TONGA & THE ARGUMENT FOR WHY THE IDEA THAT WE SHOULD WE BE TAKING THE IDEA OF GEOPHYSICAL WARFARE SERIOUSLY IS WAY OVERDUE.

TIKTOK – BOOM!

A low-resolution clip on TikTok claiming to show footage shortly before the eruption in Tonga on January 12th, with a “white object” entering the sea and ground zero of the eruption has emerged. Depending on your interpretation the object could just as easily be wave action or some other natural concurring phenomenon. The point of this article is not to say this event was man made. Rather it to ask is that idea as mad as it sounds when you consider technology avoidable, the current geopolitical environment and a possible motive of trillions of dollars that lay at stake in area increasingly marked by Cold war tension on lad at sea and in space.

Some have used the clip as “proof” that this was not an eruption, but a nuclear explosion. The clip had more than 1.1 million views at the time of writing, while the video was also shared to Twitter, with more than 100,000 views ( here ). One user who shared a link to the TikTok clip on Facebook said: “Something ain’t right” ( here ).  However, there is no evidence of a nuclear blast, experts told Reuters, while there are myriad signs of a significant volcanic eruption. “The immediate eruption was captured by the US GOES-17, Japan’s Himawari-8 and Korea’s GK-2A. It was also captured by a Chinese satellite (FY-4B) but that data is not public as the satellite is still undergoing post-launch testing. Several hours after the eruption various other satellites overflew the volcano,” Dr Simon Proud, research fellow at the National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO), University of Oxford, told Reuters.

The three satellites I mention above all show the same story: An incredibly powerful volcanic eruption that began at approximately 4am UTC,” Proud said. Slight cloud cover is viewable in images at 03:50 UTC. “I suspect that is the beginning of the eruption,” he added. Meanwhile, the smallest object these satellites can detect is around 500m across, Dr Proud told Reuters, “so you can’t see a bomb and you can’t see the airplane carrying it. What we can see in the satellite data, though, are things we expect to see from volcanic eruptions: Sulphur dioxide and ash at very high altitudes. These would not be present from a nuclear bomb. These volcanic signatures have been seen both by the satellites above and by various other satellites (American, Chinese, Japanese, European, etc) in the subsequent days.” (Fact Check-Tonga volcanic eruption was not a nuclear explosion By Reuters Fact Check)



A quick review of the tiktok footage and satellite footage show one thing Reuter Fact Checkers cant spot the difference between a photo taken from a satellite and high altitude aircraft.

Fact check withstanding, asserting that a lack of radioactive feedback eliminates the project as being a nuke, misses a key point. Reuters, further, offers no explanation as to what the white splash in the ocean actually is or might be.

Fact checkers also seem oblivious to the fact that technology to set off a volcanic explosion is quite real and quite advanced.

So, again to repeat our selves and stress the point, while we’re not saying the Tonga event was man made (sometimes a cigar is just a cigar), let’s explore, first, if that is even a possibility, then consider the geo-political climate we’re in, to raise the issue of whether the existence of such technology should be receiving wider public acknowledgment, along with a need for greater international restrictions and weapons bans on such technology along with greater emphasis given to the monitoring and detection of such technology.

An article by Wired ‘How to Trigger a Volcanic Eruption on Purpose’ notes The name of the game when it comes to starting an explosive volcanic eruption is pressure — or, more specifically, a drop in pressure. A simplified way to think of a volcano is like a champagne bottle with a cork. Keep that cork on and the bubbles in the champagne stay in solution. However, you remove that cork and all the dissolved carbon dioxide comes out of solution and bubbles form. Release that pressure fast enough and the bubbles form so quickly that you get that “pop” from the bottle. Build the pressure up in the bottle by shaking it and releasing the pressure and all that $500 bottle of champagne comes gushing out the top. That is, in a basic sense, what happens for an explosive eruption of a volcano — volcanic gases come out of solution as the pressure is released, forming bubbles that fragment the magma into ash and tephra. That pressure being released is what we call “lithostatic pressure,” that is the pressure caused by all the rocks above the magma. Lithostatic pressure goes up quite rapidly on the Earth — it takes 10 km of the Earth’s atmosphere to produce 1 “atmosphere” of pressure (what we feel at sea level). It only takes 4.4 meters of rock above you to exert the same force. Release enough of that lithostatic pressure and you release the cork. The ash plume is the “foom!” of champagne coming out of the bottle. The other way you can get a magma to erupt, usually explosively, is the addition of outside water.

Wired continues “Think about the 2010 eruption of Eyjafjallajökull — that eruption was made much more explosive by all the melted snow/ice on the volcano that mixed with the magma (however, it was likely triggered by an injection of new, hot magma). If the right ratio of water-to-magma exists, then the explosive mixing of magma and water can be self-sustaining, meaning that the explosive eruption will continue propagating until the supply of water or magma runs out. However, too little water means that you likely don’t sustain the explosive mixing, too much water and you quench (solidify) too much of the magma. Armed with this information, if you want to try to get a volcano to erupt, you’ll need to do a few things: Find a volcano that is already showing some signs of magma intruding at shallow depths. This might be high levels of volcanic gases, shallow earthquakes, deformation of the volcano. You want something “primed” to go. Figure out a way to release the lithostatic pressure keeping the “cork” on the volcano so that the bubbles can form. Figure out how to get a lot of water into the volcano quickly … but not too quickly. The fictional methods to get a volcano to erupt really don’t help in any of the scenarios. Typically you see the evil genius picking a volcano that isn’t showing signs of activity, so he/she is already showing up to the gunfight without bullets. The “bomb into the volcano” doesn’t really address the pressure issue as the explosions don’t remove enough of the overlying rocks to release that lithostatic pressure. Drilling into a volcano is like trying to bleed to death with a needle prick — not enough pressure release to really make a difference. Sadly, the problem here is that mad scientists need to “think big.”

