Nowadays, in cruelly deceptive newsworthiness, Iceland’s nascent Plagiarist Company made an electoral find. In a Saturday pate, the company earned 5.1% of the voting and respective of the 63 seating in Iceland’s fantan, the Althingi.Deplorably, the company has piddling to do with the state’s seagoing roots. Formed in 2006 by a aggroup of hackers and file-sharers, the "Pirates" deliver devoted themselves to exemption of data and reflection. They are, according to company leader, Birgitta Jonsdottir, the "political arm of the info rotation." Though the company Read more [...]
Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull Photograph: Courtesy of bjarkis on Flickr.Q. Why was thither lightning in the ash clouds from that Icelandic vent?A. The bang of Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull did more primer European air dealings; it created bemire thunderstorms in its ash pride. Though many eruptions farm lightning, few cases sustain been studied. "The ash particles battering into apiece over-the-counter in the taint and the charges climax out of the volcano aren't comfortably tacit," says Graydon Aulich, an atmospherical scientist at New Mexico Detective and co-author Read more [...]
Nowadays, in cruelly deceptive newsworthiness, Iceland’s nascent Highjack Company made an electoral discovery. In a Saturday canvas, the company earned 5.1% of the balloting and various of the 63 seating in Iceland’s sevens, the Althingi.Lamentably, the company has fiddling to do with the area’s oceangoing roots. Formed in 2006 by a radical of hackers and file-sharers, the "Pirates" sustain devoted themselves to exemption of data and manifestation. They are, according to company leader, Birgitta Jonsdottir, the "political arm of the entropy rotation." Though Read more [...]
Iceland’s media proclaimed Monday that the country leave summarize its controversial finback trace and has already dispatched two ships to start fill the harden’s quota of 154 whales. The two ships, Hvalur 8 and Hvalur 9 set voyage on Sunday, bearing w towards whaling waters.Hvalur, the sole troupe that hunts fin whales, the indorsement largest aft dark whales, killed 148 of the creatures in 2010, but off hunts in 2011 and 2012 later it’s sole mart, Japan, was devastated by the tsunami.The Outside Whaling Direction, in reception to alarming drops in the giant universe, imposed Read more [...]
Charles Scott had ne'er deceased wheel touring until 2008, when he took his eight-year-old son, Sho, on a 2,500-mile, 67-day, self-supported rally from one end of Japan to the otc. "I was so whole intimidated," admits Scott, 45, who lives in Manhattan with his class and took an volunteer leave from his job at Intel. The path he chose crossed ten mount passes; on the steepest climbs, Scott—who was pull his son and 80 pounds of geartrain on a trailercycle—had to twist o'er and stoppage every 20 transactions. "My spunk was hammer so heavy in my dresser," he says. "But Read more [...]
The glacier-fed Skjálfandafljót River flows done the Mývatn territory of northerly Iceland. Its Godafoss falls is among the well-nigh pop sites in the state. During a stumble round Iceland in Borderland—mainly to exposure surfriding—I stopped-up at the waterfall and was completely hypnotized. I stood thither in quieten for what mat care an infinity, equitable appreciating my milieu and the way the aquamarine and gilt twinkle harmonic midmost of the coarse, flannel overwinter.TOOLS: Sony a7, 24-70mm, 1/2 endorsement, f/5, ISO 50 Read more [...]
Iceland came breathtaking footage of the eruption of the volcano, which is located between two glaciers in the south. It began at the end of last week, but within a few days of bad weather did not allow to make a qualitative survey.
Most complex fireworks show put on by nature, attracted professionals and curious, but violated the local daily life. Several hundred people have been evacuated from the danger zone.
Also, talk about the risk of flooding in the region, if the glaciers will melt. However, volcanologists predict that all will end peacefully, without death and destruction, reports Read more [...]
Tourists gathered to see the eruption of the volcano near a glacier Fimmvёrdyuhauls Eyyafyatlaёkyudl, 128 km east of Iceland's capital Reykjavik. (Halldor Kolbeins-AFP / Getty Images)
The volcano in southern Iceland began erupting for the first time in 200 years, which attracted thousands of tourists to the area. However, scientists fear that the volcano can activate another, bigger volcano nearby.
Volcanic eruption forced hundreds of people to flee their homes, fearing that might wake up the larger volcano. (Fior Kjartansson-AFP / Getty Images)
Iceland is in the Mid-point hot volcanic ridge Read more [...]
Southern Italy threatens underwater volcano, the agency France Presse. Marsili volcano can be activated at any time, it will inevitably lead to the eruption of a powerful tsunami that flooded the southern region of the country - Campania, Calabria and Sicily.
Eruption may be due to the collapse of the walls of the volcano, scientists believe they are too fragile. According to the structure of the volcano is not solid, and the amount of lava in it is quite large. Employees of the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology in Italy (National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology) believe Read more [...]
Volcano calms down for a long time
Volcanic activity in Iceland is activated at intervals of about 50-80 years. And now is the new cycle.
