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European countries, but also the whole Northern hemisphere, live with a constant threat over their heads: the ash from Icelandís volcanoes.

Capable of shutting down the international air traffic and affecting stock markets worldwide (as proved by the eruption of the unpronounceable Eyjafjallajokull volcano in 2010), it has been responsible for human and climatic disasters in the past. Today, the eruption of Bardarbunga, a volcano located beneath Europeís largest and thickest glacier, announces further cataclysms. The quick melting of ice combined with global warming could stimulate the eruptions of huge volcanoes buried under ice caps. To understand and anticipate these dangers and their potential consequences, here is a thorough investigation led by fearless and passionate scientists.