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  1. Natural Hazards Tephra Fallout Lab

    10 Apr 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. 1st IAVCEI/GVM Workshop: "From Volcanic Hazard to Risk Assessment", Geneva, 27-29 June 2018

    18 Dec 2018 | Workshops | Contributor(s): E Bruce Pitman, Abani Patra

    The complexity of volcanic risk analysis typically resides in the interaction of multiple hazard, vulnerability and exposure aspects dynamically acting over various spatial and temporal scales. Risk analyses provide an evidence-based approach to development and implementation of proactive...

  3. AGU Poster: Results of the Tephra 2014 Workshop on Maximizing the Potential of Tephra for Multidisciplinary Science

    11 Dec 2014 | Publications

    Poster presentation from the 2014 AGU Fall Meeting reporting on results and conclusions of the Tephra 2014 workshop

  4. 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...

  5. Announcement: Coupling Uncertain Geophysical Hazards Workshop

    30 Nov 2018 | Miscellaneous

    Coupling Uncertain Geophysical Hazards WorkshopMarch 24-26, 2019James B. Hunt Library, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NCDescription: Scientists are beginning to understand the propagation of uncertainty through mathematical models, to enable predictions of the likely...

  6. 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...

  7. BET_VH presentation at VHUB workshop, 25th July 2013, Kagoshima, Japan

    30 Jul 2013 | Workshops

    This is the material used to introduce the BET_VH online tool and to carry out a step-by-step exercise for setting and performing a full Probalistic Volcanic Hazard Assessment (PVHA). The tool and the exercise have been presented during the vhub workshop held the 25th July 2013 in Kagoshima,...

  8. Bubbles in Magmas

    22 Feb 2011 | Educational Materials

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

  9. Civil protection exercises for volcanic risk management. The VUELCO experience at midway.

    20 Nov 2014 | Courses | Contributor(s): E Bruce Pitman, Abani Patra

    This lecture was given during the short-course titled "Coping with volcanic unrest" held in Quito (Ecuador) on November 2014.The presentation illustrates some essential key-elements to take into account in the preparation of a simulation exercise, providing useful suggestion taken...

  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.