Kilauea: Mountain of Fire

Additional Web and Print Resources

Web Resources

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory

http://hvo.wr.usgs.gov

The U.S. Geological Survey’s official Hawaiian volcano watch site has eruption updates and live, panoramic views of Pu’u O’o!

Hawaii Biological Survey

http://hbs.bishopmuseum.org

The Hawaiian Biological Survey (HBS) is an ongoing inventory of native and non-native Hawaiian species. Get free access to scientific research papers on Hawaiian flora and fauna.

Hawaiian Ecosystem and Risk project (HEAR)

http://www.hear.org

This Web site gives detailed information about the invasive species problem in Hawaii, and what you can do to help.

Invasive Species Specialist Group

http://www.issg.org

Part of the Species Survival Commission (SSC) of The World Conservation Union (IUCN), the Invasive Species Specialist Group pays special attention to threats to oceanic island biodiversity.

Infrasound Laboratory of the University of Hawaii (ISLA)

http://www.isla.hawaii.edu

View photos, listen to audio clips, and learn more about infrasound and Milton Garces’s research.

Current Kilauea Volcano Eruption Update

http://www.volcanogallery.com/volcano_eruption.htm

“Current eruption status, information, and photos of Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii.” This site is part of the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Web site.

Books and Print

Wright, Thomas. Hawaii Volcano Watch: A Pictorial History, 1779-1991. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1992.

Zeigler, Alan. Hawaiian Natural History, Ecology, and Evolution. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2002.

Macdonald, Gordon Andrew, A.T. Abbott, F.L. Peterson. Volcanoes in the Sea. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1983.

Wagner, Warren L., V.A. Funks (ed.). Hawaiian Biogeography: Evolution of a Hot Spot Archipelago. Herndon, VA: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995.

Stein, Bruce A. Precious Heritage: The Status of Biodiversity in the United States. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.