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How Volcanoes Work DLESE Reviewed Collection
This educational resource describes the science behind volcanoes and volcanic processes. Topics include volcanic environments, volcano landforms, eruption dynamics, eruption products, eruption types, historical eruptions, and planetary volcanism. There are two animations, over 250 images, eight interactive tests, and a volcano crossword puzzle.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
  • Informal
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Course
    • Field trip - virtual
    • Tutorial
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
    • Visualization - scientific
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Environmental science
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Mineralogy or petrology
  • Natural hazards
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
QuickTime plug-in
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Images credited to government organizations are in the public domain, and can be downloaded and used. It would be appropriate, however, to properly acknowledge the individuals and government agencies for each downloaded image. The remainder of the images and graphics are not in the public domain. These may not be downloaded and used, unless permission is granted from the individuals acknowledged in the expanded caption for each image.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-001-035
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dr Victor E. Camp
San Diego State University, Department of Geological Science

Editor: Dr Victor E. Camp
San Diego State University, Department of Geological Sciences

Principal Investigator: Dr Victor E. Camp
San Diego State University, Department of Geological Sciences