc. Iceland, Eyjafjallajökull – May 1st and 2nd, 2010 from Sean Stiegemeier on Vimeo.
As the Ash Cloud restrictions on UK airports are extended into Monday morning, Dr Dougal Jerram, a volcanologist from Durham University, warns us that the last big eruption of Eyjafjallajokull, which was back in the in the 1820s, went on for about two years, and its current eruption could last “several months”. Volcanology or vulcanology [...]
More airport closures will take place today 16th May as the higher density volcanic ash cloud drifts over the UK, headed towards London. Travellers are being advised to check with their airline before leaving home. Today’s closures announced by NATS are for the hours 1300 – 1900 BST and affect the following airports: England East [...]
Hundreds of transatlantic flights were cancelled or delayed on Sunday May 9th 2010 by a the volcanic ash cloud drifting south over Western Europe from Eyjafjallajokull. The airports affected were mostly in Spain and Italy, with the North of Scotland also involved. A statement from Spain’s national airport management agency Aena listed the following airports [...]