A new Decade Volcano Program – An Introduction

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A new Decade Volcano Program – An Introduction

This is a fantastic idea and I shall be reblogging the list as it is published. There are so many misconceptions on the threat posed by certain volcanoes and which ones we should be spending the time and money on monitoring. Although it is not an official list, rather one compiled by members of a blog I read often, it does set forth logically parameters that should be considered if the Decade Volcano list be rewritten. I have made my guess to which ones will make the cut, it will be interesting to see how I fair….

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Will Etna remain on the new Decade Volcano Program? Or will Boris Behncke have to defend the existance? Many questions that slowly will get an answer. Photograph by Dr. Boris Behncke. Will Etna remain on the new Decade Volcano Program? Or will Boris Behncke have to defend the existance? Many questions that slowly will get an answer. Photograph by Dr. Boris Behncke.

The current Decade Volcano Program

First of all, let me make one thing abundantly clear. This is a list put forth by us as suggestion for a new Decade Volcano program. But, in the end it is the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior (IAVCEI) that decides if there will be a new Decade Volcano Program, and if so which volcanoes will be included.

We do though think it is time for a new Decade Volcano Program to further the science of Volcanology and Geophysics. Also, there is a clear need for new measures and methods of mitigation. In the end the Decade Volcano Program has been a success that has furthered the science of…

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About Melly Rocks

20 something living in London while doing my Natural Science BSc with the Open University. Wannabe geologist and trainee volcanologist. Living life to the full and following the rocky road to my dreams...

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