A submarine eruption 34 nautical miles off the coast of Tonga’s capital, Nuku'alofa. March 18 2009.
Monitoring volcanoes is a bit trickier when they’re deep under the ocean’s surface.
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From far north Queensland to the southern tip of Tasmania, there is a common geological mechanism that links Eastern Australia’s volcanic history.
Where there’s smoke, there will be lava?
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How do scientists predict volcanic eruptions? To do so with accuracy, they need to know the individual volcano and its history very well.
Erta Ale in eastern Ethiopia.
Satellite research in Ethiopia is opening up a new frontier in the hunt for geothermal power.
Let’s start an ice age.
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