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View Resource Global Volcanism Program

Maintained by the Smithsonian Institution's Museum of Natural History, the Global Volcanism Program "seeks better understanding of all volcanoes through documenting their eruptions--small as well as large--during the past 10,000 years." The extensive Web site contains up-to-date and archived information about volcanic eruptions in the form of short reports from local observers. A large amount of...

https://volcano.si.edu/index.cfm
View Resource Natural Resources Canada: Volcanoes of Canada

Natural Resources Canada has launched yet another impressive and educational Web site. At this site you can learn all you wanted to know about Canadian volcanoes and volcanology. The site offers an introduction to volcanoes, in-depth sections on types, eruptions, hazards, and risks. You can also discover interesting facts, such as how eruptions in Alaska and the Western coast of the US impact...

https://chis.nrcan.gc.ca/volcano-volcan/index-en.php
View Resource AVO: Alaska Volcano Observatory

This site illustrates the Alaska Volcano Observatory's (AVO) objective to monitor Alaska's volcanoes for the purpose of forecasting volcanic activity and alleviating hazards. AVO's seismometers and satellite imagery allow visitors to obtain current information on selected volcanoes. Because AVO is responsible for volcanic emergencies, people in Alaska can visit the Web site to determine their...

https://avo.alaska.edu/
View Resource ERUPT: European Research on Understanding Processes and Timescales in magma systems

This Web site describes the ERUPT project, which was developed to address Europe's four most active volcanic systems: Vesuvius, Campi Flegrei, Stromboli, and Teide. Scientists can learn how the researchers from seven institutions in Italy, Germany, Ireland, Spain, and the United Kingdom are attempting to predict the frequencies, sizes, power, and effects of eruptions, not by the traditional...

https://environment.leeds.ac.uk/institute-geophysics-tectoni...
View Resource Granular Volcano Group

S'bastien Dartevelle, a Ph.D. student at Michigan Tech, created this Web site devoted to the understanding of "granular flows, granular processes, fluid dynamic, supercomputer modeling, and grain-size analysis of Volcanology, Geophysics, and Physics." Providing challenging materials in an accurate and simple manner, students can easily learn about topics including granular theory and granular...

http://www.granular.org
View Resource HIGP: Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology

The Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology's (HIGP) mission is "to solve fundamental problems in Earth and Planetary Science by the application and development of state-of-the-art exploration, measurement, and analysis technologies." This expansive Web site provides illustrations for a variety of research in subjects including High Pressure Mineral Physics, Volcanology, and...

https://www.higp.hawaii.edu/
View Resource IAVCEI: International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior

The International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior's (IAVCEI) website advocates its research in volcanology and closely related disciplines as well as its work to mitigate volcanic disasters. After learning about the history of the organization, users can discover the many projects undertaken by the commissions including a volcanic eruption database and research...

https://www.iavceivolcano.org/
View Resource Nordic Volcanological Institute

The Nordic Volcanological Institute was created by a group of Nordic scientists who sought to increase earth science knowledge by exploring active volcanism and tectonics of Iceland. Researchers can find lengthy lists of publications and find out about upcoming seminars. Students and teachers can obtain colorful, educational materials on the geology, volcanoes, eruptions, and earthquakes of...

http://www.norvol.hi.is/index.html
View Resource An Assessment of Volcanic Threat and Monitoring Capabilities in the United States: Framework for a National Volcano Early Warning System

"A National Volcano Early Warning System-NVEWS-is being formulated by the Consortium of U.S. Volcano Observatories (CUSVO) to establish a proactive, fully integrated, national-scale monitoring effort that ensures the most threatening volcanoes in the United States are properly monitored in advance of the onset of unrest and at levels commensurate with the threats posed." At this website, users can...

https://pubs.er.usgs.gov:443/publication/ofr20051164