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Summary of Recent Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Publications and Data

August 2, 2021

See a list of recent Hawaiian Volcano Observatory publications and data releases here.


Alternately, use the "Publications" and "Data & Tools" tabs below to explore recent Hawaiian Volcano Observatory publications and data releases. Many of these publications present summaries or data for recent eruptions of Kīlauea, including the 2008-2018 summit lava lake and 2018 lower East Rift Zone and summit collapse. 

A clear evening provided good views of the lava lake within Halema‘uma‘u Crater at the summit of Kīlauea Volcano on November 26, 2016. Spattering was active along the south margin (left side) of the lava lake, with the gas plume drifting to the southwest (upper left). Mauna Loa, visible in the far distance towering above Kīlauea, provided a stunning backdrop to the lava lake as the sun was setting. HVO and Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park's Jaggar Museum, perched on the rim of Kīlauea's summit caldera, can be seen on the skyline in the upper right part of the photo.


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