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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...
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...
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...
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...
Decision could set in motion Augustine Island geothermal energy resource on the island and indicates related subsurface and geological data aren't yet available, save for Alaska Volcano Observatory geohazard and volcanology field studies. "We are not geothermal experts," Slemons said. "We don't...
Lava dome grows on Cleveland Volcano

...up and scientists are on alert in case it sends up an ash cloud that could threaten trans-Pacific flights.The Alaska Volcano Observatory detected elevated surface temperatures Jan. 24 at Cleveland's summit. Satellite data obtained last...

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...


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