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  1. Disaster Zone - Volcanoes poster series

    25 Feb 2013 | Contributor(s): Jeannie A.J. Scott

    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.

  2. Disaster Zone - Deadly Quiz!

    25 Feb 2013 | Contributor(s): Jeannie A.J. Scott

    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.

  3. Montserrat Volcano Observatory (MVO) Official Website

    26 Nov 2012 | Contributor(s): Sonja Mae Melander

    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...

  4. Tephra2 Worksheet IUGG

    18 Nov 2012 | Contributor(s): Leah Michelle Courtland

    Worksheet for participants of Tephra2 workshop.

  5. Fuego Volcano--resources for volcano scientists

    17 Oct 2012 | Contributor(s): William I Rose

    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...

  6. Pacaya Volcano Resource Information for volcano scientists

    17 Oct 2012 | Contributor(s): William I Rose

    This is an attempt at providing fundamental information for scientists considering field experiments and observations at an active volcano with strombolian activity. It has a list of published work on Pacaya and a basic visual intro of the site. The user might be able to get an impression about...

  7. Tephra Impact Lab - Taupo Volcano

    06 Dec 2011 | Contributor(s): Tom Wilson, Leah Michelle Courtland

    This lab requires students to produce a pre-eruption tephra risk assessment for Taupo volcano, using Tephra2. It requires students to consider the eruptive history of Taupo volcano and a volcanic unrest scenario is provided, so that students must decide what magnitude and style of eruption is...

  8. Volcanic Hazard

    21 Oct 2011 | Contributor(s): Michael Sheridan, Jorge Valentin Bajo

    This is the introductory volcanology course lectures taught at UB in the 1990 to 2006 by MF Sheridan.LecturesVolcanic Hazards .pdfApplication of Titan2D .pdfCasita Disaster 1988 .pdfEvaluating Hazards for People and Property Located Near Active Volcanoes .pdfManagaing Volcanic Hazards in Latin...

  9. Large Scale Experiments on Volcanic Processes (EOS)

    19 Jul 2011 | Contributor(s): Greg A Valentine

    Some of the least understood and most hazardous geologic processes involve complex multiphase flows, particularly those related to explosive volcanic eruptions. These phenomena inherently involve a wide range of characteristic length and time scales, as well as processes that are coupled across...

  10. 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...

  11. 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

  12. Stromboli online

    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...

  13. Mapping a 49 year old eruption of a basaltic cone: Pacaya Guatemala

    27 Apr 2011 | Contributor(s): William I Rose

    This presentation summarizes the 50 year eruption and the 3 dimensional map produced. The map, prepared as part of an MS thesis by Ruben Otoniel Matias Gomez, is under review as a Map and Chart Series publication by the GSA. The lecture summarizes the situation at Pacaya, and uses Matias' map as...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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.

  18. eject model

    01 Feb 2011 | Offline Tools | Contributor(s): Larry Garver Mastin

    Eject is a user-friendly model that calculates the trajectories of blocks that are ballistically ejected from volcanic craters. It has also been used to calculate ballistic trajectories of other objects in other other settings, including missiles and bullets.Details are at:The attached zip...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...