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Preparing for Volcanic Eruptions at Okmok Volcano, Alaska
Researchers are working at a remote ranch in the Aleutians, commuting by helicopter to the brim of a volcano to perform maintenance on their monitoring equipment.
25 Years of Translating Climate Science Into Action
The Columbia Climate School’s International Research Institute for Climate and Society celebrated its 25th anniversary in an event on September 16.
Catching the Next Eruption of Axial Volcano
Diary entries from a research expedition that deployed seismometers on the ocean floor in hopes of recording the next eruption of a submarine volcano.