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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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Volcanologist Devy Kamil Syahbana said Tuesday that the chunk, known as the "lava dome," had a volume of at least 1.
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Chris Newhall, a volcanologist based in Santo Domingo, Albay, came to Ateneo de Naga.
The explosion is like cauliflower or octopus," says Ed Laguert, living near Mayon, a volcanologist at the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.
As the volcanologist Syahbana said, safety must remain the top priority.
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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.
Duty Volcanologist Nico Fournier said the eruption occurred at 10:23 am (2223 GMT Monday) and appeared to have continued for about 10 minutes, producing mainly steam.
But it has happened," said volcanologist Mefody Maguskin.
There's kind of a rapid wake up" says Tim Druitt, a volcanologist at Blaise Pascal University in Clermont-Ferrand, France.