THE FATHER OF TECTONIC & VULCAN WARFARE

Ikram Kerimov the Father of Tectonic warfare.

Wired’s article is theoretical, however, some forgotten realities of what can be termed geophysical warfare include the Russian whose scientist began the Soviet Earthquake weapons research in the 1980’s.   Specifically Projects Mercury and Vulcan headed by the Azerbaijani scientist Ikram Kerimov.

“The first official details have emerged in Moscow of ambitious research into ‘tectonic warfare’ carried out by the former Soviet Union and subsequently by the government of Russia, and involving attempts to stimulate ‘artificial’ earthquakes as weapons of destruction.” According to documents obtained by the newspaper Moscow News during Perestroika the post Soviet era..

Mercury’ and secondly ‘Volcano’, were aimed at creating new earthquake epicentres by using underground nuclear explosions. Geophysicists are aware that impending earthquakes may be triggered by underground nuclear explosions. The programme, which was secretly launched by the Communist rulers of the former Soviet Union in 1987, and has been unofficially known to Western geophysicists for several years, is now believed to have been abandoned. It would certainly contravene the terms of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty.The Mercury project was launched in the former Soviet republic of Azerbaijan, but came to a halt when the republic became independent. It was superseded by the Volcano project (which is believed to have been linked to study of deep underground explosions focused on magma based seismic points). Three underground nuclear tests took place in Kyrgyzstan. According to the documents, the Mercury project was launched by a secret decree of the Central Committee of the Communist Party and the Council of Ministers of the Soviet Union. The objective was to “develop a methodology for remote operation on an earthquake epicentre by using weak seismic fields and research possibilities of transferring the seismic energy of an explosion”. The documents say that the Mercury project involved 22 scientific and industrial organizations, including the Geological Institute of the Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences in Baku. The remit extended to developing the electronic equipment to be installed aboard space satellites that would control the tectonic weapon.

The documents state “During the research phase, Azerbaijani scientists grew increasingly confident and, according to the documents, were sure that “after [a] nuclear explosion, subterranean energy may accumulate at huge distances from the epicentre and reach massive capacity, after which the next directed explosion can release it all”. Underground testing began at the town of Batken in Kyrgyzstan, and was directed by lkram Kerimov, of the Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences. The documents say that scientists detonated an underground nuclear charge and tried to control the direction of seismic energy released using British-built equipment known as ‘system 9690’. A report prepared by the Mozhaisky Military Engineering Institute concluded that the Mercury test had been a success. But progress slowed considerably following Azerbaijan’s independence from the Soviet Union. At about this time, Russia embarked on a more comprehensive tectonic warfare programme known as the Volcano project (hints were made elsewhere that this was linked to an idea to nuke Yellow Stone USA with setting off US seismic faults : editor’s note). The Earth Physics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) became the project headquarters. Research was scheduled to be completed in 1992, with underground testing beginning the following year. The final test was carried out at a place code-named S36NZ-0Kh;



The Smithsonian reports civilian based academia new findings
which echo what military strategist and military scientist worked out some time ago.

As Russian experts have learned from one secret report on the scientific-research work on geophysical weapons, in the 1970s, it was not geological surveys which were being conducted in the Pacific Ocean with the aid of ocean-bottom seismographs, but a search for places to plant explosive devices. “ ( Denis Baranets, “Project ‘Mercury’: Earthquake on Demand~” Moskovskiye novosti, 22- 29 September 1996, No. 38, p. 4) Research into this field also revealed man influence on the planet could be greater than ever thought “According to the calendar plan of work and the performers of experimental blasts for studying the response of the environment to external effects, we cannot exclude the possibility that, as a result, problems may periodically arise in the Far East (which, in turn, will have an effect on oil and gas drilling)” .

All research was conducted under the rubric of “Development of the Problem of
Tectonic Earthquake Prediction.”
1990 was scheduled to be the final year for
conclusion of the research and the start of testing. A group of scientists under the
leadership of Azerbaijani Professor Akram Kerimov began the initial test. Kerimov name has proven vital for cracking open the history of post second world war tectonic weaponry.

All research was conducted under the rubric of “Development of the Problem of
Tectonic Earthquake Prediction.”
   1990 was scheduled to be the final year for

conclusion of the research and the start of testing. A group of scientists under the leadership of Azerbaijani Professor Akram Kerimov began the initial test. Kerimov’s name has proven vital for cracking open the history of post second world war tectonic weaponry.

During the cold war curators from the General Staff of the USSR Ministry of Defense, headed by the chief military seismologist, Major General V. Bocharov, and representatives of the KGB demanded a “tectonic bomb”. By 1988, Kerimov’s group began the first experiments at a test site about 50 kilometres from the city of Batken (Kyrgyzstan). The work used the receiving center and three remote seismic stations of the digital system “9690”, produced by special order in England. According to experts, the first experiments were successful and were then continued with even greater intensity at another test site in Uzbekistan.

Kerimov, by the beginning of the nineties reported “the accumulated theoretical and experimental material made it possible to develop a method of action in order to activate dynamic processes or discharge excess stresses in the environment,” to cause seismic activity of any power. Moreover, “the laboratory of geomorphology of the Institute of Physics of the Earth of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR took part in the work, which conducted special field observations to study long-length tectonic faults that stretched for several thousand kilometers in order to analyze the predominant propagation of seismic energy, the possibility of creating side branches for energy flows into the required area, the possibility of activating the inactive fault system, etc”. In other words Kerimov believed it possible to cause earthquakes thousands of kilometres from the zone of artificial seismic activity and in places where there had been no earthquakes for centuries. The implications of that are truly terrifying,

Kerimov has reportedly passed away in 2015 but many of those whom he worked with on the 1980’s 1990 based Mercury and Vulcan are now finding work elsewhere, as a joint Chinese Russian Ionosphere heater project, based on similar science to work carried out by Kerimov, has even conservative papers acknowledging it has weapons implication. Specifically they also have properties highly similar to the American equivalent of the Sino alliance ionosphere heaters project which we know as HAARP that opened in 1999 and shut …er, sort of, in 2014.

