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Volcanoes

An Ash-Damaged Island in the Philippines
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An Ash-Damaged Island in the Philippines

When it erupted in January 2020, Taal Volcano blanketed the surrounding area with volcanic debris that has taken a toll on farmers.

Published Mar 17, 2020

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Ever Restless Popocatépetl
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Ever Restless Popocatépetl

The volcano has been erupting since January 2005, with near constant venting from fumaroles, punctuated by minor steam, gas, and ash emissions.

Published Mar 5, 2020

Atmosphere Land Volcanoes Remote Sensing

Nishinoshima Puffs
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Nishinoshima Puffs

In January 2020, plumes emanated from the young volcanic island.

Published Jan 28, 2020

Atmosphere Land Water Volcanoes Remote Sensing

Windblown Ash from Taal Volcano
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Windblown Ash from Taal Volcano

Low-level winds lifted ash lying on and around the volcano after its recent eruption.

Published Jan 22, 2020

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Sulfur Spews from Taal
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Sulfur Spews from Taal

In January 2020, the volcano in the Philippines spewed lava and emitted hazardous amounts of volcanic ash fall and gases.

Published Jan 13, 2020

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