Experts scramble to monitor long-dormant Iceland volcano

Experts scramble to monitor long-dormant Iceland volcano

Police inspector Adolf Arnason poses for a photo at the foot of Oraefajokull volcano in Iceland, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. The Oraefajokull volcano, dormant since its last eruption in 1727-1728, has seen a recent increase in seismic activity and geothermal water leakage that has worried scientists. With the snow hole on Iceland’s highest peak deepening 18 inches (45 centimeters) each day, authorities have raised the volcano’s alert safety code to yellow. (AP Photo/David Keyton)
Scientists from the Icelandic Meteorological Office install monitoring equipment at the rivers flowing down from the glaciers on Oraefajokull volcano in Iceland, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. The Oraefajokull volcano, dormant since its last eruption in 1727-1728, has seen a recent increase in seismic activity and geothermal water leakage that has worried scientists. With the snow hole on Iceland’s highest peak deepening 18 inches (45 centimeters) each day, authorities have raised the volcano’s alert safety code to yellow. (AP Photo/David Keyton)
Police inspector Adolf Arnason talks with a local farmer living at the foot of Oraefajokull volcano in Iceland, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. The Oraefajokull volcano, dormant since its last eruption in 1727-1728, has seen a recent increase in seismic activity and geothermal water leakage that has worried scientists. With the snow hole on Iceland’s highest peak deepening 18 inches (45 centimeters) each day, authorities have raised the volcano’s alert safety code to yellow. (AP Photo/David Keyton)
A police car is parked by the side of the road at the foot of Oraefajokull volcano in Iceland, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. The Oraefajokull volcano, dormant since its last eruption in 1727-1728, has seen a recent increase in seismic activity and geothermal water leakage that has worried scientists. With the snow hole on Iceland’s highest peak deepening 18 inches (45 centimeters) each day, authorities have raised the volcano’s alert safety code to yellow. (AP Photo/David Keyton)

Experts scramble to monitor long-dormant Iceland volcano

Police inspector Adolf Arnason poses for a photo at the foot of Oraefajokull volcano in Iceland, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. The Oraefajokull volcano, dormant since its last eruption in 1727-1728, has seen a recent increase in seismic activity and geothermal water leakage that has worried scientists. With the snow hole on Iceland’s highest peak deepening 18 inches (45 centimeters) each day, authorities have raised the volcano’s alert safety code to yellow. (AP Photo/David Keyton)
Scientists from the Icelandic Meteorological Office install monitoring equipment at the rivers flowing down from the glaciers on Oraefajokull volcano in Iceland, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. The Oraefajokull volcano, dormant since its last eruption in 1727-1728, has seen a recent increase in seismic activity and geothermal water leakage that has worried scientists. With the snow hole on Iceland’s highest peak deepening 18 inches (45 centimeters) each day, authorities have raised the volcano’s alert safety code to yellow. (AP Photo/David Keyton)
Police inspector Adolf Arnason talks with a local farmer living at the foot of Oraefajokull volcano in Iceland, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. The Oraefajokull volcano, dormant since its last eruption in 1727-1728, has seen a recent increase in seismic activity and geothermal water leakage that has worried scientists. With the snow hole on Iceland’s highest peak deepening 18 inches (45 centimeters) each day, authorities have raised the volcano’s alert safety code to yellow. (AP Photo/David Keyton)
A police car is parked by the side of the road at the foot of Oraefajokull volcano in Iceland, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. The Oraefajokull volcano, dormant since its last eruption in 1727-1728, has seen a recent increase in seismic activity and geothermal water leakage that has worried scientists. With the snow hole on Iceland’s highest peak deepening 18 inches (45 centimeters) each day, authorities have raised the volcano’s alert safety code to yellow. (AP Photo/David Keyton)
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