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This module studies the hazards posed by Mount Rainier, a mainland volcano near Seattle, Washington. The lessons explain the geographical context of Mount Rainier, how people prepare for the worst near the volcano (including hazard area identification and emergency and evacuation plans), hazards from eruption (tephra fall, lava flow, and pyroclastic flow), and hazards without eruption (sector collapse, ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14)
Resource type: Assessment / Evaluation, Module / Unit, Map, Photograph, Index / Bibliography
Subject: Human geography, Physical geography, 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 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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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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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Earth Observing System Interdisciplinary Science Volcanology team provides assessments of active volcanism, volcanic hazards, and volcanic inputs to the atmosphere. This page provides information about their current research activities. Information is provided on the following volcanoes: Fernandina in the Galapagos Islands, Kilauea in Hawaii, ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Report
Subject: Environmental science, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This fact sheet discusses the dangers associated with debris flows, as seen in the United States. Topics include an introduction to the properties of debris flows, a discussion of where they occur, their association with fires and volcanic activity, and some suggestions for people who live in areas prone to debris flows. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), General public
Resource type: Illustration - scientific, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This glossary of terms is specific to the discussion of volcanoes. It contains terms such as aa (a type of lava), and silicic (a term used to describe silica-rich volcanic rock or magma). Many of the terms not only have definitions, but serve as active links to sites with additional information about the term. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Glossary
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Mineralogy or petrology
 
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This site contains information about Lassen Peak, a stratovolcano with a volcanic dome in the Cascade Range. The site features links to all aspects of the volcano, such as its geographic setting, and geologic and eruptive history. The site explains that it is one of the youngest major Cascade volcanoes and that most of the mountain is a single mass of dacite rock, emplaced in a relatively short time. ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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The United States Geological Survey (USGS) supports a variety of networks for monitoring earthquakes and crustal deformation. These include the Advanced National Seismic System (ANSS), which provides uniform broadband and strong-motion coverage of the continental U.S.; the National Strong Motion Program (NSMP), which is responsible for recording damaging earthquakes in the United States on the ground ... Full description.
Grade level: College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Geology, Geophysics, Natural hazards
 
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This is one of a series of animations that were produced to be part of the narrated video shown in the HoloGlobe exhibit at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and the Earth Today exhibit at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Visualization - scientific
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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