Disaster Zone - Volcanoes poster series
25 Feb 2013
A series of posters on volcanoes and volcanic hazards; also works as a booklet. Suitable for children over 8 years.This is part of the "Disaster Zone" educational resource.
Disaster Zone - Deadly Quiz!
25 Feb 2013
A fun quiz on natural hazards for all ages - part of the "Disaster Zone" educational resource.Copy these pages onto yellow paper (double-sided), and cut along the lines to make quiz cards with questions on the front, answers on the back.
Montserrat Volcano Observatory (MVO) Official Website
26 Nov 2012
MVO's website www.mvo.ms is the official source for information about the history of Soufriere Hills Volcano and the operations of MVO.In addition to the latest news which can be accessed from the website's main page, the website includes:-Weekly activity reports -Eruption chronology -Safety and...
Tephra2 Worksheet IUGG
18 Nov 2012
Worksheet for participants of Tephra2 workshop.
Fuego Volcano--resources for volcano scientists
17 Oct 2012
This new web compilation contains a published scientific bibliography with source links about Fuego Volcano. Fuego is a bellweather volcano with explosive activity of a vulcanian or sub plinian type. It is basaltic in composition, and has built a 3770 m high composite volcano around a central...
Pacaya Volcano Resource Information for volcano scientists
17 Oct 2012
This is an attempt at providing fundamental information for scientists considering field experiments and observations at an active volcano with strombolian activity. It has a list of published work on Pacaya and a basic visual intro of the site. The user might be able to get an impression about...
Volcanic clouds observed by the A-Train satellite constellation
12 Mar 2012
A collection of images showing volcanic eruption clouds detected by NASA's A-Train satellite constellation, which includes the Aqua, CALIPSO, CloudSat and Aura satellites. These examples demonstrate the unique ability of the A-Train to provide coincident, multi-spectral, active and passive remote...
Tephra Impact Lab - Taupo Volcano
06 Dec 2011
This lab requires students to produce a pre-eruption tephra risk assessment for Taupo volcano, using Tephra2. It requires students to consider the eruptive history of Taupo volcano and a volcanic unrest scenario is provided, so that students must decide what magnitude and style of eruption is...
Hazards of volcanic ash
29 Nov 2011
21 Oct 2011
This is the introductory volcanology course lectures taught at UB in the 1990 to 2006 by MF Sheridan.LecturesVolcanic Hazards .pdfApplication of Titan2D .pdfCasita Disaster 1988 .pdfEvaluating Hazards for People and Property Located Near Active Volcanoes .pdfManagaing Volcanic Hazards in Latin...
Eyjafjallajökull, volcanic clouds and aviation - one year on
05 Aug 2011
A workshop at the 2011 IUGG General Assembly in Melbourne, Australia, lead by Andrew Tupper (Australian Bureau of Meteorology), Fred Prata (Norwegian Institute for Air Research), and Arnau Folch (Barcelona Supercomputing Center).The Eyjafjallajokull eruption, resulting in ground and air...
GVP Frequently Asked Questions
30 Jun 2011
http://www.volcano.si.edu/education/questions/What is a volcano?What is an eruption?How many active volcanoes are there in the world?What is the world's highest volcano?How long does an eruption last?Has volcanic activity been increasing?Why doesn't the Smithsonian post hazard alert levels for...
Gigapan of Santa Ana Volcano
30 Jun 2011
This is a gigapan image of the crater. gigapan Dr. Bettina Martinez-Hackert, Krista Ventura
29 Jun 2011
Stromboli online - Volcanoes of the World http://stromboli.net The primary goal of Stromboli online website is to enrich and stimulate the teaching of Earth Sciences by presenting images, movies, data, virtual field trips and other educational material in relation to volcanoes.Although there is...
Observing volcanic clouds
29 Jun 2011
This presentation is part of the workshop "Volcanic Hazards and Remote Sensing in Pacific Latin America" held in Costa Rica in January 2011.Speaker: William I. Rose
Natural Hazards Tephra Fallout Lab
04 Mar 2011 | Educational Materials
This lab walks students through using the tephra2 education graphical user interface (gui) to investigate tephra fallout at Colima volcano. By the end of this lab, students should be able to:•understand that every volcanic event is different and so produces a unique deposit•convert from units of...
Alaska Volcanoes Guidebook for Teachers
02 Mar 2011 | Educational Materials
USGS GIP 99 Alaska Volcanoes Guidebook for Teachers http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/99/ Alaska's volcanoes, like its abundant glaciers, charismatic wildlife, and wild expanses inspire and ignite scientific curiosity and generate an ever-growing source of questions for students in Alaska and throughout...
The Chaiten eruption, Chile, May 2008: field observations.
28 Feb 2011 | Presentations
A short summary presentation of rapid-response fieldwork following the 2008 eruption of Chaiten, southern Chile. This short presentation was given in September 2009, and has been updated with appropriate citation to work published since then.F Alfano, C Bonadonna, ACM Volentik, CB Connor, SFL...
Abstracts from the UK community meeting on the Eyjafjallajökull eruption, April 2010.
28 Feb 2011 | Miscellaneous
This is the meeting abstract volume from a rapidly assembled UK community-wide meeting to discuss the Eyjafjallajökull eruption and its consequences. The meeting was supported by the UK National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO; Natural Hazards theme, http://comet.nerc.ac.uk) and the...
Bubbles in Magmas
22 Feb 2011 | Educational Materials
Chuck ConnorPeter LaFeminaC. Connor, P. LaFemina, Spreadsheets across the Curriculum: The Physical Volcanology Collection.