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Recent Bulletin Reports

  • Iliwerung | Submarine flank eruption during August 2013 accompanied by crater fumarolic emissions
  • Karkar | Ash plumes observed by satellites during 2012-2014
  • Lopevi | Increased volcanic unrest in December 2014
  • Marapi | Ash plumes in August and October 2011, March 2012, and February 2014

  • Latest Bulletin (May 2015)

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Site & Database News

19 February 2016 Contract position announcement: Writer for the GVP Bulletin.

11 March 2016 Database updated, with current eruptions included through 15 January. Added preliminary list of Pleistocene volcanoes.

12 February 2016 Individual Google Earth placemarks now include all located features for that volcano. The coordinates for these ~4,400 subfeatures have not been fully reviewed, so please report any significant problems (see Contact GVP below); slight mislocations will not be corrected at this time.

10 February 2016 Added default volcano photo alongside names on the Weekly Report page.

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