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Volcanic Hazards Documentation and Logistic Research

Ambrym 2014 Jan. 2014 Slamet14
Some hot spots from 2014, confirmed as well by MODIS infrared sat. images: IR image of Ambrym Caldera (Vanuatu), Haleakala (Hawaii); Slamet (Indonesia).

VANUATU 3/2015:
The island state was hit by a very strong thyphoon. The logistics (flights; hoteling; trekking service) of the islands are partly out of order until further notice. Our recommendation: keep on hold, check before headding off and try to help with charity if you can.

ICELAND 2014/2015:
The quite long lasting eruption on Iceland stopped in March 2015. This was for sure a differnt one we have caught in 2010; EYAFJALLA

Safty at ERTA ALE and DANAKIL: After JAN 2012 incident with killed tourists at Erta Ale, a military unit has been based at Erta Ale to protect tourist groups at the volcano from the base to the top. This makes the volcano visit as safe, as it has never been. The volcano Dallol is still visited with military company. Details (klick)

There are always volcanoes restless in Indonesia. Changes of activity are sometimes faster, than the news flow to us. Some exotic images from Indonesia below.
Krakatau11 Batu Tara11 Ijen11
Images from left: Lava fountain at Krakatau, Batu Tara at night, sulphur burning at Ijen (person gives scale).

HERE (klick) you get to the website concerning "Dangers / Informations / Advises" at active volcanoes, listed in alphabetical order.
Logo Vulkane.net
Logo Smithsonian
Institute of
Petrology &

Logo VEI
Logo Photovolcanica
Logo VolcanoDiscovery


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