The work (page 190-) states it “utilized a reception center and three portable digital system stations (  the use of digital technology to transmit or receive across the radio spectrum), manufactured by special order in Great Britain (and that is a story worthy of its own spy drama story – but another day). Subsequently, it was specifically this electronic filing, in combination with a nuclear blast detonated at a great depth underground, that began to comprise the Strategic Seismological Technical Complex (STC). The tests were conducted successfully…After this, the history of the development of a geophysical weapon goes into the category of being a “state secret.” The concept of a ”tectonic weapon” has not yet been included even in the textbooks of higher military academies, and it is unlikely that it will appear there in the near future. According to the estimates of specialists, the development of an analogous program in the USA lags about five-six years behind that of the Russians. Nevertheless, there is reason for concern, say the experts: even the testing of a tectonic weapon may pose the threat of serious upheavals to the world … in the literal sense of the word. Such as that HAARP had offensive capabilities.

Vulcan and Mercury used conventional and nuclear explosives to achieve its tectonic weapons goals as New Zealand’s Project SEAL had attempted in the 1940’s and 1950’s (with Project Seal incorporated into the USA Bikini Atoll nuclear weapons test from 1946-1956 which were precursor to Project Star Fish involving kiwi scientist William Pickering)). It confirms the Russian program (experimenting with World War Two British technology) also followed the lines of HAARP and was based on tapping into the electromagnetic energy of Earth’s ionosphere). Meaning actual testing of ionosphere tectonic weapons can be documented as having taken place, which had until this point being had being argued as only theoretical by Western critics determined to debunk ideas that HAARP had offensive capabilities.

Moscow News believes the letters ‘NZ’ refer to Novaya Zemlya, where Soviet nuclear testing began in the 1950s” at the time projects like New Zealand SEAL & Prime Star Fish involving kiwi scientist William Pickering were exploring how earth itself may be weaponized. IMPACT OF THE RMA ON RUSSIAN MILITARY AFFAIRS: VOLUME II BY Mary C. FitzGerald Research Fellow

FALL 1997 notes of the Moscow New claims “In 1982, American seismological stations recorded a mild jolt with its epicenter in the vicinity of the Soviet nuclear test range on Novaya Zemlya. Satellites got a fix on a flash in the atmosphere simultaneously. Both of these phenomena were classified by American ~specialists as a test of low-yield nuclear devices. This was nothing unusual for that time, had it not been for one detail — the explosions were carried out on the surface and in the atmosphere synchronously….The principle of the new ‘miracle weapon’ is simple. Blast waves from two nuclear devices collide to form a short-lived ‘hole’in the atmosphere through which direct cosmic radiation is able to bum everything living on the surface. People familiar with this experiment in one manner or another assert that the rocky region of the archipelago subjected to this weapon was transformed into an ideally level stone-strewn plain”.

Kerimov, by the beginning of the nineties, reported: “the accumulated theoretical and experimental material made it possible to develop a method of action in order to activate dynamic processes or discharge excess stresses in the environment,” to cause earthquakes of any power. Moreover, “the laboratory of geomorphology of the Institute of Physics of the Earth of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR took part in the work, which conducted special field observations to study long-length tectonic faults that stretched for several thousand kilometres in order to analyze the predominant propagation of seismic energy, the possibility of creating side branches for energy flows into the required area, the possibility of activating the inactive fault system, etc”. In other words Kerimov believed it possible to cause seismic activity, being thousands of kilometres from the zone of artificial seismic activity and in places where there were no earthquakes for centuries.

Kerimov has reportedly passed away in 2015 but many of those whom he worked with on the 1980’s 1990 based Mercury and Vulcan are now finding work elsewhere, as a joint Chinese Russian Ionosphere heater project, based on similar science to work carried out by Kerimov, has even conservative papers acknowledging it has weapons implication. Specifically they also have properties highly similar to the American equivalent of the Sino alliance ionosphere heaters project which we know as HAARP that opened in 1999 and shut …er, sort of, in 2014.

In fact, Haarp went global with recent developments, where HAARP based technology is now deployed as part of developing a global wide space grid which will permit the US to target any part of the world it cares to.

Further, the reference on Kerimov I have dug up now permits me to confirm a long speculative question on whether Vulcan and Mercury used conventional explosives to achieve its tectonic weapons goals as New Zealand’s Project SEAL had attempted in the 1940’s and 1950’s. Or was the Russian program (experimenting with World War Two British technology) along the lines of HAARP and based on tapping into the electromagnetic energy of Earth’s ionosphere. The latter would emerge as the case. Meaning actual testing of ionosphere tectonic weapons can be documented as having taken place in recent times, which had until this point been argued as only theoretical by Western critics determined to debunk ideas such as that HAARP had offensive capabilities.

Further, the reference on Kerimov I have dug up now permits me to confirm a long speculative question on whether Vulcan and Mercury used conventional explosives to achieve its tectonic weapons goals as New Zealand’s Project SEAL had attempted in the 1940’s and 1950’s. Or was the Russian program (experimenting with World War Two British technology) along the lines of HAARP and based on tapping into the electromagnetic energy of Earth’s ionosphere. The latter would emerge as the case. Meaning actual testing of ionosphere tectonic weapons can be documented as having taken place in recent times, which had until this point been argued as only theoretical by Western critics determined to debunk ideas such as that HAARP had offensive capabilities.

