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Mount Rainier: An Interactive Learning Module
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, glacial outburst flooding, and lahars).
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Assessment / Evaluation
    • Module / Unit
  • Visual:
    • Map
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Index / Bibliography
Subject:
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Human geography
    • Physical geography
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2001 Regents of the University of Colorado.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-003-167
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Kim Carsell
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Department of Geography

Publisher: University of Colorado, Center for Geography Education, GeographyWeb
http://www.colorado.edu/geography/COGA/geogweb/index.html