Hazard map assessment of Mount Merapi, Central Java, Indonesia using remote sensing

Author : David Harris, IGES department, Aberystwyth University, Wales Abstract As the global population is predicted to reach 7 billion people by 2012, land pressures and rapid population growth is resulting in many more communities living within danger zones of natural hazards, a pattern … [Read more...]

Papandayan Volcano (Java, Indonesia) : August 20 update : residents feel higher temperatures near the crater

UPDATE 20/08 - 07:20 : A number of residents living and working around Mount Papandayan, told the volcanologists and the press that they have the noted that the temperature in the vicinity of the crater is hotter than the last couple of days. UPDATE 19/08-16:29 : Mount Papandayan … [Read more...]