Did highest known sea levels create the iconic shape of Mount Etna?
After scientists revealed Mount Etna is slowly sliding into the Mediterranean Sea, research by Professor Iain Stewart from the University of Plymouth suggests the sea may have played a major role in the development of its iconic shape
Building resilience to natural hazards
Plymouth University: Building resilience to natural hazards at Plymouth University
Natural hazards: volcanoes
Find out more about volcano research at Plymouth University
Active tectonics and geohazards
Plymouth University: Centre for Research in Earth Sciences (CRES). Active tectonics and geohazards.
Study attributes varying explosivity to gaseous state within volcanoes
Plymouth University news: The varying scale and force of certain volcanic eruptions are directly influenced by the levels of gaseous matter within magma inside a volcano’s conduit, according to a new study led by Plymouth University
Video game to help islanders understand volcano's power
Plymouth University news: The inhabitants of a Caribbean island will soon be able to learn more about the volcano which towers over their homes thanks to a video game created at Plymouth University
Volcanoes Top Trumps gets virtual makeover
Plymouth University News: The explosive ability of volcanoes to both inspire and destroy can now be appreciated by millions thanks to a new digital version of Volcano Top Trumps created through a partnership including Plymouth University.