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This resource offers, among other things, a collection of journal entries from scientists reporting on their personal experiences of the volcanoes of Costa Rica. Reference sections include an introduction to volcanoes and Central America, the anatomy of subduction zones, the source of volatiles, sampling volatiles, recycling elements, and isotope geochemistry (geochemical tracers). There is a short ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Video, Ref. material, Report
Subject: Geochemistry, Geology
 
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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 article, entitled Mountains of Fire, describes the relationship between the types of volcanic activity and plate movement and the connection between types of volcanoes and how they erupt. The article is supported by a video of an erupting volcano, a photograph of an eruption and an animation depicting pyroclastic flow and the formation of a composite volcano. It is also supported by three sidebars, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This fact sheet discusses the eruptive history and hazards associated with Glacier Peak, the most remote of the five active volcanoes in Washington State. Topics include past eruptions, the potential for large, explosive eruptions with pyroclastic flows produced by collapse of lava domes, and prospects and preparations for future eruptions. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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The origin of the Hawaiian Islands, recorded eruptions, and eruption patterns are discussed in this United States Geological Survey (USGS) publication. The on-line book also covers volcano monitoring and research, landforms and structures, hazards and benefits, and a discussion of Loihi, Hawaii's newest volcano. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Book - text
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This United States Geological Survey (USGS) publication covers the 1973 eruption of Eldfell on the island of Heimaey in Iceland. Topics covered include the destruction, cleanup and restoration, controlling the lava flows, and how the town extracted heat from the lava. Selected readings are provided for further reference. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Map, Photograph, Book - text
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This page describes how quickly an earthquake-triggered lahar happened and the losses that occurred. Some losses may have occurred because people did not know they should flee to high ground after an earthquake. Within minutes of the 1994 magnitude 6.4 earthquake beneath the south-southwest flank of Nevado del Huila volcano in Colombia, dozens of landslides swept down from the steep valleys above ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Report
Subject: Natural hazards
 
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This site describes active volcanoes from around the world by using the volcano links from the Michigan Technological University and the homepages of observatories at active volcanoes. Each volcano section contains photo images, maps, and reference text. Some sections contain bibliographies, volcano reports, and video clips of lahars. The volcanoes are organized by the following geographic regions: ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Index / Bibliography, Ref. material, Report
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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Volcanoes of Other Worlds explores and compares volcanism on other planets. What do we know about plate tectonics on other planets? Planetary bodies highlighted include the Earth's Moon, Mars, Venus and Jupiter's moon Io. Users can also link to Volcano World, an excellent web-source of volcano information. Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Case study, Map, Photograph
Subject: Geology, Space science
 
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This site is part of GeoNet Internet Geography, a resource for pre-collegiate British geography students and their instructors. This page focuses on various aspects of volcanoes, including the main features of a volcano, types of volcanoes, the Ring of Fire, locations of volcanoes, volcanic flows, and case studies about specific volcanoes. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Case study, Illustration - scientific, Ref. material, Ask an expert
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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