Author Archives: Robert Peckyno

February 08-14, 2012

Volcanoes with reported activity include: Cleveland, Chuginadak Island | Galunggung, Western Java (Indonesia) | Ijen, Eastern Java (Indonesia) | Lokon-Empung, Sulawesi | Reventador, Ecuador | Etna, Sicily (Italy) | Hierro, Canary Islands (Spain) | Karymsky, Eastern Kamchatka (Russia) | Kilauea, Hawaii (USA) | Kizimen, Eastern Kamchatka (Russia) | Popocatépetl, México | Puyehue-Cordón Caulle, Central Chile … Continue reading

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February 01-07, 2012

(I apparently skipped this week… sorry :( – new job, crazy busy, drinking more coffee…) – better late than never…!) Volcanoes with reported activity last week include: Cameroon, Cameroon | Cleveland, Chuginadak Island | Karkar, Northeast of New Guinea (SW Pacific) | Papandayan, … Continue reading

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Welcome CalVo!

The USGS Volcano Hazards Program issued a press release announcing the establishment of the USGS California Volcano Observatory (CalVO), which replaces the Long Valley Observatory (LVO).  Like LVO, CalVO operates out of existing facilities within the USGS Menlo Park (CA) campus with Margaret (Maggie) … Continue reading

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How many volcanoes are there in the United States??

Good question!  (I’m looking at you Mr. Jindal…) Here’s a list compiled a few years back from Volcanoes of North America: United States and Canada, by Wood and Kienle.  They list all volcanoes that are younger that 5 million years old … Continue reading

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Need a new job? You can always work on a volcano!

The Mt. St. Helens Institute is conducting a search for a new executive director!! (cool, right?) The job description is shown below: ************************************************************** Job Title:     Executive Director Hours:          Full time, salaried, exempt position Salary: … Continue reading

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January 25-31, 2012

Volcanoes with reported activity last week include: Cleveland, Chuginadak Island | Gamalama, Halmahera | Krakatau, Indonesia |Lewotolo, Lomblen Island (Indonesia) | Nyamuragira, Democratic Republic of Congo | Paluweh, Lesser Sunda Islands (Indonesia) | Dukono, Halmahera | Etna, Sicily (Italy) | Hierro, Canary Islands (Spain) | Karymsky, Eastern Kamchatka (Russia) … Continue reading

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Volcandpark Congress 2012

Volcandpark Congress will be held from May 21-25th 2012 in Olot, Spain.  It is the first congress to be devoted to the management of protected volcanic areas.  It aims to act as a forum for debate and thought that will provide … Continue reading

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