Volcano Project Resources


Check out these web sites to find the information you need for this assignment.

1. http://volcano.oregonstate.edu/
VolcanoWorld has been the Internet's leading source of information about volcanoes since January 1995.
This site is designed to help you search for specific volcanoes.

2. http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/
United States Geological Service volcano hazards program.

3. http://www.usgs.gov/themes/volcano.html
USGS list of approved web sites about volcanic hazard zones and eruptions.

4. http://volcanology.geol.ucsb.edu/
The purpose of the Volcano Information Center (VIC) is to provide links to websites that are resources for data not contained in VIC and to inform the user about general volcanology in an organized way, including features of volcanoes, volcanic eruptions and volcanic hazards.

5. http://www.volcano.si.edu
The Smithsonian Institution's Global Volcanism Program's activities can be divided into two main efforts that are closely linked: reporting of current eruptions around the world, and building databases and archival resources for Earth's active volcanoes and their eruptions. They provide a global context for our planet's active volcanism.

6. http://www.geology.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work/index.html
This web site is brought to you by NASA and the Geosciences Department at San Diego State University. It is a good source for info about volcano types and eruption types. Their "Historical Eruptions" page will help students doing very famous volcano's like Krakatoa and Pelee. The "Volcano Links" page has a lot of good sources too.

7. http://www.vulkaner.no/v/index_e.html
"Volcanoes and Volcanism" is a Norwegian web site that provides up-to-date information, pictures and maps of major volcanoes from the entire world.

8. Wikipedia
This is a free encyclopedia that has good articles about many volcanoes that are organized in a way that will really help you with this assignment. You need to be careful though, because anybody can write a "wiki" article and some people even vandalize articles.