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Building Planets: The Origins of the Solar System
http://www.psi.edu/projects/planets/planets.html
Scientists at the Planetary Science Institute describe how planets are formed.

El Niño Theme Page
www.pmel.noaa.gov/toga-tao/el-nino/
Information about El Nino from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
http://www.nps.gov/havo/
Home page of the national park that includes Mauna Loa and Kilauea.

Hawaii Volcano Observatory
http://wwwhvo.wr.usgs.gov/
Information on Hawaii volcanoes, including current status and history of eruptions.

Michigan Technological University Volcanoes Page
http://www.geo.mtu.edu/volcanoes/
Information and links to volcano information around the world.

USGS Earthquake Information
http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/
Maps of recent earthquakes, how to prepare for an earthquake, and more from the U.S. Geological Survey.

NATURE: Violent Hawaii
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/hawaii/
Discover the awesome power of earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis.

PBS: Savage Earth
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/savageearth/
The Earth's seismic activity can unleash almost inconceivable power. Explore the explosive tics and fiery spasms of our not so "terra firma."

PBS: Savage Planet
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/savageplanet/
Examine the stunning beauty and deadly power of the Earth.

PBS: Savage Seas
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/savageseas/
Explore the immense power and inner workings of Earth's oceans.



Books

Bolt, Bruce A. EARTHQUAKES. New York: W.H. Freeman and Company, 1993. The Aurora Borealis, or northern lights.

Bullard, Fred M. VOLCANOES OF THE EARTH. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1984.

Decker, Robert and Barbara. VOLCANOES. New York: W.H. Freeman and Company, 1989.

Gregory, K.J., ed. THE EARTH'S NATURAL FORCES. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.

Harris, Stephen L. AGENTS OF CHAOS. Missoula, Montana: Mountain Press Publishing Company, 1990.

Ritchie, David. THE RING OF FIRE: VOLCANOES, EARTHQUAKES, AND THE VIOLENT SHORE. New York: Antheneum, 1981

Wood, Charles, ed. VOLCANOES OF NORTH AMERICA. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990.






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Lightning
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Timeline
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