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Date published: February 14, 2011

Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - February 14, 2011

Videos showing an ashy plume rising above Halema‘uma‘u crater, collapse events, lava lake and lava flows, and sounds of the lava lake. Photo of vigorous boiling of the lava surface in Kīlauea's summit vent following vent wall and rim collapses.
 

Date published: February 10, 2011

Volcano Watch — "What's in a name?"

"That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." The Kīlauea version of this Shakespeare quote could be "That which we call an explosive eruption by any other name would still be just as hot!"

Date published: February 9, 2011

Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - February 9, 2011

Video of the lava lake in the Halema‘uma‘u crater and photos of a small lava flow erupted from the septum on the east wall of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater.

Date published: February 8, 2011

Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - February 8, 2011

The lava pond in the vent cavity of the Halema‘uma‘u Overlook vent.

Date published: February 4, 2011

Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - February 4, 2011

A look into Halema‘uma‘u, a new spattering vent at TEB shield, and the active vent on the floor of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō slowly filling the east side.

Date published: February 1, 2011

Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - February 1, 2011

Breakout, just south of a partially burned kipuka, cascading into a small depression on the flow field.

Date published: January 27, 2011

Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - January 27, 2011

 

A wide shot of the current flow field from the coastal plain up to the TEB vent and a close-up view of the small ocean entry from the eastern branch of lava flows near Kalapana.

Date published: January 22, 2011

Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - January 22, 2011

Movies from January 17 and 21 showing collapse and explosive eruption
 

Date published: January 20, 2011

Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - January 20, 2011

Aerial view down into the vent in Halema‘uma‘u and photos of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō, the spatter cone, and the fuming opening.

Date published: January 19, 2011

USGS HVO Press Release — Kīlauea's Volcanic Gases and Their Environmental Impacts

HAWAI‘I ISLAND, Hawai‘i — The public is invited to learn more about volcanic gases and vog (volcanic air pollution) in a free presentation on Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Konawaena High School Cafeteria in Kealakekua.

Date published: January 17, 2011

USGS HVO Press Release — Walk the Devastation Trail on Kīlauea Volcano

HAWAI‘I ISLAND, Hawai‘i — Hawai‘i Island residents and visitors are invited to join a scientist guided walk through a stark volcanic landscape of skeletal tree trunks, bleached white by decades of sun exposure, and cinder- and spatter-covered ground on Jan. 22. 

Date published: January 13, 2011

Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - January 13, 2011

Photos of the Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō crater and the erupting spatter cone; the Ki ocean entry; the active lava lake at Halema‘uma‘u; and videos showing spattering of the lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u.