Image from the 2014 eruption of Gunung Kelud. Photograph by AlexMG.

The Water Volcano – The new Decade Volcano Program

What is a better starting point for our proposed list of new Decade Volcanoes than a volcano that operates in a way that almost no other volcano does? As the number ten of our list we hereby present a volcano that equally blends being an artesian well and an andesitic tephra producer of note. Without…

The first image out of the crater of Kelud. Photograph by Suwarno.

Kelud and the Global Weather

Hello and welcome to this double-article, in it you will get two different takes on the question if Kelud really will affect the global climate by two different writers. So, let us see if we get two different answers shall we? First part is by me, and the second part is by GeoLurking. After the…

The lava lobe is well visible deep down on the flank. Photograph by Erdyan Naburju.

Volcano of the Month is Sinabung!

As you might have noticed the result from the Volcano of the Month has been a bit late in coming. The most obvious reason is of course the explosive eruption at Gunung Kelud in Indonesia that we have followed extensively since well before it started. The other reason is the extensive work I had to…