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Academic links, lessons, models, upcoming conferences and events, etc.
Anything to help the educator or individual learn more about volcanoes.

Some great new “Disaster Zone” volcano hazards educational resources from Oxford / vHub

“Disaster Zone”, a natural hazards educational resource. Including: Volcanoes Poster Series (13 posters providing a comprehensive introduction to volcanoes and volcanic hazards) ( Hazards Posters (an introduction to earthquakes, volcanoes, hurricanes, and tornadoes)( Deadly Quiz (96 questions on natural hazards) … Continue reading

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Volcandpark Congress 2012

Volcandpark Congress will be held from May 21-25th 2012 in Olot, Spain.  It is the first congress to be devoted to the management of protected volcanic areas.  It aims to act as a forum for debate and thought that will provide … Continue reading

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Crystals Improve Understanding Of Volcanic Eruption Triggers

The team, from Durham University and the University of Leeds, studied crystal formation from a volcano, in Santorini, in Greece, to calculate the timescale between the trigger of volcanic activity and the volcano’s eruption. Lead author Dr Victoria Martin, of … Continue reading

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World’s Largest Vinegar & Baking Soda Volcano

Super cool project from just across the state… Now, I want to top it…

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Eruption Column Demonstration

We were recently shown a paper by Karen S. Harpp, Alison M. Koleszar, and L. Dennis Geist that presented instructions for the safe demonstration of an explosive volcanic eruption.   In less than a second, the explosion carries up to 20 … Continue reading

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