Volcano Links

Updated 31 December 2004

Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) - AVO is a cooperative organization that uses federal, state, and university resources to monitor and study Alaska's hazardous volcanoes, to predict and record eruptive activity, and to implement public safety measures. The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) is a joint program of the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAFGI), and the State of Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys (ADGGS).

Cascades Volcano Observatory - Part of the USGS, the Cascades Volcano Observatory (CVO) provides information on natural hazards in the western United States including Mount St. Helens. This site contains volcano monitoring/updates, preparedness planning, links to other volcano sites, and volcano education and photos.

Earth's Active Volcanoes - global map of volcanoes listed by geographic region

Electronic Volcano - (Dartmouth College, USA) Info and pictures of active volcanoes worldwide.

Global Volcanism Program (GVP) - at the Smithsonian Institution documents eruptions -- small and large -- during the last 10,000 years. This site includes a data base of volcanoes of the world, and on-line version of the "Bulletin of the Global Volcanism Network" which provides reports of ongoing eruptions from local observers around the world, a catalog of GVP products, information about the program and links to other volcano sites.

Hawaii Center for Volcanology - a cooperative effort of research and teaching scientists employed by various organizations within Hawaii. Includes Historical Facts, Data and Maps, and Periodic Eruption Updates of Kilauea and the Loihi Seamount.

Rabaul Volcano (Papua New Guinea) current and past activity

Ring of Fire - what is it?

Unzen - Decade Volcano (University of Tokyo and Kyushu University) contains information on Unzen's geological background, seismic exploration under the Unzen and the chronology and scientific work of the 1990-1995 eruptions. A link to Current Eruptions in Japan is provided.

18 Live Volcano Cams
Volcano Watch - weekly newsletter written by the scientists at the US Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.

Volcano World - info on displays current eruptions around the world.

Volcano Searchable Datable - datable searchable by name, location, year of eruption and coordinates