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Earth's Active Volcanoes     View
Encyclopedia/almanac-type information about individual volcanoes, including photographs. The entries are quite extensive, and include a narrative account of the volcano's history of eruptions.

Cascades Volcano Observatory     View
Information about volcanoes: facts, figures, photos, research, history, definitions, and descriptions.

Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO)     View
This observatory "uses federal, state, and university resources to monitor and study Alaska's hazardous volcanoes, to predict and record eruptive activity, and to mitigate volcanic hazards." The site features photographs and updates for maj ...

NOVA: Mystery of the Megavolcano     View
Companion website to a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) documentary in which "NOVA joins four scientists in their global pursuit of clues to a massive volcanic eruption that appears to have had a devastating impact on the Earth 75,000 years ago ...

USGS Hawaiian Volcanic Observatory: Earthquakes     View
Features on this site include a map of current earthquakes in Hawaii, an explanation of the difference between magnitude and intensity scales of felt earthquakes, a table of historical destructive earthquakes in Hawaii back to 1868, details about Haw ...

Indonesia Volcanoes and Volcanics     View
Collection of background material about volcanoes in Indonesia. Features a map and description of volcanoes, including details about the eruptions of Krakatau in 1883 and Merapi in 1994. Also includes links to related sites about volcano eruptions i ...

Krakatoa: Volcano of Destruction     View
Companion to a "dramatized documentary that reconstructs the weeks before, and the struggle for survival during ... [the] cataclysmic eruption" in 1883 of the Krakatoa volcano. Features video clips, survivor diaries, a build-you-own volcano ...

Were the Dark Ages Triggered by Volcano-Related Climate Changes in the 6th Century?     View
This 2000 illustrated essay investigates the possibility of the Dark Ages being triggered by volcano-related climate changes, and specifically whether the Krakatau volcano was the cause. Includes eruption simulations and analysis. From a volcanologis ...

Volcano Under the City     View
Companion website to a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Nova program that follows a team of scientists studying Mount Nyiragongo, a volcano in eastern Congo. Dangers include molten lava and gas vents that release carbon dioxide so that there is a da ...

Savage Earth     View
Articles "explain the science behind volcanoes, earthquakes, and tsunamis, and feature original animations that illustrate the action of these natural phenomena. You can also Ask the Experts your questions, and explore other Savage Sites on the Web."



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