Scientists have recognized the danger Eyjafjallajokull

Scientists have found to be justified closure of air traffic in 2010 due to the eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull. Research article appeared in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and its summary results ScienceNOW.      According to modern views, volcanic ash in the air is dangerous for several reasons, chief among them — reducing visibility and getting into the turbine aircraft. The latter, in particular, leads to the fact that the particles of the melt from the high temperatures inside the engine, naleplyayutsya on turbine blades, which can cause the motor to stop in the

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Volcano, let the smoke ring (7 photos)

Icelandic Eyjafjallajokull continues to surprise us! May 1 geologist Joseph Likshiardi University of New Hampshire could not believe his eyes when he saw two steam rings above the crater of the volcano. He managed to grab the camera and capture as Eyjafjallajökull blows smoke rings into the sky! The last time a similar miracle was possible to observe in 2000, the volcano Etna. Eyjafjallajokull rings floating in the sky for about five minutes and Joseph Likshiardi thought he was incredibly lucky — to fix the data frames.


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Likely eruption of the Icelandic volcano. (Updated)

  Scientists do not exclude imminent end of the world

In recent days, the glacier melting observed Myurdalsyekudl (Myrdalsjokull), which is in the cauldron of the volcano, as well as the increase in seismic activity in the region. As well there is a very strong smell of hydrogen sulfide.

Boiler Katla volcano, located 30 km east of Eijafjallajekull and is one of the most active volcanoes in Iceland. Crater with a diameter of more than 10 eruptions km.Periodichnost 40-60 let.Poslednie Katla eruptions were in 1918, 1934 and 1955

On the river Mulakvisl,

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