RedskyNews Category: Yellowstone – Event 4

CO2 Indicates Yellowstone Is About To Blow

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RAISED levels of carbon dioxide at America’s famous Yellowstone Park has prompted fears that the deadly volcano beneath is on the verge of a catastrophic explosion. Volcanoes are more likely to emit larger levels of CO2 in the lead up

Yellowstone Mirrors Atlantis Volcano

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Around 1630 BC, a super-volcano blew apart the Aegean island of Santorini, an event so violent that some theorists say it nurtured the legend of Atlantis. More than three and a half millennia later, the big blast is yielding forensic

Yellowstone – A Global Disaster

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“Supervolcano: Eruption” (Roc), by Harry Turtledove: The master of the alternate history novel delivers a terrifying future of the United States that seems within the realm of possibility in “Supervolcano: Eruption.” Yellowstone National Park draws millions each year to see

Volcanic Ash Turns Moon To Blood

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The moon turns red during total Lunar Eclipse of the moon seen in Nairobio, Kenya, June 15, 2011. Asian and African night owls were treated to a lunar eclipse, and ash in the atmosphere from a Chilean volcano turned it

Yellowstone Bigger Than Expected

Lava spews from a volcano as it erupts near Eyjafjallajokull April 19, 2010. Flights from large parts of Europe are set to resume on Tuesday under a deal agreed by the European Union to free up airspace closed by a cloud of ash hurled into the sky by the Icelandic volcano.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (ICELAND - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)

The gigantic underground plume of partly molten rock that feeds the Yellowstone supervolcano might be bigger than previously thought, a new image suggests. The study says nothing about the chances of a cataclysmic eruption at Yellowstone, but it provides scientists

Yellowstone Volcano Ready To Blow

Lava spews from a volcano as it erupts near Eyjafjallajokull April 19, 2010. Flights from large parts of Europe are set to resume on Tuesday under a deal agreed by the European Union to free up airspace closed by a cloud of ash hurled into the sky by the Icelandic volcano.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (ICELAND - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)

Scientists are predicting that the world’s largest super-volcano in one of America’s most popular national parks could erupt in the near future. Yellowstone National Park’s caldera has erupted three times in the last 2.1million years and researchers monitoring it say

Yellowstone Volcano Rising Rapidly

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The huge volcano under Yellowstone National Park has been rising at an unprecedented rate during the past several years, according to a new study. In the ancient past, the Yellowstone volcano produced some of the biggest-known continental eruptions, but the

Earthquakes continue to rumble at Yellowstone

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GOLDEN – For three weeks, 9NEWS has been telling you about earthquakes under Yellowstone National Park. It is one of the most intense quake swarms ever recorded in the park’s history and it still shows no sign of slowing down.

Earthquake Swarms Continue at Yellowstone

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A swarm of earthquakes that began on Sunday at Yellowstone National Park continued this morning and the magnitude of the tremors is increasing. As of 9:20 a.m. today, 424 earthquakes had been recorded in the swarm with the highest tremor

‘Earthquake swarm’ rocks Yellowstone

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The swarm of more than 500 tremors is the largest series of back-to-back quakes to hit the area in years, according to scientists and follows recent quakes on the heels of a series of tremors earlier in January. “The December

Yellowstone’s caldera rising

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A geologist says some parts of the continually shifting, collapsed volcano at the center of the park are swelling unusually fast. Bob Smith, one of the leading researchers into Yellowstone·s geology, presented some of his findings at the American Geological