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Global Volcanism Program
The Global Volcanism Program (GVP) seeks a better understanding of all volcanoes through documenting their eruptions during the past 10,000 years and has created a comprehensive computer database and archive of relevant maps, photos, and documents. This website allows researchers to investigate a specific volcano's benefits and dangers. A map of volcano locations around the world, volcanic activity reports and notices, popular volcano websites and a listserv are also available.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Map
  • Services:
    • Email lists
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information is Unknown
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-002-814
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Global Volcanism Program, National Museum of Natural History