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Volcano Search Engine
This is a Google Custom Search. It searches the web sites on this page. You must search the subscription databases separately.

Volcanoes: Can we predict the future?
This Annenberg/CPB exhibit inspired by programs from Earth Revealed includes interactive problems and video clips.

Pompeii: The Last Day
More than just Pompeii--click on "Volcano Video Gallery" for very cool video clips of many other volcanoes & types of volcanic activity.

Savage Earth
Learn about the earth's crust, earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis from the PBS series.

How Volcanoes Work
This website is an educational resource that describes the science behind volcanoes and volcanic processes. Check out the TEST YOURSELF links on the left side of page.

The Smithsonian Institution provides information on volcanoes worldwide and their activity. Search by volcano name or region. When you have found your volcano, click on ERUPTIVE HISTORY on the left side of the page to see data about all known eruptions.

Volcano World
Volcano World is one of the Internet's leading source of information about volcanoes.This is a great, easy to use web site with lots of pictures!

National Geographic
Good source for information and photos!

USGS / Cascades Volcano Observatory

USGS Volcano Hazards Program
Find out what's happening NOW at all U.S. volanoes.

USGS Plate Tectonics
Everything you ever wanted to know about plate tectonics, including LOTS OF MAPS AND GRAPHICS.

Global Tectonic Activity Map
A map showing tectonic plates of the whole world. Click on any area of the world for a printable close-up. As a bonus, here's the citation information for this web page:
[no author's name given]
Page title: "Tectonic Plates Maps"
Web site: GEsource Natural Hazards Pages
Sponsoring Organization: GEsource
Last update: 2009

Volcano Types & Cross-Sections
Scroll down to find your volcano TYPE. Here's the citation information:
This is a web page for a class.
The teacher's name is Scott S. Hughes
The name of the class is Environmental Geology
The dept. and name of school: Dept. of Geosciences, Idaho State U

Michigan Tech Volcanoes Page
Michigan Tech's Volcanoes Page provides information about volcanoes to the public and to complement other informational sites on the web. Find your volcano here.

Volcano Watch
Weekly news stories about volcanoes all over the world. Scroll to the bottom of the page and type your volcano in the search box.

EO Natural Hazards: Volcano
Earth Observatory at NASA shows hazards from recent volcanic activity. See if your volcano is here! Click on the hazard in the column on the right for lots of information plus how volcanoes can affect global climate.

FEMA Volcano
The Federal Emergency Management Agency presents information about how to protect yourself before, during and after a volcanic eruption.

BBC News
Search the name of your volcano for news stories and videos.

A Fay School Library page of links to find good information about the country where your volcano is located.


Use this Gale database to find YOUR VOLCANO IN THE NEWS! Search by the name of your volcano. If you get too many results, include the word volcano in your search (i.e. Etna volcano). (Funded by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners)
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Science Reference Center
This database provides full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.
Do you want to use Science Reference Center at home?

Science Online is a good source of information about the science of volcanoes and volcano hazards. VOLCANO CROSS-SECTIONS.
Do you want to use Science Online at home?

WEB SITES for Specific Volcanoes

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updated 03/04/2011

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