Volcanoes & Volcanism: Magmas, Lavas their properties & products
http://www.geo.lsa.umich.edu/~crlb/COURSES/117-IntroductiontoGeology/Lec6/lec6.html

Carolina Lithgow-Bertelloni, Department of Geological Sciences


These lecture notes provide information on magma production, types of igneous rocks, and volcanic processes. Other subjects include active volcanoes, historical eruptions, volcano structure and formation, classification of volcanoes, controls on eruptive style, and volcanic hazards. The lecture notes feature many diagrams and photographs, as well as links to further information. This resource is part of the Teaching Petrology collection. http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/petrology03/index.html

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Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Volcanism, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Volcanology, Igneous Processes
Resource Type: Course Information:Course Site:Course Notes, Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Special Interest: Hazards
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), Middle (6-8), High School (9-12)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Volcanoes, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Hazards, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Petrology
Topics: Human Dimensions/Resources, Solid Earth