|VolcanoWorld: Mount Saint Helens (title provided or enhanced by cataloger)|
This section of VolcanoWorld contains details about the Mt. St. Helens volcanic eruption of 1980. Photos, personal accounts, and scientific information provide a look at before, during, and after the 1980 eruption. There is a section covering the eruptive history of the mountain, as well as the ongoing effects of the 1980 blast on the people, landscape, and wildlife of the area. A description of the geological events details the eruption, lateral blast, lahars, pyroclastic flows, tephra, and more. A virtual tour of climbing the volcano looks at the effects of the eruption as well. Other northwest volcanoes, such as Mt. Baker and Mt. Rainier, are also discussed. There is a section called the Living Lab Curriculum that looks at geology, human responses, and biology surrounding the eruption. The curriculum comes with instructional strategies and classroom supplements.
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Needed for video clips only.
Cost / Copyright:
VolcanoWorld is free and available to all.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-001-899
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Publisher: University of North Dakota