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 (vŏl′kə-nŏl′ə-jē, vôl′-) also vul·ca·nol·o·gy (vŭl′-)
The scientific study of volcanoes and volcanic phenomena.

vol′ca·no·log′i·cal (-nə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
vol′ca·nol′o·gist n.


nVulkanologe m, → Vulkanologin f
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New Zealand volcanologist Nico Fournier said he traveled by boat to within about a mile of the new island on Saturday to take a closer look.
Being a volcanologist on the slopes of an active volcano is like being a doctor diagnosing a patient without being able to cut inside, said Paul Wallace, volcanologist at the University of Oregon.
The Canadian experimental volcanologist has headed the Department of Mineralogy and Petrology at the Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) in Munich since 2000 and is Director of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences.
Chief Volcanologist Renato Solidum said the volcano produced a "small phreatic event that lasted about 73 seconds," adding, "The gray to brown clouds reached 500 meters above the summit.
Lokon in Tomohon of North Sulawesi in Eastern parts of Indonesia erupted on Wednesday, spewing ash by up to 2,000 meters high and other volcanic materials, a volcanologist said.
But it has happened," said volcanologist Mefody Maguskin.
What's So Hot About Volcanoes provides a fine new book by a volcanologist who provides discussions of volcano science to a wide general interest audience.
Government volcanologist Surono says people have been told to keep away from the craters on the 2,665-meter Mount Papandayan.
30am, Oxfam Stage [bar] Clive Oppenheimer The volcanologist explores geological, historical and archeological records to ask how volcanic eruptions have shaped the course of human history.
That's "enough to kill hundreds of people in a fraction of a second," the lead volcanologist, Giuseppe Mastrolorenzo, told National Geographic, and to melt the Pompeiian's silverware.
Indonesia's top volcanologist Surono told Reuters that the intensity of the eruptions was waning, but a 20 km (12 miles) exclusion zone around the summit remained in place.