My modest geological library... I also have a decent collection of Spanish history, Russian literature, art, backgammon,science fiction and other interesting tomes... Lizzie doesn't mind too much :)

LOVE or the Library Of Volcanic Eruptions + Riddles

As part of our ongoing re-vamp, we are once again asking for contributions from the crowd… Below you will find recommendations for all kinds of volcanic bedtime reading, from hard science to human perspectives… Please post your own favourites in the comments and you will be edited into the LOVE as soon as possible… If…

PoPo from view from San Nicolás

Popocatepetl

“Popocatépetl provides an excellent example of how the perception of risk is strongly influenced by the recent eruptive history and not by a full geological record, particularly among the people dwelling in the endangered areas and the media.” I think the above is probably a good quote that describes one of the biggest issues that…

Mono Lake, from Wikimedia Commons.

Volcanic Mishaps 2: Mono Lake, California.

We had 2 weeks in California; after a weekend in San Francisco and some chillaxin’ by the pool in Sacramento; we took the roadtrip of a lifetime. (many thanks Val x) We visited Lake Tahoe, Mono Lake, Yosemite, Mariposa and drove back to Sacramento via Route 49; the gold rush route… Trees were more my thing in those…