Study attributes varying explosivity to gaseous state within volcanoes
Plymouth University news: The varying scale and force of certain volcanic eruptions are directly influenced by the levels of gaseous matter within magma inside a volcano’s conduit, according to a new study led by Plymouth University
Video game to help islanders understand volcano's power
Plymouth University news: The inhabitants of a Caribbean island will soon be able to learn more about the volcano which towers over their homes thanks to a video game created at Plymouth University
Natural hazards: volcanoes
Find out more about volcano research at University of Plymouth
Volcanic eruptions drove severe mass extinction, say scientists
New research involving the University of Plymouth examined the effects of volcanism on ocean chemistry during a period of extreme environmental change around 450 million years ago.
Building resilience to natural hazards
University of Plymouth: Building resilience to natural hazards at the University of Plymouth.
Active tectonics and geohazards
University of Plymouth: Centre for Research in Earth Sciences (CRES). Active tectonics and geohazards.
Research expedition aims to reveal hidden secrets of volcanic tsunamis
With funding from the Natural Environment Research Council, researchers from the University of Plymouth will spend several days on the Aeolian island of Stromboli this spring assessing the impacts of a volcanic eruption on July 3, 2019
Did highest known sea levels create the iconic shape of Mount Etna?
After scientists revealed Mount Etna is slowly sliding into the Mediterranean Sea, research by Professor Iain Stewart from the University of Plymouth suggests the sea may have played a major role in the development of its iconic shape