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Volcano's Deadly Warning

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

Volcanoes Talking
In this interview, learn about how volcano seismologist Bernard Chouet came about developing his novel theory and how seismic events are classified. Includes animations of A-type and B-type long-period seismic events. (QuickTime or RealPlayer plugin required for animations.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Emergency Response Team
Discover where the field of volcanology is headed, what a mobile crisis team of U.S. volcanologists does when invited to respond to an emergency outside the United States, and more in this interview with Dan Miller of the Volcano Disaster Assistance Program. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Anatomy of a Volcano
Get to know the major features and products of an andesitic volcano, which forms when two tectonic plates rub against each other and generate enough friction and heat to create magma from melted rock. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Seismic Signals
See the differences between the various types of earthquakes that originate within volcanoes and decipher the squiggly lines they produce in this online activity. (Flash plug-in required; non-Flash version available.) (Grades 9-12)

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