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the branch of geology that studies volcanoes

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It took a while for the scientists to get used to us," says Joe Gerhardt, who with the other half of Semiconductor, Ruth Jarman, spent two and a half years documenting the work of vulcanologists in the Galapagos Islands and mainland Ecuador.
LAYERS OF ASH Gudmundsson and other vulcanologists said the impact on air travel this time would be more limited as winds were more favourable, the plume's content was heavier and less likely to spread, and authorities had a higher tolerance for ash levels.
Vulcanologist Silvana Hidalgo said scientists are carefully monitoring the situation and have detected a small dip in activity.
Mayon Volcano, known for its near-perfect cone shape in the coconut-growing central Bicol region, has been spewing ash and burning mud and rocks since last Monday, chief vulcanologist Renato Solidum said.
A government vulcanologist warned that the eruption was only at the beginning stage and that an explosive eruption was possible.
The hot clouds that are happening now are still on a small scale and it is still possible larger ones will occur," said Ratdomopurbo, the region 's chief vulcanologist.
One of the eruptions sent a dark cloud of debris and ash almost 2 1/2 miles down the mountain's western flank, said Ratdomopurbo, the region's chief vulcanologist.
Among some of the more unusual jobs that school-leavers have asked about are vulcanologist, grave digger, historical re-enactor and perfoming arts monk.
The expedition contained many lustrous names, including the anatomy professors, Michael Day and Alan Walker, vulcanologist Frank Fitch, and Glynn Isaac, then teaching at Berkeley.
The 1961 eruption lasted six weeks and (the volcano's) biggest eruption, which was not so different from this one, at the end of the nineteenth century, lasted three years," Moyra Gardeweg, a vulcanologist, said on local TV.
Volcanic tremors have been detected constantly since Saturday's eruption, with underground water boiling into steam and breaking or moving rocks, a vulcanologist at the meteorological agency said.
Sunday's winds began blowing ashes in a northeasterly direction, toward the Patagonian cities of Villa La Angostura and San Martin de los Andes, vulcanologist Hugo Moreno said.
Subandriyo, chief vulcanologist in the area, said that after hours of rumbling and groaning, the volcano started to erupt just before dusk.
Pierce Brosnan stars as a vulcanologist who is called in to investigate some magma goings on in a small town in the Pacific northwest of America.
Desperate Housewives star Richard Burgi will play a firefighter who works with a vulcanologist (Juliet Aubrey) to save lives after a super volcano erupts in Yellowstone Park.