A Look at the Overall Picture

One of the more persistent reader questions is “What will/can happen now?”. I am pretty convinced that this question is what occupies most people on the inside of IMO, Allmannavarnir and NordVulk as well. The words of several eminent vulcanologists, that this episode is unprecedented, indicate that this may indeed be so. But in order…

The Usual Suspects and Friday’s NtV Riddle

We are minutely studying any hiccup from the Icelandic Usual Suspects. In the case of earthquakes we are quite used in getting all sorts of useful stuff out of them. One of my favorite ways of studying earthquakes in volcanoes is the cumulative seismic release (CSR). In the case of Grimsvötn it might even be…

The Dead Zone

Updated 13 Sep 2012, see end of article. In logic, an assumption is a proposition that is taken for granted, as if it were true based upon presupposition without preponderance of the facts. (Wikipedia) Back around May of this year, Carl asked me to do a series of simulations using KWare’s Heat3D, a program written…