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Variant of volcanology.

vul′ca·nol′o·gist n.


[ˌvʌlkənˈɒlədʒɪst] Nvulcanólogo/a m/f
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Indonesian government vulcanologist Gede Suantika said Raung was shooting ash 3,000 meters (10,000 feet) into the air on Wednesday, and the wind was blowing it southeast towards Bali.
In this situation, with the eruption column so high, the main risk is that it collapses, falls due to gravity because of its own weight and causes a pyroclastic flow," Gabriel Orozco, a vulcanologist with Chile's geological and mining service, said on local TV.
The vulcanologist was filmed by colleague Bradley Ambrose as they descended 400m into the Marcum Crater on Ambrym island in New Zealand.
Panic' "The bulk of the rocks are estimated to be between the size of a human fist and a head," said Takayuki Kaneko, a vulcanologist at the University of Tokyo's Earthquake Research Institute.
Seismic data indicates that magma from the volcano is melting ice beneath the Dyngjujokull icecap on the Vatnajokull glacier, Met Of-Of fice vulcanologist Melissa Pfeffer said.
It was bought by Scottish diplomat and MP Sir William Hamilton (1731-1803), British Ambassador to the Kingdom of Naples (1764-1800) and a famous collector, antiquarian, archaeologist and vulcanologist.
It is likely that Lusieri arrived in Naples in the winter of 1781-82, where he soon found the protection, support and patronage of Sir William Hamilton, the longstanding British representative in the city, as well as a noted collector, vulcanologist and lover of the arts.
Pierce Brosnan stars in this enjoyably bonkers adventure, playing the vulcanologist who tries to persuade a bunch of humble townsfolk that the long dormant volcano above their sleepy homesteads is about to erupt.
A vulcanologist arrives at Dante's Peak, named after a long-dormant volcano, which has recently been named the second most desirable place to live in America, and discovers that Dante's Peak may wake up at any moment.
The job of a vulcanologist is one of carefully measuring the ground and studying rocks, not racing billowing clouds of poisonous smoke and leaping rivulets of molten lava.
It spewed rocks and ash," government vulcanologist Kristianto told AFP.
Dave Mcgarvie, vulcanologist at Britain's Open University, said any ash which reached Britain would be less than last year and added that experience gained since the 2010 eruption would lead to less disruption.