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Volcanoes & Volcanism Resources
See the Pacific Northwest Geology page under "Topics in Geology" for information on volcanoes in our region.
U.S. Volcanoes and Current Activity
The Volcano Hazards Program of the USGS provides a map detailing current volcanic activity in the west, monitoring data, images, and links to educational materials.
Global Volcanic Activity (Smithsonian)
The Weekly Volcanic Activity Report is a cooperative project between the Smithsonian's Global Volcanism Program and the US Geological Survey's Volcano Hazards Program.
Global Volcanism Program
Site maintained by the Smithsonian. Provides information on the volcanoes of the world, volcanic activity reports, mapping tools, and educational resources.
How Volcanoes Work
Describes the science behind volcanoes and volcanic processes. The site is sponsored by NASA under the auspices of Project ALERT (Augmented Learning Environment and Renewable Teaching). College level materials.
Volcano World (Oregon State University)
Provides current eruption reports, listings of volcanoes, information on types of volcanoes, interviews with volcanologists and more!
Check out these books!
The list below is just a selection. Check the catalog for additional online and print books on volcanism.