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  1. Disaster Zone - Eruption Styles Activity

    25 Feb 2013

    Recreate four different styles of volcanic eruption: effusive, Strombolian, Vulcanian, and Plinian. Part of the "Disaster Zone" stall / educational resource; suitable for all ages.Includes an activity guide, instructions on how to set up each of the four demonstrations, and pictures to show what...

  2. Disaster Zone - Hazard Posters

    25 Feb 2013

    Four posters on natural hazards - earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes, and tornadoes; part of the "Disaster Zone" educational resource. Suitable for all ages.

  3. Disaster Zone - Make-a-Quake!

    26 Feb 2013

    An activity for all ages - build houses from Lego and Jenga blocks, then make an "earthquake" to see how well they survive; monitor the "seismic" waves on a laptop. Part of the "Disaster Zone" stall / educational resource; use as a stall activity or in the classroom.

  4. Disaster Zone - Montserrat Factsheet

    27 Feb 2013

    A factsheet on the Montserrat volcanic crisis. This was designed to suit the UK GCSE Geography curriculum, so very little science is included!

  5. Disaster Zone - Not-So-Deadly Crossword!

    25 Feb 2013

    A natural hazards crossword - part of the "Disaster Zone" educational resource. Suitable for all ages; a "Deadly" crossword is also available.Answers available as a separate download.

  6. Disaster Zone - Rocks

    26 Feb 2013

    See volcanic rocks up close and under the microscope. Part of the "Disaster Zone" stall / educational resource; suitable for all ages, although younger children must be supervised.

  7. Disaster Zone - Sounds of Disaster

    26 Feb 2013

    A game for all ages - find out what erupting volcanoes, earthquakes, avalanches, wildfires, etc sound like. Part of the "Disaster Zone" stall / educational resource; use it as a stall or classroom activity.

  8. Disaster Zone - The Stall

    25 Feb 2013

    This is an overview of the "Disaster Zone" stall on natural hazards, for use at science fairs. Suitable for all ages.Included here are instructions on setting up the stall, signs and table coverings for printing, name badges, and sticker templates for printing. The stall activities (named in...

  9. 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.

  10. Disaster Zone - Volcanoes Slideshow

    25 Feb 2013

    A slideshow all about volcanoes - summarizes mid-ocean ridge volcanoes, subduction zone volcanoes, and hotspot volcanoes. Use as a slideshow, a lesson (add rocks or video clips for variety!), a booklet, or homework. Part of the "Disaster Zone" educational resource; suitable for all ages (although...

  11. EndNote File of Recent Publications to Monogenetic Volcanism

    19 Feb 2014

    EndNote file of recent publications relevant to monogenetic volcanism including maar, tuff ring, tuff cone, scoria cone, monogenetic volcanic field and phreatomagmatic search words between since year 2000 from Web of Science.

  12. Estimating Volcanic Risk in the Lesser Antilles

    26 Sep 2013 | Contributor(s): E Bruce Pitman, Abani Patra

    The potential catastrophic effects of future volcanic eruptions in the Lesser Antilles can be decreased by the utilisation of effective risk quantification measures and their subsequent incorporation into disaster risk reduction strategies. A volcanic risk study conducted by the Norwegian...

  13. Field Guide: Miocene Subaerial to Subaqueous Monogenetic Volcanism in Otago, New Zealand. 4IMC Auckland, New Zealand 20-24 February 2012.

    28 Feb 2012

    Kaulfuss, U., Németh, K., White, J.D.L.: 2012. Field Guide: Miocene Subaerial to Subaqueous Monogenetic Volcanism in Otago, New Zealand. 4IMC Auckland, New Zealand 20-24 February 2012. Geoscience Society of New Zealand Miscellaneous Publication 131C. [ISBN 978-1-877480-17-1; ISSN Online...

  14. Field Guide: Monogenetic Volcanism of the South Auckland and Auckland Volcanic Fields. 4IMC Auckland, New Zealand 20-24 February 2012

    28 Feb 2012

    Németh, K., Agustin-Flores, J., Briggs, R., Cronin, S.J., Kereszturi, G., Lindsay, J.M., Pittari, A., Smith, I.E.M.: 2012. Field Guide: Monogenetic Volcanism of the South Auckland and Auckland Volcanic Fields. 4IMC Auckland, New Zealand 20-24 February 2012. Geoscience Society of New...

  15. From maars to scoria cones: the enigma of monogenetic volcanic fields [Nemeth K, Haller MJ, Siebe C, (Eds)]. JVGR (2011) 201 (1-4): 1-411.

    27 Jul 2011

    EditorialKároly Németh, Miguel J. Haller, Claus SiebeThis Special Volume on Maars and Scoria Cones of the Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research emerged from two international conferences held in 2009. The Third International Maar Conference (3IMC) in Malargüe,...

  16. 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...

  17. Gigapan of Santa Ana Volcano

    30 Jun 2011

    This is a gigapan image of the crater. gigapan Dr. Bettina Martinez-Hackert, Krista Ventura

  18. GPS and Volcano Monitoring

    11 Aug 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: Chuck DeMets, University of Wisconsin-MadisonGPS and Volcano Monitoring .mp4Differential GPS as a Monitoring Tool on Volcano Santa Ana (Illamatepec)...

  19. 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...

  20. Insights from Volcanic Unrest Simulation Exercises

    18 Jun 2015 | Contributor(s): E Bruce Pitman, Abani Patra

    Lecture given during the second VUELCO short-course, held in Dominica on 13th and 14th May 2015.