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DCO ABOVE Expedition

DCO ABOVE Expedition: Updates from the Field

DCO ABOVE (Aerial-based Observations of Volcanic Emissions) is the second part of a DCO-funded project to explore volcanic emissions in Papua New Guinea using cutting-edge drone technologies.

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Etna at night
Different Volcano Types Show Their Metal 3 September 2018 Feature

Living organisms have a complex relationship with metals. In small amounts, some metals are vital…

Did a Burst of Halogens Kick Off the End-Permian Extinction? 27 August 2018 Feature

About 250 million years ago, one of the largest known volcanic events in history flooded the area…

sampling volcanic gases
A Detailed Investigation of Inputs and Outputs of Volatiles at New Zealand’s Hikurangi Margin 15 August 2018 Feature

In an ongoing National Science Foundation-funded project, DCO researchers are investigating the…

DECADE Workshop
New Estimate of Global Carbon Degassing 29 May 2018 Feature

Twenty-eight DCO members came together from 29 April – 4 May, 2018 at the Carnegie Institution for…

Mirico team
DCO Support Helped Launch Company 9 May 2018 Feature

“We are working with academics to develop the technology further for scientific applications,” said…

What Hawaii Can Tell Us About Mantle Carbon: An Interview with Peter Barry 14 September 2017 Feature

In a recent article in Nature Geoscience, DCO Reservoirs and Fluxes Community Members Kyle Anderson…

Taking the Pulse of Andean Volcanoes 2 August 2017 Feature

It has been nearly two years since the Trail by Fire crew started preparing for their expedition…

The Shallow Carbon Cycle: Arc Volcanoes Recycle Carbon from Earth’s Crust 20 July 2017 Feature

A new study by Marie Edmonds (University of Cambridge, UK), Co-chair of the Scientific Steering…

New LIDAR Instrument Lets Volcanologists Monitor Eruptions from Afar 11 April 2017 Feature

Alessandro Aiuppa, along with fellow Reservoirs and Fluxes Community members Roberto D’Aleo (both…

VIDEO: Drones Help Scientists Study Guatemalan Volcanoes 11 April 2017 Feature

  Liu and her colleagues used three different kinds of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, to…

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