Borealis Meditation Episode 15: volcano monitoring, amphibole, fire

Show notes
Listen to the episode here

Geolog 101: Volcano monitoring
Try your hand at predicting eruptions! Play my favorite game! Volcanic Disaster!

Volcano Seismology
some good info here

tornillo

High frequency for VT

Long Period

Explosion signal

tremor

Geodesy
HVO inflation and deflation graphs

Mogi Model:

InSar:
More here
and another here This is the deformation at Hawaii

Remote Sensing:
Thermal anomaly example
Ash example

ISS phone call: The image
article about it

Song: 30seconds to Mars

minerals:
Amphiboles:
– Hornblend

– Cummingtonite

– Actenolite

– Glaucaohane

– Pragasite

– Tremolite

– Anthophyllite

See Forum Post here for Special Announcement!
Lunar Volcanics segment did you like it?

Fire!

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Borealis Meditation Episode 13: volcanoes, volcanic eruptions, pumice and FIRE

Show notes:
Episode 13: Listen HERE
Geology 101: types of volcanoes and volcanic eruptions
Shield Volcano
cartoon
Mauna Loa, Hawaii
Stratovolcano
Shishaldin, Aleutian Islands Alaska
Composite volcano
cartoon
caldera
Okmok Caldera, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

Hawaiian
Lava Flow
Fire Fountain
Strombolian
strombolian activity with small plume
strombolian activity with larger plume
sub-plinian
Plinian
painting of what the plume Pliny the Younger might have looked like
Photo of Mt Redoubt Eruption in 1989
ultra-plinian
Krakatoa Eruption 1883
vulcanian
Anuk Krakatau Vulcanian Eruption
surtseyan
Surtsey eruption 1963
Surtsey eruption again
submarine
Whttp://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gifest Mata Volcano Underwater Eruption Video 1/2
West Mata Volcano Underwater Eruption Video 2/2
subglacial
volcano Gjálp, in Iceland in autumn 1996 eruptions from under Vatnajökull Iceland
Tuya

Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI)
VEI criteria
music: Volcano
Update:
Significant Earthquakes:
Magnitude 5.1 SPAIN May 11, 2011
Magnitude 5.8 WESTERN TURKEY May 19, 2011
Volcanic Activity, Smithsonian/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity report

Feature Rock: Pumice
Featuring Cory: New World Witchery
Oriah The Sphinx: Media Astra Ac Terra
Velma: Witches Brewhaha
Elements: Fire
Links:Link
Facebook
Podcast alley
forums

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Borealis Meditation episode 11: Earthquakes, fossils and earth

Borealis Meditation Episode 11:
Listen here
download slides here
(I had trouble getting the IRIS and USGS slides to upload)
Download IRIS slides here
Download USGS slides here

Geology 101: Earthquakes, Japan Earthquake and Fossilization
(Pagan Community Fundraising Page – for Doctors Without Borders)
(Red Cross)
Music: none this time sorry 🙁
Weekly Update: earthquakes & volcanoes
Feature Mineral: not a mineral, fossils!
Elements: Earth
associations lists post

New contest for episode 12 & 13 post

Links for the Japan Earthquake:
USGS earthquake page technical information:

NOAA:
Tsunami warning page of the pacific current and past
March 11, 2011 Honshu tsunami propagation model video

IRIS:
Teachable moments

Technical information (sent out to the scientific community)with links to more

Harvard Seismology
Preliminary Rupture Modeling of the March 11, 2011 Tohoku-Chiho Taiheiyo-Oki Earthquake and Sequence of Events using the USArray Transportable Array

Science Insider: seismic waves in the US animation and article

Because I like good news even in the midst of bad:
The New York Times: Japan’s Strict Building Codes Saved Lives

The AGU Blogosphere
Blogs written by scientists about science hosted by one of the larger professional organizations. A good place to look around

Badass of the week:
Hideaki Akaiwa

Plus a more serious article about him from Forbes

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