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At this interactive site the student attempts to rate the eruption of a volcano according to the Volcanic Explosive Index (VEI). After seeing the step by step eruption of an actual volcano, the student is introduced to VEI scale, which includes a description of the eruption, volume of ejected material, plume height, eruption type, duration, total known eruptions with that VEI, and an example. Each ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This United States Geological Survey (USGS) on-line publication contains details about the geologic and hydrologic hazards caused by volcanoes, specifically in the U.S. Information and details are provided about hazards such as eruption blasts, volcanic gases, lava and pyroclastic flows, volcano landslides and lahars. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This web page covers the progress of the early 1960 Kapoho eruption of Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii, and the damage it caused. The eruption caused havoc in lower Puna, an idyllic rural paradise until the lava fountains and flows covered farm land and villages including Kapoho Village and parts of Koa`e Village. During this time, the volcano's summit deflated and eventually collapsed. This page is part ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Report
Subject: Natural hazards
 
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This resource provides an archive of global volcanic activity. Users can choose from a list of over one hundred volcanoes, and access a collection of photos, periodic reports, and references for each one. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Report, In-situ dataset
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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Information given in this United States Geological Survey (USGS) publication includes a description of volcano landslides, how they are generated, and their effects on surrounding areas. Case studies of specific volcano landslides are linked from this page, including Mt. St. Helens, Otake in Japan, Huila in Columbia, Mt. Rainier, and Casita in Nicaragua. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This Boston Globe news article shows 12 stunning pictures of the Chaiten Volcano erupting in Chile, its first activity in over 9,000 years. The most recent eruptive phase of the volcano began on May 2, 2008, and is ongoing. The site also has a blog of open, public commentary. Full description.
Grade level: Informal, General public
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This homework exercise, which builds on knowledge gained in previous homework exercises located at the same site, asks students in an undergraduate class at Tulane University to answer some basic questions about volcanoes, and to determine the volcanic hazards associated with Mt. Rainier, Washington; Montserrat, West Indies; and Long Valley Caldera, California by searching the World Wide Web. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Problem set
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This National Park Service (NPS) website highlights the natural resources of Lava Beds National Monument. Topics covered include animals (birds and mammals), plant information, environmental factors facing the park (air quality, fire regime, vistas, geological activity, nonnative species, weather), and natural features (caves and karst topography, geologic formations, soil, volcanoes and lava flows). ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Case study, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Biology, Environmental science, Physical geography, Geology, Soil science
 
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That portion of the earth's surface known as "the Big Bend" has often been described as a "geologist's paradise". In part this is due to the sparse vegetation of the region, which allows the various strata to be easily observed and studied. In addition to a geologic history of the region, this site includes photographs, maps, recent earthquakes, volcanoes, petrology and paleontology relating to the ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geologic time, Geology, Paleontology
 
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This web page guides the user through the Pacific Mountain System geologic province, one of the most geologically young and tectonically active in North America. The generally rugged, mountainous landscape of this province, which includes parts of Washington, Oregon, and California, provides evidence of ongoing mountain-building. One map shows the plate tectonic setting of the Pacific Mountain System ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Physical geography, Structural geology
 
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