Indonesian Island Collapse and Devastating Tsunami Not Caused by Powerful Volcanic Blast

Eruption of the Anak Krakatau volcano. The dramatic collapse of Indonesian volcano Anak Krakatau in December 2018 is the result of long-term destabilizing processes and was not driven by any marked changes in the igneous system that could be detected by current monitoring techniques, new research has shown. The volcano erupted about six months before … Read more

The ancient desert of the island of Elba – Geology is the Way

Elba is a paradise for lovers of beaches and summer sports, with its gentle coastal landscapes and fragrant hiking trails hidden by Mediterranean shrubs. Certainly, unless you, like me, visited the island in December, the desert is not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the island. However, this small island … Read more