Is the world’s largest super-volcano set to erupt for the first time in 600,000 years, wiping out two-thirds of the U.S.?
By Alan Caruba
3 Nov 10 – The news is all about the Tuesday’s U.S. elections, but some of us are concerned about the news on Monday regarding a possible eruption of the Grimsvotn volcano in Iceland. Never heard of it? You will.
Vindication – “In a surprise finding, undersea hot lava is baking ocean sediments and releasing greenhouse gases,” says this article by Larry O’Hanlon.
14 Jan 10 – (Excerpts) – “On Monday, scientists from the Norwegian Polar Institute reported that they’d measured sea temperatures beneath an East Antarctic ice shelf and found no signs of warming whatsoever,”
Boiling Hot Water Found in Frigid Arctic Sea – 24 Jul 08 – “Many miles inside the Arctic Circle, scientists have found vents of scalding liquid rising out of the seafloor at temperatures more than twice the boiling point of water.
Massive subglacial volcano under Antarctic ice sheet
21 Jan 08 – A powerful volcano erupted under the West Antarctic ice sheet around 2,000 years ago and may still be contributing to present-day glacial melt,
New discovery validates theories in Not by Fire but by Ice – 30 Oct 07 – “A series of monumental volcanic eruptions in India may have killed the dinosaurs 65 million years ago, not a meteor impact in the Gulf of Mexico.
11 Aug 05 – Norwegian researchers at the University of Bergen have found underwater hot springs – hot enough to sustain coral – in the chilly waters of the Arctic.