Skip to comments.13th century volcano mystery eruption may be solved (Little Ice Age cause?)
Posted on 06/15/2012 1:49:41 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
A photo of the Rinjani caldera in Indonesia, while Lavigne wont name the volcano until his paper is published, insiders suggest this a likely candidate for the missing 1258 AD eruption. Image: Wikipedia
From ScienceNews: Indonesia implicated as location of biggest eruption in last seven millennia
SELFOSS, Iceland One of the biggest mysteries in volcanology may finally have a solution. An eruption long thought to have gone off in the year 1258, spreading cooling sulfur particles around the globe, happened the year before in Indonesia, scientists report.
Until now, researchers have known a big volcano went off somewhere in the world around that time, but they didnt know exactly where or when.
The new report still remains something of a mystery. Franck Lavigne, a geoscientist at Panthéon-Sorbonne Universitys Laboratory of Physical Geography in Meudon, France, showed data and close-up photographs of the remains of the perpetrator volcano on June 14 at an American Geophysical Union conference on volcanism and the atmosphere. But he declined to name the specific volcano, saying he had agreed with his international colleagues not to identify it until the work is published in a peer-reviewed journal.
We have new and solid evidence for the biggest volcanic eruption in 7,000 years, Lavigne said.
(Excerpt) Read more at wattsupwiththat.com ...
John F. Hultquist says:
Nice chart here:
The volcano eruption at El Chichón, Mexico: *( linked above.) gets discussed in the Wired article
By Erik Klemetti Email Author January 31, 2012
Bigger than Tambora and Krakatoa?
According to the Wired article....see link at #2...8 times larger sulfur emission than Krakatoa...twice that of Tambora.
* 540AD (Dark Ages)
* 44BC (Death Of Caeser)
* 207BC (Start Of Han Dynasty)
* 1159BC (End Shang Dynasty - David Plague)
* 1628BC Stonehenge Abandoned - Exodus Of Moses)
* 2354BC (Bronze Age Starts - Flood Of Noah, Ussher date)
* 3195BC (Stoneheng Built - Start Of Egyptian Civilization)
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Thanks Ernest. Will read this later, pinging it now. :')
The EPA needs to ban volcanoes from emitting sulfur and also from erupting. They should start a law suit against Mother Earth ordering her to stop these pollutions.
1258 AD- Hulegu Quan destroys Baghdad, ends Abbasid Caliphate.
Not all events that occur in tandem with a volcanic eruption are bad.
Interesting. Perhaps their analysis shall be born out to be true.
Anything to attempt to show tree rings are the key to determining cooler temperatures before the present day.
Mann, M.E., Fuentes, J.D. and Rutherford, S., 2012, Underestimation of volcanic cooling in tree-ring-based reconstructions of hemispheric temperatures. Nature Geoscience, doi:10.1038/ngeo1394.
This can’t happen again. POTUS banned it by Executive Order.
Thank you for the Ping, Ernest!
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