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Volcano Watch

A weekly volcano update podcast where hosts Alessandro Musu and Corin Jorgenson give volcano updates discuss what volcanoes have been busy the past week.


July/August 2023
Heyyooo we are back for the last episode for a while... Here is the news from July and August with a special focus on Fagradalsfjall! See you guys again when Alessandro and I are less stressed! 
18:17 8/17/23
June 2023 - volcanic eruption forecasting and machine learning with Dr. Alberto Ardid!
Here we are with June 2023 volcano news and an exciting journey into volcanic eruption forecasting and machine learning with Dr. Alberto Ardid! You can find more about Dr. Ardid's work on his twitter (@AlbertoArdid) and linkedin  profiles!And thanks again Dr. Ardid for the interview! :)
26:41 7/8/23
May 2023 - Dr. Leif Karlstrom and sonification!
Hi all! Sorry for the long hiatus! Here we have the volcano news for May 2023 and a stellar interview with Dr. Leif Karlstrom! You can check out more of the Volcano Listening Project here: You can also keep updated with the project on twitter @VolcanoListenerThe sound clip is from a very cool recent article: Check it out!And thanks again Dr. Karlstrom for the interview! :)
23:51 6/9/23
22/12/2022 - Mauna Loa Updates!
Sorry for the long pause! Here is the news from the last few weeks and a longer update on Mauna Loa!!! Happy Holidays and happy new year!
15:16 12/23/22
23/11/2022 - The NEWS with Monica
Just the news this week but with a special guest host Monica Agreda-Lopez!
07:16 11/24/22
09/11/2022 - Interview with Dr. Jazmin Scarlett!
We talk with Dr. Scarlett about her research surrounding the geohertiage of volcanoes!
29:20 11/11/22
25/10/2022 - Egypt and volcanoes!
Corin and Alessandro give the news as usual and the focus which links a volcano in Alaska to Cleopatra!!
15:21 10/26/22
14/10/2022 - Pyroclastic Density Currents: Emplacement temperature from charcoal - with Lisa Ricci
In today's episode Corin and Alessandro interview Lisa Ricci, a PhD student in geochemistry at the university of Perugia, who tells us about an innovative method for estimating the emplacement temperature of Pyroclastic Density Currents from the study of charcoal. After the interview, as usual all the updates on the eruptive activities of the past two weeks.
13:51 10/16/22
27/09/2022 - Volcanoes and CO2
This week we chat a little about CO2 and volcanoes - who emits more?! Then the news of the week with special correspondent and friend of the pod Marion Grosjean who is at La Reunion! 
20:06 9/28/22
15/09/2022 - Fagradalsfjall: The August 2022 Eruption
After a quite long break, here we are! We're back for a new explosive season of the podcast, Season 4!!!In this episode, Corin and Alessandro chat a bit about the recent eruption occurred at Fagradalsfjall, Iceland! Following an update on worldwide volcanic activity from April 2022 to the present.
19:59 9/15/22
Mt. Pelee, Martinique, and ash fingers with Dr. Allan Fries - Mid Summer Special!!
Corin interviews Dr. Allan Fries while sitting on a picturesque Caribbean beach. You can also imagine you are there and listen to Allan chat about the volcanic history of Martinique and Mt. Pelee and about his research on ash fingers! Happy summer!
31:23 7/15/22
12/04/2022 - Mud volcanoes!
The weekly news and a little chat about mud volcanoes! This will be the last weekly episode for a few months since life is picking up for both of us with deadlines and field work - see you back in Sept for our regular weekly content! 
10:02 4/12/22
04/04/2022 - Fire and Iceland interview with April Anderson!
The weekly news as per usual and then a interview with April Anderson, who is the Director, editor, and cinematographer of the documentary “Fire & Iceland”.
23:49 4/5/22
29/03/2022 - What's happening at São Jorge?
Corin and Alessandro discuss the seismic crisis at São Jorge and chat about the weekly news! Enjoy! 
11:57 3/30/22
21/03/2022 - The Bezymianny's "Domeseption" - The volcano on top of the volcano with a dome on top of another Dome!
