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Japan Earthquake Triggered Volcano Eruption In Russia?

March 11th, 2011 | by Shellee Tyler

The major earthquake that just hit Japan, may have just triggered the some volcanoes in Russia. While reports are still vague on the incident there is a strong correlation between the two incidents. In Russia there are reports that earthquakes where felt during the eruption

Volcanoes: The 'X Factor' in Climate Change

April 19th, 2010 | by Michael Ricciardi

Apart from the major disruption in flight traffic and the economy, the Icelandic volcano eruption promises in the short-term to disrupt upper atmospheric circulation patterns and temperatures, with an additional impact due to sulfuric acid "nucleation" and subsequent acid rain. But the medium to long-term impacts of continuous, or increasing, volcanic eruptions is a matter of on-going scientific debate

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