Salud El Hierro!

The volcanic island of El Hierro is really turning into the Little Volcano that Could. 3 earthquakes seem to have changed the ballgame around once more.  First came two deep earthquakes at a new spot at 10.10 in the morning, both of them at the depth of 20 km. 26 minutes later followed a 2.6M…

It’s a gas… Musings on Volcanic SO2

SO2 is a volcanic gas (along with a lot of others) but specifically , SO2. SO2 is a high heat product… H2S is a low heat product. You can tell the difference by the smell. Burnt match smell, SO2, rotten eggs, H2S. Don’t run around sniffing for them, both can be lethal, and H2S deadens…