Sites; Link Sites; Other
World **** (1)
Claims to be the premier site for volcano information and may well be.
It is certainly extremely comprehensive and as the site includes its
own search engine the information is also easily accessed. Includes
features such as 'ask a volcanologist', 'kids door' and much, much more.
If your time is limited and you are interested in the distribution of
volcanoes worldwide, including those which may have been inactive for
millions of years then this is one site not to miss.
Online **** (2)
A very visual educational site which includes a wealth of information,
the educational nature of which is balanced with some humorous cartoons.
Well worth a visit by any student with a project. It is easy to use
and well cross referenced.
Global Volcanism Program
This Smithsonian Institution program concentrates on documenting volcanic
activity over the past 10,000 years with emphasis on recording present
day volcanic activity. Provides some basic information but possibly
most useful for its worldwide academic links.
Probably the definitive on-line text on volcanoes which includes a text
only button for ease of use. From the U.S.G.S.
The U.S. Dept. of Commerce provides the main site for submarine volcano
and hydrothermal vent enthusiasts. It discusses their impact and consequences
and includes almost real time photos from 1 mile underwater.
Can we predict
volcanic eruptions? **** (6)
A simple, well presented, interactive and very educational site which
for a student may prove invaluable.
NASA EOS IDS ****
For a completely different viewpoint of Earth's volcanoes! With educational
slide sets and plenty of links to other educational sites. Also a wealth
of scientific data.
Into the Abyss **** (8)
The ambitious expedition to retrieve two 'black smoke' chimneys from
the seafloor. Includes a map of submarine vent sites.
Online *** (9)
A major site on two of Europe's major volcanoes, Stromboli and Etna.
All the links you need regarding these volcanoes plus links to many
Volcano live cams and links to other major volcano sites worldwide;
plus eruptions worldwide.
A comprehensive site on what is probably the world's most famous volcano.
It is includes a comprehensive guide to all Italian volcanoes and links
to other significant sites worldwide.
The Dynamic Planet
Download a major map of the Earth's physiographic features and text
courtesy of the U.S.G.S.
Good educational summary from PBS Online which includes a section on
'other planets'; plus links to movies.
Includes major map, plus links to much of the latest data on volcanic
activity, plus many images.
of the United States
A U.S.G.S. publication, which includes numerous images, plus a very
welcome text only button and an invaluable glossary.
MTU *** (15)
Michigan Technological University
A site which concentrates on current volcanic activity, remote sensing
and hazard mitigation. It also includes plenty of links.
Another of the U.S.G.S. series and a major contribution on volcanic
hazards and risks which concentrates on present day activity but which
includes an excellent and very comprehensive photoglossary. Well worth
a visit for this alone.
Satellite images worldwide.
The Electric Volcano
This site dedicated to volcanologists who have died in the cause of
research, provides links to academic journals, volcanic observatories
and current events. A must for research students.
Volcanic Homepage **** (19)
Based in Japan, one of the few significant sites outside the U.S. Provides
information on Japanese sites, a guide to volcanologists on the Internet,
with data to download inclusive volcanic eruption models.
The Volcano Information
Center *** (20)
One of the best educational link sites from U.C. Santa Barbara.
Home Page **
Includes links to the main U.K. volcanology research institutes.
Other sites of interest
St. Helen's ***
A U.S.G.S. site with all that you need to know about this American volcano
whose last major eruption was in May 1980.
An insight into planetary volcanic activity.
margins, 'ring of fire' map
Eruption of Kuju Volcano
active volcanoes, Fuji volcano, Miyakejima volcano, Usu volcano, Karymsky
volcano, Unzen volcano
Tectonics and Volcanoes of the Philippines
maps of the volcanoes of the Philippines with images, and text (tourist
Volcano, New Zealand
Zealand, Volcanoes, active, volcanic fields and geothermal activity
with facts and pictures
Caldera, Papua New Guinea
Geology, Holyrood Park, Arthur's Seat
Geology, Holyrood Park, Arthur's Seat
Geology, Links to Volcano Parks
Kilauea Crater Kilauea Crater Virtual Field Trips
A Teacher's Guide to the Geology of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Take a Tour of Loihi, Hawaii's newest volcano
Craters of the Moon', the largest young basaltic lava field in the conterminous
Snake River, Yellowstone, Complex tectonic and volcanic region with
a Miocene graben.
Lewiston, Kimberly, Colombia river basalt group. Flood basalts of Tertiary
Ancient Lakes and Volcanoes near Fallon
Mexico, Afton Lava Flow in Southern New Mexico near El Paso
Mexico, Black Mountain Cinder Cone, Southern New Mexico west of El
Mexico, Valley of Fires, Lava flow in central New Mexico
Mexico, Field Trip to Zuni-Bandera Malpais Basalts, Northern New Mexico.
Cascade Range, Volcanoes, volcanics and regional geology (USGS).
Descutes, Basin and range Province, General geology, volcanoes and earthquakes.
geology, and glaciation of Mt. Hood.
High Lava Plains and northern Basin and Range
High Cascades, Mount Hood, 50,000 years of volcanic history (USGS).
Mexico, Aden Crater volcano near El Paso
Mount St. Helens, Road guide to volcanic deposits.
Mount St. Helens Vicinity - Points of Interest along the Spirit Lake Memorial
Indian Heaven Volcanic Field.
Eruptive history, road log, Mt. Rainier, Washington