Multi-parameter monitoring overview: Eliza Calder (Lecture 1)
30 Jun 2011 | Presentations
This is the Introduction and first lecture in a series of 7 lectures given as part of the workshop "Ground-based and remote sensing of volcanic unrest" (IUGG 2011)Organized by Jeffrey Johnson & Eliza CalderThe workshop involved seven talks focused on fundamental tools used for monitoring...
GVP Frequently Asked Questions
30 Jun 2011 | Educational Materials | 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 | Educational Materials | 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 | Educational Materials | 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...
Keweenaw Boulder Garden
27 Apr 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): William I Rose
http://www.geo.mtu.edu/~raman/SilverI/Boulder_Garden/ Boulder Gardens are selected and arranged groups of boulders, designed for an educational purpose. At Michigan Tech we selected 40 diverse and representative glacial lag boulders which represent the lithology of all of the regional surficial...
Tephra2: Student Version
21 Feb 2011 | *Tools | Contributor(s): Leah Michelle Courtland, Chuck B Connor, Laura Connor, Costanza Bonadonna
The Tephra2 ash dispersion model run via a GUI designed for student use.
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.
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...