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This National Geographic news article from July 2002 describes world wide volcanic hazards. Due to the increasing population near dangerous volcanoes, the importance of volcanic monitoring and hazard prevention is essential. This article discusses the difficulty of educating residents about volcanic hazards and establishing programs to prevent disasters. The article also outlines several National ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Human geography, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This United States Geological Survey (USGS) on-line publication highlights the volcanic risk associated with living in the Cascade Range of the Pacific Northwest. With more than a dozen potentially active volcanoes that erupt explosively, USGS scientists have had to work hard to monitor and assess the hazards posted by the regions volcanoes. This report discusses these hazards, such as pyroclastic ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Photograph, Visualization - scientific, Report
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This is the homepage of the Alaska Volcano Observatory, a joint program of the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAFGI), and the State of Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys (ADGGS). Users can access current information on volcanic activity in Alaska and the Kamchatka Penninsula, including weekly and daily reports ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Report
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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A comprehensive overview of the U.S. Geological Survey's Volcano Hazards Program and current volcanic activity in the United States. The Volcano Hazards Program monitors volcanoes and collects the best possible scientific information on volcanoes in the United States and elsewhere to reduce the risk from volcanic activity. Site includes links to the Program's four volcano observatories in Alaska, ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Photograph, Government portal, In-situ dataset
Subject: Geology
 
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This set of links provides users with access to a variety of lesson plans and activities about volcanoes. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Structural geology
 
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This interactive activity lets you superimpose familiar objects onto images of volcanoes on Mars (including Olympus Mons, the largest volcano in the solar system), so you can see just how large they are. The dropped objects include a school bus, stadium, Texas, Hawaii, and the contiguous US. Informative feedback makes the activity educational as well as fun. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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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 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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The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Eldorado National Forest, has installed monitoring instruments on one currently active landslide that has the potential to affect Highway 50 in California. Real time data from these instruments is available, including local rainfall, groundwater data from pressure sensors, movement data from displacement sensors, and ground vibration from geophones. ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Visualization - scientific, Report, In-situ dataset
Subject: Hydrology, Natural hazards, Soil science
 
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This United States Geological Survey (USGS) resource provides links to news and current events regarding volcanoes and current activities and a summary for the Cascade Range and its volcanoes. Other links connect to information about living with volcanoes, visiting a volcano, educational outreach, and hazards assessment reports and maps. There are also extensive menus for links to the USGS volcano ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional, General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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