volcano podcasts

World-first probe into an active submarine volcano

Geologists on board the JOIDES Resolution research ship are attempting to drill into the flanks of the submarine...

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Our Changing World for 10 May 2018

The book "The Face of Nature" is an environmental history of the Otago Peninsula, and a world first attempt to drill...

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Could a volcanic eruption like Kilauea happen in Auckland?

The ongoing eruption of Kilauea in Hawaii could provide some valuable lessons about Auckland volcanoes. That's the...

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Toxic gas threat as Kilauea lava hits ocean

In addition to the possibility of more eruptions, lava is oozing into the ocean, sending hydrochloric acid and...

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Demian Barrios: Hawaii's lava chaser

Kilauea has been erupting since the beginning of May - which has been a dream come true for self-confessed lava...

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Volcanic haze from Hawaii hits islands 6,000kms away

Volcanic haze from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has reached the Northern Marianas and Guam, over 6,000 kilometres away,...

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Our Changing World for 14 June 2018

A chemist talks about sourcing potential new drugs from marine creatures, and understanding the largest deep-ocean...

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Havre - the world's largest deep ocean volcanic eruption

Geologists have discovered that the 2012 eruption of Havre volcano, on the Kermadec Arc, was the world's largest...

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1000 to leave Ambae island due to intensifying ash

Up to 1000 people on Vanuatu's Ambae are set to leave the island because of concerns of intensifying ash fall from...

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Darrer vol a Formentera 30/10/20

Programa del dijous 30 d’octubre. Encetam el vol d’avui amb Edu Horrach, regatista mallorquí que ha fet...

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Can a human sink into a flow of lava?

Volcanic eruptions in Hawaii have injured a man, when a man on a balcony was hit in the leg by a splatter of lava,...

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Pompeii reveals more of its secrets after excavation moratorium lifted

Dr Estelle Lazer from the University of Sydney discusses the latest discoveries at Pompeii as excavation resumes...

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Death toll from volcano in Guatemala expected to soar

Oxfam says more than 2000 people have been killed in the volcanic eruption in Guatemala and even that figure is "very...

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Hopes fade for Guatemala volcano survivors

More than 72 hours on from the eruption of Guatemala's Fuego volcano, search efforts have shifted from rescue to...

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Hopes fade for more survivors from Guatemala eruption

Rescue workers have officially ended their search of survivors, as operations on the slopes of the Fuego volcano...

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Three of five killed in White Island eruption were Australians

A specialist Australian police team is now on its way to New Zealand's Whakaari, also known as White Island, to help...

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NZ volcano: Should tourists have been warned of the dangers?

ABC reporter Gavin Coote has been speaking to scientists who try to predict volcanic activity, and many have told him...

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Eight still missing, feared dead after White Island disaster

New Zealand's coroner has already begun post-mortem examinations and has vowed to get bodies to their families as...

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