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IVHHN and the HIVE Consortium have produced three new videos which describe the experience of coping with volcanic ash, how to protect yourself from breathing ash and how to properly fit a facemask.

Welcome to the new IVHHN web site! It is now easier to find all of IVHHN's resources!

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Mount Sinabung, Indonesia, credit @yoshginsu
Vog Portal screenshot

IVHHN, in assocation with the Hawaii State Department of Health and USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory are pleased to announce the new Vog Dashboard, accessible from the Public Information tab (Hawaii vog).

Mount Merapi - credit @robotboy

Activity at Merapi volcano declined through November 2010 and a fieldtrip by our team in early December 2010 found that ash had been rapidly removed from the environment by heavy rainfall.

Eyjafjallajökull 2010 - photo credit @marcszeglat - vulkane.net

A new study led by IVHHN Director Claire Horwell has concluded that the ash from the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull earlier this year does not have the potential to cause long-term respiratory health problems for Icelanders.