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This site highlights the Nova television program Volcano's Deadly Warning broadcast in November of 2002. In addition to a description of the program, which included information on the eruptions of Galeras and Nevado del Ruiz in Columbia and Popocatepetl in Mexico, the site has four other sections. There is an interactive slide show that includes information about ash, lava flow, lava domes, lava, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This United States Geological Survey (USGS) on-line publication discusses the events of the 1980 eruption of Mount Saint Helens in Washington state and subsequent volcanic activity since that time. The report begins with the first signs of activity before the May 18th eruptions and a summary of the eruption with information about lahars, ash falls and volcanic gases. The report also discusses explosions, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Photograph, Report
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This United States Geological Survey (USGS) on-line publication highlights the events and aftermath of the June 15, 1991 eruption of Mt. Pinatubo in the Philippines, which was the second-largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century. This report discusses the precursors to the 1991 eruption including the occurrence of earthquakes, dome growth and steam emissions. The explosive eruptions from June ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Report
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This site presents a summary of current volcanic eruptions and images and videos of volcanoes on Earth. Discussions of the characteristics of volcanism on other worlds in our solar system are also presented and are accompanied by maps and imagery. Links to volcano observatories, parks, and monuments around the world are also included. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Ref. material, Educational portal, Non-profit portal, Ask an expert
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This United States Geological Survey (USGS) on-line publication covers the volcanic history of the Lassen Volcanic National Park area in California. This includes information about identifying hazardous volcanic processes in Lassen (ash falls, basaltic lava flows) and studying non-eruptive hazards (rockfalls, landslides). Details about the prospect of future eruptions and monitoring for volcanoes, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Report
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This online simulator lets students observe what happens to volcanic eruptions as the silica content of the magma changes. Operating a slider changes the percentage of silica, and the display shows the rock type, type of eruption, and type of volcanic edifice. It also displays temperature, pressure, viscosity of the lava, and seismic activity. A brief tutorial describes how to use the simulator and ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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The glossary has about 60 terms that are primarily types of volcanoes or vents, eruption types, and eruptive products. Clicking on a term displays a captioned photograph illustrating the concept and a glossary definition. Below the photgraph are related glossary terms and sometimes other information or photograph links. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, Informal
Resource type: Photograph, Glossary
Subject: Geology, Mineralogy or petrology, Natural hazards
 
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This web page describes the lahars that swept down the Drift River Valley during the 1989-90 eruption of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska, and the testing of a new experimental detection and warning system designed to track lahars and debris flows and to give warning to people downstream. In this case, an oil-storage facility in the Cook Inlet area was at risk. The seismometers used (acoustic-flow monitors) ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Report
Subject: Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This website lists landforms that are due to geologic structures, glaciers, igneous activity, mass movement, running water, groundwater, wind, and waves or currents. Each landform is linked to a topographic map example that has been enlarged. The highlighted feature is indicated for easy identification and understanding. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Map
Subject: Physical geography, Geology
 
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This on-line PDF document is about Lassen Peak, the southernmost active volcano in the Cascade Range. Discussion is on the 1914-1917 series of eruptions that were the last to occur in the Cascades before the 1980 eruption of Mount Saint Helens, Washington. Included is a generalized map of deposits from Lassen Peak's May 1915 eruptions. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Report
Subject: Natural hazards
 
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