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  1. 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.

  2. 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!

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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...

  7. 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.

  8. 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...

  9. Documentation for "Effect of particle entrainment on the runout of pyroclastic density currents"

    08 Sep 2016

    This is a repository for the data and script used in, "Effect of particle entrainment on the runout of pyroclastic density currents."Here you will find:1. A compilation of splash function experimental data from this study and data that was extracted from seven other studies:...

  10. Eruption data for ash-cloud model validation

    04 Apr 2013

    This is a collection of data, references, and links to data on well-documented eruptions whose observations can be used to validate ash-cloud transport models. Data include, among other things, plume height, duration, erupted volume, satellite observations, numerical wind fields, and grain-size...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. Gigapan of Santa Ana Volcano

    30 Jun 2011

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

  14. 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...

  15. Hazards of volcanic ash

    29 Nov 2011

    Claire Horwell

  16. INQUA–INTAV International Field Conference and Workshop: Crossing New Frontiers

    14 Mar 2018

    The INQUA International Focus Group on Tephrochronology and Volcanism (INTAV) cordially invites you to participate in the Crossing New Frontiers - Tephra Hunt in Transylvania international field conference that aims to continue the long tradition of very successful inter-INQUA congress tephra...

  17. Maar-diatremes - a course module

    18 Jan 2021

    Maar-diatremes are one of the most common volcanic landforms on Earth, and represent an end-member type of volcano whose eruptions are dominated by explosive, subsurface magma-water interaction.  Thus they should form an important component of volcanology courses.  The recent decade has...

  18. Mono-Inyo Tephra Database

    01 Aug 2017

    The Mono-Inyo Craters is a zone of active volcanism in California, USA, that extends from Mammoth Mountain and Long Valley caldera in the south to the islands of Mono Lake in the north.  This resource provides the citation for the Mono-Inyo tephra database.  The database can...

  19. 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...

  20. Mount St Helens 1980-6 Activity summary

    27 Apr 2011 | Educational Materials

    This series of two lectures summarizes the sequence of events asssociated with the 1980-86 eruptions of Mount St Helens, Washington State, USA. It is intended as a refresher for students and researchers.Lipman, Peter W., and Mullineaux, Donal R. (eds.), 1981, The 1980 Eruptions of Mount St....