Gallery Walk Questions about Volcanism
and is replicated here as part of the SERC Pedagogic Service.
created by Mark Francek, Central Michigan University
Name for a volcanic mudflow: ___________
What is the relationship between magma viscosity, explosiveness, and volcano profile?
For the next two summers, you will serve as a naturalist at Volcanoes National Park in Hawaii and Mt. Rainier in Washington. In your third year you will need to develop a brochure contrasting the geology and geomorphology of the two parks. What will you put on the front of the brochure? You are limited to two photographs and four to six bulleted phrases of no more than 10 words each.
How does plate tectonics explain for the volcano location, volcano form, and style of volcanic eruption?
How is volcanic activity related to changes in the atmosphere, biosphere, and hydrosphere? On the other hand, how do variations in the atmosphere, biosphere, and hydrosphere impact volcanism?
When should evacuation of a city located at the foot of a large composite volcano begin? Consider safety versus economic issues in your answer.
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