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USGS Volcano Hazards Program
volcanoes.usgs.gov
Find anything and everything you ever wanted to know about volcanoes at this U.S. Geological Survey site. Browse a photo glossary of volcano terms, review volcano fact sheets, watch video clips of eruptions, and familiarize yourself with the many different types of volcanoes.


USGS: African Volcanoes and Volcanics
vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Volcanoes/Africa/description_africa_volcanics.html
Visit this special section of the U.S. Geological Survey Web site to learn more about Nyiragongo, Mt. Kilimanjaro, and the many other fascinating volcanoes of Africa.


Global Volcanism Program
www.volcano.si.edu/index.cfm
This National Museum of Natural History Web portal offers detailed information on hundreds of volcanoes around the world, volcanic activity reports, answers to frequently asked questions about volcanism, and more.


Volcano Live
www.volcanolive.com
Australian volcanologist John Seach maintains a Web site packed with stunning volcano photographs and live video from volcano cams situated around the world. With over 4,000 pages devoted to volcanoes, Seach offers plenty of materials for volcano enthusiasts of all stripes.


Volcano World
volcano.und.nodak.edu/vw.html
At this University of North Dakota site, read candid interviews with some of the world's foremost volcanologists, who address the challenges and thrills of their careers. Also, submit your questions about volcanoes to experts on the site's "Ask a Volcanologist" page.


Volcanoes: Can We Predict Volcanic Eruptions?
learner.org/exhibits/volcanoes/entry.html
This teacher- and student-friendly companion site to a recent Annenberg/CPB volcano video series considers the perennial question of if and when experts might be able to predict eruptions and save the human lives and property they often threaten.



Books

Volcanoes in Human History: The Far-Reaching Effects of Major Eruptions
by Jelle Zeilinga de Boer and Donald Theodore Sanders. Princeton University Press, 2001.

Volcanology
by Jacques-Marie Bardintzeff and Alexander R. McBirney. Jones and Bartlett, 2000.

Volcanoes: Crucibles of Change
by Richard V. Fisher et al. Princeton University Press, 1998.


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