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Airplanes warned to avoid Alaska volcano airspace

...warned airplanes to avoid airspace near an erupting Alaska volcano as it spewed ash 30,000 feet above sea higher, said Dave Schneider, a geophysicist at Alaska Volcano Observatory.It's not clear how long this eruption...
Active Alaskan volcano has low-level eruption

ANCHORAGE - Authorities at the Alaska Volcano Observatory say elevated surface temperatures suggest the Pavlof Volcano is having a low-level eruption with lava at the surface...
Active Alaskan volcano has low-level eruption

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Alaska Volcano Observatory spokesmen say a low-level eruption of a volcano about 625 miles southwest of Anchorage is escalating, with pilots...
What others say: Alaska needs volcanic peace of mind

...doesn't think so.Thanks to federal budget cuts, the Alaska Volcano Observatory can no longer monitor many volcanoes threatening...month, the observatory issued a bulletin: "The Alaska Volcano Observatory has experienced numerous seismic station...

ANCHORAGE (AP) - The threat level of an Alaska volcano has been raised following an ash emission Tuesday.The Alaska Volcano Observatory raised the advisory level for Pavlof Volcano to orange from yellow...
New data sheds light on volcano forecasting

...each data set and each study to produce quicker response times, said John Power, scientist-in-charge at the Alaska Volcano Observatory. In 1989, the observatory sounded its first warning 18 hours before Redoubt erupted, he said. But...
Ash cloud causes flight delays

ANCHORAGE - An Alaska volcano eruption is prompting regional airlines to cancel flights to nearby...plumes as high as 22,000 feet over the weekend, according to the Alaska Volcano Observatory. Clouds obscured the volcano Monday, but U.S...
Ash3D is federal answer to ash cloud response

...what communities will suffer ash fallout and how much they can expect, said John Power, scientist in charge for the Alaska Volcano Observatory. That is particularly relevant for the Kenai Peninsula, with Augustine, Iliamna, Redoubt and Spurr...
Ring of Fire

...its way to the surface in spectacular fashion. The Alaska Volcano Observatory in Anchorage monitors the area's volcanic...the summit dome. According to studies cited on the Alaska Volcano Observatory Web site, at least 11 avalanches have...
Volcanic activity calms at Iliamna

The Alaska Volcano Observatory dropped Iliamna's activity level to green Wednesday following a prolonged period of unrest. Activity at the volcano...


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