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Airplanes warned to avoid Alaska volcano airspace

...reached 16,000 feet.The eruption intensified at 6 a.m. Saturday, sending the ash cloud higher, said Dave Schneider, a geophysicist at Alaska Volcano Observatory.It's not clear how long this eruption will last, Schneider said. Pavlof's eruptions...

...Volcano Observatory raised the advisory level for Pavlof Volcano to orange from yellow following the 11 a.m. emission.Geophysicist Dave Schneider says seismicity accompanied the emission, which was continuing and first noticed by a pilot.Satellite images...
Ash3D is federal answer to ash cloud response

...thinks Ash3D can minimize overcompensation, he said. Now Mastin and two other scientists - CVO geophysicist Roger Denlinger and AVO geophysicist Hans Schwaiger - are working to integrate a calculus to determine the effects rain, snow and ice...
Quakes can be followed by deadly waves the quake and tsunamis. According to Paul Whitmore, a geophysicist at the Alaska Tsunami Warning Center, the key to avoiding...Sometimes people tend to return to shore too early," said the geophysicist. "Usually it's the most dangerous in the first couple...
Southcentral Alaska creeping southward, baffling scientists

...area. That's because the region is supposed to be moving northward. ''This event was completely unexpected,'' said geophysicist Jeff Freymueller of the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. ''We had no idea that the earth could...
Ash radar proves useful tracking ash from several Redoubt eruptions last week. "We've been using it; it's working really well," said geophysicist David Schneider with the U.S. Geological Survey's Alaska Volcano Observatory in Anchorage, on Friday. "It's been...
Visualization technology helps oil companies drill better wells

...Wednesday. The darkened virtual-reality workroom is loaded with $650,000 in computer and projection technology. Inside, geophysicist Stephen Lewis manipulates a computer-generated seismic image of the Prudhoe Bay Field on a wide, movie-type screen...
USGS reports 5.8 magnitude earthquake in the Cook Inlet

...Tsunami Warning Center has not issued any tsunami advisories at this time. According to the Associated Press, Guy Urban, a geophysicist at the tsunami warning center, said the center had reports of residents feeling the quake across the region. It was also...
Tsunami watchers live to warn of big waves

...could do was to warn people who were quite distant,'' said geophysicist Tom Sokolowski. Sokolowski started doing tsunami research...measuring 8.2 struck Peru, pagers worn by Medbery and geophysicist Guy Urban started beeping. The two dropped what they were...
Pebble, state officials: Mine isn't a done deal: If impact to environment, fisheries can't be minimized, project won't go forward

...audience's concerns about the potential gold and copper mine that would be situated in the Bristol Bay region. David Chambers, a geophysicist and president of the Center for Science in Public Participation, explained the proposed mine could have disastrous repercussions...


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