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Bar arbunga volcano has shown signs for 10 days of a possible eruption, but no eruption yet.
Scientists of the Icelandic Met Office and the University of Iceland, Institute of Earth Sciences have evaluated the current status at Bar arbunga and have concluded the following: The dike could reach the surface of the crust, starting an eruption.
In the Icelandic language, there's often confusion over the prepositions "A " and "A ", which can be thought of as equivalent to "in" and "on" in English.
Human influence on the planet's climate system is clear and is having "widespread and consequential impacts on human and natural systems," on all continents and all oceans, says a draft science report.
If you've been to Iceland, you've probably done the famous "Golden Circle" tour , which hits all of Iceland's main tourist attractions in a couple hours drive through the southwest part of the country.
The Mount Weather Emergency Operations Center, pictured above, is a civilian command facility in Virginia.
The Icelandic Road Administration has made preparations to close the bridge over the river Jokulsa a Fjollum to Oxarfjo ur, Northeast Iceland, in the event of a glacial outburst flood, ruv.is reports.
Iceland put the Coast Guard on alert after the Met Office warned that one of the country's biggest volcanoes is showing increased levels of unrest.
Riding along JA kulsA A FjA llum, the glacial river which is likely to flood if BA rA arbunga volcano erupts, may not sound like the smartest idea.
The Thule Act was a unique piece of legislation passed by a group of Inughuit hunters in the Thule District of northern Greenland, without recourse to, or permission from, any national government.
Three big earthquakes have shaken the area of an Icelandic volcano, local media report, as some two hundred emergency workers and other professionals prepare for a massive eruption.
Greenland and Antarctica are home to the two largest ice sheets in the world, and a new report released Wednesday says that they are contributing to sea level rise twice as much as they were just five years ago.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 02:52 pm
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