100 SECONDS TO MIDNIGHT

The weapons development is part of US Soviet China tensions which has resulted in the Doomsday Clock, Bulletin of Atomic Scientists setting it at 100 seconds to midnight, the closest it has been since the clock began in 1947. It’s in this environment that on or about November 12, the Russian military tested an anti-satellite missile, or ASAT, by targeting and destroying a defunct Russian spy satellite.The resulting debris field created a defacto space based mine field which sent astronauts, and, ironically, Russian cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station, scrambling for a potential emergency return to Earth, establishing a hazard that could crop up many times over the next three or more years as the fragments slowly re-enter Earth’s atmosphere or find stable orbits. The response comes after Russia made an official complaint against Elon Musk’s Star Link, which as the Dyslexic Detective has noted elsewhere, also have contracts to the Pentagon and are deemed essential to helping the US expand its control of space and the reach of its communication and targeting technology.

It comes as China likewise  filed a complaint this month with the United Nations, arguing that it had to conduct evasive maneuvers of its space station to avoid potential collisions with two of SpaceX’s internet-beaming Starlink satellites. The country is requesting that the UN’s Secretary General reminds countries of their obligations under international space law, though China did not specify exactly what actions it wants to be taken.

In the complaint, dated December 6th, China details two instances on July 1st, 2020 and on October 21st, 2021 when the nation had to maneuver the core module of its space station, called Tianhe, out of the way of two separate Starlink satellites. The three Chinese astronauts currently living on Tianhe had just arrived at the station several days before the October maneuver.China cited its responsibility to report the incidents to the UN due to its obligations under the Outer Space Treaty, an international agreement ratified in the 1960s, that governs how countries should explore space. The Treaty offers up a set of loose guidelines and rules for countries to follow when launching spacecraft and people to space, such as prohibiting the placement of nuclear weapons in orbit and making the exploration of space a peaceful enterprise. The treaty also notes that participating countries are responsible under international law for all of the actions they take in space, including those by their commercial companies. And China apparently wants everyone reminded of that.

The complaint reads:

China wishes to request the Secretary-General of the United Nations to circulate the above-mentioned information to all States parties to the Outer Space Treaty and bring to their attention that, in accordance with article VI of the Treaty, “States Parties to the Treaty shall bear international responsibility for national activities in outer space, including the moon and other celestial bodies, whether such activities are carried on by governmental agencies or by non-governmental entities…”

The complaint comes as China announced it is sending police officers to the Solomon Islands to help train its police force, after rioting last month sparked by the country’s 2019 switch of diplomatic relations to Beijing from Taiwan. The unrest, in which dozens of buildings were burnt down, arose after the decision by prime minister Manasseh Sogavare to launch relations with China. A decision which fuelled a dispute between the national government and the most populous province, Malaita, home of the US armed Malaitian Eagles paramilitary force.

The Solomons was previously Taiwan’s largest ally in the Pacific region and the decision to ditch Taipei for China after months of speculation was seen as a major diplomatic coup for Beijing. Soon after, another Taipei loyalist in the region, Kiribati, did likewise, leaving Taiwan with only four nations that officially recognise it in the Pacific and 15 worldwide. It will also have massive fall out in relation to who can access deep sea mineral deemed essential to development of AI, the Internet of Things, space exploration and space mining an area which gets a free pass (along with any reference to military activity) by those touting such minerals as a green alternative to fossil fuels.

Meanwhile, ArsTechnica.com reported the Russian State Duma (Russia’s congress) is currently considering legislation to impose fines upon any individual or company that signs up for Starlink — or indeed, for any foreign-operated satellite internet system, OneWeb or Project Kuiper included.

According to ArsTechnica, the Russian Duma may fine individual customers of Starlink up to $405 for use of the satellite internet service, and fine corporate users as much as $13,500. So how come Russia opposes cheap, fast, reliable internet from space? For one thing, Russian security services object that internet operated by a foreign satellite network would be immune from surveillance under Russia’s System of Operational Search Measures legislation (“SORM”). For another, they suspect that Starlink is part of a U.S. government plot to deploy “predatory, clever, powerful, high-technology … shock and awe … to advance, above all, [American] military interests“They have a point the Dsylexic Detectives recent article ‘DONT LOOK UP — USA WANTS 7 CARRIER FLEETS IN PACIFIC Congratulation NZ You Have Front Seats to WW3’ list numerous ways in which Star link and the Pentagon are using space to make the cold war get very hot.

National Security Archives ‘OCR of the Document William B. Roper, Jr., Assistant Secretary for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, Department of the Airforce, Statement for the Record for the House Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities, Fiscal Year 2021 Air Force Science and Technology Strategy, Policy, and Programs. March 11, 2020. Unclassified” reveals

“The DSX satellite is now performing a series of basic research experiments including investigating the physics of radiation belt remediation techniques In another effort called “Global Lightning” AFRL researchers are experimenting with communication pathways that leverage the emerging commercial space internet Our approach is to be an early adopter and influencer of this commercial technology”. 

