United States Geological Survey, Department of the Interior
This United States Geological Survey (USGS) Volcano Hazards Program site contains links to selected material related to volcanic hazards. Users can access information about the volcanic hazards program, publications, topical maps of volcanoes world wide, aviation safety reports, volcanic hazard reports, computer software, volcano digital series and educational videos. Several USGS fact sheets are also available for volcanoes in Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, the Pacific Northwest and around the world. Fact sheets can be downloaded as pdf files or html. This site contains a wide variety of comprehensive material on the world's volcanoes and the hazards associated with them.
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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Mineralogy:Environmental Mineralogy, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Igneous Processes Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection Special Interest: Hazards Grade Level: High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16) Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Petrology, Environmental Geology, Mineralogy, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Hazards Geochemistry Applications: Atmospheric Geochemistry, Environmental Geochemistry Health Topics: Epidemiology and Risk Analysis Topics: Human Dimensions/Resources, Solid Earth:Petrology:Igneous Processes, Solid Earth:Mineralogy:Environmental Mineralogy
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