Continuity Disaster Recovery

Elusive atmospheric wave detected during 2022 Tonga volcanic

The catastrophic eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano in 2022 triggered a special atmospheric wave that has eluded detection for the past 85 years. Researchers from the University of Hawai’i (UH) at Manoa, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), and Kyoto University relied on state-of-the-art observational data and computer simulations to discover the existence of Pekeris waves … Read More

Educators need mental health support following hurricanes,

After Hurricanes Harvey and Matthew hit Texas and North Carolina, it was the custodians who removed debris and damaged supplies from the athletic fields. It was the principals who stayed in the building for 24 hours while their schools operated as shelters. It was the teachers who ran to the local pharmacy to retrieve students’ lifesaving medicine while communication was … Read More

Recent findings from Iceland’s Fagradalsfjall eruptions

It isn’t every day that we learn something that fundamentally changes how we understand our world. But for UC Santa Barbara Earth scientist Matthew Jackson and the thousands of volcanologists across the globe, such a revelation has occurred.

While sampling magma from the Fagradalsfjall volcano in Iceland, Jackson and his collaborators uncovered a process far more dynamic than anyone had

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