The DSX satellite was successfully launched on June 25 from Cape Canaveral, Fla., aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy, the same rocket booster used by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk to send his Tesla Roadster and Starman mannequin into orbit. The declassified documents further notes the Pentagon; 

“conducted a test in which a SpaceX communications terminal onboard an Air Force Special Operations Command AC-130 was used to communicate target coordinates from Advanced Battle Management System ABMS sensors through the Starlink commercial space internet constellation to Army forces This April during our next ABMS experiment we will test communications through the Starlink constellation with a KC-135 This effort will continue to build the connective backbone for ABMS in four-month iterative cycles as we build out the military’s IoT Rapid Effective Decision-Making and Complexity Unpredictability and Mass Autonomy and Artificial Intelligence The Department of the Air Force is committed to operationalizing Artificial Intelligence AI”

The USA also has two further weapons causing concern one is the X-37B which Russia has labelled a space bomber, which recently passed it 500 days in space, and the other is the Rod of God, an alternative non nuclear payload to the 3-6 nuclear war head X-37B (and or their variants are believed to be able to carry – USA plans to have 8 models in space by 2025). The USA has dismissed this just as it has dismissed the Pentagon links to Starlink despite a mountain of evidence to the contrary. There of course is the fact X-37B comes under the command of Space Force, the new military arm of the USA and further evidence of how hot the cold war in space has become. The X-37B offers the opportunity to launch weapons (nuclear or otherwise) in space where they would be hard to detect and even harder to neutralise.

The “rods from god” idea was a bundle of telephone-pole-size (20 feet long, 1 foot in diameter) tungsten rods, dropped from orbit, reaching a speed of up to 10 times the speed of sound. The rod itself would penetrate hundreds of feet into the Earth, destroying any potential hardened bunkers or secret underground sites. Variation of the The “rods from god” idea give what the article The Pentagon’s New Super Weapon Is Basically A Weaponized Meteor Strike describe as a “weapons system armed not with munitions and other chemical explosives, but massive rods forged from heavy metals dropped from sub-orbital heights. Those “tungsten thunderbolts,” as the New York Times called them, would impact enemy strongholds below with the devastating velocity of a dino-exterminating impact”, obliterating highly fortified targets — like, say, Iranian centrifuges or North Korean bunkers or volcanoes in strategically sensitive areas — without the mess of nuclear fallout. They may even offer the possibility of plausible deniability, especially in a climate where the public itself remains ignorant as to how advanced the weaponization of space has become.

In fact this is the exact scenario that Robert Latiff, a retired US Air Force major general and a private consultant (who provides advice on advanced technology matters to corporate and government clients and to universities) paints as the opening phase of WWIII in which super powers begin war in space in series of ever-escalating tit for tats that are part weapons test, part reprisal and part one-up-man-ship by stealth. But now, let’s get back to how to trigger a volcano.

LIGHTS STEAM ACTION

Another option partially described in Wired is:  “How to Trigger a Volcano by fracking, using steam.”  This is termed a also called a phreatic explosion, ultra vulcanian eruption or steam-blast eruption, and occurs when magma heats groundwater or surface water, as was identified as one of the causes of the Dec 10 2019 White Island eruption that killed 47 people.

Notably among the dead: 

Martin Hollander, a director at a Singaporean investment management firm, Wipunen Incrementum, who specialise in maritime, software, renewable energies such as seabed mining, robotics and mechatronics sector; (mechatronics is interdisciplinary branch of engineering that focuses on the integration of mechanical, electronic and electrical engineering systems, and also includes a combination of robotics, electronics, computer science, and telecommunications). 

Nick London, an engineer, specialising in telecommunications and propagation;  

Gavin Dallow, owner of Dallows Legal, which has done unspecified work for Australia Environmental Protection Agency (and is a firm with a conspicuously low digital footprint); 

Chris Cozad, previously employed by the defence contractor Thales. who are currently working for Constuction giant Boral Limited,   plus Singh Pratap, a registered agent of United Capital Investments Group, Virgina, USA, and Dubai;   The company, aside from a side line in a shady charity that finances terrorists, is in the business of petroleum, Energy & “Progressive Technologies”.   Also among the dead Lisa Hoskings petroleum engineer for Santos Petroleum. Santos Ltd is an Australian energy company, the country’s second-largest independent oil and gas producer.  

In May 2006, the Sidoarjo Volcano mud disaster occurred in East Java, Indonesia.  Controversy exists, surrounding the probable cause of the Indonesian disaster, which has displaced approximately 10,000 people and covered villages, farms and industrial areas with hot burning mud. The eruption is ongoing, though since 2011 the rate has reduced. As of 2013, the contested probable causes are:

drilling for oil and gas,

and an earthquake with its epicenter some 250 km distant or a combination of the two.

There are claims the disaster was man made, that have emerged in Indonesia, where drilling and mining have been linked to seismic activity.   Fourteen years later, most sources believe drilling was implicated, but Santos continues to hide behind an army of lawyers, and rejects the claim.  The mining industry supports this position, fearing a subsequent avalanche of legal suits, it has to date beaten off, by having the deeper pockets to fund its legal defences.

The usually conservative Wikipedia notes “In June 2015, Tingay et al. used geochemical data recorded during the drilling of the Banjar Panji-1 well to test the hypothesis that the Yogyakarta earthquake triggered liquefaction and fault reactivation at the mudflow location.[53] Liquefaction of the Kalibeng clays is a crucial component of the earthquake-induced fault reactivation hypothesis, as this process releases gases and fluids that cause the pressure changes proposed to induce fault slip.[20][50] The drilling geochemical data measured gases produced by subsurface rocks in the Banjar Panji-1 in the weeks before the Yogyakarta earthquake and the days afterwards, and provides the first data to directly examine the downhole effects of the earthquake.[53] The data showed no increased release of gases in the days following the Yogyakarta earthquake, indicating that liquefaction and associated gas-related pressure changes were not triggered by the earthquake.[53][54] The data also shows that gas increases from downhole formations only commenced when the drilling kick occurred, providing further support that the mudflow was triggered by drilling activities”.

