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Red skies over Holuhraun

Last night the most stunning images flowed in over Mila cam Bardabunga 1. That radar station or as we on VC call it Dalek R2D2 got a visit. We could watch 2 people moving around with flashlights, but sometimes at least one just stood there in awe, watching the scene developing so close to him/her/?…

Eggert Norðdahl at Holuhraun for Volcanocafé Production Movie.

Hekla – the Movie

This has been unprecedented weeks for Volcanocafé in terms of visitor numbers and we are witnessing events the likes of which none of us have seen before. As if things weren’t exciting enough, we are, as a volcanic community, about to embark on our most ambitious project. Hekla: the Movie That’s right. We aim to…

Image of the Holuhraun eruption taken by the Volcanocafé Productions Film expedition to Bárdarbunga. This image is from the upcoming film by Eggert Norddahl, Bergsveinn Norddahl and Nick Small. Produced by Volcanocafé.

Changes in Bárdarbunga Caldera

During a scientific over flight a marked and unexpected drop was noticed in the caldera floor of the Bárdarbunga Central Volcano. The drop was 15 meters, and is as such the largest deformation of a caldera in Iceland. It is interpreted as the result of magma leaving the magmatic reservoir under the caldera floor. If…

Holuhraun eruption looking north from Dyngjujökull (Photograph by Einar Gudmann)

Bardarbunga Update 20140903

  Since the appropriate Icelandic authorities have today publicly mentioned the possibility of a large, acidic and explosive eruption at Bardarbunga, we now feel free to inform you that this possibility has been discussed by the Dragons, behind closed doors, for well over a week. The key information comes from this official IMO graphic: The…