Flying over the North Atlantic and the surrounding areas may be virtually discontinued in the next few years, experts predict. And explosions Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland and the ash cloud - to become a familiar sight. Volcano woke up quietly over the last ten years. And remind yourself about the tremors. The last earthquake that triggered Eyjafjallajökull occurred in late May 2008. The epicenter of the magnitude 6.2 earthquake was 50 kilometers Read more [...]
Reconstruction of the spread of the dust cloud made by the European synoptics. Click to enlarge.
The ash cloud over Europe caused by the volcanic eruption in Iceland will continue until the middle of next week, meteorologists say.
Most European countries on Sunday extended the ban on air travel, air carriers themselves find it difficult to say when flights will resume. Losses due to the volcano can reach billions of euros.
Aggravation of the situation with the air traffic in Europe was caused by the eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano (Eyjafjallajokull) in Iceland, which began on Wednesday Read more [...]
Icelanders believe that Katla volcano starts to erupt within seven days. In the past, all three of the eruption of the volcano Eyjafjallajökull less large have always led to the eruption of the larger volcano Katla - says rus.Delfi.ee.
Data on the home page of Iceland Weather Service indicate that volcanic tremors intensified in the area of the volcano Katla in the last few days, reports Iltalehti.
If Katla eruption will happen, it will bring a lot of damage, as it can throw in the air of Europe more dust, he has more power than the Eyyafyaldaёkyudlya.
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Vulkan- "terrorist" Eyjafjallajokull (by the way, now just say Eija, it's easier to remember and pronounce), which closed the week on European airspace, although the Europeans themselves were themselves evil Pinocchio revealed another interesting geological and atmospheric phenomena - lightning in the cloud ash and lava. Bolts of lightning in the clouds of volcanic ash are observed since ancient times. Often such lightning can be a pretty spectacular sight (under the cut a few pictures of this phenomenon), and indicate that the column of volcanic ash have a very large charge of electricity, experts Read more [...]
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Compared with volcanic disasters last eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano, which began April 14, 2010 in Iceland, it may be, according to experts, a minor.
Some volcanic eruption that occurred in the history of mankind, on the possible implications comparable to large-scale nuclear war.
Source: RIA Novosti
· Volcanoes wake
· Increased seismic and volcanic activity
· In the area of Hawaii continue to form new islands
· In Iceland, perhaps Katla eruption
· About 3 thousand people evacuated from Vanuatu volcano eruption Gaoua Read more [...]
On Wednesday, the American military base at Lajes Azores belong to Portugal, made an emergency landing flight of United Airlines, en route from Washington to Moscow. According to unconfirmed information, all my fault unfortunate volcanic ash, due to which one of the engines caught fire.
"Boeing 767" American Airlines United Airlines made its maiden voyage from the date of introduction in Europe, a flight ban, which was caused by the eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull. On board a ship bound from Washington to Moscow, there were about 200 passengers. Presumably, the trouble began Read more [...]
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Eruption Eija (Eyjafjallajokull) in Iceland continues, and there is no evidence that it is coming to an end, according to experts Volcanological Center, University of Iceland.
"Characteristics of the ash plume rise and exit magma remained at the same level as in previous days. Lava continues to flow north from the eruption of the glacier towards Gigokudl (Gigjokull) ... Measurable signs that an eruption Eija end anytime soon, there is no"- Write the report's authors.
Scientists report that significant changes in the nature of the eruption, "Icelandic smoker" Read more [...]
Iceland already prepodnesshaya worldwide surprise in the form of awakened volcano Eyjafjallajokull, can become a place where the foundation for establishing a disaster on a planetary scale. With such a warning made by the experts who took part in a press conference held at the end of this week in Moscow. It was on it and about what threatens the current eruption, which has already become a cause of traffic jams in Europe.
Associate Professor, Department of General and Applied Geophysics, University "Dubna" Vladimir Krivickij believes that Eyjafjallajökull can still surprise. "From the first, Read more [...]
Iceland already prepodnesshaya worldwide surprise in the form of awakened volcano Eyjafjallajokull, can become a place where the foundation for establishing a disaster on a planetary scale. With such a warning made by the experts who participated in a press conference held at the end of this week in Moscow. It was on it and about what threatens the current eruption, which has already become a cause of traffic jams in Europe.
Associate Professor, Department of General and Applied Geophysics, University "Dubna" Vladimir Krivickij believes that Eyjafjallajökull can still surprise. "From the first Read more [...]
ICELANDIC TURF HOUSES.Icelandic turf houses (own design - the dugout or semi-dugout) long was built in Iceland due to the difficult climate on the Peninsula and the lack of other stroymaterialov, perfectly protect from the cold. These houses were used for dwellings from the ninth century to the mid twentieth century.Moved to the Peninsula from the continent Vikings, who built a wood house, rapidly wasted a considerable part of the forests of the island. Now Iceland poor forests, and those that do exist consist of birch, which is not very great for stroitelstvoimoti forest Iceland, too, could not, Read more [...]