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) Topics: Solid Earth, Human Dimensions/Resources Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Volcanoes, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Hazards, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Petrology, Environmental Science
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