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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
MTU Volcanoes Page

Michigan Technological University Volcanoes Page, which is sponsored by the Keweenaw Volcano Observatory, aims to provide information about volcanoes to the public and to complement other informational sites on the Web. Visitors will find information on what a volcano is, currently active volcanoes throughout the world, remote sensing of volcanoes, volcanic humor, and much more. The volcano hazard...

http://www.geo.mtu.edu/volcanoes/
Yellowstone Volcano Observatory

In 2001, the U.S. Geological Survey, Yellowstone National Park, and the University of Utah entered into an agreement that effectively established the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. Some of the objectives of the Observatory are "to provide seismic, geodetic, and hydrologic monitoring that enables reliable and timely warnings of possible renewed volcanism and related hazards" and "to improve...

https://www.usgs.gov/observatories/yellowstone-volcano-obser...
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/
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...
University of Tokyo: Volcano Research Center (VRC)

This website discusses the Volcano Research Center's (VRC) work to improve predictions of volcanic eruptions by conducting research on volcanic processes. Users can find out about Asama, Kirishima, Izu-Oshima, and other VRC volcano observatories. The website features information on many continuing and recent eruptions in Japan. Visitors can view many images of volcanic eruptions and disaster...

http://www.eri.u-tokyo.ac.jp/VRC/index_E.html
NSF Press Release: Scientists Discover Undersea Volcano Off Antarctica

The National Science Foundation describes the finding by the international science team of an active and formerly unknown volcano on the bottom of the sea off the Antarctica Peninsula. Users can discover how the scientists determined that the volcano has been recently active. The site features images and drawings of the equipment. Visitors can learn how they can obtain copies of the video footage...

https://www.nsf.gov/news/
NOAA Explorations: Submarine Ring of Fire 2004

NOAA's 2004 Submarine Ring of Fire expedition's goals are to examine over a 1,000 km stretch of submarine volcanoes and sea-floor hot springs in the Mariana Island Arc. At this website, users can find general information about the Mariana Arc, the research, and the scientists involved. Educators can find intriguing lesson plans about volcanoes and the chemistry of hydrothermal vents for grades...

https://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/04fire/welcome.h...
Hawaii Center for Volcanology

At this website, individuals can learn how the Hawaii Center for Volcanology is working to realize its goal of bringing together experts from around the state of Hawaii in order to better understand the Hawaiian volcanoes. Users can obtain information on the geography, geology, and eruptive history of Mauna Loa, Kilauea, Loihi, Hualalai, Mauna Kea, and Waianae. The site supplies an online version...

http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/GG/hcv.html
Mt. Erebus Volcano Observatory

The Mt. Erebus Volcano Observatory website offers a plethora of information about the geology, geochemistry, and geophysics research at Mt. Erebus in Antarctica. The site addresses the evolution of Erebus, lava and gas chemistry, seismology, and much more. Students can discover how Mount Erebus's environment changes by examining two day, 30 day, and 365 day records. The Photo Gallery is packed...

https://www.nmt.edu/research/organizations/erebus.php
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