Eruption has started

View from Mila webcam The IMO has confirmed that a fissure eruption has started north of Dyngjujökull. Please do not link to http://www.vedur.is and en.vedur.is sites at this time Please use the live Youtube stream for the webcam rather than the Mila link, as the latter is likely to be in use by emergency authorities…

Bárðarbunga reader question

Richie, one of our readers emailed in a good question that is a good starting point for a brief update on Bárðarbunga. “Could you do an article comparing this intrusion to others? Looking at the post it appears that it is almost 40 Km long but how wide is it and in terms of volume.…

Bárðarbunga – Nature of the beast

First let me write one thing, and that is that we are not in Kansas anymore. And with that I mean that we are in totally uncharted country. Icelandic Met Office has the best volcanologists on the planet, and they pretty much never make a mistake. They are quite simply the best and their reputation…

Bárdarbunga Eruption has Started

Update: Aviation Colour Code Red has been declared for the Volcano Bárdarbunga and the surrounding area. Icelandic Met Office helicopter observation confirms ongoing eruption that appears to be small at this time. Keep up with the updates as they come. And an urgent call: Please keep traffic on IMO sites as low as possible. If…