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  1. Natural Hazards Tephra Fallout Lab

    12 Aug 2020 | 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...

  2. Natural Hazards Tephra Fallout Lab

    12 Aug 2020 | 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...

  3. 2017 AGU Fall Meeting Session - V036: Volcanic Ash—Generation, Transport, Impacts, and Applications

    12 Aug 2020 | Miscellaneous | Contributor(s): amanda rachelle hintz

    Dear all,We invite you to submit an abstract to our session and look forward to you joining us at AGU 2017 in New Orleans, December 11 - 15, 2017.V036: Volcanic Ash—Generation, Transport, Impacts, and ApplicationSession ID#:...

  4. A Matlab implementation of the Carey and Sparks (1986) model

    12 Aug 2020 | Offline Tools

    Download the code on GitHub: https://github.com/e5k/CareySparks86_MatlabFollow updates on: https://e5k.github.io/   This file is a Matlab implementation of the Carey and Sparks (1986) model to estimate i) the plume height above sampling altitude and ii) the wind speed at the...

  5. A new method to identify the vent location of tephra fall deposits based on thickness or maximum clast size measurements (SVL)

    17 Apr 2018 | Offline Tools

    This tool presents a new method to identify the vent location of tephra fall deposits based on thickness or maximum clast size measurements. It is temporarily named "svl", which is short for Source Vent Locator. The method estimates the vent location by coupling semi-empirical models...

  6. 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...

  7. An assessment of hydrothermal alteration in the Santiaguito lava dome complex, Guatemala: implications for dome collapse hazards

    28 Feb 2013 | Publications

    A combination of field mapping, geochemistry, and remote sensing methods has been employed to determine the extent of hydrothermal alteration and assess the potential for failure at the Santiaguito lava dome complex, Guatemala. The 90-year-old complex of four lava domes has only experienced...

  8. AshFall: A graduate course in volcanology with substantial meteorological content

    26 Jan 2011 | Courses

    Michigan Tech's AshFall course by William I. Rose.This series of lectures was put together in 2009 as the lecture part of a graduate level course which students did some evaluations of ashfall models, comparing their results with actual ashfall deposits, including the Grain size distributions...

  9. Bubbles in Magmas

    22 Feb 2011 | Educational Materials

    Chuck ConnorPeter LaFeminaC. Connor, P. LaFemina, Spreadsheets across the Curriculum: The Physical Volcanology Collection.

  10. Disaster Zone - Deadly Crossword!

    25 Feb 2013 | Educational Materials

    A natural hazards crossword - part of the "Disaster Zone" educational resource. Suitable for adults and children over 8 years. An easier crossword is also available. Answers are included as a separate download.

  11. Disaster Zone - Deadly Quiz!

    25 Feb 2013 | Educational Materials

    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.

  12. Disaster Zone - Deadly Slideshow

    25 Feb 2013 | Educational Materials

    A slideshow about seven natural hazards: volcanoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, tsunamis, wildfires, and lightning. Use it as a slideshow, as the basis of a lesson, as a booklet, or as homework. Part of the "Disaster Zone" educational resource; suitable for all ages.Landscape and portrait...

  13. Disaster Zone - Deadly Volcanoes Crossword!

    25 Feb 2013 | Educational Materials

    A volcanoes crossword - part of the "Disaster Zone" educational resource. Suitable for adults and children over 8 years.Answers available as a separate download.

  14. Disaster Zone - Deadly Wordsearch!

    25 Feb 2013 | Educational Materials

    A natural hazards wordsearch - part of the "Disaster Zone" educational resource. Suitable for all ages.

  15. Disaster Zone - Dress up like a Volcanologist!

    25 Feb 2013 | Educational Materials

    Activity for all ages - part of the "Disaster Zone" stall / educational resource. People can dress up, then have their photo taken in front of a "volcano" background poster. Includes a guide on how to run the activity, background posters, activity sign, and a booklet showing volcanologists at...

  16. Disaster Zone - Eruption Styles Activity

    25 Feb 2013 | Educational Materials

    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...

  17. Disaster Zone - Hazard Posters

    25 Feb 2013 | Educational Materials

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

  18. Disaster Zone - Make-a-Quake!

    26 Feb 2013 | Educational Materials

    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.

  19. Disaster Zone - Montserrat Factsheet

    27 Feb 2013 | Educational Materials

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

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

    25 Feb 2013 | Educational Materials

    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.