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Volcano

Vents in the surface of the Earth through which magma and associated gases erupt; also, the forms of structures, usually conical, that are produced by the erupted material. source: USGS

Filipino scientist lauded for disaster research

17 Apr 2015, GMA

Alfredo Mahar Lagmay, Executive Director of the Filipino Department of Science and Technology’s Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards project, has been awarded the 2015 Plinius Medal by the European Geosciences Union, reports GMA Network. The EGU awards the Plinius Medal to scientists that work on natural hazards research...


Number of volcano occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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