GVP Frequently Asked Questions
30 Jun 2011 | Contributor(s): Ed Venzke
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 | Contributor(s): Bettina Martinez-Hackert, Elisabeth Gallant
This is a gigapan image of the crater. gigapan Dr. Bettina Martinez-Hackert, Krista Ventura
29 Jun 2011 | Contributor(s): Roberto Carniel
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...
Mount St Helens 1980-6 Activity summary
27 Apr 2011 | Educational Materials | Contributor(s): William I Rose
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....
GeoProMT v1.0 - Geospatial Project Management Tool
26 Apr 2011 | *Data Sets/Collections | Contributor(s): Chris S Renschler, Fernando Rios, Graham S Hayes, Jorge Valentin Bajo, Thomas W. Slomka, Michael Sheridan
The Geospatial Project Management Tool (GeoProMT) is a web-based tool for management of shared geo-spatial and multi-temporal data such as GIS data and remotely sensed images. Integral to the GeoProMT framework is role-based access control (RBAC), where data access permissions and data users are...
Natural Hazards Tephra Fallout Lab
04 Mar 2011 | Educational Materials | Contributor(s): Leah Michelle Courtland
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 | Contributor(s): Jennifer Nicole Adleman
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...
Bubbles in Magmas
22 Feb 2011 | Educational Materials | Contributor(s): Chuck B Connor, Leah Michelle Courtland
Chuck ConnorPeter LaFeminaC. Connor, P. LaFemina, Spreadsheets across the Curriculum: The Physical Volcanology Collection.
Modeling volcanic eruptions: Practical experience from large-scale experiments
29 Jan 2011 | Presentations | Contributor(s): Pierfrancesco Dellino
This lecture is part of the Large-scale Experiments Workshop held in September, 2010.
AshFall: A graduate course in volcanology with substantial meteorological content
26 Jan 2011 | Courses | Contributor(s): William I Rose
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...
PASI: Volcanic Hazards and Remote Sensing in Pacific Latin America
11 Jan 2011 | Workshops | Contributor(s): William I Rose, Jose Luis Palma
http://www.geo.mtu.edu/~raman/PASI2011The Open Vent Volcanoes PASI in Costa Rica gathered 60 scientists from 13 countries to build scientific networking in the transdisciplinary field of volcanology in January 2011. The accelerating application of field measurements and remote sensing to...