Wikapedia notes “In June 2015, Tingay et al. used geochemical data recorded during the drilling of the Banjar Panji-1 well to test the hypothesis that the Yogyakarta earthquake triggered liquefaction and fault reactivation at the mudflow location.[53] Liquefaction of the Kalibeng clays is a crucial component of the earthquake-induced fault reactivation hypothesis, as this process releases gases and fluids that cause the pressure changes proposed to induce fault slip.[20][50] The drilling geochemical data measured gases produced by subsurface rocks in the Banjar Panji-1 in the weeks before the Yogyakarta earthquake and the days afterwards, and provides the first data to directly examine the downhole effects of the earthquake.[53] The data showed no increased release of gases in the days following the Yogyakarta earthquake, indicating that liquefaction and associated gas-related pressure changes were not triggered by the earthquake.[53][54] The data also shows that gas increases from downhole formations only commenced when the drilling kick occurred, providing further support that the mudflow was triggered by drilling activities”.

TONGA THE NEW LIGHTNING CAPITAL OF THE WORLD & THEN SOME.

lightening strikes over Tonga eruption

Notably, on December 8, 2019 , two days before the White Island explosion, News reported over 300,000 lightning strikes occurred around New Zealand as a weekend of wild weather continued. “According to NIWA, from midnight Friday there have been 872,000 recorded lightning strikes around the country and in the waters offshore. And, if we go back to midnight Friday… 8 5 7 0 0 0 strikes have occurred over the eastern Tasman and NZ regions in less than 72 hours!” (Source pic.twitter.com/TeaTyBNNuU — NIWA Weather (@NiwaWeather) By comparison, Westland in New Zealand’s South Island ,deemed the most lightning-strike-prone area in New Zealand, on average receives around 9-10,000 per year. The world 2021 ‘lightening capital’ was Flatonia Texas with just over 1000 lightning events per square miles.

The Herald also contains a detailed report on the Volcano pre-eruption profile, which noted that prior to the eruption, activity turned increasingly violent. The middle section of the island vanished on satellite imagery. Towering columns of ash began to produce record-breaking amounts of lightning. “The thing just went gangbusters, ” says Chris Vagasky, meteorologist and lightning applications manager at the Finland-based weather measurements company Vaisala. “We were starting to get 5,000 or 6,000 events per minute. That’s a hundred events per second. It’s unbelievable. From the outset, the Tonga eruption’s lightning was detected by Vaisala’s GLD360 network, which uses a global distribution of radio receivers that can “hear” the lightning as intense bursts of radio waves. During the first two weeks, the system recorded sometimes a few hundred or a few thousand flashes per day—nothing unusual…But by late Friday into early Saturday, the volcano was producing tens of thousands of discharges. At one point, this Tongan volcano managed 200,000 discharges in a single hour. By comparison, the 2018 eruption of Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau had 340,000 discharges over a week or so.

Careful scrutiny of the data makes clear the previously unseen (with the exception of White Island’s lightning data) lightning, began largely prior to the actual eruption itself.

The tsunami waves triggered by the blast were also never before seen large as the shock wave rushed through the atmosphere and around the globe, the air pushed against the ocean, creating a smaller, secondary tsunamis. This unusual phenomena was recorded thousands of kilometres away, in the Caribbean. Dr. Andrews says this is the first time this effect, known as a meteotsunami, has been recorded as a result of a volcanic eruption.

The Herald continues “I couldn’t believe the numbers I was seeing, ” says Vagasky. “You don’t usually see that with a volcano. This is something else. There was nowhere else that was that electric on the planet last night.” The presence of water always ups the odds of lightning (but to this degree??) , says Kathleen McKee, a volcano acoustic researcher at the Los Alamos National Lab in New Mexico. When magma mingles with a shallow body of water, the trapped water is aggressively heated and vaporized, blasting that magma into millions of tiny pieces. The more plentiful and the finer the particles you have, the more lightning you generate. The heat of the eruption also readily transports water vapor into the colder, higher reaches of the atmosphere, where it becomes ice, says Corrado Cimarelli, an experimental volcanologist at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. That provides plenty of additional particles for the ash to collide with and generate electricity. But the reasons this eruption produced quite so much lightning are impossible to determine at present.

Like White Island the uncharacteristic volume of pre-blast lightening indicates-that something unusual was taking place in the atmosphere naturally or unnaturally either way.

The ionisation of the upper atmosphere pre eruption can also be verified by cross referencing the Northern Aurora.  Northern lights activity at this time, triggered by a solar eclipse, was spectacular, with scientists detecting direct interaction between the North pole aurora activity and the South Pole, which has being experiencing a heat wave over King George Islands, which incidentally also is the location of defence-funded experiments into the ionosphere, and its impact on the Earth’s electromagnetic fields. Previously noted by the Dyslexic Detective Dec. 13, 2019: The 2019 Norway Campaign comes to an end with two of three missions being launched. The Cusp Heating Investigation, or CHI mission, was successfully launched December 10th, and the Investigation of Cusp Irregularities-5 or ICI-5 mission launched November 26th.  After 17 launch attempts, the Cusp Region Experiment-2, or CREX-2, mission, was not able to get off the ground. The sites formerly run by Lockheed Martin are now run by a Lockheed Martin contractor. The first CHI rocket was launched from Norway on Nov 25th (same date as a plane crash over Birdlings Flat) The last planned launch was 10th December (date of White Island eruption ), picking this window as electromagnetic turbulence at the pole was deemed ideal. (Nov 25th was the original date for the Rocket Lab Lockheed Martin Running Out of Fingers actually launched Dec 6th, four days prior to While Island).

The eclipse affected auroras in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres, according to the new study, published in the AGU journal Geophysical Research Letters.

Auroras are the shimmering light shows in the sky that flare up when solar storms shoot out energy and particles, that interact with gases in the atmosphere. Some of those particles travel along the lines of Earth’s magnetic field to the poles, creating the northern lights in the Northern Hemisphere and the southern lights in the South. Incidentally, one experiment based at Tokyo University into related phenomenon, seen by the Dyslexic Detective, talks of an arc bridge, in which the electrons are stimulated artificiality in one hemisphere and displaced as bolides of lightning bolts.   That thermal dynamic powers the oceans’ wave action, and can induce a fracking impact as water is injected by wave action into seismic faults or fissures.

