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Mar 14, 2007
It's all good material.

Mar 14, 2007
I have experienced no troubles with this resource.

Mar 14, 2007
Next year my general petrology course will morph into Igneous Petrology and Volcanology. I intend to make far greater use of this site for that course since volcanology will be a major section. I will prepare my own question sets that will require students to use the site.

Apr 23, 2005
This was the best resource I have ever worked with as a student. The information was presented in a clear and functional manner. There were great pictures and explanations not only about volcanic processes but also general information about volcanoes around the world.

Oct 22, 2002
errors noted: How Volcanoes Work, Test Yourself - Volcanian should be Vulcanian. How Volcanoes Work: Strombolian, 1st paragraph: it's (no apos. needed) 2nd para: parabolic is mispelled. Mt. Erebus needs . after Mt. Plinian Gen. characteristics, 1st para.:occasionally is mispelled. 2nd para.: Hawaiian is mispelled. 4th para.: occasional is mispelled. 5th para.: Herculeaneum vs. Herculeneam Hydrovolcanic type: Gouache painting caption says Grahan Island (twice), not Graham. For Advanced Readers: phreatomagmatic is mispelled, and there is no icon to click. Historical Eruptions: Santorini was named by Venetians, not Ventians. Eruption Variability: Frequency and Size, Krakatau is mispelled in table. Measuring Explosiveness (VEI): assess is spelled asses. Smithsonian is mispelled. Krakatau is again spelled with the incorrect Karakoa in the table on VEI. Eruption Model: Explanation, magma reservoir is mispelled. Eruption Column: pyroclastic particles , not particals. Links: Volcanic Hazards, Types of Volocanic Hazards. Volcanoes of the U.S. and Canada: Mt. Baker volclano. Volcanoes of Central and South America: Galapagos and Guatemala are mispelled, and the latter link is not available. Live Volcano Video Cams: Mt. Hood image is not available.