At a media briefing held at The NEMO Headquarters yesterday, Dr Richard Robinson, Director of the Seismic Centre at the University of the W.I told NBC Radio, that there is some evidence that large magnitude earthquakes can shake magma chambers in volcanoes. In response to a question about the effects that the recent earthquakes might… Continue Reading →
The National Emergency Management Organization, NEMO, will continue its volcano awareness activities this week, as it continues to focus on the risk and science associated with an active volcano. The activities are being held to coincide with the commemoration of the 36th anniversary since the last eruption of La Soufriere volcano, on April 13th 1979…. Continue Reading →
Vincentians have been warned that although La Soufriere has been quiet for some time, it is still an active volcano and can erupt again. The warning comes at the National Emergency Management Organization host a series of activities this month to commemorate the 36th anniversary since the last eruption of La Soufriere volcano.
The volcano is dormant and there is every possibility that it could erupt in the future. As with anything weather related, trying to predict when nature will strike isn’t a sure thing. There are however means by which volcanologists can predict when a volcano might erupt. Scientists say that predicting volcanic eruptions may actually be… Continue Reading →
Director of the National Emergency Management Organization, NEMO, Howie Prince has highlighted the challenges which Disaster Management officials are likely to face here, in the event of an eruption of La Soufriere Volcano. Mr. Prince raised the issue, during a one-day consultation hosted by NEMO on Tuesday, to examine the Revised National Volcano Emergency Plan…. Continue Reading →
Volcanologist and Director at the UWI Seismic Research Center, Dr. Richard Robertson, is reminding Vincentians that the La Soufriere volcano is still active and has the potential to erupt at any time. Speaking on NBC’s Face to Face programme this week, Dr. Robertson said the Center is collaborating with the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO)… Continue Reading →
Ms. Edwards said while the volcano has remain relatively quiet, it is still active. The Seismic Research Centre in Collaboration with National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) is hosting a series of activities to observe the 35th anniversary of the eruption of the La Soufrierre volcano. Speaking at a volcano contingency plan workshop today, Education officer… Continue Reading →