THE LIGTENING THIEVES.


Triggered lightning created during DARPA’s Project Nimbus Florida
 

Michio Kaku told CBS viewers in 2014 a NY physics professor says scientist are using “trillion watt” lasers to cause precipitate and create lightening which to-date have worked in lab based experiments. And the experiment have worked not just in the lab 2008 scientist from the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) in France and the German Research Foundation (DFG), “deliberately triggered electrical activity in thunderclouds for the first time, according to a new paper in the latest issue of Optics Express, the Optical Society’s (OSA) open-access journal. They did this by aiming high-power pulses of laser light into a thunderstorm”in South Baldy Peak in New Mexico. In 2010 The US Navy will put nearly $10m into development of “man-made lightning” blaster weapons.

Coincidentally the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102), who on Jan. 25, was one of the first ships to arrive and provide supporting the disaster relief efforts in Tonga is no ordinary warship. The ship who also was in New Zealand at the time of the Kaikoura Earthquake and a ANZUS based “non conventional threat” exercise Mahi Tangaroa (Coinciding as RV Tangaroa, who has previously patriated in HAARP Canterbury University HOP 1 experiments Vessels conducting experiment into seismic predictions) three Lightning Flashes on its heraldry denote vessel role as flag ship for Navy science and technology. The United States was previously dispatched to Indonesia to help search for the missing AirAsia jet due to it advanced technology suite.

The US military research into guided lightning concept, based on developing a weapon winch could be used “without directly implicating the CIA or the rest of the US government” back to the 1960’sand is based on the observation that lightning follows a path of ionized air known as a step leader. Once the leader stroke reaches the ground and makes a circuit, the lightning proper is formed and a current flow. Military scientist believed artificial leaders could “cause discharges to occur when and where we want them.”

The artificial leader could be a wire a few thousandths of an inch in diameter and several miles long. Wires would be inserted into ionised atmosphere by aircraft or rockets on a spool and lightning would follow them down to the ground. The wire, like the leader, was only needed to get the lightning going, and would still work even if it broken. The theory has since then being rradically refined and upgraded by  both the U.S. and China so wires themselves wold not be required just a a line of conductivity. DARPA later experimented with triggered lightning and took research much further with their Project Nimbus, operating the only dedicated outdoor lightning research center in the U.S. which ceased work officially in 2017.

Scientists of recent atmospheric ionisation, at the time of the eruption, found the aurora and upper atmosphere were disturbed in the Southern Hemisphere where the eclipse did not occur. This is because the upper atmosphere in the two hemispheres is connected through the magnetic field lines and the magnetosphere. The magnetic field is currently very charged as the sun goes through a phase of solar activity. This new research represents the first time scientists have shown how an eclipse affects the coupling between the ionosphere—the regions where energy from the sun ionizes the atmosphere and where auroras occur—and the magnetosphere, the bubble around Earth created by Earth’s magnetic field. The research is being conducted to improve science’s understanding of the geospacer environment between earth and space, and a media spokesman stated it could help researchers predict the effects from future eclipses and Lithosphere—atmosphere—ionosphere. The latter represents where ‘coupling’ of atmospheric sources, triggered naturally or man made, of space weather, nuclear or volcanic explosions (or a combination of forces), can trigger seismic waves in the solid Earth.   This, of course, has obvious and massive military applications if applied strategically

The new study also illustrates the sizable impact of the solar eclipse on the ionosphere, which can absorb, bend and reflect the radio signals used by Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites, potentially creating disturbances in communication and navigation. Potentially it may also impact satellites like DEMETER or Auckland (Defence linked) University’s Rocket Lab affiliated Quaketek and GPS TEC observations which all represent billions of dollars being spent currently studying the Earth’s electromagnetic field, for joint civilian military applications.

In the days before White Island explosion in 2019 nearly 900,000 lightning strikes hit the Coromandel region covering Auckland to Hawkesbay. In comparison the most prominent lightning prone area Westland in the South Island on average receives just under 10,000 strikes for the whole year.  Satellite imagery shows the island of Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai has continued to grow in size, while the underwater volcano continues to erupt and has being doing so since Christmas day.


Artifical lightning, is easy enough to create artificially, as most of th world’s super powers have long ago figured out, appears to be the key to understanding how the Ionosphere may impact earthquakes of Vulcan activity according to scientist. A Statistical Study of Lightning Activities and M ≥ 5.0 Earthquakes in Taiwan During 1993-2004 is but one academic study to illustrate noting “In this study, to see whether or not lightning activities are related to earthquakes, we statistically examine lightning activities 30 days before and after 78 land and 230 sea M ≥ 5.0 earthquakes in Taiwan during the 12-year period of 1993–2004. Lightning activities versus the location, depth, and magnitude of earthquakes are investigated. Results show that lightning activities tend to appear around the forthcoming epicenter and are significantly enhanced a few, especially 17–19, days before the M ≥ 6.0 shallow (depth D ≤ 20 km) land earthquakes. Moreover, the size of the area around the epicenter with the statistical significance of lightning activity enhancement is proportional to the earthquake magnitude” (Published: 13 October 2015 A Statistical Study of Lightning Activities and M ≥ 5.0 Earthquakes in Taiwan During 1993–2004)

STARK INDUSTRIES TO THE RESCUE & POSSIBLY SOME QUIPRO MINING CONCESSION AS WELL ?

