Research Preview: Nature Magazine – Sept 1, 2022

Volume 609 Issue 7925

The cover shows the open lava lake of Mount Nyiragongo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo before its catastrophic drainage. The run-up to a volcanic eruption is usually characterized by geophysical and geochemical signals, which can form the basis of an early-warning system. However, as Delphine Smittarello and her colleagues discuss in this week’s issue, that was not the case for last year’s eruption of Nyiragongo. 

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