The news as per usual and then a special focus on Bezymianny! We chat a little bit about the eruptive history of this amazing volcano, its dome on top of its dome, its block and ash flow and a lot of other explosive things!
09:35 3/22/22
15/03/2022 - Red hot volcanoes!
The news as per usual and then we get real science-y with a small chat about black body radiation! Science rules!
12:20 3/16/22
08/03/2022 - The crazy lakes of the Kelimutu volcano
After a quick update on the recent eruptions around the world last week, Corin and Alessandro will talk a bit about the stunning lakes of the Kelimutu volcano in Indonesia. Why do they change colour? What does the volcano have to do with the amazing colours of these lakes? This and much more will be discussed in this episode of Volcano Watch.
11:30 3/10/22
28/02/2022 - Runny lava @ Ol Doinyo Lengai
The news as usual and then a little chat about Ol Doinyo Lengai and carbonatites! 
12:15 3/1/22
22/02/2022 - A little journey to Tenerife with Emma Horn
In this episode, after a quick updates on the world's volcanic activity over the past week, our special guest, Emma Horn, will take us through the enchanting landscapes of Tenerife, telling us about her scientific research. We will discover what cumulates are, chat about plumes of magma rising from the mantle and all in the stunning and complex volcanological environment of Canary Islands.
15:12 2/23/22
14/02/2022 - Volcanoes in love
News + volcano myths with some dramatic love stories.
10:15 2/15/22
07/02/2022 - And it burns, burns, burns, The ring of fire!
In this episode, after a quick updates on the world's volcanic activity over the past week, Corin and Alessandro chat a bit about subduction zones and The Ring of Fire!
13:25 2/8/22
31/01/2022 - Vesuvius trivia!
Corin and Alessandro chat about the weekly news and give you some cool trivia and mythology surrounding Vesuvius 
10:55 2/1/22
25/01/2022 - Hunga Tonga - Hunga Ha'apai Part 2
The weekly news as always and a focus on the HTHH eruption as well as some theories as to what made it erupt the way it did!If you want to donate to relief efforts check out this gofundme by the Tongan Flag bearer: 
14:19 1/26/22
19/01/2022 - Volcano Watch - The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai Eruption pt.1
After a month's break, here we are! We're back for a new season of the podcast, Season 3!!!In this episode, after a quick updates on the world's volcanic activity over the past month, Corin and Alessandro chat a bit about the recent eruption occurred at The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai!
15:01 1/19/22
14/12/2021 Christmas Island!
The volcanic news and then we discover that Christmas Island is a volcanic island! See you all in January!
14:30 12/14/21
06/12/2021 - Semeru Eruption, East Java, Indonesia
After the usual quick updates on the world's volcanic activity over the past week, Corin and Alessandro chat a bit about the recent eruption occurred at Mount Semeru in Indonesia!For those interested, here is the link to donate to the Indonesian Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT) relief fund for the Semeru emergency: Let's get together to overcome the disaster!See you next week!
11:22 12/7/21
30/11/2021 - Updates and Popocatépetl!
Alessandro and Corin talk about the busy volcano news from the week and chat about a nice myth from Popocatépetl!
11:52 12/1/21
22/11/21 - La Palma risk research with Maria-Paz and Luigia!
Alessandro chats with Maria-Paz Reyes Hardy and Luigia Sara di Maio who were recently at La Palma doing some risk assessment! 
13:42 11/25/21
16/11/21 - Making Planetary Magma with Alessandro Pisello
Alessandro and Alessandro chat about Alessandro's (Pisello) research making magmas like other planets!
11:14 11/16/21
09/11/2021 - Volcano Watch - Karymsky Focus
Corin and Alessandro discuss last weeks volcanic activity and chat about Karymsky Volcano!!!Enjoy and have a lovely week!
09:19 11/10/21

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