The volcanic eruption in equatorial Tonga has not only left a major clean up and recovery job ahead – there’s also the difficult task of restoring communications. Preparations have begun to repair the lone undersea cable that connects the Pacific nation with the rest of the world, and that’s something that’ll take weeks. Experts say the outage highlights how vulnerable undersea cables can be and their growing strategic importance in the Pacific. National MP Shane Reti, the party’s spokesman for Pacific Peoples, also published a letter on Friday afternoon urging Musk to take action. The brief letter asks: “I am respectfully asking if you could see your way please to provide urgent Starlink internet communication to public officials and the good people of Tonga in this moment of need.” Musk would likely use his Starlink satellites which already provides internet to some in Southland. Elon Musk, CEO of Starlink, the would be Tony Stark of the 21st century, has responded to requests for the billionaire to provide internet to disaster-stricken Tonga. A team of workers from Elon Musk’s SpaceX are in Fiji trying to re-establish full internet communications in Tonga, with a Starlink broadband connection. Ironically a powerful geomagnetic storm has doomed 40 Starlink latest satellites launched by SpaceX last week, the company has announced. The down satellites where filmed over crashing over Puerto Rico on the equatorial

That of course is going to be very expensive, and with or without Starlink, Tonga is looking to the ocean to save them from a volcano-induced economic downturn, which comes on top of Covid 19-induced economic hardship, impacting all the Pacific. One solution some Pacific Island nations, namely those bordering the resource rich Clarion-Clipperton Zone (CCZ) and the Tonga Exclusive Economic Zone, have turned to, is sponsoring mining companies keen to to take out licenses for deep-sea mining. Hotly contested by China and the USA,  The CCZ, which borders the territorial waters of the Cook Islands, Kiribati, Nauru, and Tonga, is a Deepsea trench approximately the size of Europe. It holds a calculated 21 billion tonnes of polymetallic nodules that contain mostly manganese, but also iron, nickel, copper, titanium, and cobalt. Such metals are in increasing demand amid a push to develop batteries for electric vehicles, and renewable energy. A World Economic Forum report in 2014 estimated the gold alone in international seabeds was worth at least $150 trillion — or nine pounds of gold for every person on Earth.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk IN 2021 pledged “a giant contract” to any company able to extract large quantities of nickel sustainably, joined the Fair Cobalt Alliance to support ethical cobalt mining in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and even secured rights to 10,000 acres in Nevada where he plans to mine lithium for Tesla’s batteries. In 2021 Musk’s Tesla signed a deal french mining giant Vale who mine the equatorial French territory in the southwest Pacific Ocean, Goro a toxic waste believed to own as much as 25% of the world’s nickel.

Tesla in 2022 agreed to purchase nickel supplies from miner Talon Metals who committed to purchase 75,000 tonnes of nickel concentrates produced from Talon’s Tamarack a nickel, copper and cobalt joint venture between Talon and the increasingly Chinese owned Rio Tinto, is located in USA but is not yet in commercial production. Undoubtedly Musk and the USA would like more immediate access and greater control of a source of polymetallic nodules. Meanwhile riots have broken out in Goro, in late 20202, in relation to ownership right of the mine between French and indigenous interest. It comes as the part Chinese (18%) owned Rio Tinto also seeks to move in on Vale turf. The gold rush is on and it will get bloody.

According to the United Nations International Seabed Authority’s (ISA) list of “reserved areas,” which ensures developing countries can access deep sea mineral resources, Tonga has sponsored contractor Tonga Offshore Mining Limited, Nauru has sponsored the Nauru Ocean Resources Inc., Kiribati has sponsored the Marawa Research and Exploration Ltd., and the Cook Islands has sponsored the Cook Islands Investment Corporation.

The four companies have a combined reserved area of about 120,000 square miles. The industry has picked up momentum in recent years, with mining companies now pouring billions into developing technology that would allow them to operate at the depths required for the lucrative minerals that get pushed up from the ocean floor by magma and seismic activity deemed a trillion dollar market.. The COVID-19 induced economic downturn has also led to countries with access to deposits, such as the Cook Islands, Tonga, Kiribati, and Nauru, wanting to cash in on the gold rush for the minerals needed for ‘green’ civilian based technology (however built by major military contractors who have moved into the energy market) and space and advanced weapons development.

On September 5, 2014 The Kingdom of Tonga became the first country in the world to put in place a law that manages seabed mineral activities within its national marine space and under its sponsorship in international waters. Tonga leaders are keen to tap into sea bed mineral used in military, space , telecommunications, and ‘green’ technologies the people of Tonga ar how ever not so keen and have expressed widespread concern against sea bed mining ecological impacts.

Tonga’s Seabed Minerals Act 2014 was prepared with the assistance of the Deep Sea Minerals Project, a partnership between the European Union (EU) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and 15 Pacific Island countries. Tonga, like Papua New Guinea, Fiji and Solomon Islands, has already received significant commercial interest in the seabed mineral potential within its national seas and, if mined, would bring a new source of revenue for Tonga The act was passed after Tonaga singed a contract with The International Seabed Authority and Tonga Offshore Mining Limited (TOML) in 2011 fora 15-year contract for exploration for polymetallic nodules in an area covering 74,153 km2 in the Clarion-Clipperton Zone of the Pacific Ocean located on the equatorial. This marine area is beyond the limits of national jurisdiction and resents a wild west frontier for riches as one of a number of reserved areas earmarked for developing countries such as the Kingdom of Tonga and was ceded by ISA contractors from Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea and France.



You can’t say the tiktok video is proof of anything (and were not trying to prove anything here by it).

Yet combined with known technology, the unfolding tensions in space — which relate to the development of spaced based second generation weapons of mass destruction — and in the Pacific, motivated by a trillion dollar market orientated around Superpowers developing new technology which will permit them to assert such dominance. So at the very less the idea that we should begin to take such technology and its impact on our planet seriously, is way overdue.    


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