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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 resource defines and describes composite volcanoes, stratovolcanoes, subduction-zone volcanoes and composite cones. The information is from different sources and therefore the site gives a broad picture of these forms. The shape of the volcano is described as a function of the type and frequency of eruption and its proximity to plate boundaries. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: 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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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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This information about major volcanic eruptions in history covers events from the civilization-destroying explosion at Santorini in about 1630 BC, to the killing cloud of carbon dioxide at Lake Nyos Cameroon in 1986. The site documents the seven deadliest eruptions in history. Other eruptions include Mount Pelee on the island of Martinique in 1902, Mount Saint Helens in Washington State in 1980, Nevado ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), College (15-16)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This volcanoes site provides information about volcanoes as well as a classroom activity. There are video clips which show some of the features discussed, such as types of lava and eruptive styles. Topics covered by the text include how rocks melt, where and why volcanoes occur (plate tectonics), hot spots, volcanic hazards, forecasting eruptions and coping with risk. The classroom exercise involves ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Video, Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards, Policy issues
 
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This article, from Earth: Inside and Out, provides insight into what scientists are learning about Mt. Rainier's volcanic past and future. It provides an overview of the nature of the work of Tom Sisson as a mountaineer and geologist with the Volcano Hazards Program at the United States Geological Survey, and the on-the-job hazards he faces. It explains how Sisson is creating a three-dimensional map ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geology, Natural hazards
 
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This animation is a zoom into the Ongoing Mount Etna Eruption. The data was aquired from the MODIS instrument at 9:40 UTC on July 24, 2001. The Ash Plume and lava streaming from the volcano are clearly visible. Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Visualization - scientific
Subject: Physical geography, Natural hazards
 
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This site features links to all aspects of Glacier Peak, a volcano in the Cascade Range, including its geographic setting, and geologic and eruptive history. Glacier Peak is not prominently visible from any major metropolitan centers, and thus its attractions, as well as its hazards, tend to be overlooked. Yet, Glacier Peak has produced larger and more explosive eruptions than any other Washington ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Physical geography, Geology, Natural hazards
 
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