VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK — One of the most frequently asked questions of USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) scientists over the last several months has been, “Is the eruption over?”
VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK — We’re giving thanks for clean air, but what’s that new smell?
The prolonged yet dramatic partial collapse of Kilauea caldera this past summer was the first to be observed in detail and the largest measured by subsidence volume of more than a dozen summit collapses in the past 200 years.
HILO — While much of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has been reopened since its historic closure earlier this year, some parts likely will remain closed until at least next year.
VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK — The 2018 summit collapse and lower East Rift Zone eruption at Kilauea Volcano were dramatic and, for many Island of Hawaii residents, tragic events. As with all eruptive crises, these events offered exceptional opportunities to learn more about how volcanoes work and to answer some “bigger picture” questions.
WASHINGTON — Government scientists have classified 18 U.S. volcanoes as “very high threat” because of what’s been happening inside them and how close they are to people.