volcano

Volcanic event caused ice age during Jurassic Period, new research suggests

Posted in Science on 12th Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

The team suggest that a volcanic event, preventing the ocean flow, rather than a change in CO2 in the atmosphere, led to an Ice age.

Seafloor volcano pulses may alter climate:

Posted in Featured, Science on 7th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

These underwater volcanoes erupt during the first six months of each year. The pulses, tied to changes in Earth's orbit, and to sea levels, may trigger climate swings.

A habitable environment on Martian volcano?

Posted in Science on 28th May, 2014
by Alex Muller

The Martian volcano Arsia Mons may have been home to one of the most recent habitable environments yet found on the Red Planet, geologists say.

Volcanoes are slowing down the warming of the atmosphere

Posted in Featured, Science on 26th Feb, 2014
by Alex Muller

A new study study casts light on the impact of small volcanoes on the Earth's climate and global warming.

Volcano discovery hints at fire below ice in Antarctica

Posted in Science on 18th Nov, 2013
by Alex Muller

A volcano may be stirring more than a half mile beneath a major ice sheet in Antarctica, raising the possibility of faster base melting that could ultimately affect climate.