News | Volcanic Petrology Group - Fidel Costa
  • EOS News
19 Jan 2018

Mayon, on Luzon Island in the Philippines, entered a new eruptive phase on 13 January 2018, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), Philippines’ Geological Agency. This phase included steam-driven eruptions and flows from a new lava dome growing at the summit of the volcano.

  • EOS News
28 Nov 2017

Agung Volcano is currently erupting.

After over one month of intense seismic activity, during which the alert level at Agung was 4 (the highest), on 29 October 2017, at 4:00pm local time, the alert level was lowered to 3 (eruption imminent). This was due to a strong decrease in the number of earthquakes surrounding Agung, as well as a reduction in the seismic energy and amplitude of these quakes. 

  • Earth In The News
22 Nov 2013

Sinabung is a stratovolcano, a volcano built up by many layers of lava and ash, located in the northern part of the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.

  • EOS News
18 Jul 2013

This Knowledge Capsule summarizes the ongoing research of Asst. Prof. Fidel Costa and his team on the petrology of the Merapi Volcano.

  • Awards
24 Jul 2013

Assistant Professor Fidel Costa, Principal Investigator in the Volcano Group of the Earth Observatory of Singapore, has been

  • EOS News
02 Feb 2012

EOS Principal Investigator Fidel Costa along with Professor Timothy Druitt and their colleagues published “Decadal to monthly timescales of magma transfer and reservoir growth at a caldera volcano” in Nature.