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Pavlof Volcano's alert level is lowered to orange

...The volcano sent an ash plume to 22,000 feet Monday, and it drifted east about 50 miles, prompting the Alaska Volcano Observatory to raise the aviation warning in the area to red, the highest level.By Tuesday, the cloud was below an altitude...
Empire Editorial: Alaska needs volcanic peace of mind

...think so.Thanks to federal budget cuts, the Alaska Volcano Observatory can no longer monitor many volcanoes threatening...the observatory issued a bulletin: "The Alaska Volcano Observatory has experienced numerous seismic station failures...
Alaska Science Forum: Scientists endure nights on mountaintop perch Michelle Coombs, Duty Scientist of the Alaska Volcano Observatory in Anchorage; and to Lopez's boyfriend David Fee, the acting Coordinating Scientist at the Alaska Volcano Observatory's branch in Fairbanks."I said, 'We're...
Threat level of Alaska volcano upgraded

...ANCHORAGE - Scientists have increased the threat level of Alaska's Cleveland Volcano from yellow to orange.The Alaska Volcano Observatory says the volcano appears to have kicked up to an elevated unrest. In the past six days, three brief explosions...
Ash cloud disperses after Russian volcano erupts

...related airborne ash on Monday, said Dave Schneider, a geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey at the Alaska Volcano Observatory.Schneider said the ash cloud was spread out, following along the arc of the Aleutian Islands and extending...
Scientists monitor activity at Veniaminof Volcano

...Alaska Peninsula, started before the magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck, and the two are too far apart.The Alaska Volcano Observatory reported increased activity, including lava fountaining and ash emissions up to 20,000 feet, from the volcano...
Remote Alaska volcano emits lava flow, ash plume

...low-level lava flow Sunday, after about a week of quiet behavior, said Game McGimsey, a volcanologist with the Alaska Volcano Observatory in Anchorage.The volcano also produced an ash cloud of about 12,000 feet Monday, but it quickly dissipated...
Wind kicks up 100-year-old volcanic ash

...powerful than the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens in Washington.Dave Schneider, a geophysicist with the Alaska Volcano Observatory, said it's no surprise a lot of ash remains at Novarupta. He said it will be that way for "many, many...
Low-level eruption at Cleveland Volcano puts watchers on alert

...undergoing a continuous low-level eruption following an explosion early Saturday morning, scientists from the Alaska Volcano Observatory and the U.S. Geological Survey said.Satellites and cameras suggest low-level emissions of gas, steam...
Minor lava flows detected on two Alaska volcanoes

ANCHORAGE - Scientists say small lava flows have been detected on two restless volcanoes in Alaska.The Alaska Volcano Observatory says satellite images show the lava partly down a flank of Pavlof Volcano Tuesday in a low-level eruption...


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