As I’ve mentioned, I will be giving a talk here at Denison on the Eyjafjallajökull eruption and how the events unfolded on the internet – specifically, I’m interested in the idea of the general public taking an active role in volcano monitoring. So, I have a request from Eruptions readers – and by no means do you have to take part. However, if you are willing, I’d like to know your professional/”day job” and your geologic background – be sure, I will not use your real name or connect your Eruptions pseudonym to any information you send. I am just looking to get a hold on the backgrounds of the very savvy readers on this blog. If you are willing, please send me an email at
Short-hop regional flights could be running on batteries in a few years.
The artifacts were often made from found objects – an Ivory dish-soap bottle transformed into an earthenware figure.
On New Year’s Eve 1899, the captain of this Pacific steamliner sailed into history. Or did he?