Volcano Watch: HVO People and Jobs, Part 2: Who and what is the Scientist-in-Charge?

This past week, 52 small-magnitude earthquakes were recorded beneath the upper elevations of Mauna Loa.
January 16, 2020

Volcano Watch: People and Jobs at HVO, Part 1: What on Earth is a Geodesist?

Geodesy is primarily concerned with precise measurements of the earth.
January 09, 2020

Volcano Watch: Scientists Look to Hawaiian Chants for Mention of Past Crater Lakes

This week's edition dives into Hawaiian lore on a search for knowledge.
January 03, 2020

Danish Researcher Helps HVO Understand Kīlauea’s Explosive Eruptions

Dr. Johanne (Jo) Schmith joined the ranks of the US Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) in June to study some deposits of past Kīlauea explosionsDr. Johanne (Jo) Schmith joined the ranks of the US Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory (HVO) in June to study some deposits of past Kīlauea explosions.
December 26, 2019

An Important Point: Measuring the Volcano’s Shape with High Precision GNSS

When you think of GPS, what typically comes to mind?
December 20, 2019

VOLCANO WATCH: HVO announces Volcano Awareness Month programs for January 2020

Volcano Awareness Month, held every January since 2010, is one way that residents can learn more about the volcanoes that both inspire and concern us all.
December 12, 2019

No Significant Changes in Kīlauea Volcano

Kīlauea Volcano is not erupting and its USGS Volcano Alert level remains at normal. Updates for Kīlauea are now issued monthly.
December 06, 2019

Volcano Watch: HVO scientists mentor STEM students at national diversity conference

As a student, it is an invaluable experience to see examples of and interact with successful professionals that look like you.
November 27, 2019

Hilo’s Close Call During the 1881 Mauna Loa Lava Flow

Over the last two centuries, six lava flows erupted from Mauna Loa’s Northeast Rift Zone and advanced toward Hilo.
November 21, 2019

Volcano Watch: What Halema‘uma‘u Water Chemistry Tells Us

HVO recently used a cutting-edge technique to sample the Halema‘uma‘u water lake deep within Kīlauea’s collapsed summit crater.
November 14, 2019

 
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