Volcanoes Loom as Sleeping Threat for Millions

National Geographic

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This National Geographic news article from July 2002 describes world wide volcanic hazards. Due to the increasing population near dangerous volcanoes, the importance of volcanic monitoring and hazard prevention is essential. This article discusses the difficulty of educating residents about volcanic hazards and establishing programs to prevent disasters. The article also outlines several National Geographic television programs that relate to this topic. Users can also link to other National Geographic news stories, special news series and the main National Geographic site.

Part of the Starting Point collection. The Starting Point collection includes resources addressing the needs of faculty and graduate students designing, developing, and delivering entry-level undergraduate courses in geoscience.

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Grade Level: General Public
Earth System Topics: Human Dimensions:Population, Natural Hazards
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Environments:Intro Geoscience