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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...
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...
Trace volcano ash reaches small Alaska city

...levels, said geologist Kristi Wallace of the Alaska Volcano Observatory.Pavlof is an 8,262-foot volcano located...the eruption with photographs posted on the Alaska Volcano Observatory website, Wallace said.Seismic sensors indicate...
State university system plans strategy for federal budget cuts

...look at it," Rogers said.UAF hasn't been spared completely in the early months of sequestration. The Alaska Volcano Observatory will have its funding from the U.S. Geological Survey cut in half on June 1, costing the organization at...
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