The USGS Volcano Observatories: can we save VDAP?

This April-1 post is correct only in describing what the USGS and VDAP do – apart from that, the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth is fundamentally lacking in this spoof. There is also no Mount Rainier crisis, nor has Microsoft captured the CVO outreach! (But regrettably, the proposed 15% budget cut…

Exxon Mobil Corporation buys Yellowstone National Park

(This was Volcanocafe’s 2016 April-fool story. The section at the end explains how the story was designed) Park to be renamed Yellowstone National Resource ExxonMobil to use Yellowstone for geothermal energy It was announced this morning that ExxonMobil, the largest US oil company, has bought Yellowstone National Park. The price has not been revealed but…